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Birth date: February 3, 1945
Birth place: Evansville, Indiana, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Weight:86 kg
Profession:American football player
Education:Purdue University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Shay Griese (m. 1994), Judi Griese (m. ?–1988)
Children:Brian Griese
Parents:Ida Griese, Sylverious Griese
Siblings:Bill Griese

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Robert Allen “Bob” Griese is a former American football quarterback, born on 3rd February 1945 in Evansville, Indiana, USA. He earned All-American honors with the Purdue Boilermakers and was drafted by the American Football League’s Miami Dolphins in 1967, subsequently leading the Dolphins to two Super Bowl victories and three consecutive Super Bowl appearances. In 1984 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and Indiana Football Hall of Fame, and six years later into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Griese later worked for ESPN as a college football television commentator.

Have you ever wondered how rich Bob Griese is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Bob Griese’s net worth is over $5 million, acquired through an extraordinarily successful sports career, which actively spanned nearly 15 years. Apart from this, Griese has made a notable career as a commentator and television personality, which has added to his net worth.

Bob Griese Net Worth $5 Million

As a young boy, Bob primarily played baseball and excelled as a pitcher. During his schooling at Rex Mundi High School, Griese also played basketball and football, and earned 12 varsity letters for the Monarchs. In 1963, he led the American Legion baseball team to the American League Baseball World Series, and his basketball team reached first place during the 1962-3 season. Bob was named All-Sectional in his high school career and after being propositioned by several colleges for football, Griese decided to attend Purdue University. He studied business management, joining the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and became a three-sport star – he pitched for the college’s baseball team, played guard on the basketball team, and quarterback, punter and kicker for their football team. His success was so impressive that he ranks no.10 in all time scoring at Purdue University, and was a two-time All-American, plus being awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor for his excellence in academics and athletics.

In the 1967 Common Draft, Bob was the fourth selected player, by the AFL’s Miami Dolphins. During his first few seasons, Griese became an AFL All-Star and earned AFC-NFC Pro Bowl honors. It was in 1971 that he helped the team enter the Super Bowl and was voted the Most Valuable Player in the NFL, being awarded the Jim Thorpe trophy. Bob easily led his team to the Super Bowl one more time in 1974, when they won against the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl VIII.

During his years with the Miami Dolphins, Griese became known as the “Thinking Man’s Quarterback” due to his brilliant play, and thanks to him, the Dolphins achieved the highest winning percentage during the ‘70s. Throughout his 14 professional seasons, Bob was a two times All-Pro and a six-time Dolphins’ MVP. He played in six Pro Bowls and two AFL All-Star games. His number 12 was retired in 1985 during a “Monday Night Football” game on ABC. He was eventually asked to stay on the team as assistant coach in 1981, which he accepted.

After his retirement, Griese worked as an announcer for NBC Sports and providing color commentary on ABC sports and ESPN. He eventually became one of the best commentators in the country. He finally retired in February 2011.

When it comes to his private life, Bob married his college classmate Judi Lassus in June 1967 and has three sons; Judi died in 1988 after suffering from breast cancer. Griese now lives in Jupiter, Florida and Banner Elk, North Carolina, with his second wife, Shay.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taming the Bull: The John Bramlett Story 2013 Documentary Himself
2011 TicketCity Bowl 2011 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2010 Texas Bowl 2010 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2010 Outback Bowl 2010 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl 2009 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Mike & Mike 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl 2008 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2008 Champs Sports Bowl 2008 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2007 Chick-fil-A Bowl 2007 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2007 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl 2007 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2007 Capital One Bowl 2007 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2006 Champs Sports Bowl 2006 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
Super Bowl XXXVII 2003 TV Movie Himself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
2002 FedEx Orange Bowl 2002 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2000 FedEx Orange Bowl 2000 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1999 Rose Bowl 1999 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1998 Rose Bowl 1998 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1996 Rose Bowl 1996 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1995 Rose Bowl 1995 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1994 Rose Bowl 1994 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1991 Army-Navy Game 1991 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1991 Rose Bowl 1991 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1989 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl 1989 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XXIII 1989 TV Movie Himself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
1988 USF&G Sugar Bowl 1988 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1987 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl 1987 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1986 AFC Championship Game 1987 TV Movie Himself - Sideline Reporter
1987 Sunkist Fiesta Bowl 1987 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XX 1986 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1985 AFC Championship Game 1986 TV Movie Himself - Sideline Reporter
1985 Fiesta Bowl 1985 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
1984 Fiesta Bowl 1984 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
NFL Monday Night Football 1970-1979 TV Series Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
ESPN College Football 1979 TV Series Himself
The NFL on CBS 1978 TV Series Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
The NFL on NBC 1967-1977 TV Series Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VIII 1974 TV Movie Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1973 AFC Championship Game 1973 TV Movie Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VII 1973 TV Special Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1972 AFC Championship Game 1972 TV Special Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VI 1972 TV Movie Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1971 AFC Championship Game 1972 TV Special Himself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1971 NFL Pro Bowl 1971 TV Movie Himself - AFC Quarterback
1967 Rose Bowl 1967 TV Movie Himself - Purdue Boilermakers Quarterback
ABC's College Football 1966 TV Series Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1965 TV Series Himself - Football Player

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Rome Is Burning 2008 TV Series Himself

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#Fact
1 Father of Brian Griese.
2 Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
3 Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990.
4 Uniform number 12 retired by the Dolphins.
5 Runner up to 1966 Heisman Trophy winner Steve Spurrier.
6 All-America quarterback at Purdue University, 1964-1966.
7 Completed 19 of 22 passes against Notre Dame in 1965 in a 25-21 win for Purdue.
8 Led the Purdue Boilermakers to a 14-13 win over USC in the 1967 Rose Bowl.
9 Led NFL in Passing Touchdowns (22) in 1977.
10 Member of 1971 AFC Champion Miami Dolphins team. Member of Super Bowl VII and VIII Champion Miami Dolphins teams. Member of 1974 and 1979 AFC East Division Champion Miami Dolphins teams.
11 Ranks 56th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (77.14).
12 Ranks 12th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (2,930).
13 Ranks 24th on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (335).
14 Ranks 39th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (172).
15 Ranks 34th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (192).
16 Ranks 58th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (25,092).
17 Ranks 52nd on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (1,926).
18 Ranks 54th on NFL All-Time Passing Attempts List (3,429).
19 Quarterback for the Miami Dolphins (1967-1980).


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