John Elway
John Elway
Real Name/Full Name John Albert Elway Jr
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Elway
Birth Place: Port Angeles, Washington
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 June 1960
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 98 Kg
In Pounds – 215 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: White blond
Parents Name: Father – John Albert Elway Sr
Mother –  Janet Elway
Siblings: Lee Ann and Jana Elway
School: Pullman High School
Granada Hills High School
College: Stanford University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Janet Buchan (m. 1984; div. 2003)
Paige Green (m. 2009-present)
Kids/Children Name: Jessica, Jack, Jordan and Juliana Elway
Profession: American football executive
Net Worth: $160 million
Last Updated: June 2024

John Elway is a former American football quarterback and an American football executive. Currently, he is the president of football operations for the Denver Broncos which plays in the National Football League (NFL). He is also well known for being a player for the Denver Broncos.

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Biography and Early Life

Elway together with his twin sister Jana, were born in Port Angeles, Washington. He is the son of Jack Elway and Janet Elway. His father was the head coach at Port Angeles High School at that time. He also had an elder sister named Lee Anne who was only one year older than the twins. Due to his father’s job as a football coach, the family moved a lot from one place to another.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Elway in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Elway’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 20th June 2024 having been born on 28 June 1960. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 215 lbs in Pound and 98kg in Kilograms.


For his high school, he enrolled at Pullman High School for his freshman year but later transferred to Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills where he played his final three years of football. During that time, he was under the mentorship of coaches Jack Neumeier and Tom Richards.

Despite missing five games due to a knee injury, he still managed to end his high school career with 5,711 passing yards and 49 passing touchdowns. He was the number one recruited high school player that year after receiving 60 scholarship offers, including one from his father who was the head coach at San Jose State.

He was also an accomplished baseball player and was selected by the Kansas City Royals. In 1979, he went on and joined Stanford University where he continued playing Football and baseball. Although he never managed to lead the school team into a bowl game, he did leave a legacy behind. He also played baseball and was drafted by the New York Yankees to play for their affiliate team, Oneonta Yankees in 1982. Elway graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is a member of the Delta Tau fraternity.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Elway With Wife Paige Green
John Elway With Wife Paige Green

In 1984, John married Janet Buchan who was also a student at Stanford University and was also a member of the Swimming team. The two later separated in 2002 and finalized their divorce in 2003. The couple’s marriage gave birth to four children, Jessica, Jordan, Jack and Juliana.

Jessica also attended Stanford University and was a member of the basketball team during her freshman year. She later became the first daughter to introduce her father as an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Jack on the other hand followed in his father’s footsteps in playing quarterback for the Arizona State University but later quit the team.

John’s twin sister died of lung cancer in 2002 while his father had died of a heart attack the previous year. Elway met Paige Green in 2005 and were married in 2009 and have been together ever since.

Is John Elway Gay?

John Elway is not gay and as evidence he has been married twice to different women. He has never been rumoured to be in a gay relationship and his marriage to Paige Green seems to be ok and there is no sign of separating.

Professional Career

John Elway began his professional career in 1983 after he was drafted by the Denver Broncos. At the beginning of his career, he had trouble with establishing himself as a starting quarterback. When he got the chance to play for the first team, he led the Broncos straight to a Superbowl game. After losing the Superbowl three times, people doubted whether the young talent would be able to win the Superbowl. After gaining confidence and experience, he finally got the chance to win the Superbowl in 1997.

Elway’s best performance in his whole career was when he led his team to another Superbowl win. He was named MVP in what was his last game before retiring. After retirement, he had a very successive business as a car dealer. Elway had gotten a chance in the 1990s to be one of the owners of the Denver Broncos. A chance he refused to take and later came to regret the bad decision.


John Elway has won many titles during his career. He won the Superbowl Champion (2), Superbowl MVP, Pro Bowl (9), First team All Pro, NFL most valuable player, AFC Offensive Player of the year, NFL man of the year, Denver Broncos Ring of Fire, Denver Broncos No. 7 retired, Pac-10 Player of the year, Unanimous All American and Stanford Cardinal No. 7 retired. He also won the Super Bowl 50 as the General Manager for the winning team. In 2004, his name was indicted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Elway in 2024

John Elway Net Worth
John Elway Net Worth

As of 2024, John Elway has a net worth of about $160 million. He has raked his huge fortune throughout his career as a sportsperson. He also earned his fortune through his numerous endorsement deals that he had during the time he was a professional player. As an executive member of his former team, he has a guaranteed salary.

John Elway is a former American Football quarterback playing under the Denver Broncos. Although his contribution in in the team seamed minimal, he still went ahead to win titles. He is also a very successful business person and he owns various car dealerships.


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