Boomer Esiason is an American Football player. Currently, he is serving as an in-studio analyst for the NFL Today on the CBS television as well as he is working on WFAN morning radio talk show titled “Boomer and Carton’ along with veteran host Craig Carton. He also serves Showtime weekly Sports show titled 'Inside the NFL'.

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  • American
  • 196 m
  • April 17, 1961 (age 56)
  • American football quarterback
  • Yes
  • $15 Million Dollars
  • 224 lbs
  • Sydney Esiason, Gunnar Esiason
  • White
  • Cheryl Esiason
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • Monday Night Football, The NFL Today
  • AFC Champion, Walter Payton Man of Year
  • West Islip, New York
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boomer_Esiason
  • Football (American)
  • Boomer and Carton on WFAN
  • Aries
  • No
  • Not yet
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Personal and Family Life

Boomer Esiason was born on April 17, 1961, in West Islip, New York, US. He constantly kicked, in his mother womb so reacting to the incident she named him ‘Boomer’. 

Esiason studied at Timber Point Elementary and later went to East Islip High School from where he graduated in the year 1979.

He attended the University of Maryland. He was the two-time honorable mention All-American in the year 1982 and 1983. He then got graduated in 1984 with the Bachelor of Arts degree and also received Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1999.

Esiason is married to his wife Cheryl and there is no news of divorce in his life. The couple has two children together, a son and a daughter named as Gunnar and Sydney respectively.

His son Gunner was diagnosed with the Cystic Fibrosis which is a disease of respiratory and the digestive system. Soon after that, he formed The Boomer Esiason Foundation to fund the research for finding the cure for the disease.

Career and Professional Life

While studying at the University of Maryland, Esiason started playing football under head coach Jerry Claiborne and Bobby Ross. He amazed every individual by setting an unbeatable 17 school records at Maryland.

During his final year at Maryland, Cincinnati Bengals picked him in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He then got the first professional start on 7th October 1984 in a game against Houston Oilers.

The following year, on 22nd September, he took over Ken Anderson as Bengals’ full-time starting quarterback while playing against San Diego Chargers. Sadly he couldn’t lead the team to victory.

After three years, Bengals made their way in Super Bowl but unfortunately, the day proved to be unlucky for them and they lost the game to San Francisco 49ers.

Later in 1988, he won the NFL MVP award and was also named to Pro Bowl. But he did not play in Pro Bowl because of his shoulder injury that he suffered late in regular season.

In 1993, Esiason was selected by his hometown team New York Jets where he played for head coach Bruce Coslet, Rich kotite and Pete Carroll. In the time of his 1995 season with Jets, Esiason got severely injured in a game against Buffalo Bills on October 8.

The damage was so intense that he had a severe concussion which put him out of the game until November 19. He made his comeback in the game which coincidentally happened to be against Bills.

After Esiason contract expired with New York Jets, he signed as free agent with Arizona Cardinals in 1996. He got retired in the year 1997 after playing the last game for Cincinnati Bengals for one season. After his retirement, he became one among the most successful quarterbacks in the history of NFL.

He also has been the color analyst on each Super Bowl since the year 2000 XXXIV-2013 XLVI. Besides that, he was also the host of the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials twice in 2012 and 2013. He is the life-long fan of New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Mets. Boomer is active on social networking sites as well. To get more information related to him, we can follow him on his twitter account. 

Apart from that, while he was still playing, he appeared in USA Network 2-year broadcast of World League of American Football as a color analyst in which he was partnered with Brad Nessler. He had made an appearance in more than 25 commercials which includes Reebok, Diet Coke, Hanes, Wheaties, Samsung, Doritos as well as Domino’s Pizza

He also has been the color analyst on each Super Bowl since the year 2000 XXXIV-2013 XLVI. Besides that, he too was the host of the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials for five consecutive years starting 2012. He is the life-long fan of New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Mets.

Currently, he is serving as the in-studio analyst for the NFL Today on the CBS television as well as he is also the co-host of Boomer and Carton in the Morning on the WFAN Radio. He became the permanent host of the show by replacing Don Imus in April 2007.

On September 6, he impressively managed his time and pulled off both his morning show on WFAN and Indianapolis Colts game against New Orleans Saints. 

He has made an appearance in more than 25 commercials which includes Reebok, Diet Coke, Hanes, Wheaties, Samsung, Doritos as well as Domino’s Pizza.

He was the judge of Iron Chef America. He also made his appearance in the movie called The Game Plan. In addition to that, he had also hosted 1988 Miss America Pageant as well as the Thanksgiving Day parade of the CBS.

Bommer Esiason has a huge salary and his net worth is $15 million dollars. Esiason frequently made a guest appearance on a sports radio talk show called ‘The Jim Rome’. The host of the show was Jim Rome.

In addition to that, he has also appeared in multiple television shows as well as movies such as Miss America, Game Plan, Spin City and Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials. After getting retired, he went to the broadcasting for full time.

From 1998 to 2000 he was the color commentator for Monday Night Football on ABC. He then began to serve at Westwood One/Dial Global Radio Network as a lead analyst for the radio broadcasts of Monday Night Football and the Super Bowl Games.

Net Worth and Salary

An American footballer, Boomer Esiason has earned a massive $15 million net worth from his successful career. As he has played for multiple teams, his annual salary is yet to be calculated. But at the mean time, he has also made a social contribution by donating a part of his income to the needy ones through his foundation named ‘Boomer Esiason foundation’. He has also been earning from his talk shows and commenting live games.

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Awards and Contribution

In 1988, Esiason won the celebrated NFL Most Valuable Player Award. He was honored with Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for his charitable contribution. He claimed the four Pro Bowl games and holds multiple NFL career records. He was inducted into the Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame in 2004.

When Boomer discovered that his two-year-old son Gunnar was diagnosed with the Cystic Fibrosis which is a disease of respiratory and the digestive system. Soon after that, he formed The Boomer Esiason Foundation to fund the research for finding the ultimate cure for the disease.

The foundation is situated in New York City. The foundation offers a hospital grants, scholarships, education, and awareness of cystic fibrosis and transplant grants to the people. As of 2nd March 2013, the foundation raised a massive $100 million and supplied it to the numbers of hospitals, some of which are Gunnar H Esiason CF/Lung Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Columbia Presbyterian in NYC. It offered scholarship grants of over $2 million to CF patients. The foundation has annually received four stars from Charity Navigator. Boomer is active on social networking sites as well. To get more information related to him, we can follow him on his twitter account.

 

Boomer Esiason has hosted 1988 Miss America Pageant

Apart from that, Boomer is now at the age of 53 and he has a towering height of six feet and five inches. he was the judge on Iron Chef America. He also made his appearance in the movie called The Game Plan. In addition to that, he had also hosted 1988 Miss America Pageant as well as the Thanksgiving Day parade of the CBS. Bommer has a huge salary and his net worth is $15 million dollars. 

He also has been the color analyst on each Super Bowl since the year 2000 XXXIV-2013 XLVI. Besides that, he was also the host of the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials twice in 2012 and 2013. He is the life-long fan of New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Mets. Boomer is active on social networking sites as well. To get more information related to him, we can follow him on his twitter account. 

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