Larry Csonka Net Worth
19th May 2020
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Lawrence Richard Csonka Wiki Biography
Lawrence Richard Csonka was born on the 25th December 1946, in Stow, Ohio, USA of Hungarian descent, and is probably best recognized for being a retired professional American Football player, who played in the position of fullback in the National Football League (NFL) teams – the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants. He also played in the World Football League for the Memphis Southmen. His professional playing career was active from 1968 to 1979.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Larry Csonka is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Larry’s net worth is over $2 million, an amount which he has accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry not only as a professional football player, but also as an analyst and as a host.
Larry Csonka Net Worth $2 Million
Larry Csonka spent his childhood with five siblings in Stow on the family farm, where he attended Stow High School and there began to play football for the Bulldogs in the position of tailback. As he distinguished himself as a football player, he won the Metropolitan League of the Akron, Ohio area championship. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Syracuse University, where he joined the college team as a fullback, earning All-American honors with the school’s rushing records. He finished his college career 2,934 rushing yards, averaged 4.9 yards per carry. and thanks to that he was and the College All-Star Game, the Most Valuable Player in the East–West Shrine Game, and the Hula Bowl. Later, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.
In no time, Larry’s professional playing career began, when he was selected in the 1968 Common Draft as the 8th overall pick by by the American Football League (AFL)’s Miami Dolphins, so he signed a three-year contract worth over $100,000, which marked the beginning of his net worth. In his first season, Larry suffered a concussion twice, however, he returned to the field after recovery, and after that he never missed a game. He stayed with the Dolphins until 1974, and during that time he was a part of the undefeated Miami Dolphins team in 1972, and when they won two Super Bowls in 1973 and 1974. He was also named All-AFC, and All-Pro three years in a row, 1971, 1972 and 1973.
In 1975, Larry signed a three-year contract worth $1.4 million with the World Football League; however, as the league had serious financial problems, he spent the season with the Memphis Southmen, still increasing further his net worth.
Afterwards, he returned to the NFL, but this time as a member of the New York Giants, where his net worth increased a lot, as he stayed with the team for two seasons. When his contract expired, Larry returned to the Miami Dolphins, finishing his career there; in that, his last last season, he even won the Comeback Player of the Year award. In total, he finished his professional playing career with 8,081 rushing yards, and 68 touchdowns.
Following his retirement, Larry stayed in the sports industry as a color analyst for NFL games on the NBC channel. Besides that, he also worked as an analyst from 1990 to 1993 for the TV show “American Gladiators”. He also tried himself as a producer and host of “North To Alaska”, increasing further his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Larry Csonka is married to Audrey Bradshaw, and they currently reside in Wasill, Alaska. He was previously married to Pamela from 1967-87.
|1||Host & Executive Producer of “North To Alaska” on Versus (formerly OLN) [November 2006]|
|2||Anchorage, Alaska [May 2010]|
|3||Ranks 94th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yards per Game List (55.3).|
|4||Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.|
|5||Father of daughter, Lori Michelle Holmes (born in 1976), and father-in-law of Benjamin Thomas Clark (born in 1978).|
|6||His last name is pronounced “Zon-Kah”|
|7||Father of two sons|
|8||Ranks 36th on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (64).|
|9||Ranks 40th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (8,081).|
|10||Ranks 40th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (1,891).|
|11||Miami Dolphins All Time Rushing Leader (6,737 yards).|
|12||Miami Dolphins first 1,000 yard rusher (1,051 in 1971).|
|13||He was one of 5 players at the coin toss at Super Bowl XXXVII.|
|14||Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.|
|15||Running back for the Miami Dolphins (1968-1974, 1979) and the New York Giants (1976-1978).|
|16||Onced penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness for wiping out a tackler with a forearm during a run.|
|17||All-American running back at Syracuse University. Teammates with Floyd Little and Tom Coughlin.|
|Ballers||2015-2016||TV Series||Larry Csonka / Coach Czonka|
|1st & Ten: The Championship||1990||TV Series||AJ Randolph|
|Midway||1976||Cmdr. Delaney (uncredited)|
|The Six Million Dollar Man||1975||TV Series||Larry Bronco|
|A Football Life||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Taming the Bull: The John Bramlett Story||2013||Documentary||Himself|
|Super Bowl XL||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2005||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Super Bowl XXXVII||2003||TV Movie||Himself – Ceremonial Coin Toss|
|American Gladiators||1991-1993||TV Series||Himself – Host / Host|
|Family Matters||1992||TV Series||Himself|
|Follies, Crunches and Highlights||1990||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The NFL on NBC||1968-1979||TV Series||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1970-1979||TV Series||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback / Himself – New York Giants Fullback|
|The NFL on CBS||1973-1978||TV Series||Himself – New York Giants Fullback / Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|The Mike Douglas Show||1975-1976||TV Series||Himself – Pro Football Player|
|The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour||1974||TV Series||Himself / Various Characters|
|Super Bowl VIII||1974||TV Movie||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|Mel Tillis Time||1974||TV Series||Himself|
|1973 AFC Championship Game||1973||TV Movie||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson||1973||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Bowl VII||1973||TV Special||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|1972 AFC Championship Game||1972||TV Special||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|Super Bowl VI||1972||TV Special||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|1971 AFC Championship Game||1972||TV Special||Himself – Miami Dolphins Fullback|
|1971 NFL Pro Bowl||1971||TV Special||Himself – AFC Fullback|
|The Ed Sullivan Show||1967||TV Series||Himself|
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