Jim Kelly net worth: Jim Kelly is a retired American professional football player who has a net worth of $20 million. Pennsylvanian-born Jim Kelly started playing football in high school and straight after his senior year, he was picked to join the Big 33 Football Classic. Kelly was also an avid basketball player, scoring over 1000 points and has led his high school team to the semi-finals. Kelly went on to University of Miami, where he was responsible for helping to turn the institution into one of the best collegiate football programs in the country. Jim was inducted into the University of Miami Hall of Fame in 1992.
Kelly was picked by the Buffalo Bills for the 1983 NFL Draft but ended up signing with the Houston Gamblers of rival USFL. Again Kelly made his mark, as he made several league records, surpassing most players' performance. After the break down of Gamblers, Kelly went on to play for the New Jersey Generals, until the entire USFL folded in 1986.
In the same year, Kelly joined the Buffalo Bills. He would go on to lead his team to four straight Super Bowls. To date, Kelly holds the NFL record for most yards gained in one game (against the Carolina Panthers in 1995). In 1990 he led the league with 33 touchdown passes. Jim Kelly made the Pro Bowl five times. Kelly retired from the game in 1996. With is record-breaking results, Jim earned a well-deserved spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2002. During his football years, Jim Kelly wasn't just the All-American football star, he also ran a camp for 8-18 year-olds at the Buffalo Bill facilities.