Son of Pamela Elaine and Robert Ramsey, Tim Richard Tebow was born on August 14, 1987. Tim is a professional baseball player from the USA. He has four other siblings, but he is the youngest amongst them. All of the five kids were homeschooled by their parents. After being homeschooled Tim tried to play for the local high school team. He became a part of Trinity Christian Academy. He became Florida’s Player Of The Year many times. Later a documentary was also made on him called “Faces in Sports.”
He went to the University of Florida for his higher education, where he received an athletic scholarship. He became team captain for Florida Gaters for two years, starting from 2008 and 2009. Tim holds the record of being the first homeschooled athlete to get awarded with Heisman Trophy. Another interesting fact about Tim Tebow was that a superhero character was created in Marvel Comics, which was based on Tim, and was known as “Super Tim.”
In 2019, Tim got engaged to Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who is a South African model. They got married in South Africa on January 20, 2020. Tim holds strong religious beliefs and regularly preaches Christianity. He has preached at several places like prisons, schools, universities, conferences, meetings, and churches.
He is also known for his work in charity. Tim and some students from the University of Florida created a foundation named “First and 15” for charities. He also raised money for several organizations like an orphanage in the Philippines named Uncle Dick’s Orphanage, and a pediatric cancer center named Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Tim always loves to help people who are in great need.
Tim played for the New York Mets, which is a Major League Baseball team based in New York City. Tim had also played for the University of California as a footballer. He appeared on BCS National Championship in the season of 2006 and 2008. In 2007, he won the Heisman Trophy.
During the Season of 2007, Tim became the quarterback of Florida’s Gators. This was the time he also achieved the Heisman Trophy. When Tobey led the team with a record of 13-1, he was announced as the offensive MVP of the national championship game in Florida.
During the end of his college, he achieved the Southeastern Conference’s record in total rushing touchdowns and passing efficiency. He also appeared second in the record book of NCAA in these categories. Tim began the last three games of the Rookie Season 2010 as a member of the Denver Broncos. He also became the starting quarterback of the team in the 2011 season’s sixth game.
In the offseason of 2012, Tim was traded to the New York Jets by the Broncos. Later, when he signed with other teams like the Philadelphia Eagles and England Patriots, he never played any of the matches for these teams.
Agents of Tim announced on August 10, 2016, that Tim would undertake professional baseball as his career. He also announced his contract signed with New York Mets on September 8, 2016, which was a minor league contract.
Tim Tebow Net Worth
Tim Tebow’s current net worth in 2020 stands at $12.5 million. He receives an annual salary of $1.6 million. Earlier, most of the earnings he received used to come from his football matches. Now, he mostly earns through baseball. He has also signed several brand endorsement deals with companies like Nike, which add to his income.