Joe Theismann

Joseph Robert Theismann is a former American professional football player who was a part of the National Football League and Canadian Football league and played as a quarterback. He was a member of the Washington Redskins, the team which took part in the consecutive Super Bowl and won the Super Bowl XVII and Super Bowl XVIII. He also did many professions, such as a corporate speaker, sports commentator, and restaurateur after his retirement.

Well, how well do you know about Joe Theismann? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Joe Theismann’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Joe Theismann to date.

Biography and Early Life

Joe was born on 9th September 1949 to Joseph John Theismann, the owner of a gas station, and Olga Tobias., who worked for Johnson & Johnson. His father was of Austrian nationality, and his mother was of Hungarian nationality. He was born in New Brunswick but was raised in South River, New Jersey. He has not revealed much about his early life experience or about any hardships he ever faced during childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Joe Theismann in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Joe Theismann’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 9 September 1949. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 192 lbs in Pound and 87kg in Kilograms.


He graduated from South River High school while being a letterman in baseball, basketball, and football. He also went to the University of Notre Dame under a college football scholarship.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Joe married Shari Brown and was blessed with three children Joseph Jr., Amy, and Patrick. However, the couple divorced in 1984, and his ex-wife died in 2O18; two years later, Amy, their daughter’s death. In the headlines, he was dating Cathy Lee Crosby, a TV personality, for seven years, but it didn’t end well, as Crosby sued him for $4.5 million, which were eventually settled.

He married Jeanne Caruso, a former Miss Connecticut winner and Miss America contestant, in 1993. His second marriage was also called off in 1995, after which he had to pay Caruso $1 million as marital property and $3.5 million a month as alimony. Now, he is happily married to Robin Smith, a country girl from Memphis.

Is Joe Theismann Gay?

No, Joe Theismann is straight and has no history of being involved with any man. Currently, he is living happily along with his wife, Robin Smith.

Professional Career

Joe Theismann played for the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football league in 1971. His stats during 1971 are:

  1. 148 of 278 passes for 2,440 yards
  2. 17 touchdowns

His stats during 1972 are:

  • 77 of 127 passes for 1,157 yards
  1. 10 touchdowns

His stats during 1973 are:

  1. 157 of 274 passes for 2,496 yards
  2. 13 touchdowns

In 1974, he left the Toronto Argonauts and joined the Redskins, where he pushed the team to two Super Bowl wins, Super Bowl XVII and Super Bowl XVIII. He showed excellent performance while playing for the Redskins, but fate showed its color, and he suffered from a career-ending injury of a compound fracture of the tibia. After which, he had to take voluntary retirement in 1985 and worked as a sportscaster, analyst and then even started a restaurant of his own called the Theismann’s restaurant and bar in Alexandria, Virginia in 1975.


He won many awards for his excellent performance in football such as NFL Offensive Player of the year in 1983, Bert Bell Award in 1982, CFL all-star award (twice in 1971 and 1973, NFL man of the year award in 1982, American Academy of Achievement in 1983, and he was even honored with Washington Redskins Ring of fame.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joe Theismann in 2021

As of 2021, Theismann has a net worth of $10 million. He earned this huge amount by playing as a professional football player. He also worked in many professions after his career-ending injury. He also made this net worth by all of his ‘after-retirement’ jobs.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His son, Joseph Jr., was found guilty of possession and dealing of cocaine and paraphernalia in 2002.

Joe Theismann is a retired football player who won many titles during his playing years and was highly respected in his field. Still, he had to leave all this behind after his tibia injury, which didn’t allow him to play anymore, which made him do all kinds of stuff such as sports commentator, analyst, and many more. But, whatever he did, he always kept himself in the field of sports. He now runs a restaurant and lives a peaceful life with his now-wife, Robin Smith.


Facts of Joseph Robert Theismann

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJoseph Robert Theismann
  • birthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Date of Birth September 09, 1949
  • Age 74 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$10 million
  • professionFormer Football Player, Sports commentator, Corporate speaker and restaurateur
  • weightIn Kilograms – 87 Kg, In Pounds – 192 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolSouth River  High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Richard Wershe

François-Henri Pinault