Bo Jackson is a well known American football and baseball player. He is considered one of the greatest athletes of his era. He was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in the year 1996. Jackson also makes his appearance in lots of advertisements for Nike. IN his career, Jackson won the Pro Bowl in the year 1990.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Bo Jackson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Bo Jackson was born as Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson on the date 30 November 1962. He was born in Alabama in the United States of America. In childhood, he was constantly getting into trouble, so his family described him as the wild boar hog.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||30 November 1962|
|Birth Place:||Bessemer, Alabama, United States|
|Children:||Garrett Jackson, Morgan Jackson, and Nicholas Jackson|
|Profession:||Former professional baseball and football player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Jackson is 57 years old. His height is 1.85 m while he weights 104 kg.
Education, School/College University
Jackson went to school in McCalla, and he was a decathlon state champion in his early years. Jackson gets a state school record in the year 1982 with triple jump and indoor jump of 48’8” and 6’9” respectively. He received the football scholarship in order to attend Auburn University. Later he became an athlete both in baseball and football during his college days. Jackson earned his BS degree from Auburn University in Family and Child Development. In 1982, the New York Yankees selected Jackson in the MLB Draft, but he decided to join to Auburn University.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Bo Jackson was the eighth of ten children in the family. He was named after his Vince Adward, who was his mother’s favorite actor. He holds an American nationality. But there is no other information available about family background and ethnicity.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Bo Jackson is a married man, and he got married to Linda Jackson in the year 1987. His wife, Linda Jackson, is a clinical psychologist. The couple has three children together named Garrett, Nicholas and Morgan Jackson. Currently, he lived happily with his wife and children in Burr Ridge in Illinois.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||5 September 1987|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is BO JACKSON Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Linda Jackson|
|Kids:||Garrett Jackson, Morgan Jackson, and Nicholas Jackson|
Professional Life and Career
Jackson started his career by playing baseball and football from his college days. In 1983, he played for his college for the first time. Jackson played college baseball until 1986. He used to play for the Auburn Tigers football team in his college football matches. Jackson has run for a total of 4303 yards in the history of SEC. In 1983, he was named as Most Valuable Player.
In 1991, he played for the Chicago White Sox and player two sessions with them. In the year 1986, Jackson was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but he never played with them. Later he joined Angeles Paider in 1987 and played with them till 1990. His professional NFL statistics include 2782 rushing yards, 16 touchdowns, and an average of 5.4 yards.
Awards & Nominations
Bo Jackson won the Heisman Trophy in the year 1985. He is the athlete who won the Walter Camp Award. In the year 1985, he was also named as the Player of the Year by the Sporting News. Jackson was named the All-Star Game ‘Most Valuable Player’. In the year 1993, he won the Comeback Player of the Year Award by AL.
Bo Jackson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of June 2020, Bo Jackson has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. He earns his net worth by playing both football and baseball professionally. Jackson was the popular figure in the late 1980s and in the early 1990s. He also makes his appearance in lots of movies, television shows, as well as commercials.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
Jackson was a popular player of his time, and there is no rumor and controversy regarding his personal and professional career.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 211579 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 172k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 83.3k followers.
Bo Jackson is considered one of the most successful and popular athletes in the United States of America. He had a successful career in MLB and the NFL. Apart from this, he is also popular for his marketing campaign known as ‘Bo Knows.’ He makes his appearance in lots of video games and also owns his original Game Boy gaming system. In the year 2007, Nike releases the ‘Nike Dunk’ in his honor. Jackson has a large number of fan following all around the world due to his amazing skills and talent in football and baseball. Currently, he is living happily with his family.