Jeff Hostetler Bio: College, Stats, Wife & Net Worth

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For those who don’t know about Jeff Hostetler, he is a retired American Football quarterback player. He has played with various professional football leagues like New York Giants, Washington Redskins, and Los Angeles.

Hoss struggled with many injuries when playing with the professional leagues, due to which he retired from his football career.

But during his tenure, Jeff became two time Super Bowl championship winner. Not to mention he was even selected for the 1994 Pro Bowl.

Likewise, after playing football for more than 15 years, the quarterback has successfully accumulated a considerable amount of net worth. 

Young Jeff NFL
Former NFL Quarterback, Jeff

Here in this article, many talks will include Jeff’s professional career journey, retirement, and many others. Make sure to read the article. 

Before moving on, let’s have a look at some of his quick facts. 

Quick Facts:

Full Name William Jeffrey Hostetler
Birth Date April 22, 1961
Birth Place Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, United States
Nick Name Jeffrey Hostetler, Hoss
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity Under Review
Education Conemaugh Township Area
West Virginia University
Penn State University
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Unknown
Mother’s Name Unknown
Siblings Yes (3)
Age 63 years old
Height 1.9 m/ 6’3″
Weight 98 kg/ 215 lb
Shoe Size Unknown
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Measurement Not available
Build Athletic
Married Yes
Wife Vicky Hostetler
Kids Yes (3)
Profession Football Player
Position Quarterback 
Active Years  1984 – 1998
Clubs  New York Giants
Los Angeles / Oakland Raiders
Washington Redskins
Awards Super Bowl Champion
Pro Bowl
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million
Career Earnings 1,000,000 
Social Media Unavailable
Merch Gameplay Magazine Program, Autograph, Football Card
Last Update May, 2024

Jeff Hostetler | Early Life, Family, and Education

Jeff was born on April 22, 1961, somewhere in Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, United States. He was raised by his parents, whose information is still missing on the internet.

Likewise, Hoss is only the single child of his parents; he has three more siblings: Ron HostetlerDoug Hostetler, and Todd Hostetler.

Taking about the childhood period of Hostetler, he grew up in a low-income family. Like other children, he did not have a luxurious life.

Jeff’s family had dairy cows and more than 18,000 chickens which they used to look after and survive on.

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Mother knows best

However, Jeff’s parents were always supportive of him. He considers his parents as the glue of his family, especially his mother.

Jeff believed that his mother is one of the strongest women that made him believe in everything. He said,

My mom was the glue. She was a strong woman of faith and believed in the power of prayer.

Talking about the other family members of Jeff, he is the uncle of Jonathan Stupar, who is the tight end player of the Buffalo Bills.

Likewise, he is the uncle of Nate Stupar, who is the linebacker player for the New York Giants.


Moving onto the academic records of Hoss, he joined Conemaugh Township Area, located in Pennsylvania.

From there, he completed his high school degree and then enrolled in West Virginia University for college-level study.

In West Virginia, besides learning, he joined the college football team and played for the team.

From the West Virginia University, he graduated with a degree in Finance, scoring a 3.85 GPA overall.

Jeff Hostetler | Age, Height, and Physical Appearances

Born in the year 1961, the quarterback is 63 years old. He was also born under the zodiac sign Taurus, who is intelligent, hardworking, and dedicated.

Also, by birth, Jeff’s full name is William Jeffrey Hostetler, whereas the people around him call him Hoss.

It is essential for players to maintain their diet and do regular exercises. Jeff seems to be very strict with his diet, where he weighs around 98 kg.

This is a perfect weight of a quarterback player like him. Likewise, he stands at an outstanding and tall height of about 6.2 ft (1.9m).

Other basic body measurements of Hoss are not available at the moment. Similarly, the information related to his shoe size, tattoos( if any) also seems missing on the internet.

Not to mention, his look seems to be incomplete with dark-colored eyes and hair.

Born and raised in America, Jeff belongs to American nationality and follows the Christian religion by birth. Sadly, his ethnic group is still under review.

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Jeff Hostetler | Professional Career

Before joining the professional league as a quarterback player, Hostetler began his football career at Penn State University. He played for three games for the season 1980.

After that, he was transferred to the West Virginia University. Jeff began his Virginia University after playing against the 1982 Oklahoma Sooners football team.

He led the Virginia team to win the match with a score of 41-27, where Hostetler recorded four touchdowns and 321 yards. At the University, Hoss was trained by Don Nehlen.

He was also named as WVU’s all-time roster. In addition, Jeff was inducted into the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.

Upon completing the University, he was drafted for the 1894 NFL draft by New York Giants. The quarterback player almost spends eight years with the Giants.

After the 1992 season, Jeff’s contract was not renewed. So the quarterback player signed the contract with Los Angeles Raiders in the year 1993.

After Raiders, the quarterback player signed the contract with the Washington Redskins in 1997. After that, Hostetler signed a four-year contract with the Redskins.

In a match against the former team Giants, Hostetler finished the game with a 2-1 record win.

Hoss suffered from several injuries when playing with the Redskins, due to which he announced his retirement after the 1998 seasons. He spends most of the 1998 season on the injured list.

Jeff Hostetler | Net Worth and Salary

Jeff is a multi-faceted individual, i.e., a professional football player, a performer, and a businessman who owns a construction company.

From here, it is clear that Hostetler is one of the wealthiest players among others. Hoss makes a large chunk of money from his football career. 

“William Jeffrey Hostetler Net Worth is estimated to be around $1 Million -$5 Million.”

Since he has played football with a famous football leagues such as New York Giants, Los Angeles, Washington Redskins, he has signed a contract worth millions!

William signed a three-year contract worth $8 million for three years with Los Angeles. Along with the contract amount, he received $1.6 Million as the Salary amount.

Likewise, with the Washington Redskins, he signed a contract worth $3 Million for three years.


Before retiring from football, Hostetler earned all the wealth from his primary career as a quarterback.

Likewise, he is also engaged with different brand endorsements to get a reasonable sum of money by promoting these brands.

After retirement, the retired quarterback player started his own business, i.e., a construction company, and currently works there.


Jeff, at present, resides in Morgantown, West Virginia, with his wife and kids. There he owns a big bungalow with different varieties of cars.

Jeff Posing Outside of his House
Jeff Posing outside of his House

We can analyze that Hoss currently lives a luxurious and enjoyable life with his family, mainly his wife and kids.

However, the information regarding Hostetler’s assets, bank balance, etc., is still under review. 

Jeff Hostetler | Wife & Kids

Being a professional football player and a public figure simultaneously, Jeff is open to the public. He shares every small detail regarding his personal life with the people around him.

From there, we have been able to collect some of the vital information regarding the quarterback player’s love life.

As of now, Jeff is a happily married man. He tied the marital knot with Vicky Hostetler in 1984. We do not know whether the exact period the couple dated before their marriage.

However, the couples are enjoying their married life together, creating beautiful memories.

Vicky with his wife Jeff
Vicky and Jeff Together

Talking about Hoss’s wife, Vicky, is the daughter of Don Nehlen, the former football coach at West Virginia University. The same place where Jeff’s continued both football and his studies from the University.

Hostetler couples are also blessed with three sons: Justin HostetlerJason Hostetler, and Tyler Hostetler. Not much is known about the occupation of Jeff’s son; he keeps it a secret.

Moreover, the retired quarterback player lives a luxurious life with his wife and sons in Morgantown, West Virginia. Also, there are no rumors of separation or divorce between Jeff and his wife, Vicky.

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Social Media Presence:

Being one of the professional quarterback players, Jeff has successfully accumulated an enormous fan following worldwide.

Hostetler has been active in this field for a long time and is actively present on the media. However, Jeff is not active on social media platforms.

Later on, someday, we’ll update our readers if Hostler is active with any social media platforms.

Some FAQs:

What was the Jersey Number of Jeff?

Jeff wore the Jersey Number 15.

What happened to the Quarterback player William Jeffrey Hostetler?

When playing with the Los Angeles, Jeff suffered from a shoulder injury due to which he missed the 1995 season’s final game.

Why did Jeff retire from his football career?

During his football career period, Jeff suffered from several injuries, due to which he announced his retirement.

How many Super Bowl does Jeff Hostetler win?

Jeff Hostetler has won two Super Bowl championship-winning Super Bowl champion XXI and Super Bowl champion XXV.

Where does Jeff Hostetler live now?

Jeff Hostetler currently lives in Morgantown, West Virginia, and owns a construction company.

When did Hostelter officially start his professional football career?

Jeff Hostetler started his professional football career in the year 1984 with New York Giants.

How much is a Jeff Hostetler card worth?

Jeff Hostetler football trading card price ranges from $0.25-$1.62.

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