- Date of Birth:
- February 18, 1944
- Prairie du Chien
Pat Bowlen (born Patrick Dennis Bowlen in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, on February 18, 1944) is the majority owner and former CEO of the Denver Broncos. He purchased the team from Edgar Kaiser in 1984, overseeing the team as they have won seven AFC Championships and three Super Bowls. In 2013, Pat became the first NFL team owner to reach 300 career victories before his 30th season. He had to step down from operations in July 2014 due to his battle with Alzheimers disease, but still remains owner. His family represented him at Super Bowl 50, and Broncos general manager, John Elway, honored him by saying, “This one’s for Pat” as he lifted the Lombardi trophy.
Best Known For:
Pat is best known for his ownership of the Denver Broncos and serving as the team’s CEO from 1984-2014. He also partially owns Colorado’s Arena Football League team, the Colorado Crush, and the Denver’s Major League Lacrosse team, the Denver Outlaws.
Pat has been married to his wife, Annabel, for 36 years. Together, they have five children, Patrick, John, Brittany, Annabel and Christianna.