John Elway Biography


John Elway

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Birth Name: John Elway
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: gemini
Age: 57 Years
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John Elway who was introduced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004 is a retired American football quarterback. These days, he is currently serving at the Denver Broncos as the General Manager and Executive Vice President of Football Operations. 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.

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

1960 28th of June

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Married to Janet Elway

1984 3rd of March

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.

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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.

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First son, Jack Elway

1989 11th of August

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.

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Announced his retirement

1999 2nd of May

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.

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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.

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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.

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Was introduced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

2004 8th of August

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.

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Married to Paige Green

2009 29th of August

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.

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Became the Executive Vice President of Broncos

2011 5th of January

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.

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