Greg McElroy Net Worth, Bio, Professional Career and Wife

Published Date   08th Jun. 2017, 00:41 am
Greg McElroy Net Worth, Bio, Professional Career and Wife
Quick Info
Birth Name: Greg McElroy
Date of Birth: 10/05/1988
Age: 33 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $6 million

Greg McElroy net worth escalated with him becoming one of the well-known personalities in American football world.


The 6 feet 2 inches tall and handsome American football player Greg McElroy net worth has built to millions of dollars due to his dedication and perseverance. McElroy started playing from his high school days and later successfully made to NFL where he played for more than a decade with New York Jets. The intelligent and skilled player has gathered titles and awards starting from his early days.

Birth and Background

Greg McElroy was born in on May 10, 1988 as Gregory Vincent McElroy, Jr. in Los Angeles, California. His parents are Greg McElroy, Sr. and Jami McElroy. Greg grew up with a sibling named Blair McElroy. He is an American football player and belongs to white ethnic group.

Dallas Cowboys hired Greg’s father to manage sales and marketing. Therefore, the McElroy family moved to Southlake, Texas.

High School Days and Titles

McElroy attended Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, Texas. McElroy passed for 4636 yards with 56 touchdowns and 9 interceptions in his first season in the year 2005. Greg McElroy net worth was predicted to raise as he covered 4636 yards during his school days which still falls under the top 5 all-time in Texas. Greg’s successful effort won him the titles “Texas 5A Player of the Year” and “EA Sports All-American”.

College Career

Not only a skilled player, but also a talented academician, McElroy received a number of scholarship offers from several divisions football school, but he eventually chose Texas Tech. However, he later committed to Alabama Crimson Tide where he redshirted his first season under Coach Mike Shula.

During his college sophomore in the year 2008, McElroy made six appearances in games. It was in this year, he made his first interception. The following year, McElroy gave a tremendous performance. While playing against Arkansas, he gave remarkable effort with career-high 291 passing yards and 3 touchdowns thus increasing Greg McElroy net worth and value.

However, McElroy also gave his worst performance in October 17 where he finished only half of his passes with 1 interception. Even though Alabama did not start good, the team raised and got a spot in “2010 BCS National Championship Game”. Due to McElroy’s contribution in pulling the team ahead by finishing 12 out of 18 passes for 239 yards, he received “MVP honor”. All these achievements with hard work contributed heighten Greg McElroy net worth.

Professional Career

McElroy contributed to Alabama Crimson Tide victory over Michigan State in 2011 Capital One Bowl and over Duke on September 18. But when Alabama lost in the match against South Carolina, McElroy contributed to Alabama’s victory leaving behind SEC oppositions like Mississippi, Tennessee and Ole Miss. However, Alabama fell behind in inches difference with the winner of the Heisman Trophy, Auburn Tigers.

New York Jets selected McElroy in the 7th round in 2011 NFL Draft and signed a 4-year contract on July 29, 2011 that projected Greg McElroy net worth. McElroy made his debut on August 15, 2011 where he played against Houston Texans almost leading Jets to victory. In the next game, Jets won over Cincinnati Bengals with McElroy finishing 6 out of 9 passes for 59 yards.

In the rest of the matches, McElroy injured his thumb and did not appear in other games. But he returned in 2012 and played against Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles. During the game with Eagles, McElroy made the only touchdown of Jets throughout the whole preseason.

Soon, McElroy made his NFL debut towards the end of 2012 playing against Arizona Cardinals. Jets lost against Tennessee Titans but McElroy got the name “Starting Quarterback” on December 18. The following year, McElroy complained about his ankle injury while playing against Detroit Lions. Later, Jets released him with an injury designation on August 31, 2013.

Honors and Achievements

McElroy graduated with a degree in business marketing with 3.85 GPA even though he did not win Rhodes scholarship. Later, he finished his Master’s degree of Science in Sports Management for which he secured a perfect GPA of 4.0.

Sporting News entitled McElroy with “20th-smartest athlete in Sports” in September, 2010. He got the title as he scored 43 out of 50 on a Wonderlic Test of Intelligence. This demonstrates that Greg McElroy net worth and value did not come without any of his effort and talent.

 Net Worth and Salary

Spending more than a decade with NFL, Greg McElroy net worth has been successfully accumulated to $6 million. His hard work and dedication to game has additionally raised his net worth.

Personal Life and Wife

The 29 years old former American football player is married to his longtime girlfriend Meredith Gray. They married in the beginning of 2015 seven years after they met in the University of Alabama. The couple is living together happily and there is no sign that they will be separating sooner or later.

The New York Jets player Greg McElroy net worth increased with his dedication and aptitude. His proven success in multiple games and a number of honors Greg McElroy received from his early days serve as evidence that he is an astounding football player.

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