Steve Young is an ex-professional quarterback football player of America and had participated in fifteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Young has a net worth of million dollars in 2017. In addition, he has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of NFL and for the United States Football League (USFL)’s Los Angeles Express.
Biography & Wiki
Jon Steven “Steve” Young was born on October 11, 1961, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brigham Young is the great-great-great-grandfather of Young. Young is the elder brother of Mike and Tom who played quarterback at BYU after him. Young got enrollment at Greenwich High School located in Greenwich where he joined Cardinals football team to play quarterback.
He became the co-captain of the baseball, football and basketball teams. He has become the 2nd leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He dreamt of being a leading quarterback in the NFL.
Young married to Barbara Graham in 2000. They are having 2 sons and 2 daughters.
Young was employed to play quarterback in the option offense of the University of North Carolina due to his excellent skills in running. His college football career came to an end by 592 pass accomplishments for up to 7000 yards as well as touchdowns hitting to the number of 56.
Young was selected in the 1984 NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL Players in 1985. Besides his football career, he also contributed as an administrator of Huntsman Gay Global Capital. He was the co-founder of this private equity organization with Jon M. Huntsman and Robert C. Gay who was the ex-executive of Bain Capital.
Young, in 2000, addressed at the Republican National Convention. He remained one of many prominent sportsperson and instructors of BYU who participated in the Real Cougar” promotional campaign of school in 2011, In 1993, Young established a charitable organization named Forever Young Foundation aimed to deliver educational, physical, and remedial services to the children who suffer from major emotional, physical and economic troubles.
Young also contributed to ASCEND: A Humanitarian Alliance as a National mentor. This NGO strategizes tours to South American and African countries in order to deliver skills of life consulting with sustainable ways out in academic, health, enterprise and uncomplicated expertise.
Young, besides playing football, appeared in several dramatic characters. Some of the dramas in which he performed are Frasier, Lois, and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Dharma & Greg etc.
Awards & Achievements
Young managed to achieve a lot of success throughout his professional career. In the light of 49er records, he achieved best passer rating, highest average yards per trial as well as the title of most successive games with a touchdown pass. Moreover, Young was honored in 2001, in the College Football Hall of Fame. Furthermore, he bagged the Most Valuable Player award under the Super Bowl XXIX.
Net Worth of Steve Young
Young has an estimated net worth of $40 million. He made this huge amount of money due to his excellent performance throughout his professional career. Adding to it, he has also made his appearance in promotional campaigns for Burger King, All Sport, Visa, and Gatorade. He is recognized for his thirteen terms with the San Francisco 49ers.
Young is a retired professional player of football at the present. He has contributed 14 seasons in association with the National Football League and got retirement in 1999. All through his professional career of NFL, Young earned the title of a very competent passer as he led the confederation in passer rating a record 6 times. He is at present associated with the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the College Football Hall of Fame.