Joe Namath is a retired American football quarterback. His fans have given him the name of Broadway Joe and he is appreciated for him skills in the game. If we talk about Joe’s career he has successfully played for the Newyork Jets before officially joining Los Angeles Rams. Off the field, Joe is considered a pop culture icon. After getting retired from football he tried his hands at various professions.
Fans loved him when he started hosting a talk show and he also worked as a spokesperson and an actor. No matter what he did his fans always supported him. Joe has got fans all over the world and he couldn’t be happier when he was voted one of the greatest characters of the NFL. Let’s get to know more about this talented man as we understand you all must be very curious.
Joseph Namath was born on May 31st, 1943 in Pennsylvania. He is six feet and two inches that are considered a good height. If we talk about his household we lived with his parents and five siblings and shared a great bonding with them. His parents were normal working-class people and they got divorced when he was very young. Joe’s mother took care of him and he grew up quite well.
During his childhood, he wanted to become a sports star and loved to watch football games too. His talent was obvious during his school days and was a natural athlete. He started playing football for the University of Alabama and became a quarterback for Crimson Tide. In 1964 he led the team on the National level and because of which he gained more fame.
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Relationships and Net worth
Joe remained a bachelor for a long time and it seems he was looking for his perfect lady. He fell in love with her co-actress named Deborah May. They both have a 19 year age gap and are blessed with two children. He became a very dedicated man but sadly the couple broke up in 2000. The estimated net worth of Joe happens to be $25 million but most of the time he was addicted to alcohol. It took a lot of toll on his health and his addiction continued even after he got married. After drinking so heavily he got some major health issues and decided to get treatment for the same.
Namath’s acting career began in 1969 and started hosting the show named ‘The Joe Namath Show’. He got into acting with proper roles in many movies and television shows altogether. One of the most prominent movies he has worked in is CC and the company. The most noteworthy television series he worked in is ‘The Waverly wonders’. If this isn’t enough he gave his voice for many animated movies too.Everything he worked for became successful. Let’s take a look at the names of the movies and shows he has done so far:
- The Love Boat
- Married With Children
- Here’s Lucy
- The Brady Bunch
- The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour
- The Flip Wilson Show
- Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In