Alex Karras Net Worth

During his 12 year NFL career, Alex Karras played on four All-Pro teams, three Second Team All-Pro teams, and four Pro Bowl teams. He was also a member of the NFL 1960s All-Decade Team. He is known as one of the most dominant defensive linemen in NFL history.

Alex Karras’ net worth is estimated to be $6 million. He is a famous American football player, announcer, and actor. He was born in Gary, Indiana on July 15, 1935. He was a friend with Mel Brooks and Howard Cosell. He played on the National Football League’s Detroit Lions from 1958 to 1962.

Alex Karras graduated from Emerson High School in Gary, Indiana in 1953. He went to college at the University of Iowa. He was drafted in the first round by the Detroit Lions in the 1958 NFL Draft. He signed a contract on December 13, 1957. During his first season with the Lions, Karras was a starter and earned $25,000 within a few months. He was later suspended indefinitely by the NFL for allegedly involving himself in betting.

Karras was forced to re-enter professional wrestling in 1963 after a gambling dispute. He also played a part in The Mary Tyler Moore Show. He made a few appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. He married actress Susan Clark in 1980. They had one child. Karras also produced Webster through Georgian Bay Entertainment. He was the executive producer of the series from 1975 to 1989.

In 1968, Alex Karras was offered to play himself in the film adaptation of George Plimpton’s non-fiction sports book ‘Paper Lion’. The film received favorable reviews. The film received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Karras also played a role as Hans Brumbaugh, a western settler, in the TV miniseries ‘Centennial’. He also starred in the comedy ‘The 500 Pound Jerk’, which was based on his life. He also played James Garner’s gay bodyguard in the film ‘Victor Victoria’. He also starred in ‘Hardcase’, a comedy that aired on ABC. He played a darker role as Hank Sully in the film ‘Against All Odds’. He was also a cast member on the ‘Saturday Night Live’ series. He was under consideration for the role of Carlo Rizzi in the film ‘The Godfather’.

In addition to his role as a football player, Alex Karras also starred in the sitcom ‘Webster’, which aired from 1983 to 1989. He also starred in the satirical western film ‘Blazing Saddles’, which was directed by Mel Brooks. The film also featured Alex Ferguson as Mongo.

Alex Karras also has a number of online sources that give you an idea of his net worth. He has an estimated salary of $400,000 – $600,000 a year. He has also been known to be a model, announcer, and producer. He also owns his own ice cream parlor in Surfside Beach, South Carolina.

In his career as an actor, Karras played a role as an adoptive father in the TV sitcom ‘Webster’. He also appeared in the satirical western film /TV series ‘Blazing Saddles’, as Mongo. He also played a hulking villain in the ABC TV movie ‘Hardcase’.