Bernard Joseph Kosar is a former American football quarterback from Youngstown, Ohio. He played in the National Football League (NFL). Bernie Kosar was born in Budapest on 25 November 1963. Bernie was a renowned NFL athlete who played for the Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, and Miami Dolphins from 1985 to 1996.
|Full Name||Bernard Joseph Kosar Jr.|
|Birth Date||25 Nov 1963|
|Birth Place||Youngstown, Ohio, United States|
|Life & Career|
Bernie was raised up in Boardman, Ohio, where he attended Boardman High School and participated in both football and baseball. At the time, Parade magazine recognized him as an All-American senior for the 1982 season. As a student at the University of Miami, he continued to play football at the collegiate level.
Bernie was signed by the Cleveland Browns to play in the NFL before to graduating from the University. Throughout his career, he was noted for his affable demeanor toward spectators and for his remarkably precise throws. He played his first nine years in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns from 1985 to 1993, where he earned a Pro Bowl berth in 1987.
Bernie also won a Super Bowl in year 1993 while playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Later in his career, Bernie was signed to a one-year contract by the Dallas Cowboys while backup quarterback Troy experienced ailments. Although Bernie performed admirably for the club, he was hired by the Miami Dolphins as a back-up quarterback player for Marino, where he concluded his professional career after two years.
Bernie has been active in a variety of business enterprises since retiring from football in 1996, and he is still interested in football, now acting as a consultant with the Cleveland Browns. He formerly played with the Las Vegas in the minor leagues. Being a member of all of these prestigious teams for more than 11 years of his life has undoubtedly contributed to Bernie’s net worth and fame throughout the years.
Following a series of terrible financial decisions, Kosar’s firms were declared bankrupt in 2010, and he later appeared in the ESPN documentary, which examines former athletes’ naïve economic ventures.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
In Pittacus Lore’s 2010 novel I Am Number 4, protagonist John Smith discovers an abandoned beagle named Bernie Kosar and adopts him as a pet. A poster of Kosar is shown in Smith’s new bedroom in the 2011 film adaption.
Bernie currently lives as a divorcee and father of four children; he was previously married to Babette Kosar in 1990 and their marriage lasted till 2007. Bernie, a devout Catholic, is presently suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which he contracted while playing professional football.
Bernie’s net worth was estimated to be $100,000 in early 2016. Clearly, his eleven years in the NFL as a quarterback contributed the most to his current riches.