Jim Brown Net Worth Is $50 Million
Jim Brown is an American self-made millionaire, who derived his wealth amounting to $50 million from a variety of channels including film, television and most importantly, NFL. He is best known for his outstanding and record-setting 9-year long career as a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. This retired American football player was born on February 17, 1936 in St. Simons, Georgia. He made a remarkable career in the NFL and has been widely considered to be among the greatest professional football players in the history of the United States.
Brown’s athletic career started while he was in college at Syracuse University. At the time, he excelled in various sports including football, basketball, track, and most outstandingly, lacrosse. Eventhough he was good in all of the four sports, it was in football that Brown garnered real attention. In 1956, he became the 1st round draft pick for the Cleveland Browns. He assumed the role of a running back for the team, and his career has remained legendary to date. Brown has won many awards and has been honored in many occasions over the course of his career in the NFL.
Brown’s career as an actor began before the 1964 season. He first appeared in ‘Rio Conchos’ a western action film that premiered on October 23, 1964 in Cleveland’s Hippodrome theatre. He also starred in many other movies over the next couple of years. In 1978, Brown alongside George Allen and Vin Scully, served as a color analyst on National Football League telecasts for CBS. In 1993, he was hired as a color commentator for Ultimate Fighting Championship. He played the role for the first 6 pay-per-view events. As of 2008, he was acting as Cleveland Browns’ Executive Advisor. On May 2013, he was appointed Special Advisor of the Browns.