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Dick Butkus Net Worth

Dick Butkus Net Worth

Net Worth: $8 Million

  • Source of Wealth playing football
  • Birth Place Chicago, Illinois
  • Marital Status Married
  • Full Name Richard Marvin Butkus
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 9, 1942
  • Occupation former football player, actor, broadcaster
  • Education University of Illinois
  • Children 3
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About Dick Butkus

Dick Butkus is a former American football player, endorser, broadcaster and actor which has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Dick Butkus started his career in football in 1962, playing center and linebacker at the University of Illinois.

He won Chicago Tribune Silver Football in 1963 as the Big Ten’s Most Valuable Player. He was recognized as American Football Coaches Association Player of the Year in 1964. During his entire career as a college football player, he got 374 tackles.

When he landed in the National Football League, he signed with the Chicago Bears. During his career with the Bears, he recovered 27 fumbles and was one of the most feared players in the league. He was selected in the list of Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century by ESPN.

Aside from being a football player, Butkus became a celebrity endorser, broadcaster, and actor. He made cameo appearances in films like The Longest Yard, Cracking Up, and Any Given Sunday, among others.

He replaced Jimmy “The Greek” Snyder for CBS’ pregame show, The NFL Today, in 1988.

Richard Marvin Butkus was born on December 9, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He studied at University of Illinois. Butkus married Helen Essenberg in 1963.