Rosey Grier Net Worth: $5 Million
Born in Cuthbert, Georgia in July 1932. American actor, singer, minister, and former professional football player Rosey Grier has an estimated net worth of $5 million. During his playing days, Grier was a defensive tackle who started playing for Abraham Clark High School before going on to represent the college football team of Penn State University. In 1955, he was drafted by the New York Giants in the NFL Draft. From 1955 to 1962, he played for the Giants and later for the Los Angeles Rams between 1963 and 1966. He made it into Pro Bowl selection twice and was a three time All-Pro selection. Grier also served as a bodyguard for Robert F. Kennedy and was guarding Ethel Kennedy when the Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated, subduing the shooter Sirhan Sirhan. As an actor he was featured in the television series Make Room for Granddaddy, Daniel Boone, and Movin’ On, while as a singer he released his hit single “People Make The World” as tribute to Robert Francis “Bobby” Kennedy. He also wrote the book Rosey Grier’s Needlepoint for Men and five more books. In 1983 Grier became an ordained Christian minister; he is also the founder of the nonprofit American Neighborhood Enterprises.