John Elway Biography

Published On Jan 15, 2016
Facts of John Elway
Date of Birth: 1960 , June-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Jennifer Brennan
Birth Name Maurice Richard Povich
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Los Angeles, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Television Personality
Net Worth $1.2 Million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 64 KG
Famous for C.J. Payne – House of Payne
Education N/A
Siblings Chris Pine
Nick Name Maury
Father Robert Pine
Mother Gwynne Gilford
Waist size 28 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Affair with Peyton List (2012-2015)
Girlfriend N/A
Awards Not Yet
Salary $ 14 Million
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children Matthew Jay Povich, Amy Povich, Susan Povich
Divorce Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1979)
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show A Different World
Movies CHiPs '99
Body Measurements 34-24-34
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Beautiful lady, Janet Elway is the first wife of John Elway. They got married on 3rd of March 1984. As a married couple, they have been parents for four times. They got divorced in 29th of December 2003.

John remained single for the next few years and then finally on 29th of August 2009, he got married to Paige Green. Paige Green is a model and she is sexy and beautiful in her looks. They are still together.

Though John was born in Port Angeles, Washington, he was raised in several places like Missoula, Montana, and Pullman. In the early 1970s, he joined Pullman High School where he played football. He then joined Granada Hills High School where he also played high school football for about three years. After his high school graduation in 1979, he joined Stanford University and there he became active in football and baseball. In the 1983 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Baltimore Colts. Then he joined Denver Broncos and he played his debut game against Pittsburgh Steelers. Three years later, he took them to Super Bowl XXI but was defeated by NFC champion New York Giants 39–20. In 1999, he announced this retirement. His net worth is said to be around $145 Million.

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Born in Port Angeles, Washington

June 28 , 1960

Towering John was born as John Albert Elway in Port Angeles, Washington, United States of America on the laps of Janet Elway and Jack Elway. He was raised in middle class family along with his four siblings. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Graduated from Granada Hills High School

1979

Though John was born in Port Angeles, Washington, he was raised in several places like Missoula, Montana, and Pullman. In the early 1970s, he joined Pullman High School where he played football. He then joined Granada Hills High School where he also played high school football for about three years.

Graduated from Stanford University

1983

After his high school graduation in 1979, he joined Stanford University and there he became active in football and baseball. He was also included in the PARADE All America High School Football Team. In 1982, he lost his Big Game against California.

Joined New York Yankees

1981

Besides American football, he was also an avid baseball player when he was in his college days. He joined New York Yankees in the 1981 MLB Draft. He then began playing for Oneonta Yankees and earned the salary of $150,000 in 1982.

Was selected by Baltimore Colts

1983

In the 1983 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Baltimore Colts. However, he was terrified after being selected by them. His father also suggested him not to play under their head coach, Frank Kush who is known to be a harsh taskmaster.

Joined Denver Broncos

1983

Though in the 1983 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Baltimore Colts, he hesitated to play for them and then on 2nd of May 1983, he was traded to Denver Broncos for offensive lineman Chris Hinton. He played his debut game against Pittsburgh Steelers.

Led Broncos to Super Bowl XXI

1986

Three years later after he joined Denver Broncos, he took them to Super Bowl XXI but was defeated by NFC champion New York Giants 39–20. Though they lose this game, Elway displayed an impressive game.

Announced his retirement

May 2 , 1999

After playing professional American football as a quarterback with Denver Broncos for more than one and half decade, he announced his retirement on 2nd of May 1999. He didn't retire only as a player but being one of the top quarterbacks ever to play the game.

Married to Janet Elway

March 3 , 1984

Beautiful lady, Janet Elway is the first wife of John Elway. They got married on 3rd of March 1984. As a married couple, they have been parents for four times. They got divorced in 29th of December 2003.

First son, Jack Elway

August 11 , 1989

As a married couple, he became father of four children with his ex wife, Janet Elway. Together they welcomed three daughters and one son, Jack Elway. Their only son, Jack Elway was born on 11th of August 1989.

Married to Paige Green

August 29 , 2009

John remained single for the next few years and then finally on 29th of August 2009, he got married to Paige Green. Paige Green is a model and she is sexy and beautiful in her looks. They are still together.

Became the co owner of Colorado Crush

2002

After he announced his retirement in 1999, he entered into the business world. In 2002, he became the co owner of the football team, Colorado Crush. He also served as the chairman of the AFL's executive committee.

Became the Executive Vice President of Broncos

January 5 , 2011

After spending almost two decades with Denver Broncos as a professional player, he announced his retirement in 1999 but that was not the end of his career in Denver Broncos. He came back there as the General Manager and Executive Vice President of Football Operations.

Was introduced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

August 8 , 2004

As an American football quarterback, he was honored with several individuals’ awards. And then on 8th of August 2004, he was introduced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He has also been introduced into the College Football Hall of Fame.

Was honored by The Sporting News

1999

Besides being awarded with several prestigious awards, he has also been honored by various magazines. In 1999, the year that he announced his retirement he was honored by the The Sporting News. They honored him by listing him in their lists of 100 Greatest Football Players.