Thomas Louie Jackson was born on the 4th April 1951, in Cleveland, Ohio USA, and is a retired professional American Football player, who spent his entire career with the Denver Broncos. After retirement, he began a career as a football analyst on ESPN, but left the network in 2016.
Have you ever wondered how rich Tom Jackson is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Tom`s net worth is as high as $10 million, an amount he has earned through his careers in football, firstly as player and then as an analyst.
Tom Jackson Net Worth $10 Million
Tom spent his childhood in Cleveland, where he went to John Adams High School, where he was involved in several sports, including football, baseball, and also trying himself out at wrestling. After finishing high school, he wanted to attend Ohio State University, however, he received a scholarship from the University of Louisville, where he continued playing football, and became one of the best players of the college, winning the Missouri Valley Conference player award in 1970 and 1972. Also, he was the leader in tackles for all three seasons, 1970 until 1972.
After three unforgettable seasons at Louisville, Tom entered the 1973 NFL Draft, in which he was selected by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round; this marked the beginning of his professional career, and increase in his net worth.
He played for the Broncos until 1986, when he retired, in the position of linebacker. Tom ended his career with 20 interceptions, 13 sacks and 3 touchdowns. During his career, Tom won several awards and recognitions, both as part of the team and as an individual; he was selected three times for the Pro-Bowl game, consecutively from 1975 until 1977, and was three times All-Pro, also from 1975 until 1977. Furthermore, he was named in the Denver Broncos 50th Anniversary Team.
After retirement, Tom assumed the job of a football analyst, and worked on shows such as “NFL Countdown”, “Monday Night Countdown”, “NFL Primetime”, and “Sunday NFL Countdown”, all of which added a lot to his net worth.
He also received numerous prestigious awards for his work on the network, including seven Emmy awards in category Outstanding Show. Furthermore, he received the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, given by the Pro-Football Hall of Fame.
Tom`s net worth has also benefited from his work as a writer; he published the book entitled “Blitz: An Autobiography” in 1987.
Tom also had a brief flirtation with acting, appearing in the “Eggheads” episode of the American science fiction television series “Sliders” iin 1995, playing a color commentator during the Mindgame scenes, which contributed to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, he has been married to Jennifer since the 1990s; the couple had three daughters, however one of them died in a car accident.
Previously, Tom was married to Diana Maria Hill.
The post Tom Jackson Net Worth appeared first on Net Worth Post.