Lawrence Taylor is a Virginia-born former professional football player with an estimated net worth of $100 thousand dollars. A linebacker for the New York Giants, Lawrence Taylor is considered one of the best players in NFL history. He was a ten-time Pro Bowl selection and won AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year a record three times, among other honors and records. Lawrence Taylor retirement has been difficult to say the least. LT has faced statutory rape allegations, cocaine addiction, bad investments and tax evasion that have left the linebacker broke today.