Terry Bradshaw is one of the few people that have proved that fame changes no one it all depends on what you decided to do with it.
Terry Bradshaw was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1948. His mother, Novis raised him and his siblings while his father was a United States Navy veteran.
His mother was a devoted Christian and made sure they had a better upbringing, she often forced Terry and his brothers to practices and school.
Novis told The Pittsburgh Press in 1980, ”He was just a regular little boy, very active, very mischievous, very loving.”
Terry’s father had a Liking for sports and introduced him to football and little league.
Novis explained in 1989, ”That’s all you heard out of that child – football, football and that’s all he did. I mean from little up. That’s all he ever did. He had a football in his hand.”
She continued: ”There was not anything ever given to him. He had to work and he did and he was determined that ’I’m gonna do it’. Because he wanted it so bad.”
Terry proved he was the real deal at LSU. He got a lot of attention during high school for his incredible talent and by the time he graduated he has grown into a star.
”I didn’t want to go to LSU,” Bradshaw said. “They didn’t throw the football. They do this year, right? But they never had thrown it.
Matter of fact, I’ve always said they haven’t had a great quarterback ever. Even when they had Bert Jones, they didn’t use him properly.”
In 1970, NFL draft, Bradshaw went as the first pick. It was tough on his part as he never left the south.
Terry said, ”You have to understand, now, I’m a momma’s boy. I’m from the south. My way of being raised is totally different than the big city life. I truly was a country boy.”
During his first years in the league, it wasn’t easy for him, but in the end, he achieved a great milestone for the Steelers.
After retiring from football, Bradshaw decided to pursue a career in television and turned out to be one of America’s favorite sportscasters.
According to Celebrity Networth, The former NFL star has a total net worth of $25 million.
Terry Bradshaw will always be that man, fame or millions of dollars never changed. He’s the most real and he never forgot where he came from.