Donovan McNabb and Sariah McNabb
Sariah McNabb is an American former professional football quarterback who played 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), predominantly for Philadelphia Eagles. Additionally, she serves as public speaker and philanthropist.
Donovan McNabb and his wife, Teresa McNabb, have long been active supporters of Syracuse University. Recently they donated an amount in excess of six figures to Virtua Voorhees Hospital’s McNabb Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Virtua Voorhees.
Early Life and Education
McNabb was raised on Chicago’s South Side and graduated from Mount Carmel High School, playing alongside two future NFL stars – Wilma (an RN) and Sam (an industrialist) were major influences in his life.
Sam served two tours in the Navy while his mother worked the 4-to-12 shift at both a printing plant and factory.
McNabb wed Raquel Nurse, his college sweetheart, in 2013. They reside in Phoenix with their three children Sariah, Alexis and Devin and have been actively engaged in philanthropy by contributing to Virtua Voorhees Hospital NICU as well as starting the Caris Sports Foundation that assists young athletes participate in organized sports without financial barriers by covering expenses such as equipment registration fees.
Sariah McNabb, Donovan’s wife, founded the Caris Sports Foundation in Phoenix Arizona to ensure young athletes could participate in organized sports without financial barriers preventing them from doing so.
McNabb was selected second overall in the 1999 NFL Draft by Philadelphia Eagles despite receiving loud boos from crowd. Over 13 seasons he became one of the league’s best quarterbacks.
He is well known for his passing ability and has earned six Pro Bowl selections during his time with the Eagles, setting an NFL record with 1,056 career completions – during this period, they also won two division championships and the Super Bowl title. After leaving Philadelphia he was later traded to Washington Redskins where his success continues today.
Achievement and Honors
McNabb was named Big East Offensive Player of the Decade for the 1990s and was an All-American three times, as well as being shortlisted for the Heisman Trophy. Additionally, he won three other major awards such as Maxwell Award, Davey O’Brien Award and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award while leading Syracuse to three Big East championships and four post-season bowl games (two BCS bowls).
McNabb spent 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), all with Philadelphia Eagles; one each for Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings. He was honored with induction into Eagles Hall of Fame.
McNabb founded the Caris Sports Foundation to enable young Arizona athletes to participate in organized sports by eliminating financial obstacles that would otherwise prevent them from playing. A graduate of Syracuse University with both a B.S. in physical education and master’s from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs degrees under her belt, McNabb currently lives in Arizona with her two young children.
McNabb had earned the undivided support of coach Andy Reid and owner Jeffrey Lurie since joining the Eagles, starting all six games despite an injury at home against New England during 2018.
Raquel Ann “Roxie” McNabb has been his wife since 2003. She actively supports his philanthropic goals and graduated from Syracuse University where she played point guard on their women’s basketball team; twice earning Big East Player of the Year honors as well as Athlete of the Year recognition. Additionally, Roxie holds a degree from Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
They live in Phoenix Arizona with four children: daughter Alexis, twins Sariah and Donovan Jr, and son Devin James. Through their foundation and other organizations they remain actively involved with charitable efforts.
Donovan McNabb was born 25 November 1976 and is an acclaimed former NFL quarterback who led the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2011 as quarterback. During that time he earned two Pro Bowl selections while winning five NFC Championship titles and one Super Bowl ring while setting several franchise records along the way.
At present, his net worth stands at over $40 Million. Most of that wealth came from NFL playing contracts as well as endorsement deals; his wife Raquel Nurse earned millions more through endorsement deals. They are the parents to three children; Alexis (twins Sariah and Donovan Jr), Devin James and Raquel Nurse lives between Moorestown in New Jersey and Chandler Arizona with them.
McNabb is proud to have two nieces competing at national levels – Kia Nurse playing basketball for Connecticut Huskies and Team Canada women’s national basketball, while Sarah competes on Canada Women’s National Hockey team.