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Larry Csonka Net Worth

Lawrence Richard Csonka net worth is

$2 Million



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.



# Fact
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.

Actor

Title Year Status Character
Ballers 2015-2016 TV Series Larry Csonka / Coach Czonka
1st & Ten: The Championship 1990 TV Series AJ Randolph
Snake Eater 1989 Bronsky
Midway 1976 Cmdr. Delaney (uncredited)
The Six Million Dollar Man 1975 TV Series Larry Bronco
Emergency! 1974 TV Series Al

Self

Title Year Status Character
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
Nurses 1993 TV Series Himself
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
Billy 1979 TV Series Himself
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
Dinah! 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
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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