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Full NameFran Tarkenton
First NameFran
Last NameTarkenton
Birth NameFrancis Asbury Tarkenton
ProfessionFormer NFL Palyer
Birth CityRichmond, Virginia
Birth CountryAmerica
Father NameDallas Tarkenton, Sr.
Mother NameFrances Tarkenton
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLinda Sebastian Tarkenton
No Of Children4
AwardsAssociated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award
SibilingsBrothers Wendell Tarkenton and Dallas Tarkenton Jr.
FilmographyFox and Friends,NFL Monday Night Football
EducationUniversity of Georgia
Height183 cm
Weight86 kg
Networth$60 M
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Date of BirthFebruary 3,1940
Age80 years

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Fran Tarkenton?

Fran Tarkenton is an American former NFL player who is estimated to be worth around $60 million. He was a widely known personality in NFL who played most of his game career from Minnesota Vikings. He retired in 1978 after 18 season’s long career.    

After his retirement, he is now thriving in the world of software trading and digital marketing through various self-launched sites, organizations, and firms. Here know more about his net worth from his diverse career as a TV personality, software executive, and author. 

Net Worth Details- Salary, Earnings, Income Sources

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Fran Tarkenton is estimated to have a net worth of around $60 million as of 2019 while other sources claim his net worth to be $40 million. He gathered his net worth from his career as a former NFL quarterback, TV personality, and a software executive.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Fran Tarkenton? $60 million

He is popular for his long career of 18 seasons in the NFL after starting from his college career. He played his NFL career in Minnesota Vikings (1961 to 1966), New York Giants (1967 to 1971) and Minnesota Vikings (1972 to 1978). He announced his retirement and retired after the end of the 1978 season.

Passing yards47,003
Completion percentage57.0
Passer rating80.4
Rushing yards3,674
Rushing touchdowns32

Besides his eminent NFL career, he also earns a good sum of money from his career as a television personality. He has appeared in movies and TV series documentary including MASH, Hill Street Blues, 1st & Ten, Fox and Friends, Hannity, NFL Monday Night Football, and many more. 

His net worth is often compared with former NFL stars like Michael Oher ($20 million), Brett Favre ($100 million), Tony Romo ($70 million).

Career Wins And Highlights

1975 Sport magazine's "Performer of the Year"

1977 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame

1986 Pro Football Hall of Fame

1986 DeMolay International Hall of Fame

1987 Collage Football Hall of Fame

1998 University of Georgia Athletic Association Circle of Honor

1998 Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor

2000 Athens [Georgia Athletic] Hall of Fame

Did You Know? Minnesota Vikings retired the Uniform #10 with the retirement of Fran Tarkenton.

Fran Tarkenton book

Apart from that, he also managed to boost his net worth from his career as an author. In 1986, he co-wrote a novel, Murder with author Herb Resincow. Moreover, he also published a self-help book Playing to Win in 1984.

He has also authored books including What Losing Taught Me About Winning, Every Day is Game Day, Think and Grow Rich and many others. A source reported that he gets around $3 million to $5 million as the royalty and revenue from books. 

Business Ventures

By the time of his retirement, he already established his business career. In the early 1970s, Fran launched several businesses as he was a pioneer in computer soft wares. He established a program generator company Tarkenton Software. After a few losses, he eventually merged his firm with KnowledegeWare in 1994.

Back in 1999, he and his company were charged and sued by the federal regulators in the case of securities fraud sweep. He paid around $100 thousand fine and around $54 thousand as compensation. 

In addition, he is also the founder and CEO of ventures and firms like (business consulting firm), (annuity marketing firm), and 

Tarkenton also earns huge revenue, merchandise sales from these sites. According to eBay, he gets around 30% of the sales from the rookie cards.  

Endorsements Deals And Charity Works

A source reported that he earns in millions from his endorsements deals. As of now, Fran Tarkenton is currently endorsing and promoting products and services like Tony Robbins, BarNone, and other infomercials. 

He is also involved in charity works and events. He has supported many organizations and campaigns but wished to keep his name undisclosed.

Assets, Houses, Cars, Expenses, Taxes, Insurance

Talking about his lavish and luxurious lifestyle, he is currently living in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. Although the price of his house is not revealed, the average house price of Atlanta is estimated to be around $250 thousand. But his luxurious mansion is surely worth millions.

Fran Tarkenton Assets: Hosue

He mostly spends his money on foods, trendy clothes, accommodation, house and car maintenance, daily expenses and other miscellaneous expenditures.

Although he runs several tax consulting firms, he has not disclosed any of his tax payments. But an average income tax in Georgia is around 6% state tax and around 37% federal income tax. As he is running an insurance firm, he surely has his insurance plans and policies but the details are yet to be followed.  

Fran Tarkenton Personal Life- Age, Family, Married, Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Daughter, Son, Divorce, Past Affairs, Height, Weight

Fran Tarkenton aka Francis Asbury Tarkenton was born on 3 February 1940 to parents; father Dallas Tarkenton, Sr. and mother Frances Tarkenton. He was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia with his siblings; Brothers Wendell Tarkenton and Dallas Tarkenton Jr. 

As of 2019, Fran Tarkenton is 79 years old. He holds American Nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic group.

Fran Tarkenton and Linda Sebastian

Coming to his personal life, he is a married man. Fran Tarkenton is married to his girlfriend turned wife Linda Sebastian Tarkenton. With Linda, he is blessed with child; daughter Hayley Tarkenton.

Previously, he was married to Anna Elaine Merrell for 32 years. The then couple exchanged the vows on 22 December 1960 and divorced in 1982. They are blessed with three children; son Matthew Tarkenton and daughters Angela Tarkenton & Melissa Tarkenton.

Regarding his past affairs, he was in a romantic relationship with Ali MacGraw and Katharine Ross.

Height And Weight

Fran Tarkenton weighs around 86 kgs (190 pounds) and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 0 inches (183 cm). 

Updated On Wed Jul 31 2019 Published On Wed Jul 31 2019 By Bean