Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worthabout $14 million
Date Of BirthNovember 3, 1954
SpouseDiana Simms
FactRanks 46th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (157).

Philip Martin Simms is an American former football quarterback who was born in Springfield, Kentucky, on November 3, 1956. He is the son of Diana and E. J. Simms. He has four siblings: two brothers, Jeff and Greg, and two sisters, Holly and Julie. Simms was raised in Louisville, Kentucky, and attended Southern High School.

He played football and basketball in high school and was named an All-American quarterback in 1974. Simms played college football at Morehead State University and was drafted by the New York Giants in the first round of the 1979 NFL Draft. He played for the Giants for his entire 14-year career. Simms was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXI after leading the Giants to a victory over the Denver Broncos. He retired from the NFL in 1993.

Simms currently works as a television commentator for the NFL on CBS. His net worth is estimated to be $16 million.

General Info

Full NamePhil Simms
Net Worthabout $14 million
Date Of BirthNovember 3, 1954
Height1.9 m
Weight98 kg
ProfessionSports commentator, Commentator, American football player
EducationEl Camino College, Morehead State University


SpouseDiana Simms
ChildrenChris Simms, Matt Simms, Deirdre
ParentsBarbara Simms


NominationsSports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
MoviesThe Gong Show Movie
TV ShowsInside the NFL, Thursday Night Football, Miss Universe Pageant

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1He was nominated for the 2016 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Sports category.
2Inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame in 1997.
3Inducted into the Morehead State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995.
4Melanoma cancer survivor.
5The New York Giants retired his number 11 in the 1996 season.
6Attended Southern High School in Louisville, Kentucky.
7Ranks 47th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (78.48).
8Ranks 5th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (3,418).
9Ranks 5th on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (477).
10Ranks 46th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (157).
11Ranks 27th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (199).
12Ranks 18th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (33,462).
13Ranks 20th on NFL All-Time Passing Completions List (2,576).
14Ranks 19th on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (4,647).
15New York Giants All-Time Passing Yards Leader (33,462).
16Member of Super Bowl XXI and XXV Champion New York Giants teams. Member of 1989 NFC Eastern Division Champion New York Giants team.
17Father of Chris Simms and Matt Simms.
18Won Super Bowl XXI MVP in January, 1987.
19Attended Morehead State University.
20Played Quarterback for New York Giants from 1979-1993.
21Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.




'85: The Greatest Team in Pro Football History2016
How I Met Your Mother2010TV SeriesPhil Simms


Inside the NFL2009-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - NFL Analyst
Super Bowl 502016TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself
The Timeline2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Elementary2014TV SeriesHimself
CBS This Morning2014TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Former N.Y. Giants Quarterback / Himself
The NFL Today2006-2013TV SeriesHimself - Analyst / Himself - CBS On Field Analyst / Himself - On Field Reporter
LT: The Life & Times2013DocumentaryHimself
Baltimore Ravens: Road to XLVII2013VideoHimself - Color Commentator
60 Minutes Sports2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Commentator (segment "The Making of Super Bowl XLVII")
Super Bowl XLVII2013TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
Late Show with David Letterman2001-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Madden NFL 132012Video GameHimself (voice)
A Football Life2011TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLIV2010TV SpecialHimself - Game Analyst
The Price Is Right2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Who Made You?2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Show2008TV SeriesHimself
2007 AFC Championship Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
As the World Turns2007TV SeriesHimself
Criminal Minds2007TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLI2007TV SpecialHimself - Announcer
Super Bowl XL2006TV SpecialHimself
Super Bowl XL Pre-Game Show2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
Costas Now2005TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Super Bowl XXXVIII2004TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Miss Universe Pageant2002TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
2001 AFC Championship Game2002TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
Yes, Dear2001TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXV2001TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Nickelodeon GAS Sideline Heroes of the NFL2000TV MovieHimself - Host
Hollywood Squares1999-2000TV SeriesHimself
Charlie Rose2000TV SeriesHimself
1999 AFC Championship Game2000TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
CBS Cares2000TV SeriesHimself
Unitas1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The NFL on CBS1984-1999TV SeriesHimself - New York Giants Quarterback / Himself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XXXIII1999TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Buddy Faro1998TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXII1998TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1997 AFC Championship Game1998TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
The NFL on NBC1985-1997TV SeriesHimself - New York Giants Quarterback / Himself - Color commentator
1996 AFC Championship Game1997TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XXX1996TV SpecialHimself - Color Commentator
1995 AFC Championship Game1996TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994TV SeriesHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1980-1993TV SeriesHimself - New York Giants Quarterback
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1993TV SeriesHimself - New York Giants Quarterback
Late Night with David Letterman1991TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXI1987TV SpecialHimself - New York Giants Quarterback
1986 NFC Championship Game1987TV MovieHimself - New York Giants Quarterback
I Challenge You1985TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - CBS Sports


Nominated Awards

2011EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2010EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2008EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst
2003EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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