Two Prospects for Denver Broncos Ownership: Jeff Bezos and Jay-Z
News broke today about rumors on who could be the new owner of the Denver Broncos. According to Senior Reporter, A.J. Perez, at Front Office Sports two high profile names could be potential buyers for the team.
NFL sources are saying that the potential buyers could be the Executive Chairman of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, and rapper, record executive, and businessman Jay-Z. Sources are stating the Denver Broncos franchise will hit the market in 2022.
The sale of the Denver Broncos could be the biggest franchise sale in the history of United States Sports according to Front Office Sports with an expected value of $4 billion. Pat Bowlen initially purchased the Denver Broncos in 1984 for a total of $78 million.
Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon and one of the richest people in the world with a net worth of over $200 billion according to Google. Bezos has previously expressed interest and was in talks to purchase a forty percent stake in the Washington Football Team.
Jay-Z is the very first hip-hop billionaire and is currently worth $1.4 billion according to SCMP.com. Jay-Z would have to acquire partners in the endeavor of purchasing the Denver Broncos franchise.
Ownership of the Denver Broncos staying within the Bowlen family is not out of reach either. The team is currently not for sale, but the differences within the family and a lawsuit within the family that was dismissed in July doesn't make the idea of ownership staying within the Bowlen family the ideal situation according to Front Office Sports.
My personal opinion is that Jeff Bezos would be the top contender in the purchase of the Denver Broncos. Why? Bezos is worth more than $200 billion. The purchase of the Denver Broncos at $4 billion would be a drop in the bucket for him. Not only that, he wouldn't have to fuss with the idea of partnering with investors to become an NFL franchise team owner.
On the flip side of these two potential buyers, it would be exciting to see Jay-Z hold a stake in the Denver Broncos. Since the start of Jay-Z's career, he has broken boundaries in the hip-hop world and has become one of the most successful businessmen in history.
We will all have to sit back and watch as the transition of ownership unfolds in the coming months.
Source: Front Office Sports
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