Lynn Swann Net Worth
Lynn Swann was an iconic American football player best known for his wide receiver career with Pittsburgh Steelers and University of Southern California Trojans, winning four Super Bowl championships and being chosen MVP of Super Bowl X – becoming a four-time Super Bowl Champion and being inducted into College Football Hall of Fame. Following retirement, Swann embarked upon an extensive broadcasting and business career which has enabled him to amass an estimated net worth of $20 Million through various ventures he established after leaving NFL play.
Lynn Curtis Swann was born March 7 in Alcoa, Tennessee under the sign of Pisces, while Chinese zodiac was Dragon. At Junipero Serra High School he excelled at multiple sports while setting school records in long jump and setback jump. Swann received offers from UCLA and Notre Dame colleges but eventually chose USC on an academic scholarship instead before being selected in the first round of 1974 NFL draft by Pittsburgh Steelers where he spent nine-year NFL career earning various All-American honors along the way.
Swann retired from the NFL in 1982, yet his career remained far from over. He pursued various endeavors in broadcasting and business – emceeing the television game show To Tell The Truth between 1990-1991 for example – serving as Chairman of President’s Council on Fitness Sports Nutrition from 2002 – 2005 as well as holding board positions at Hershey Entertainment Resorts H J Heinz Co and Wyndham International among many others. From 2011-14 he co-owned Arena Football League’s Pittsburgh Power team from 2011-14 as Co-Owner alongside co-Owner of Arena Football League’s Pittsburgh Power team from 2011-14.
Swann has been married twice and shares two sons with Charena. He strives to find a balance between work and home life for himself and his children’s wellbeing; living in Los Angeles with an expansive home and an assortment of luxury cars is home to him and his family.
Swann has long been active in supporting various charitable causes. He has made donations to organizations like Los Angeles Urban Youth Foundation and YMCA of Greater LA, among others. He serves on the Board of Directors at the American Jewish Committee and Executive Committee at American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles, while in his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends. Swann has an immense passion for art and is an avid collector of classic automobiles, owning several rare vehicles such as an ’89 Dodge Ram 1500 and ’73 Chevy Camaro. His story of success serves as an inspirational tale; born into humble circumstances yet still managing to achieve amazing professional and personal achievements makes him an outstanding role model for people everywhere, particularly young athletes.