Bart Starr (born January 9, 1934) is an American Footballer, NFL Quarterback Star Player, and Coach from Alabama. Moreover, he played on the quarterback position with Green Bay Packers (National Football League, NFL). Barr remained in the field from 1956 to 1971.
He led the victorious journey of the team in two super bowls. Additionally, he created the history being with his team for three league championships of 1965-1967. He passed around 3149 attempts as a quarterback.
In 1966, he won the League MVP award. Starr retired in 1972 and his career completion percentage 57.4. Meanwhile, he played around 196 games. Again, he joined “Green Bay Packers” as the head coach.
However, Starr died because of heart stroke on May 26, 2019, in Birmingham. In recent years, his health affected the passage of time. He had undergone several heart surgeries too. In fact, Bart could not attend the Super Bowl 50 ceremony due to his bad health.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
Footballer Bart Starr was born on the 9th of January 1934 in Montgomery, Alabama (USA). As of 2019, his present age was 85 years old. He raised by his parents Benjamin Bryan Starr (father) and Lula Tucker Starr (mother). Furthermore, Brent’s real full name is “Bryan Bartlett Starr”. Though, his childhood was full of hardship in World War II.
Brett’s dad deployed to the Pacific Theater, US Army and the US Air Force. His younger brother Hilton E. “Bubba” Starr died due to tetanus (1946) after stepping on a dog bone. In fact, Mr. Starr’s relationship with his father worsened. He developed himself into an introvert child.
Therefore, Bart never shared his feeling with his family. He received his admission at Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery. Moreover, he tried playing football but broke his leg. Then, he got the option to play football or work in the family garden. Bart decided to play football again. In his senior year, he named as “All State and All American”.
Many top universities of US approached him. Additionally, Starr firstly considered the University of Kentucky. Bear Bryant was his coach at the university. Furthermore, he changed his mind and went to the University of Alabama.
Wedding, Spouse & Children
Cherry Louise Marton and Bart are married for 60 years. Furthermore, the couple has two sons named Bart Starr Jr. and Bret Michael Starr. However, Bret (Bart’s younger son) died due to drug overdose in 1988.
The couple worked in the NGOs like “Rawhide Boys Ranch” and “Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation”. Cherry launched the “Starr Children’s Fund” to support pediatric children.
Additionally, Starr suffered from many aliment diseases in the past years. He did stem-cell therapy too and his family supported him. Moreover, he lived in Birmingham, Alabama.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Real Birth Name||Bryan Bartlett Starr.|
|Profession||Football Quaterack & Head Coach of Green Bay Packers.|
|Famous For||Died due heart stroke on May 26, 2019.|
|Age (As of 2019)||85 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 9, 1934.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Montgomery, Alabama (USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Death Date||May 26, 2019.|
|Place||Birmingham, Alabama (United States).|
|Awards||1. Super Bowl Champion (I, II).
2. NFL Champion (1961, 1962, 1965-67).
3. NFL Most Valuable Player (1966).
4. NFL passer rating lead (1962, 1964, 1966, 1968 & 1969).
5. Packers Hall of Fame.
6. Green Bay Packers No. 16 retired.
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Capcricorn.|
|Current Residence||Birmingham, Alabama (USA).|
|Matches Played||196 (Green Bay Packers).|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 88 Kg.
Pounds: 193 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12.5 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||41-33-34.|
|Shoe Size (US)||9.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Parents||Father: Benjamin Bryan Starr.
Mother: Lula Tucker Starr.
|Siblings||Brother: Hilton E. "Bubba" Starr (Died in 1946).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Cherry Louise Marton.|
|Children||Son: Bart Starr Jr. and Bret Michael Starr (Dead).
|School||Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery.|
|Alma Mater||1. University of Kentucky.
2. University of Alabama.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celeb||Actor: Hugh Jackman.
Actress: Jessica Alba.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading, Shopping & Traveling.|
|Favorite Dishes||Mexican Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$4 Million US Dollars.|
|Salary, Earnings & Monthly Income||Under review.|
|Home Details||House in Birmingham.|
|Email Address||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||NA.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Bart Starr
- Bart and his believed in Christianity.
- As per Wikipedia, he is the only player to retire with (15) number given by his team.
- NFL started the “Bart Starr Award” on his name too.
- In fact, he honored to be in the “Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame”.
- He trained the NFL team “Arizona Firebirds” in 1984.
- Football Star, Bart Starr height stands at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m tall). Additionally, his body weight is around 88 Kg (193 in Pounds).
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- Money Factor: The Legendary NFL Quarterback’s net worth (2019) is valued at $4 Million US Dollars. He worked with many NFL teams as a player and head coach. Meanwhile, he coached Cleveland and Arizona.
- Additionally, the 85-year-old season rating as a passer is 104.8.
- He also inducted in “Packers Hall of Fame” and “Pro Football Hall of Fame”.
- Starr advised for the team expansion to the Arizona Firebirds.
- However, the team administration did not grant him ownership of that time.