John Congemi is one of the respected names in the field of football who currently works for Big East Network and ESPNU now as the college football analyst. Being a former Canadian Football League quarterback, he took part in the Grey Cup Championship in 1987 and 1994. And also, from 1987-1994 he played in the Canadian Football League (CFL) for Baltimore Stallions, Ottawa Rough Riders, and the Toronto Argonauts. Congemi finished second all-time in passing yards behind Dan Marino, and third altogether years trailing just Marino and Tony Dorsett in the four-year beginning quarterback for the University of Pittsburgh and led his team to 1984 Fiesta Bowl. With his outstanding career and popularity, his bio is a huge influence to people. Plus his net worth is something to talk about.


Born in Youngstown Ohio and raised in South Florida, Congemi was really interested in football from his childhood. That why his career into football kicked off from his early years. He was born on 19th of June in the year 1964. He achieved a lot in his early 20’s which helped him get into the career he is in now. He was a respectable football player in the Canadian Football League and played for various teams. He was in the CFL from 1987-1994. He was also in the Grey Cup Championship in 1987 and 1994.

Talking about his education, John Congemi is a Notable Alumni from the University of Pittsburgh. He studied Marketing Management at Youngstown State University from 1984-1996 and studied in Cardinal Mooney High School from 1980-1994.

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Talking about Congemi’s personal life, he is married to his wife Carmela. John and Carmela has a daughter Cassandra and a younger son Johnny. Walking in her father’s footsteps, Cassandra is also into sports. She plays volleyball while her younger brother is in arts and science. There is not much information floating around about Congemi’s family and his former relationships with other women. But being in a football team and playing a quarterback, it is obvious that he has been with lots of women in his days.

For eight years, Congemi had a successful running in professional football in his early years mainly in the Canadian Football League. Congemi entered the telecast corner filling in as a color host for the Miami Hurricanes. Later, he worked as play-by-play man for ESPNU and ESPN and as a college football analyst. In the mid-1980’s, he replaced previous Miami Dolphin legend Dan Marino at the University of Pittsburgh, where he put in four years as the beginning quarterback. In St. Thomas Aquinas, Congemi was the signal-caller for 2 of district championship which incorporated an 11-1 season in 1981. Congemi drove his group to the Fiesta Bowl in 1984 and won MVP honors. Being 6 feet tall attractive guy and playing in the big games, Congemi knows it firsthand how it’s like to fill in the big shoes. In the year 2006, his net worth was estimated to be about $8 million.