Phil Simms Net Worth, Wife, Bio, Son, CBS, College, Twitter

Published Date   14th Jan. 2018, 15:39 pm
Phil Simms Net Worth, Wife, Bio, Son, CBS, College, Twitter
Quick Info
Birth Name: Phillip Martin Simms
Date of Birth: 03/11/1955
Age: 68 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $14 million

Phil Simms is the former giant quarterback of American Football, playing for New York Giants. He spent his 14 years of professional career for New York Giants. During his career, he got disturbed by several shoulders and ligament injury, Though, Phil was never away from sports. After his retirement, he first joined ESPN as an analyst, then became career broadcaster of NFL games, a commentator with NBC and currently a television sportscaster for CBS network. He is also famous for his Tv series like How I Met Your Mother and Criminal Mind. Phil Simms net worth is $14 million.


Phil Simms was born on November 03, 1955 (Some website other than Wikipedia claims to be 1954) in Springfield, Kentucky, USA.  Son of William L. Simms and Barbara Simms is well known for his quarterback position for New York Giants and his voice over in How I Met Your Mother (Season 5, Episode 15). After his long career in American Football, he retired on November 4, 1995. His retirement was quite sentimental as he announced retirement in a halftime ceremony of the game versus the Dallas Cowboys. His outstanding career, filled with lots of awards and achievement. Most highlighting awards were NEA NFL most valuable player in 1986 and New York Giants ring of honor in 1986 and 1990. Apart from his sports and acting career, he is perfect son, husband, and father. His family adds Phil Simms net worth with love.

Early Life and Education

Simms, born in Springfield, Kentucky, spent his childhood with his grandfather and family and joined St. Dominic’s Elementary for his schooling.

After his parent moved to Louisville, he continued his schooling with St. Rita Catholic Grade School and high school from Southern High School.

During his high school, his enthusiasm toward American Football increased and started playing Football.


Phil got married to Diana Simms, who is a former model. They together have two sons, Chris Simms and Matt Simms and daughter Deirdre.

Is Phil Simms kids involved in football as well?

Well, yes of course!

Chris Simms
Chris Simms

Image Source: New York Post

Chris Simms, born on August 29, 1980, is former NFL quarterback, assistant coach, and current college football analyst.

Matt Simms
Matt Simms

Image Source: CBS Sports

Matt Simms, born on September 27, 1988, is an American Football quarterback who played for College. He currently is a free agent for New York Jets.

His daughter Deirdre is married to former NFL linebacker,

Phil Simms daughter Deirdre married Brian Toal
Phil Simms daughter Deirdre married Brian Toal

Image Source: NY Times


Initially, his career started by playing for Morehead State Eagles, where he completed 92 of 173 passes, had six touchdown passes, 11 interceptions, and 1229 yard covering.

Simms impressed with his skills in Division I-AA in 1978, Though they lost the match.

In 1979, New York Giants selected him as a quarterback who surprised lots of spectators.

He won first five-game to start an impressive rookie year in 1979.

Phil Simms suffered a lot of injuries which obstructed his play for next four years.

In 1983, he suffered a season-ending injury. His thumb stuck with the helmet of another player in the follow through.

He often got humiliated by the spectators during his ups and downs in his career.

Finally, in 1984, he emerged again and proved him as an obsessed leader with improved skills.

Simms got awarded by NEA NFL most valuable player and New York Giants ring of honor (twice) for his outstanding achievements.

In his last year of career, he completed 2,576 out of 4,647, covered 33462 yards and have 199 touchdowns.

NFL history ranked him 31st regarding passing yardage.

Why was he picked for New York Giants?

Phil Simms performance is domestic level impressed the spectators as well as selectors.

His performance in Division I-AA impresses selector as he imposed 48.9% passing completion and school record 5,545 yards, 32 touchdowns and 45 interceptions.

How Phil Simms currently spends his time?

Even after his retirement, he is no away from sports.

Initially, after retirement, he joined ESPN, NBC’s Lead Broadcast Crew and served as sideline reporter for NBC Sports.

Finally, in 1998, He moved to CBS Network with AFC package and later included in CBS’s lead broadcast team.

He also appeared in CBS networks venture, How I Met Your Mother and Criminal Minds. He gave a voiceover in both television series.

These two Television series and celebrity status sum Phil Simms net-worth.

Net Worth

Phil Simms net worth is estimated to be $14 million.

His retired career earns a little, and his involvement with CBS network earned  the most.

Phil also hosts and co-host many television shows which also helps to add Phil Simms net worth.

His annual salary or per episode salary is not on the internet.

Social Media

He is not active on Facebook and Instagram, but he has 24.2 thousand followers on Twitter following his every post.

He recently posted on CBS Sports Network, posting “thinks that it comes down to overall talent and the Vikings have more” along with a video.


NFL: National Football League

NBC: National Broadcasting Company

ESPN: Entertainment and Sports Programming Network

NEA: Newspaper Enterprise Association

CBS: Columbia Broadcasting System

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