The Legendary Boomer Esiason Net Worth in 2022

Formerly known as the quarterback who played in National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons, Boomer Esiason net worth has reached quite a hefty amount.

Playing primarily for Cincinnati Bengals for 10 consecutive seasons, Boomer Esiason peaked in 1988 when he came out as NFL Most Valuable Player.

Do you know how much Boomer Esiason net worth is by 2022? Read on to find out more about the football-player-turned-football analyst’s life and career journey.

Summary table
Stage Name Boomer Esiason
Legal Name Norman Julius Esiason
Date of Birth April 17, 1961
Gender Male
Height 6′ 5″ (1.96 m)
Net worth $20 million
Salary / earning / income per year $1 million
Profession Former American football quarterback, football analyst

Who is Boomer Esiason? (Biography)

Before we discuss further details regarding Boomer Esiason net worth, let’s first find out about his background profile.

Legal Name & stage name

The ower of the name Norman Julius Esiason is better known as Boomer Esiason.

Date of Birth

Boomer Esiason’s birthday is on April 17. He was born in 1961, which makes him 61 years old as of 2022.

Gender & Height

He is a  6′ 5″ (1.96 m) male.


Boomer Esiason is an American.

What is Boomer Esiason Best Known for?

Boomer Esiason net worth came from his extensive career as an American Football quarterback. Before he played professionally for the NFL, he previously played as a record-breaking college football player. Now, after he has retired from the football field, he mainly supported himself by becoming a football analyst on several TV programs, such as CBS’ Sports’ The NFL Today, Showtime, ABC, HBO, and Westwood One.


Early life of Boomer Esiason

Boomer Esiason is a New York native, born and raised in East Islip. His mother, Irene, had called him Boomer ever since he was still in the womb, and the name still remains long until he grows older. Irene passed away when Boomer Esiason was just seven years old. The singer, dancer, and piano player with blond hair and blue eyes married Norman, a Norwegian Swedish descent who remained widowed after his wife’s death.

Boomer Esiason was brought up by his father along with his two sisters.


Boomer Esiason was a student of Timber Point Elementary and East Islip High School. He graduated high school in 1979 and continued his education at the University of Maryland.

Personal life (family, spouse, kids)

Boomer Esiason married in 1986 to his wife, Cheryl. Together they have two wonderful children, a daughter Sydney, and a son, Gunnar. Sydney’s husband, similar to her father, is also a football player, the New York Islanders forward Matt Martin.

His son Gunnar is a Boston College graduate who played football and ice hockey team. Gunnar was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis ever since he was two years old. Currently, he become an activist who owns a blog and podcast which discuss anything related to the cystic fibrosis issue.

Boomer Esiason’s Career

The hefty amount of Boomer Esiason net worth is not overnight work. He had been building his career from the ground up since he was young. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of his career.

College football career

Although it did not greatly contribute to Boomer Esiason net worth, his college football career had successfully exposed his talent to everyone watching. He played at the University of Maryland under head coaches Jerry Claiborne and Bobby Ross. With the scholarship offered, he brilliantly set 17 records on the school football field. For his achievements, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1999, fifteen years after he graduated with a B.A.


Professional football career

Boomer Esiason net worth largely comes from his professional football career in the NFL. He was selected to play with the Cincinnati Bengals during 1984-1992 and 1997. He also ever played for New York Jets between 1993 to 1995 and Arizona Cardinals in 1996. Boomer Esiason retired completely from professional football in 1997, finishing among the top ten most successful quarterbacks in NFL history in many statistical categories. He made a lot of records for left-handed quarterbacks and was named to four Pro Bowls games.

Boomer Esiason sports analyst career

Boomer Esiason has started his career as a sports analyst career since he was still playing as a quarterback. He had appeared on the following show: World League of American Football (WLAF), Monday Night Football, Thursday Night Football, The NFL Today, and also the infamous WFAN radio show WFAN Morning Show. His expertise in the field had made him a great analyst, which also helped increase Boomer Esiason net worth.

Boomer Esiason movies and tv shows

As a prominent public figure in sports, Boomer Esiason has appeared numerous times on tv, from commercials, game shows, to sports-related shows. This also definitely added to Boomer Esiason net worth.

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Boomer Esiason awards

There are a lot of awards Boomer Esiason has received from his outstanding football career. He is ranked as the 25th  greatest quarterback of the post-merger era by Football Nations. Boomer Esiason was inducted into at least two prominent Sports Hall of Fame, the Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame and Nassau Country Sports Hall of Fame.

Boomer Esiason Net Worth

Boomer Esiason Net Worth is estimated to reach around $20 million.

Boomer Esiason Net Worth from Businesses

There is no further information regarding Boomer Esiason endeavor in any industry besides sports and broadcasting.

Boomer Esiason net worth from Real estate (Mansion / house / home / apartment)

One of his real estate investments is his home in Plandome, New York, the house he has been living in with his family since 1998.

Boomer Esiason Net Worth from Sport cars/yacht / vehicles

Boomer Esiason is known to drive a Cadillac Escalade EXT in 2010. It is currently unknown what type of vehicles he owns and drives.

How much Boomer Esiason make per year? (Salary / Earning / Income)

With the total amount of Boomer Esiason net worth, it is estimated that he received $1 million in annual income.

How does Boomer Esiason make money?

In summary, Boomer Esiason net worth is generated from his contract for many years in the past as a quarterback and also currently as a sports broadcaster.

How much does Boomer Esiason make on WFAN?

There are no sources that disclose the value of Boomer Esiason’s contract with WFAN.

How much does Boomer Esiason make on CBS?

Boomer Esiason is said to have a contract value in the amount of  $17 million a year with CBS.


How much does Boomer Esiason make broadcasting?

Boomer Esiason made at least $17 million from his contract with CBS alone.

Is Boomer Esiason Retired?

Boomer Esiason still actively appeared on sports shows as a broadcaster.

What is Boomer Esiason Doing now?

Besides doing his work as a sports broadcaster, Boomer Esiason also actively engaged in social activities with his foundation, The Boomer Esiason Foundation.