Janet Elway Biography
Janet Buchan Elway, a world-class swimmer at Stanford University is well known as an ex-wife of former American football quarterback John Elway. Currently, she is married to Kevin Kretzmar, a financial services professional.
As of 2019, Janet Elway is happily married to Kevin Kretzmar, a financial services professional. Together Janet and Step-Dad Kevin lives with four lovely children Juliana, Jessica, Jordan, and Jack.
To know more Janet’s net worth, divorce settlement, personal life, re-marriage, early life, and facts, Stay Tuned!
Janet Elway Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary(2019)
Though Janet hasn’t revealed her personal net worth and salary publically, it is known that her former husband, John Elway has an estimated net worth over $145 million. Did you know how much she got for her divorce settlement?
Well, an article in the newspaper said she was planning to open her home (which she got in the settlement) for charitable fundraisers. The house covers 17,000 square feet.
CAPTION: John Elway’s house in Idaho Springs (Colorado)
As of now, she is the wife of Kevin Kretzmar, president of Centennial-based Safe Money and a branch manager for Summit Brokerage Services. Without a doubt, she definitely enjoys a lavish lifestyle.
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Kevin Kretzmar as a financial advisor earns an annual salary in the range between $110,000-$180,000. Hence, we can say that the family is having the time of their life.
Janet Elway married, husband, divorce, ex-husband, children!
Talking about Janet Elway’s marital status, she has been married twice. Her first marriage to former American quarterback, John Elway lasted for 18 long years. The couple first met, while they both attended Stanford University and soon the two began to date each other.
CAPTION: John Elway and Janet Buchan Elway wedding picture
Janet was on the Cardinal swimming team. They married soon after Elway entered the NFL, in 1984. Janet with her ex-husband, John has four lovely children. Their children, Jessica is a student at Stanford, and Jordan is at the University of Virginia. Similarly, Jack and Juliana are both enrolled at Cherry Creek High School.
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The couple hit the media when they announced their separation in 2002 and their divorce case was finalized in 2003. After the divorce, Janet found herself frightened by the prospect of handling life on her own.
The children were always the couple’s priority, she says.
“I think John and I have done a really great job letting them know how loved they are, that it was not their fault. It came down to not even a choice – it had to happen, and we would do the best we could do for them. John and I both felt that the most important thing was to do our best at getting these kids through it with as little pain as possible.”
John’s frequent travels mean Janet gets to spend more time with the children, but their dad remains a big part of their lives.
CAPTION: Janet Elway and her husband Kevin Kretzmar with family
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After spending around eight years single, Janet Elway married to her second husband Kevin Kretzmar in 2011. Her fiance is a president of Centennial-based Safe Money and a branch manager for Summit Brokerage Services.
Janet Elway Early Life & Education
Born as Janet Buchan, she was born on February 17, 1961, in Seattle, Washington, United States. She was raised by her parents in the Washington area, where she attended Stanford University and graduated from there in 1983.
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Janet hasn’t shared information regarding her parents is not available on social sites. She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
John Elway Controversy
In May 2014, Janet’s son, Jack, was arrested for alleged domestic violence against his girlfriend. The police report revealed that his girlfriend allegations she was having a verbal fight with him around 1:40 a.m. on 31st May 2014, when he stopped the car, and everything got violent.
She said she tried to stand up and get back in the car, but Elway “forced her down to the ground again.” Jack’s girlfriend also claimed she sustained scrapes on both of her knees. Her son was jailed for disturbing the peace and assault, and bail was set at $550. His father picked him up from jail.
Janet Elway facts and Body Stats
Here are some interesting facts about Janet Elway!
- Age: 58 years as of 2019
- Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
- Net Worth: $5 million (including her husband Kevin Kretzmar’s earnings)
- Ex-Husband: John Elway
- Current Spouse: Kevin Kretzmar