Bart Starr Biography
Bart Starr was born on January 9, 1934, in Montgomery, Alabama, US. He was an American professional football player and Coach. Similarly, he played on the quarterback position with Green Bay Packers NFL from 1956 through 1971. Moreover, he was the only quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to three consecutive league championships.
Consequently, Starr also became Most Valuable Player of the first two Super Bowls and won the league MVP award in 1966. He retired in 1972.
Regarding his family, his father’s name was Benjamin Bryan Starr whereas his mother’s name was Lula Tucker Starr. Additionally, had a younger brother named Hilton E. “Bubba” Starr.
Starr attended Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery.
Starr stood at the height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighed around 88 Kg. Likewise, he had 41 inches of the chest, 34 inches of hips and 12.5 inches of biceps.
Furthermore, he had black eyes and white hairs.
He was in a very long marital relationship with his wife, Cherry Louise Marton till his death. Similarly, they also had two sons and three daughters. However, their younger son died because of a drug overdose at the age of 24.
The couple also helped in starting the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. They raised funds for cancer research and care.
Death and Cause
The great Football legend died at the age of 85 on Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Birmingham, Alabama. As per many sources, he died due to a stroke which he suffered from 2014.
He previously suffered from physical ailments, including ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, a mild heart attack, seizures, and a broken hip.
He had an estimated net worth of $ 4 million.
- Full Name: Bryan Bartlett Starr
- Profession: American football player and Coach
- Birth Date: January 9, 1934
- Died On: May 26, 2019
- Birth Place: Montgomery, Alabama, US
- Nationality: American
- Father’s Name: Benjamin Bryan Starr
- Mother’s Name: Lula Tucker Starr
- Height: 6 feet 1 inch
- Weight: 88 Kg
- Chest Size: 41 inches
- Biceps Size: 12.5 inches
- Hips Size: 34 inches
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: White
- Net Worth: $4 million