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Charles Christopher Spielman net worth:
$4 Million

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Chris Spielman Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Charles Christopher Spielman was born on 11 October 1965, in Canton, Ohio USA, to Nancy and Charles Spielman. He is a former American Football player, who now works for Fox NFL as an analyst. He is best known for playing as linebacker for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League (NFL).

So just how wealthy is Chris Spielman? According to sources, Spielman has collected a net worth of over $4 million, as of early 2017. His wealth has been accumulated through his involvement in football and broadcasting.

Chris Spielman Net Worth $4 Million

Spielman grew up in Ohio, along with his brother, the current Minnesota Vikings’ general manager Rick Spielman. He attended Washington High School in Massillon, where he became an avid football player, receiving the Dial Award for the national high-school scholar-athlete of the year, and appearing on a Wheaties box – the only high school athlete to achieve that status. He later enrolled at the Ohio State University, joining the school’s football team, the Ohio State Buckeeys, and receiving the Lombardi Award as the best football linebacker in the college. He was a two-time All-American and the Ohio State football team MVP, and was also honored with the Touchdown Club of Columbus’s Chic Harley Award.

In 1988 Spielman was drafted in the second round, as the 29th overall pick by the Detroit Lions in the NFL Draft. During his eight-year tenure with the Lions, he captained the team’s defense, which was one of the statistically best performing in the NFL during that time. He recorded 10 sacks, four interceptions, 13 forced fumbles, 17 fumble recoveries, and 30 pass defenses, and was the team’s all-time leader in career tackles with 1,138, leading in tackles for seven consecutive seasons. He was also named the team’s defensive MVP. His career with the Lions included four Pro Bowl visits and a NFC Championship Game appearance. It enabled him to reach a high level of popularity, and to earn a sizable net worth.

He intensified that wealth in 1996, when he joined the Buffalo Bills, setting a team and personal record with 206 tackles that year. The following season saw limited games from the player, due to a neck injury, and Spielman was out of game for the entire 1998 season, spending time with his wife who battled with cancer.

He returned to football in 1999, joining the Cleveland Browns. However, after suffering another neck injury, he was forced to retire before the season’s start.

As an aside, in 1995, Spielman played at Wrestlemania XI, apparently just for fun!

Spielman may have retired as a player, but he immediately pursued a career in broadcasting, becoming an NFL studio-show analyst for the Fox Sports Net. Two years later, he joined ESPN, serving as color and studio analyst for college football. He then served as a color analyst for the Lions during the pre-season, and later became a host of the network’s reality series “Summer House” and “Rise Up”. All added to his net worth.

Spielman has also served as a contributor to ESPN Radio affiliate station 97.1 The Fan and has regularly appeared on the sports-talk radio station AM 1270 WXYT, additionally improving his wealth.

Meanwhile, he attempted to get hired as the vacant head coach at Ohio State in 2000, but without success. For a short time in 2005, he served as the coach of the Arena Football Team the Columbus Destroyers.
Mosat recently, in 2016, he became a game analyst for the Fox NFL program.

Aside from football and broadcasting, Spielman has also written a book called “That’s Why I Am Herehere”, released in 2012.

In his private life, Spielman was married to Stephanie Spielman, who passed away in 2009 after her decade-long battle with breast cancer. The couple had four children. Together they they founded The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research in 1999, raising over $8.5 million for cancer research. As of 2013, he has been married to Carrie Yoccom, with whom he has two children. They live in Columbus, Ohio.


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ESPNU Summer House 2006 TV Series talent

Self

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Mike & Mike 2011-2015 TV Series Himself - ESPN College Football Analyst / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl 2013 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Allstate Sugar Bowl 2013 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2012 Valero Alamo Bowl 2012 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2011 Valero Alamo Bowl 2011 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Rise Up 2011/II TV Series Himself - Host
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 - Sideline Reporter
2009 Outback Bowl 2009 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2008 Meineke Car Care Bowl 2008 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2008 magicJack St. Petersburg Bowl 2008 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2008 Outback Bowl 2008 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2007 Emerald Bowl 2007 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself - Ohio State (84-87)
ESPNU Summer House 2007 TV Series Himself - Host
2006 Emerald Bowl 2006 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
2005 Motor City Bowl 2005 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2005 New Orleans Bowl 2005 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2002 Wyndham New Orleans Bowl 2002 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
2001 New Orleans Bowl 2001 TV Movie Himself - Color Commentator
NFL This Morning 1999 TV Series Himself
NFL Monday Night Football 1992-1996 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker / Himself - Buffalo Bills Linebacker
The NFL on NBC 1989-1996 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker / Himself - Buffalo Bills Linebacker
TNT Sunday Night Football 1991-1996 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker / Himself - Buffalo Bills Linebacker
NFL on FOX 1995 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker
WrestleMania XI 1995 TV Special Himself
Home Improvement 1995 TV Series Himself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football 1994 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker
The NFL on CBS 1988-1992 TV Series Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker
1991 NFC Championship Game 1992 TV Movie Himself - Detroit Lions Linebacker
1988 NFL Draft 1988 TV Movie Himself - 29th Overall Pick
1987 Cotton Bowl 1987 TV Movie Himself - Ohio St. Buckeyes Linebacker

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WWE WrestleMania: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 3 2005 Video Himself

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