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Cris Collinsworth Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Cris Collinsworth worth? $14 million

How did Cris Collinsworth earn his money and wealth?

Anthony Cris Collinsworth was born on January 27, 1959, in Dayton, Ohio and is a 59-year-old former professional American football player. He is born to parents Abraham Lincoln “Abe” Collinsworth and Donetta Browning Collinsworth. He is married to married to Holly Bankemper since 3 June 1989 and has four children of who Austin Collinsworth is also a former football player at the University of Notre Dame.

When Cris was four years old in 1963, his family moved to Titusville, Florida and he was brought up there. He did his schooling at the Astronaut High School. He played football at his high school as an All-American quarterback. On an athlete scholarship, he graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the second round of the 1981 National Football League Draft, Collinsworth was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. He continued to play for them from 1981 to 1988, for a span of eight years.

He was named for the pro-bowl thrice from 1981 to 1983 and was the AFC Champion twice in 1981 and 1988. He served as a sports radio talk show host on Cincinnati station WLW after his retirement from football career. He has also been the host of “Inside the Vault” on WGN America. He was inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame in the year 2001. In April 1998 as well as in 1999, Collinsworth received a Sports Emmy Award as “Outstanding Studio Analyst”.He got his third and fourth Emmy for the category of “Outstanding Sports Personality/Studio Analyst” in 2003 and 2004.

His fifth Emmy was for his work on HBO for the category “Outstanding Sports Personality/Studio Analyst” in the year 2006. He is currently the host of “WGN America’s Inside the Vault” and also the color commentator for “Madden NFL 09”, “Madden NFL 10”, “Madden NFL 11” and “Madden NFL 12”.

Cris and his wife Holly currently live in Fort Thomas, Kentucky along with his four children. His annual income is around $2 Million. He is the owner of  “Pro Football Focus” which is a sports statistic monitoring service.

What are the highest salaries of  Collinsworth?

  1.    Five Year Contract with Fox as a part of the “NFL Sunday” pregame show(2009) -$5,000,000
  2.    Main commentator for NFL Thursday Night Football (2017)-$1,000,000
  3.    Football commentator for the year (2012)- $1,000,000
  4.    Average yearly salary in the NFL in the 1980s (1981 to 1989 )- $90,000 / year

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