Quick Facts of Janet Elway

  • Full NameJanet Elway
  • NicknameJanet
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSeattle, Washington, the United States
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionCelebrity ex-wife
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1979-Present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Blonde
  • SpouseKevin Kretzmar
  • Height6ft 3 inches
  • Weight93kg
  • EducationGraduate
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children4
  • Horoscope Aquarius

Janet Elway, aka Janet Buchan, rose to fame as the ex-wife of the former American Football quarterback John Elway.

Furthermore, she is a world-class swimmer at Stanford University. To know more about her bio, family, marriage, husband, and net worth, stay tuned and read the whole article.

About Janet Elway

Janet was born on 17th February 1961 in Seattle, Washington, the United States. Her birth sign is Aquarius, and she is of American nationality. Likewise, she was raised in the Washington region with her parents. She hasn’t disclosed the details of her parents and whether she has siblings on the internet.

Similarly, she entered Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Stanford University in 1983. During University, she was a swimming team member, and there she was announced as a world-class swimmer.

Professional Career

When Janet was at her University, she joined the Swimming class, and later she won 6 state championships which were two each in the 500-yard freestyle, 200 individual medley, and two in relays. On the other hand, she is the gold medalist in the 400-meter IM at the 1979 World University Games in Mexico City.

She attended Stanford to its first national women’s swim title in 1980. Also, she has made a national record in 400-meter IM and was a high point winner in the Association of Intercollege Athletics for Women (AIAW) meet.

Relationship Status

61 years old Janet married twice in her life. As of now, she is the wife of the financial advisor, Kevin Kretzmar. He is the President of Centennial-based Safe Money and the branch manager for Summit Brokerage Services. The love birds tried to keep their marriage low-key. Still, there were a lot of media outlets that picked the news up, especially with her previous marriage. The couple is now living together happily, although not much is known, and she has been mostly low profile.

Janet with her present husband; Kevin Kretzmar
Janet with her present husband, Kevin Kretzmar, Source: denverpost.com

Previously, she was in a married relationship with a famous American Football quarterback John Elway. They first met when they were studying at Stanford University and started dating each other. In 1984, they walked down the aisle when John entered the NFL.

Janet with her former-husband; John Elway
Janet with her former-husband; John Elway, Source: Playerswiki.com

The former couple, Janet and John, are the parents of four Kids, Juliana, Jessica, Jordan, and Jack. Jessica also studies as a student at Stanford University, and Jordan studies at Virginia University. At the same time, Jack and Juliana enrolled in high school in Cherry Creek.
However, after staying 18 years together in a marital bond, they divorced in 2003.

After divorced from Janet, John proposed to former Oakland Raiders cheerleader Paige Green. The couple met during a 2005 celebrity golf tournament held by former Raiders running back Marcus Allen in Los Angeles, California.

Janet’s Net Worth

6ft 3 inches tall, Janet is a very hard-working person. She has an estimated net worth of around $1 Million. Moreover, her former husband John had an estimated net worth of $145 million.

Additionally, she opens her home to charitable fundraisers that she received as the divorce settlement. They made the house in 17,000 square feet of land. Gypsy Benitez, Denika Kisty, and Jen Sochko also enjoy the perks of being celebrity wives.