Kordell Stewart was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 16, 1972. Florence and Robert raised him and his two siblings in Marrero, Louisiana, a city located across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. Stewart’s mother died when he was twelve years old, after a long battle with liver cancer. His father worked long hours at several jobs to support the family. Kordell later attributed his greatest influence to his father, who exemplified what it meant to be a successful worker.

The football player attended Marrero’s John Ehret High School and was a quarterback on the football team. During his senior year of high school in 1990, Kordell was named New Orleans Player of the Year and made the All-State team. In 1991, Kordell was awarded a scholarship to the University of Colorado. He became one of their most accomplished quarterbacks, setting several Buffaloe records, including most passes made, touchdown passes completed, and passing yards gained.

What is Kordell Stewart’s Net Worth as of 2021?

Kordell Stewart agreed to a two-year contract with a base salary of $360,000 per year in 1997. He had the chance to double the amount by bonuses and accomplishments. In 1999, he agreed to a five-year, $27 million extension with the Steelers, with an annual salary of $5.4 million.

Kordell Stewart's mother died when he was twelve, following a long struggle with liver cancer.
Kordell Stewart was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on October 16, 1972.
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The athlete is a former NFL quarterback with a net worth of $14 million. He made $27 million in five years at the peak of his career. He made $3.2 million with the Bears and $660,000 with the Ravens in his last two NFL seasons. Kordell’s career earnings are estimated to be around $31 million.

Kordell Stewart’s Career Highlights

Kordell Stewart was selected 60th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1995 NFL Draft. Kordell spent his first two seasons with the team at wide receiver and running back. In 1997, he won the starting quarterback job and led the Steelers to an 11-5 record and a trip to the AFC Championship Game, where the Denver Broncos defeated them.

Kordell Stewart was awarded a scholarship to the University of Colorado in 1991.
Kordell Stewart agreed to a two-year contract with a base salary of $360,000 per year in 1997.
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After losing some important players from their AFC Championship Game team, the Pittsburgh Steelers struggled in 1998 and 1999. Stewart and the Steelers finished 9-7 in 2000, missing the playoffs by one game. In 2001, he coached the Steelers to a 13-3 regular-season record and a first-round bye in the AFC playoffs. Stewart set a career-high with 3,109 yards passing and was named to the NFL Pro Bowl.

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In 2002, he was replaced by quarterback Tommy Maddox and played in just seven games that season. The following season, he was signed by the Chicago Bears, but he was released after a string of poor performances in 2003. Kordell was a backup for the Baltimore Ravens in 2004 and 2005, and he never played another NFL game after that.

Stewart has appeared as a contestant on the television shows “Pros vs. Joes” and “Deal or No Deal” since leaving the NFL. Kordell was featured on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” in 2012 alongside his ex-wife Porsha Williams Stewart.

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