Vincent Papale
Vincent Papale
Real Name/Full Name Vincent Papale
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Vincent Papale
Birth Place: Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 February 1946
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –Francis J. Papale
Mother –Almira Sage Papale
Siblings: Janice Papale
School: Interboro High School
College:  St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Auriu
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Aquarius
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Janet Papale
Kids/Children Name: Gabriella Papale, Vinny Papale
Profession: professional American football player
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Vincent “Vince” Papale is a retired professional football player who played for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) and Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League (WFL) for two seasons. Papale grew up in a working-class neighborhood in southern Philadelphia.

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Biography and Early Life

Vince Papale is the son of Francis J. Papale and Almira Sage Papale, and has a sister named Janice. He was born on February 9, 1946, in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Vincent Papale in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Vincent Papale’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024 having been born on 9 February 1946. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.


He graduated from Prospect Park’s Interboro High School, where he excelled in a number of sports such as soccer, basketball, and athletics. He also had the opportunity to receive a sports scholarship and study at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. In his third year, he performed a 14-foot 6-inch pole vault in the USTFF University pole vault competition and won first place. Although he never made it to the podium at IC4A or Penn Relays, he still set a record at the Mid-Atlantic Conference (College Division) tournament. In 1968, he obtained a master’s degree in marketing/management.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Vincent Papale With Wife Janet Papale
Vincent Papale With Wife Janet Papale

Vince Papale has married three times in his life. Before the 1970s, he married Sharon, his first partner. In 1971, they separated. Sandy Bianchini, whom he married in June 1977, was his second wife. This union, too, ended in 1983 with a divorce. Years after he retired, Papale met his new wife, Janet. She was a member of the US world gymnastics team as an athlete. In 1993, they got married and had two kids together, a son, Vincent Jr., and a daughter, Gabriella. Cherry Hill, New Jersey is where the family calls home.

Is Vincent Papale Gay?

No, he is not gay. He is happily married to his wife and together they have two children whom I believe each have a family. So Vincent and his wife are grandparents his children’s children.

Professional Career

After graduation, Vince Papale began to play for the semi-professional Aston Green Knights team of the Seaboard Football League. In addition, from 1968 to 1974 he served in the Interboro High School as a teacher in middle school business and coached a football team in the junior students. Papale quit teaching in the spring of 1974 to pursue the Bell of Philadelphia.

It was welcomed into the main roster and would continue playing for the team the next two seasons. He caught nine passes for 121 yards on nine catches, averaging 13.4 yards per catch, during that season. In 1975, he only caught one pass, but it was for 49 yards and a touchdown. In both of his seasons with the Bell, he was called a “special teams” standout.

Papale worked in a bar after his time with Bell came to an end. In the bar leagues, he even played “rough touch” football. During this time, Jim Murray, the general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles, welcomed him to a private workout led by Dick Vermeil. At the age of 30, Papale made his NFL debut for the Eagles, making him the NFL’s oldest rookie without any college experience.

He played 14 games as a wide receiver and 13 games on special teams in 1976 and 1977, and 13 games in 1978. He had two fumble recoveries and one 15-yard catch during his tenure with the team. He abruptly ended his career in 1978 because of shoulder damage. He then spent eight years as a radio and television presenter before deciding to pursue a career as a commercial mortgage banker.

He is the Secretary/Treasurer of the Philadelphia Branch of the NFL Alumni Association in addition to being the regional director of marketing and senior account executive for higher-education marketing at Sallie Mae.


Vince Papale was named Special Teams Captain and Man of the Year by his Philadelphia Eagles teammates in 1978. The latter was attributed to his extensive charitable work. Both Vince and his wife, Janet, were brought to the Hall of Fame in Pennsylvania.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Vincent Papale in 2024

Vincent Papale Net Worth
Vincent Papale Net Worth

The net worth of Vince Papale is forecast at $2 million as of 2024. Through his career as a professional football player, he made much of his fortune.

Vince Papale will be remembered as an iconic star in real life for the people. He was an inspiration behind the making of a film, a passionate sportsman, and a man of versatile nature. Despite the fact that he is retired and employed in a completely different area, his love and enthusiasm for sports is still alive and well.

Papale was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2001. He battled the disease and recovered fully. Following that, he became a spokesman for the disease, appearing in advertisements for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital to inspire people to have daily check-ups.


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