Cris Collinsworth is an American retired professional football player who played as a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for 8 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. As of now, Cris Collinsworth works as the television sportscaster for NBC, Showtime, and the NFL Network. The multi-talented Cris Collinsworth’s net worth is evaluated at $14 million as of 2019.
He has exaggerated a hefty sum in his career from his profession as a player as well as a sportscaster. On the other hand, he has also bagged 15 Sports Emmy Awards. Likewise, he is also an owner of Pro Football Focus which is a sports statistic monitoring service. Continue reading the article to know more about Cris Collinsworth.
Know About Cris Collinsworth Net Worth, Childhood Life, Career, and Relationship
Cris Collinsworth took birth to the parents Abe Collinsworth and Donetta Browning in Dayton, Ohio, USA on 27th January 1959. His parents were both a high school teacher. Cris grew up with his two brothers Kyle and Grey Collinsworth.
His family moved to Titusville, Florida in 1963 when Cris was four years old.
Regarding his education, he went to Astronaut High School. Later, he joined the University of Florida after completion of high school.
Talking about Cris Collinsworth’s career, he played for a high school team. During his high school, he was a high school football All-American quarterback and also the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 3A 100-yard-dash state champion.
In addition to his college career, he played for the University of Florida. At the beginning of his career, he played in the position of run-first quarterback. Later, his coach Steve Spurrier moved him to the position of wide receiver. Subsequently, he flourished in his new position. He was a senior captain on the 1980 Gator team. He was also named as the MVP of the 1980 Tangerine Bowl.
Furthermore, he was also inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a Gator Great in 1991.
Cris Collinsworth Professional Career
Cris Collinsworth began his professional career by appearing for the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1981 NFL Draft. He played his entire eight-year NFL career with the Bengals. Apart from this, he was named to the Pro Bowl In 1981, 1982, and 1983.
In 1985, he signed a contracted with the Tampa Bay Bandits of USFL. However, his contract was void after picking up an ankle injury. Later, he moved back to the Bengals. He completed his eight-season NFL career with 417 receptions for 6698 yards and 36 touchdowns in 107 games.
Cris Collinsworth Broadcasting Career
After retiring from football, he started his career as a sports radio talk show host. Afterward, he became a reporter for HBO’s Inside the NFL.
Likewise, in 1990, he signed a contract with NBC network’s NFL Broadcast. Besides, he also appeared on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.
Know About Cris Collinsworth’s Net Worth and Earnings
Previously mentioned, Cris Collinsworth’s net worth is estimated at $14 million as of 2019. He has gathered a hefty sum of money from his profession as a football player. Apart from this, he also earned a huge amount from his profession as a sportscaster.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cris Collinsworth’s salary is $4 million per year.
Personal Life and Relationship
Following Cris Collinsworth’s personal life, he is in a marital relationship with Holly Bankemper. Also, the couple is proud parents of four children Austin, Ashely, Katie, and Jack.
Apart from his love life, Cris is also a philanthropist.