Joe Namath is nicknamed broadway Joe. He is a former American football quarterback and an actor. He is regarded as the icon of American Football League. In 1999, he was ranked 96 in the sporting news as one of the 100 Greatest Football Players, the only player on the list to have spent a majority of his career with the Jets. Nearly half a century he remains a well recognizable figure in the sports, media worlds and is still known and appreciated by people all over the world.
Namath was born on May 31, 1943 currently he is in his age of 73 years. He was born and raised in the Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He is born to parents Rose and Janos “John” Andrew Namath. He always stood out in his school games, as it is uncommon for children of his age. For two years he played Alabama Crimson Tide program. He led the team to the national championship in 1964. In NFL draft he was selected and the jets choose him for AFL draft. For jets, in starting full time they won 5 of the last 8 of a 14 game season. He was named AFL Rookie of the year. The performance he showed in the match over Baltimore Colts is considered as high point of his career as the team won with 16–7 points. Namath’s performances made the team become greatest football team in the era.
The game over Colts made Namath win various titles a major professional league championship, national championship game in college, and a Super Bowl. He opened an Upper East Side nightclub named Bachelors III, which drew big names in entertainment, sports, and politics but also organized crime.
nightclub named Bachelors III, which drew big names in entertainment, sports, and politics but also organized crime. In the Monday Night Football inaugural game he was featured. Between 1970 and 1973 Namath played only in 28 of 58 possible games because of severe injuries. After Division Championships in 1968 and 1969 the jets struggled to records of 6–8, 4–10, 4–10, and7–7. Namath transitioned into an acting career. Appearing in stage he was also starred in the movies C.C Co and the company. He was guest starred on Here’s Lucy, The Flip Wilson Show, The Brady Bunch, The Simpsons, The love Boat and many more. He also guest hosted The tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. In September 2012, he was honored by Ride of Fame. He appeared as himself in the sports movie Underdogs and in lead role in the Wedding Finger.
The biography was published in his name Namath by Mark which reached no.23 in the New York Times Best Seller. He was also spotted in the documenatry for which he was appreciated. Well he has got list of his girlfriend. He met Deborah Mays in the acting class. The couple got married in 1984.His wife was an aspiring actress; they have got two kids together. Unfortunately after 15 years of the marriage the couple got divorced. He uses Twitter and Instagram equally; he has amassed more than 100k followers. In 2016, he has total net worth of $12 million. To access more info you can retrieve it from his wiki, bio.