Jon Paul Dorenbos is a former American football long snapper, whose career ended in 2017 after he was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm and underwent an immediate surgery. As one of the most popular plays with two Pro Bowls in his life, he also was part of the 11th season of America’s Got Talent where he won the third position. So, if you want to know more about Jon Dorenbos, including his net worth, continue reading.
Jon Dorenbos’s Personal Life
Jonathan Dorenbos was born on July 21, 1980, in Washington. He is the son of Kathy and Alan Dorenbos and has a sister and a brother. However, his childhood wasn’t easy at all. As a matter of fact, his father murdered his mother when Jonathan was just 12 years old. As his father was charged and sentenced to 13 years in prison, Jonathan was sent to a foster home. After a long legal battle, the custody belonged to his Aunt Susan and uncle, Steve Hindman.
He attended Pacifica High School where he participated in sports like hockey and baseball. After completing his graduation, he joined Texas-El Paso. He married his longtime girlfriend Annelise Dale on June 17 20017. Jon’s sister works at the pharmacology department of the Creighton University School of Medicine, while his brother is an independent contractor and owns ‘RAD Remodeling’.
His football career started in high school and continued through university. However, he started with professional football in 2018 when the Buffalo Bills drafted him. Then, in 2005 he was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2005 and in 2006 switched to the Philadelphia Eagles. Jon Dorenbos can boast with 201 football games in his career.
Besides playing football professionally, Jon is a famous Hollywood magician. He participated in the 11th season of America’s Got Talent where he won the third position and used to perform for his former Bills teammates, Jonas Jennings and Alex Van Pelt. Likewise, he is also well known for his motivational speeches, including the ones for Jackson Hewitt, Pioneer Investments and National FFA Organization.
Jon Dorenbos works actively with ‘Punt Foundation’ to help underprivileged kids to get health care facilities and owns a business called ‘DAC Framing’ in New York.
He has won three awards so far, including the Mid Atlantic Emmy award for hosting ‘Inside the Eagles’ and two Pro Bowls.
Jon Dorenbos’s Net Worth
It is estimated that Jonathan Dorenbos’s net worth stands at over $3 million. He earned over $100,000 by charging hefty salaries from his NFL teams. His millions mostly come from his professional football career, but he has also earned from endorsing sports-related brands and drinks.
Jon is considered to be one of the best American football players who has unmatchable field skills. Nevertheless, he was forced to end his career as he was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm and had to go through an immediate surgery in September 2017. The open-heart surgery was successful and it saved his life. Even though he can’t play football anymore, he continues to be positive about life. In fact, he was recently filmed sharing the Super Bowl magic with The Eagles.
Jon Dorenbos is the perfect example that no matter how many obstacles you have in life, you should always be positive, work hard and never give up.