John Elway

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Facts of John Elway

Birth Name
John Albert Elway Jr.
Famous Name
John Elway
Married to
Paige Green (m. 2009), Janet Elway (m. 1984–2003)
Currently Married
Jack Elway
Janet Elway
Jana Elway
No. of Siblings
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

$3.5 million
Net Worth
$145 Million
former football quarterback
Started career as
a football quarterback


Married to
Paige Green (m. 2009), Janet Elway (m. 1984–2003)
Currently Married

John Elway is a former American football quarterback who serves as a President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He spent 15 years of his professional career with Denver Broncos as a player.

John Elway was previously married to Janet Elway, but the couple divorced in 2003, and Elway again got married to Paige Green. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $145 million.

How Much Is John Elway's Net Worth In 2022? Know His Salary 

The 62 years aged, former American football quarterback and the current general manager and president of football operations of Denver have earned a high net worth throughout his career.

John'sJohn's home located in Denver is worth $4.9 Million SOURCE: Mile High Home

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $145 million, including all of his properties and earnings. He is currently receiving an annual salary of $3.5 million from his club. He is listed among the world's top ten richest NFL players, along with Tom Brady, Eli Manning, and Tony Romo.

Elway was the co-owner and CEO of the Arena Football team, the Colorado Crush, and served as the chairman of the AFL executive committee. He owns a lavish mansion in Englewood, Colorado (CO), US.

Other Income Generating Venture

Elway is the owner of four steakhouse restaurants called "Elway's": One is located in the upscale Cherry Creek shopping district, one in Vail, one in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Denver, and one in the Denver International Airport.

Previously he owned five auto dealerships, John Elway Autos in the Denver area, which he sold to AutoNation Inc. in 1997 for $82.5 million. He still owns two Toyota Scion dealerships, one in Manhattan Beach, California, and another in Ontario, California, a Chevrolet dealership in Englewood, Colorado, and a Chrysler Jeep dealership in Greeley, Colorado. In 2014, he acquired a Cadillac franchise from Sonic Automotive.

John Elway's Spouse, Girlfriend, and Children

John Elway married his first wife, Janet Buchan, in 1983. They lived together happily for 19 years. They separated in 2002. The divorce was finalized two decades after their marriage in 2003.

His former wife, Janet, competed in swimming at Stanford University. They have four children: Jessica Elway, Jordan Elway, Jack Elway, and Juliana Elway.

After getting divorced from his first wife, he started having an affair with Paige Green. Paige was a cheerleader by her profession.

JohnJohn shares a photo with his family after a game SOURCE: ESPN

The couple met at a celebrity golf tournament held by former Raiders running back Marcus Allen in Los Angeles in 2005. Elway proposed to her for marriage in Italy in September 2008.

In August 2009, the lovely couple united together with a marital relationship. Presently, they both are living happily together. He is not only a sports person but also a renowned businessman and has set an example by giving his best efforts in his profession. 

John Elway's Early Life and Family

John Elway was born as John Albert Elway Jr. on 28 June 1960 to American patents Jack Elway and Janet Elway in Port Angeles, the United States. John is an American by his nationality, and his ethnicity is white. In 1983, he started his career professionally after graduating from Stanford University. He also had a twin sister named Jana, who died of cancer at 42.

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Professional Career of John Elway

John Elway started his college career in 1979 after joining Stanford University; during his college days, he played football and baseball.

Elway was picked 1st overall in the 1983 NFL Draft by Baltimore Colts but was later traded to the Broncos, which made the Colts struggle net season until the signing of Peyton Manning.

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John Elway led the team to the Super Bowl in 1986, defeating Cleveland Browns. He was included in the Pro Bowl Team in 1987 and won the NFL Most Valuable Player Award. He also led the team to the Super Bowl XXXII in 1997 and won the first Super Bowl defeating the defending champions Green Bay Packers.

Elway won his second Super Bowl in 1998 and was also named the MVP of Super Bowl XXXIII. The Colts quarterback was named to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.

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