All-time NFL legend and social activist Jim Brown passed away in Los Angeles on Thursday. As said by Brown’s family in a statement, he passed away peacefully at his home in LA, with his wife Monique, next to him.
Who was Jim Brown?
Jim Brown was an all-time NFL legend born on February 17, 1936, at St. Simons Island, Georgia, United States.
Cause of death-
The cause of the death has not been revealed. But, Brown has passed away in peace at his home in Los Angeles, with her wife Monique, by her side.
Brown had a glorifying career that accumulated a net worth that is currently estimated to be around $30 million.
He died at the age of 87.
Brown married twice Monique Brown, whom he married in 1997, and Sue Brown, whom he married in 1959 and ended it in 1972.
Brown was one of the greatest players in football history and one of the first superstars in the sport. He was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1965 and broke numerous league records during his brief career, which lasted from 1957 to 1965.
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown, the unstoppable running back left his brilliant career at its height to become a well-known civil rights activist and actor in the 1960s.
He is survived by his wife Monique their two children, and three children from his previous marriage to Sue.