Vincent Edward “Bo Jackson Net Worth in 2020, All Star Player in Both Baseball and Football Career Earning

Bo Jackson is a former American baseball and football player. He is considered to be one of the greatest athletes of all time.

Only in athlete history, he became the player who both baseball and football an All-Star player. In the year 1996, he introduced into the College Football Hall of Fame.

What is Bo Jackson Net Worth? His Career Earning and Salary Range

AllStar former American baseball and football player, Bo Jackson has an estimated net worth of around $18 million as of 2019. During his active years, he earned an annual salary of around $400 thousand to $600 thousand respectively.

Bo Jackson doing ads with Tiger for new Nissan
Caption: Bo Jackson doing ads with Tiger for new Nissan (Photo: Pinterest)

During his active years, his source of income by playing both football and baseball professionally. He is a successful player in both MLB and NFL. Similarly, he earned $6.8 million worth from his baseball career and $6.1 million salaries from his football career respectively.

In the year 1986, he earned a salary of around $60,000 from the Kansas City Royals. When he played for Los Angeles Raiders he earned $7,400,000 until 1991. After that, he earned a salary of around $330,000 from the Kansas City Royals in 1987.

In 1988, he played for Kansas City Royals again and collected a salary of around$383,000. He earned a salary of around $610,000 from the Kansas City Royals in 1989. In 1990, he earned a salary of around $1,000,000 from the same team.

Bo Jackson driving a car
Caption: Bo Jackson driving a car (Photo: Pinterest)

From the Chicago White Sox, he collected a salary of around $1,010,000 in the year 1991. In the year 1993, he earned $2,410,000 from the same team.  He earned a salary of around $1,000,000 while playing for the California Angels in the year 1994.

Similarly, he has collected estimated earnings from Nike and other endorsements of around $1 million. While he received the estimated payout from disability insurance after a football injury of around $4 million.

Net Worth Comparison of American Players to his generation.

S.N Players Calculated Net Worth
1. Deion Sanders $40 Million
2. Barry Sanders $20 Million
3. Bo Jackson $18 Million
4. Herschel Walker $12 Million
5. Marcus Allen $4 Million

Career Summary of Bo Jackson

  • In the year 1986, he was selected with the first overall pick in NFL Draft by the ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • However, he opted to play baseball for the ‘Kansas City Royals’. Similarly, Jackson played football with the ‘Los Angeles Raiders’ beginning in 1987.
  • The best year in his professional career was in 1990 in terms of performance.
Bo Jackson playing for his team
Caption: Bo Jackson playing for his team (Photo: Pinterest)
  • He averaged a whopping 11.3 in receiving and 5.6 in rushing in football. He’s averaged 0.272 in baseball.
  • In 1991, his football career was caught when he suffered a debilitating hip injury while playing for the Raiders. The ‘Chicago White Sox’ picked him up from Kansas City Royals in the same year.
  • Jackson helped them capture the American League West Championship in 1993.
  • He retired from baseball following the ’94 season deciding to dedicate more time to his family.
  • He averaged a whopping 0.250 in baseball, having played for ‘Kansas City Royals’, ‘Chicago White Sox’ and ‘California City Angels’ at the time of retirement in 1994.
  • Bo ended up his fantastic football career with an average of 8.8 in Receiving and 5.4 in Rushing, playing for the ‘Los Angeles Raiders’.
  • He dabbled in acting, having made several television guest appearances and appearing in small roles in a few films through the 1990s.
Bo Jackson with his bat and football
Caption: Bo Jackson with his bat and football (Photo: Pinterest)
  • He came together with John Cangelosi to form the ‘Bo Jackson Elite Sports Complex’, a multi-sports dome facility in Lockport, Illinois in the year 2007.
  • Similarly, he has been successful with other investments, including a food company, ‘N’Genuity’.
  • Bo is among a group of investors who own ‘The Burr Ridge Bank and Trust’ in the Chicago suburbs.
  • He returned to do commercials for ‘Nike’ in the fall of 2010 for their ‘BOOM’ campaign after 20 years since his famous ‘Bo Knows’ campaign. He rejoined the ‘Chicago White Sox’ as an ambassador to the team on January 22, 2014.

Television Career

Bo appeared in the character as a ProStars, an NBC Saturday morning cartoon show. Also, he featured alongside Wayne Gretzky and Michael Jordan fighting crime. In the show, they are helping children, although neither he, nor Gretzky, nor Jordan voiced their respective characters.

Bo Jackson enjoying moment with his friends
Caption: Bo Jackson enjoying the moment with his friends (Photo: Instagram)

However, he played the role of Calvin Farquhar a sports radio jockey on the TV show Married…with Children. After that, he appeared in an episode of the TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman in which he plays a basketball game with Clark Kent/Superman.

In the year 1995, he was seen in the episode of ‘Naked Babies’ on Diagnosis Murder, playing a nanny to four babies who had just had their mother kidnapped.