Fran Tarkenton Net Worth
Fran Tarkenton Net Worth: Fran Tarkenton is a former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive who has a net worth of $60 million. Fran Tarkenton was born on February 3, 1940 in Richmond, Virginia and grew up in Athens, Georgia where he went to Athens High School. He attended the University of Georgia, where he was the quarterback on the Bulldog football team. He led Georgia to the 1959 Southeastern Conference championship. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He is best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, as well as serving as a commentator on "Monday Night Football" and a co-host of "That's Incredible!". At the time of his retirement he owned every major quarterback record. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. In his 18 NFL seasons, Tarkenton completed 3,686 of 6,467 passes for 47,003 yards and 342 touchdowns, with 266 interceptions. Tarkenton's 47,003 career passing yards rank him 6th all time, while his 342 career passing touchdowns is 4th all time in NFL history. Tarkenton also founded Tarkenton Software, a computer-program generator company, and he toured the U.S. promoting CASE (computer-aided software engineering) with Albert F. Case, J. of Nastec Corporation. Tarkenton Software later merged with KnowledgeWare (with Tarkenton as president), until selling the company to Sterling Software in 1994.