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Pasquale William Croce Wiki Biography
Pat Croce was born as Pasquale Croce on the 2nd November 1954 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is an entrepreneur, author, sports team executive and owner, and TV personality, best known as a president of the Philadelphia 76ers from 1996 to 2001. Croce’s career started in 1977.
Have you ever wondered how rich Pat Croce is as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Pat Croce’s net worth is as high as $300 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an entrepreneur. In addition to being a sports executive, Croce also worked as a commentator and published several books which improved his wealth.
Pat Croce Net Worth $300 Million
Pat Croce was born in a mixed marriage between an Italian father and Irish-American mother. He studied at the University of Pittsburgh and graduated in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in 1977. Soon after, Croce started his career as a physical therapist, and later became a physical conditioning and rehabilitation coach for the NHL team Philadelphia Flyers. Croce served as an administrative director at the Sports Medicine Clinic of Haverford Community Hospital before was hired to help the Philadelphia 76ers centre Shawn Bradley to bulk up. He stayed with Philadelphia for the next ten years as their athletic trainer.
In 1984, Croce established the Sports Physical Therapists and expanded business to a chain of 40 centres in 11 states before sold it in 1993 for $40 million. In 1996, Croce became a president of the Philadelphia 76ers as a part of a group that also owns Philadelphia Flyers. Under his guidance, the 76ers went from the worst team in the league to the NBA finals in 2001 after which he resigned. He is the first ever trainer who rose to the owner position in the history of professional sports team.
After leaving the post at Philadelphia, Croce used his vast knowledge of taekwondo and served as a commentator during the 2004 Summer Olympic Games. He also has a black belt in taekwondo. In 2005, Pat opened a $10 million worth of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum in Key West, Florida. The museum features authentic pirate artefacts and a year later; he opened Rum Barrel restaurant right next to the museum. In 2010, the museum moved to St. Augustine, Florida.
Pat Croce is also an author and has published numerous books; his first book came out in 1983, entitled “Conditioning for Ice Hockey: Year ‘Round”. His second book came out the following year, entitled “Stretching for Athletics. In 1997 came out the “A Baseball Player’s Guide to Sports Medicine”, and three years later “I Feel Great and You Will Too!”.
He also wrote “110%” (2001), “Victory Journal” (2002), “Lead or Get Off the Pot!!” (2004), and “Do It Now Journal” (2004). Lately, Croce wrote several pirate-related books including “Pirate Soul – A Swashbuckling Journey Through the Golden Age of Pirates” (2006), “My Pop-Pop is a Pirate” (2008), “Blackbeard” (2011), “Pirates of St. Augustine” (2011), and “The Pirate Handbook” (2011), all of which added a lot to his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Pat Croce is married to Diane, but additional details about his private life are relatively unknown. He has a summer residence in Ocean City, New Jersey.
|Full Name||Pat Croce|
|Net Worth||$300 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 2, 1954|
|Place Of Birth||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Education||University of Pittsburgh, West Chester University of Pennsylvania|
|Siblings||John Croce, Joe Croce, Vincent Croce|
|TV Shows||Pat Croce: Moving In, American Inventor|
|1||Founder of the San Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum.|
|2||Has written three successful books.|
|3||Has a helicopter license.|
|4||Nearly lost his leg in an accident in 1999, 40 miles into an "Ocean to Ocean" motorcycle tour.|
|5||Borrowed $4000.00 from his dad to start his first company Orthopedic and Athletic Rehabilitation in 1980.|
|6||Has a black belt in martial arts.|
|7||Former president of the professional basketball team, the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, currently works as a basketball journalist for NBC.|
|The Mighty Macs||2009||executive producer|
|The Messenger: Based on a True Story||2005||Short executive producer|
|Slamball||2002||TV Series executive producer - 2002-2004|
|Slamball||2002||TV Series||Studio Host (2002-2004)|
|Like Mike||2002||Pat Croce|
|The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch||2005-2006||TV Series||Himself|
|Biography||2005||TV Series documentary||Himself - Founder and Owner of Pirate Soul Museum|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|Pat Croce Moving In||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|Howard Stern||2004||TV Series||Himself|
|Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad||2004||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|WWE Raw||2002-2003||TV Series||Himself|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2003||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Charlie Rose||2002||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|2002 NBA All-Star Game||2002||TV Special||Himself - Studio Analyst|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2001||TV Series||Himself|
|Meet the Press||2001||TV Series||Himself|
|Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel||2000||TV Series||Himself|
|Food Network Challenge||2011||TV Series||Himself - Judge|
|Fox and Friends||2000-2011||TV Series||Himself|
|The Best Damn Sports Show Period||2002-2007||TV Series||Himself|
|American Inventor||2007||TV Series||Himself - Judge|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer||2006||TV Series||Himself|