Joe Montana Net Worth $81 Million
Joe Montana is an American self-made millionaire with an estimated net worth of $80 million. He is a former quarterback who played for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. This American football player who was born on June 11, 1956 in New Eagle, Pennsylvania, has an incredibly successful record. He led the 49ers to a total of 4 Super Bowl wins and was once an 8-time Pro-Bowl selection. In the year 2000, Montana was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Montana is the only American football player to have been named Super Bowl Most Valuable Player 3 times. He is also the only football player to have 2 touchdown passes of over 95 yards. AP also voted him 1st team All-Pro in 1987, 1989 and in 1990. He was chosen to the Pro Bowl for a total of 8 times and to the All-Pro for a total of 6 times. Montana is ranked 4th on the NFL Network’s Top 100 Football Players of all Time.
Montana is one of those players who have had many nicknames throughout their career in the NFL. Due to his ability to remain calm at crucial moments, Montana was nicknamed “Joe Cool”. His history of rallying his teams from late-game debits also earned him the nickname “Comeback Kid”. His San Francisco teammates nicknamed him “Bird Legs” due to his small calves and thin legs. “Golden Joe” was also a nickname he was known by due to the fact that he played in the Golden State of California. However, the nickname that excited Montana the most is “Gibson” such that he had it stenciled above his locker.
Montana has been married 3 times in his lifetime. His first wife was Kim Moses, his hometown sweetheart, whom he married in 1974 and divorced after 3 years. In 1981, Montana married Cass Castillo, but their marriage ended in divorce in 1984. In 1985, he married Jennifer Wallace, a model and actress, with whom he has 2 daughters (Alexandra Whitney and Elizabeth Jean) and 2 sons (Nathaniel Joseph and Nicholas Alexander).
In 2009, Montana put up his 500-acre estate valued at $49 million estate in Calistoga, California for sale. In 2012, the value of the estate was lowered to $35 million. He also owns a number of horses and produces wine under the label “Montagia”. Montana and his wife currently reside in San Francisco, California.