The right thing to do is to give credit where credit is due and Terry Bradshaw deserves all the credit and praise he has received over the years. The American footballer is presently considered one of the best footballers of all time. Though he is currently retired, he has solidified his status among the legends of the game.
Terry is a retired American football quarterback who played in the NFL. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers for fourteen seasons. During that time, he won four Super Bowl titles, becoming the first quarterback to win three and four Superbowls. He also led his team to win eight AFC Central championships. With all these achievements, it should come as no surprise that he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989. Later in 1996, he was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame
After his retirement from football, he became a co-host of Fox NFL Sunday and a TV Sports analyst. He later decided to branch into acting appearing in the 2006 American romantic comedy, Failure to Launch, which starred Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker.
Age and Early Life
Records have it that the man was born as Terry Paxton Bradshaw on the 2nd of September, 1948 to Bill and Novis Bradshaw. His place of birth was in Shreveport, Louisiana. Terry was one of three children and he has an older brother – Gary and a younger brother – Craig.
Unfortunately, his father passed away in 2014.
Though born in Louisiana, Terry Bradshaw grew up In Camanche, Iowa, which was where he decided to play professional football. Terry and his family returned to Louisana when he was a teenager. He then attended Woodlawn High school where he quarterbacked the school’s football team.
Terry Bradshaw’s Wife; Who Is His Spouse, Daughter?
Terry Bradshaw has been married multiple times, four times to be exact. His first marriage was from 1972 to 1973 to Melissa Babish, a former beauty queen, and former Miss Teenage America. His next marriage was to JoJo Starbuck, an American figure skater, and Olympian, from 1976 to 1983.
He next got married to Charla Hopkins, a family attorney. Charla and Terry had two children together – two daughters, Erin and Rachel. His daughter, Erin, graduated from the University of North Texas with honors. His other daughter, Rachel, is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Rachel briefly tried to be a musician; she even appeared in the 2007 reality series, Nashville, which featured several young musicians trying to make it in Nashville. She was also married to professional footballer Rob Bironas, who died in 2014 from blunt force trauma sustained in a car crash. Terry and Charla were married from 1983 till 1999.
The retired sportsman is presently married to Tammy Bradshaw. The two got married in 2014 after being in a relationship for fifteen years.
Other Facts About Terry Bradshaw
1. Thanks to his September 2nd birthday, Terry Bradshaw is a Virgo.
2. He is known to have one of the most powerful arms in NFL History. He is also known to have called his own plays throughout his career.
3. Terry has a made cameo appearance as himself in many television shows including The League, Married… with Children, Everybody Loves Raymond, Modern Family, Brotherly Love, and The Larry Sanders Show.
He also appeared in Malcolm in the Middle as a trashy coach of a women’s ice hockey team and as a motivational speaker in The Jeff Foxworthy Show. His acting credits are not limited to television shows, he has also appeared in several films including The Cannonball Run, Hooper, Smoley And The Bandit II and The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
4. Terry is a devout Christian and a supporter of the Republican party.
5. The man currently has a net worth of $15 million dollars. Without a doubt, the iconic athlete deserves every penny of that amount. He was not only hard working during his days in the NFL, but he remained hardworking even after retirement, opting to work as a sports analyst.