Facts about Nick Buoniconti
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Salary||Over $500 thousand annually|
|Education||Cathedral High School and Notre Dame|
|Residence||Springfield, Massachusetts, United States|
|Sons||Marc Buoniconti and Nick II Buoniconti|
|Grandchildren||Jeremy Buoniconti and Nicholas Buoniconti|
|House||Springfield, Massachusetts, United States|
Who is Nick Buoniconti?
Nick Buoniconti was an American professional football player who was a middle linebacker in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League. He is best known for playing for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins.
Nick Buoniconti died on July 30, 2019 aged 78 and he died in Bridgehampton, New York.
Nick Buoniconti Biography and Early Life
Nick Buoniconti was born on December 15, 1940 in Springfield, Massachusetts and he was born to his parents named Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti Sr. (Father) and Pasqualina Mercolino (Mother).
Nick Buoniconti was raised in a Roman Catholic Christian family and this makes him a Christian. His parents owned a family bakery and he spent most of his time either in the bakery or at school.
Nick Buoniconti Education
Nick Buoniconti attended Cathedral High School and he later studied at Notre Dame.
Nick Buoniconti began his football career while at Notre Dame and after graduating, he was drafted by the American Football League. He was also the captain of the 1961 Notre Dame Football team.
In 1962, he was drafted by the Boston Patriots. In 1969, he moved to AFL’s Miami Dolphins and he played for Dolphins from 1969 to 1974 and 1976. He made the AFL ALL-Star team in 1969 and the NFL Pro Bowl in 1972 and 1973.
In 1973, he recorded a then-team record 162 tackles and 91 were unassisted. In 1972 and 1973, he was named to the AFC-NFC Pro Bowl. He ended his career with 24 sacks, 18 with the Boston Patriots and six with the Dolphins.
In 1969, 1970 and 1973, he was named the Dolphins’ Most Valuable Player. In 1990, he was voted as a linebacker on the Dolphins’ Silver Anniversary All-Time team.
Nick Buoniconti Wife
Nick Buoniconti was a married man and he was married to his wife named Lynn Weiss.
Nick Buoniconti Residence
Before his death, Nick Buoniconti resided in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Buoniconti was of American nationality. He was white by ethnicity.
Nick Buoniconti Daughter and Sons
Nick Buoniconti had a daughter named Gina Buoniconti. He has two sons named Marc Buoniconti and Nick II Buoniconti.
Nick Buoniconti Grandchildren
Nick Buoniconti had two grandchildren named Jeremy Buoniconti and Nicholas Buoniconti.
Nick Buoniconti House
Nick Buoniconti’s house was located in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Nick Buoniconti Salary
Due to the level of success he recorded in his football career, Buoniconti earned over $500 thousand as salary annually.
Nick Buoniconti Brother
Nick Buoniconti had a younger brother named Jericho Buoniconti.
Social Media Presence
Before passing away on July 30, 2019 in Bridgehampton, New York, Buoniconti wasn’t active on social media and had no social media following.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Before his death, Buoniconti wasn’t linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
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Nick Buoniconti Net Worth
Nick Buoniconti was an American professional football player and his net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
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