Fran Tarkenton
Fran Tarkenton
Real Name/Full Name Francis Asbury Tarkenton
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Fran Tarkenton
Birth Place: Richmond, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 February 1940
Age/How Old: 83 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 86Kg
In Pounds – 190 lbs
Eye Color: Light brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Dallas Tarkenton
Mother –NA
Siblings: NA
School: Athens
College: Georgia University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NA
Wife/Spouse Name: Linda Sebastian
Children Name: Angela, Melissa, Matthew, and Hayley Gray Tarkenton
Profession: American former football player
Net Worth: $110 million
Last Updated: March 2023

Francis is a former American football quarterback he played in the National football league he was part and parcel for 18 seasons. Tarkenton is an investor making him wealthy enough to make him retire any time he wants; he was also computer software and founder of Tarkenton Software and a program generator company. After he retired from football he became a television personality and computer software, executive.

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Biography and Early Life

Fran was born in Richmond, Virginia on 3rd February 1940. In Dallas, his father was a Methodist minister. He was raised in Richmond in the United States. He has toured in the US promoting CASE or computer-aided software engineering with Albert F. Case, Jr, he had his own company but later sold it to Sterling Software in 1994. Fran did not give up despite losing a Super Bowl he later won six playoff games, he was ranked 59 on The Sporting News list of the 100 greatest football players.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Fran Tarkenton in 2023, and what is his height and weight? Well, Fran Tarkenton’s age is 83 years old as of today’s date 25th March 2023 having been born on 3 February 1940. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 190 lbs in Pound and 86kg in Kilograms.


Tarkenton attended Athens High School in Athens, Georgia he later went to University of Georgia; he was the quarterback on the Bulldog football team and also a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsiloh fraternity. Wally Butts was their coach and Tarkenton as a quarterback. While he was in University he played college football he was recognized as a two-time first-team all-SEC.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Fran has a history about marriage he was lucky to marry once he has married two women, Anna Elaine was his first wife they were engaged and later got married they were the wedding was on 22nd December 1960 at first Baptist Church in Decatur in Georgia they have three children they welcomed their firstborn girl Angela born on 1964, a son was born Matthew was born on 1968 and their last born daughter Melissa was born on 1969. They lived together and brought their children together but later divorced in 1982. After the divorce, he got married again to Linda Sebastian in the mid-1980’s they have a child Hayley Gray Tarkenton born in 1988.

Is Fran Tarkenton Gay?

He was born and raised in Virginia, he was raised in a Christian family because his father was a Methodist minister he is also a father of four Fran is a straight man not gay.

Professional Career

His career started in college days when he joined the University of Georgia football club he was in the position of quarterback. The team was known as the Bulldog football team, he was well known when he played in Minnesota Vikings and the New York Giant. He joined the Minnesota team in 1961 after he drafted in the NFL draft, together with the team they faced Chicago Bears where he led the team from losing the match, but they won.

Fran holds the record of the only player to pass the NFL for four touchdowns passes. In 1961 to 1966 was the first time he played for the match. He later moved to the New York Giants he recalls the best time he had in 1970, he moved back to Minnesota Vikings and he led to win three consecutive championships.

He was listed as number five in football rushing yards among the quarterbacks. Fran had a successful career in NFL league, and also holds the record of being among the two NFL quarterbacks he served as a football commentator he also founded a computer company.


Fran has been awarded various awards among the awards was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986 and also in 1987 he received the college Football Hall of Fame, he also hold several significant quarterback records before his retirement.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Fran Tarkenton in 2023

Fran Tarkenton Net Worth
Fran Tarkenton Net Worth

Tarkenton in addition to his football career he served as a commentator on Monday night football thanks to all of this wisdom he has been able to make quite a chunk of money from various deals that he has signed. He also owned a software company his software later merged with Knowledge Ware but he was still the president he later sold it in 1994 to Sterling Software. He has an estimated net worth of $110 million as of 2023.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Fran daughter’s Hayley Gray Tarkenton is a singer-songwriter. He was fined by the federal for a fraud sweep, he was accused of.
  • While he was in Minnesota he was a member of the New York Giants for five seasons at the time he was retiring he had won a major quarterback record.
  • His better part of his career was spent in the Minnesota Vikings. Tarkenton helped Sigma Alpha Epsilon to be able to win the Southeastern Conference Championship.

He has a very successful career as a footballer, through his hard work and determination he has reached this far it’s amazing to see how innovative he is and continues to remain relevant in football even though he is no longer active because of his age he is a very perfect football analyst.


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