Boomer Esiason Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 13 May, 2016
Facts of Boomer Esiason
Date of Birth: 1961 , April-17
Age: 57 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Boomer Esiason
Birth Name Norman Julius Esiason
Nick Name Boomer
Father Norman Esiason
Mother Irene Esiason
Nationality American
Birth Place/City West Islip, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Football quarterback
Net Worth $15 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Married Yes
Married to Cheryl Esiason (m. 1986)
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Education University of Maryland, College Park
Siblings Susan Esiason, Robin Esiason
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Norman Julius “Boomer” Esiason is a well known name in sports arena. He is a retired American football quarterback and is a current network color commentator. He has spent 14 years of his career in National Football League (NFL) playing for the team Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals. After his retirement from his player career, he started working as a football analyst starting from ABC and HBO and currently I working for CBS Sports on The NFL Today, Westwood One for Monday Night Football and the Superbowl and Inside the NFL by Showtime. He is also a co-host for the WFAN morning sports radio program called Boomer and Carton.

Boomer was born in West Islip of New York City and grew up nearby East Islip and had gone to Timber Point Elementary School. He graduated his high school in 1979 from East Islip High School. During high school, he loved to play football, basketball and baseball. He studied at University of Maryland and graduated with a B.A in 1984 receiving Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1999. While his time at the university, he had played for the university for head coaches Jerry Claiborne and Bobby Ross. He had set 17 school records and was mentioned in All American in 1982 and 1983. On his final year at Maryland, he was selected by Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of 1984 NFL Draft with 38th overall pick. During his 14 year of football career, he was named to four Pro Bowls and holds several NFL career stats records. He was NFL Most Valuable Player in 1988 and Walter Payton Man of the Year in 1995.

He was ranked as 25th greatest quarterback of the post-merger era. He was also inducted into Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 and was the recipient of the Pulse of the People award in 2011. He already had started appearing as the color analyst while he was still playing. Therefore it has been easy for him to carry on the career in sports as an analyst or commentator. He has hosted Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials for four times in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Moving onto his personal life, he is a happily married man. He is married to his wife Cheryl Hyde in the year 1986. Cheryl is a very beautiful person. The couple loves each other very much and is faithful to each other and committed to each other for which there is no any rumor or news heard or read about their extra marital affairs. The marital life is successful and going on very well. They have two children together, one son and one daughter. Gunnar is the name of his son who is the youngest in the family and Sydney is the name of his daughter.  Sydney is the eldest in the family. They both are grown up now and are trying to get on to their career. The couple is living a very happy married life and is living in New York together with their children. There is no any sign of getting divorced or misunderstanding between the couple as well.

There has been no rumor heard on his personal life but within his professional life, it is obvious to be heard on his trading or quitting, etc in the past.  There is no any rumor heard on him recently. 

Boomer is a social enthusiast. He has opened Boomer Esiason Foundation which is involved in the quest to treat the disease cystic fibrosis. He has raised millions of dollars for the charity to treat the disease and for its research through the foundation. 

He has a very good physique as he was an athlete. He has a good height and accompanying body weight. He has a high net worth and is paid a very good salary for his work.

More information on him can be found following his Twitter account. Also, one can read his short bio in different internet sites.