Terry Bradshaw Biography

Updated On Feb 21, 2018 Published On Jul 04, 2017
Facts of Terry Bradshaw
Date of Birth: 1948 , September-3
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
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Bradshaw personal life has been a rough ride and he has been through four unsuccessful marriages. He married his first wife Melissa Babish in 1972 and they got separated in 1973. After that he got married to his second wife JoJo Starbuck in 1976, they also got divorced in 1983. Following this, he got married to his third wife Charla Hopkins in 1983.

His third wife Charla Hopkins was a prominent attorney and they had two daughters together named Erin Bradshaw and Rachel Bradshaw. They also couldn’t continue their marriage for the lifetime and got divorced in 1999. Subsequently, after this, he got married to his fourth wife Tammy Bradshaw on July 8, 2014. The couple is happily together since their marriage however they do not have any children yet.

Bradshaw started his NFL career in 1970 when he was selected in the 1970 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was benched for most of his first season with Steelers, however, he became a star player of the club in his second season after splitting time with Terry Hanratty. He then continued playing for Steelers till 1984 however, after his elbow injury he retired from the team. Despite his retirement, the Steelers never officially retired his number 12, and neither has reissued it's no 12.

He played 14 seasons with Steelers and won four Super Bowl titles in 1974, 1975, 1978 and 1979, and he led the Steelers to eight AFC Central Championships. In 1989 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Following his retirement, since 1994, he has been a TV sports analyst and co-host of the Fox NFL Sunday. He has also appeared in multiple movies including Black Sunday (1977), Hooper (1978), Failure to Lunch (2006), Walking on Dead Fish (2008).

Terry Bradshaw has been one of the successful personalities and he has been able to earn a good sum from his career. According to recent reports, his net worth is estimated to be around $15 million. Bradshaw has an estimated annual income of $4 million. While playing in the NFL for the Steelers Bradshaw was one the highest paid players at their respective position, with earinings of $470 thousand in 1981.

Brashaw bought a property in Thackerville, Oklahoma in 2002, and he built a ranch over an 8,600 square feet of the property. The house consists of six beds, six-and-a-half baths, an outdoor kitchen and a large pool. He sold the ranch for $10.8 million.

In 2014 he bought a Kamuela, Hawaii property for $1.8 million consisting of 5 beds, 5.5 baths within about 4,600 square feet space. He put the estate on the market for sale with an asking price of $2.27 million. 

 

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Born in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

September 2 , 1948

Terry Bradshaw is a former American footballer who was born in the late 1940s. in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. He was born as Terry Paxton Bradshaw to his parents Novis and William Bill Marvin Bradshaw and he has two brothers named Gary and Craig.

Married with Melissa Babish

1972

Terry Bradshaw got married to his first wife Melissa Babish in the year 1972. The couple was together for about a year but they didn’t have any children. The couple couldn’t remain together for more than a year and they got separated in 1973.

Married with JoJo Starbuck

1976

Terry Bradshaw got married to his second wife JoJo Starbuck in the year 1976. The coup,e were together for about 7 years but they didn't have any children. They couldn’t continue their marriage for a lifetime and got separated in 1983.

Married with Charla Hopkin

1983

Terry Bradshaw got married to his third wife Charla Hopkins in 1983. The couple was together for about 16 years and they had two two daughters together named Erin and Rachel. They also couldn’t continue marriage for a lifetime and got divorced in 1999.

Married with Tammy

July 8 , 2014

Terry Bradshaw got married to his fourth wife his fourth wife Tammy on July 8, 2014. The couple is together since their marriage nut they do not have any children yet. Currently, there are happy with each other and living a happy couple life.

Net worth is $15 million

2018

Terry Bradshaw has been able to earn a good sum from his professional career. He receives a good salary from his company and his salary was estimated to be $4 million. In 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

Started NFL career

1970

Terry Bradshaw started his professional career in 1970 when he was selected by Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970 NFL Draft. In his first season, he used to start from the bench and after playing some games he good first team start in the second season

Retired from NFL

1984

In the year 1984, Terry Bradshaw faced an elbow injury during a game against New York Jets. This injury got serious and his elbow became damaged. So he couldn’t continue to play further and he retired in the same year.