John Albert Elway Jr. is a former NFL Denver Broncos quarterback and is now working as an American football Executive. He also held a general manager position in the Denver Broncos with a whooping net worth of $145 million through his NFL career as a player, general manager, and executive president, with many other endorsements, and business.
John Elway is currently married to Paige Green, and they don't have any kids together yet. All those continuous tremendous endeavors in football as a player, coach, and executive, plus other endorsements has promised him an estimated net worth of $150 million, making him one of the wealthiest player in the world.
Retired in 1999, this football champion has amassed a total of $150 million over prolific plays as one of the best quarterbacks and he has also been declared the second-best passer in the NFL.
John signed a bonus of $4.5 million with the Denver Broncos and received a yearly salary of $6 million. At the end of his career, he made $4.8 million as a Broncos player, whereas his career-high salary reached up to $10.1 million.
Elway played about 16 seasons throughout his career, which amounted him over $45.5 million earning. In addition to his actual salary, John got a bonus of $25.43 million.
Furthermore, as general manager of his old team, John allegedly earned a contract for $3.75 million which tied him to the Broncos until 2021.
One of the most popular quarterbacks in the league bagged a number of endorsements from multiple brands like Nestle, Neptune Krill Oil, Sprint, Chevrolet, and Shriners Hospital.
Hall of Fame Quarterback John Elway teamed up with Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 2019 to raise awareness of this common yet little-known hand condition, Dupuytren's contracture, and its possible treatment options, with which he was diagnosed in 2004.
In November 2008, Elway underwent LASIK eye surgery and supported Icon LASIK in the Denver region.
Elway was able to make a huge fortune through which success of many other business ventures.
He has four steak restaurants, under his name, in four different locations. Considering his chain of steakhouse restaurants, perhaps he grew up with steak as his favorite.
One of his steakhouses is located in the upscale Cherry Creek shopping district, one in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Denver, one in Vail, and one in the Denver International Airport.
Elway owned five car dealerships under the name John Elway Autos, in the Denver area, but later on, sold them to American automotive retailer AutoNation in 1997 at $82.5 million.
However, AutoNation capitalized on John's name as a marketing tactic till 2006, for maximum profitability. After the termination of 9 years contract, John re-entered the auto dealership business and invested in new car dealerships, in his own name.
As a result of it, now he owns two Toyota Scion dealerships in California and Colorado, a Chevrolet dealership in Colorado, and a Chrysler Jeep in Colorado, and later on in 2014 he acquired a Cadillac franchise under the Sonic Automotive brand name.
Hall of Famer, John Elway has been mostly blessed with great luck in almost every business he lands on, similarly, his love for wine instigated him to launch his own label.
With his own label brand named 7Cellars, he has hit another streak of success and established himself as one of the most successful wine producers.
John founded the 7Cellar wine brand back in 2015 with his long-term business partner Jeff Sperbeck. They believe in providing superior quality vintage wines at an approachable price.
For expanding his wine business he partnered with One Hope, one of the growing wine companies, and also proceeded to invest in charities.
With every wine purchase, 7Cellars donates to Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization that sends U.S. veterans to aid with disaster relief throughout the world.
Elway became the spokesperson for OpenSports.com in 2008. This shows that Elway has always been a hustler and cannot stay put into his retirement just yet.
Aside from being the team's football executive, he also appeared as a broadcaster in radio shows on Fridays at 87.7 "The Ticket in Denver on Fridays" where he offers his views on the match statistics.
John Elway lives in Englewood, Colorado. After extending his contract with Denver Broncos, he bought a lavishing mansion worth $7 million in the Colorado mountain in front of the sea.
The villa stands at over 2000 square feet of space with 7 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. It has a vintage feeling on the exterior with a sparkling jacuzzi pool.
The house's interior gives a calm and light feeling with the touch of exquisite impeccable veneer collections at every corner of it.
The house also has an attached garage. And this successful businessman in the world of car dealerships has two different fancy cars, a Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG for carrying his kids around and a Toyota Land Cruiser for snowy Colorado.
Right after graduation from Stanford in 1984, Johna and Janet got married and stayed together for about a decade. But in 2002, they separated and in 2003 they got separated.
During their time together, the couple was blessed with four children; two sons, Jordan and Jack, and two daughters, Juliana and Jessica.
Elway married Janet Buchan, who attended Stanford University. Janet majored in sociology and graduated from Stanford in 1983. Janet Elway’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
She has made a number of amazing records in swimming as she led her college to victory in the national women's swim title in 1980.
Janet also was the national record holder for the 400-meter IM, and a high-pointer in the AIWA (Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women) meet.
Janet was listed in the Hall of Fame for Pacific Northwest Swimming and Tacoma-Pierce County Sports in 2005.
After separating from his wife Janet Elway, John married Paige Green, the former Oakland Raiders cheerleader.
They first met in 2005 at a celebrity golf tournament. They got engaged in Italy in September 2008 and tied the knot in August 2009.
The couple doesn't have any children with each other. But, Paige is always a lovable mother to John's stepchildren and they have been seen with their children many times spending quality vacations like fishing.
John has had a brilliant 16 years career as one of the best NFL quarterbacks and the numbers of accolades are still yet to be broken, showing his impeccable status in football history.
Apart from his eye-gazing career as a player, he showed his commitment to the profession by continuing to be the general manager of the Denver Broncos.
After stepping down from a managerial position, he is now serving as a professional American football executive.
Elway led his team to their first two Super Bowl titles in 1998 and 1999. Right after winning his second championship, he retired and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004.