Harald Hasselbach, a former Denver Broncos star recently passed away, find out his cause of death and more about his personal life below along with his net worth
Notably, Harald was part of the Broncos team that won back-to-back Super Bowls during the late 1990s.
Ex-Broncos player Harald Hasselbach cause of death, net worth, wife, bio, age, height, career stats
Heartbroken to hear about the loss of Harald Hasselbach. Harald was a true pro and awesome family man. He told me one time when he was coaching at Regis HS that he never really played at the Univ. of Washington. He wore the uniform. However, he worked extremely hard, earned… pic.twitter.com/41D4oefgco
— Blake Olson (@BlakeOlson1) November 23, 2023
Sad news: Former #Broncos DE Harald Hasselbach, who won 2 Super Bowls with the team in the 90s, has passed away at age 56 after battling cancer.
May he rest in peace 🙏 pic.twitter.com/vIxH8Cai97
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) November 23, 2023
Harald primarily played as a defensive end in both the Canadian Football League and the National Football League.
Harald Hasselbach passes away
Following Harald’s death, the Broncos confirmed the tragic news in a tweet stating:
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Harald Hasselbach (1994-00), a DE on our back-to-back Super Bowl teams who courageously fought a recent cancer diagnosis. Our hearts go out to Harold’s wife, Aundrea, his four children & many loved ones.”
Cause of death
According to reports, Hasselback passed away on November 23, 2023, following a six-month battle with cancer. His exact cause of death was mucinous adenocarcinoma.
Harald Hasselbach bio
Harald Hasselbach was a Dutch former professional gridiron football player who was born on September 22, 1967, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was born to a Dutch father and a Surinamese mother. Harald’s father was an agricultural engineer, and the family moved frequently. Notably, the former Broncos star grew up across the Netherlands, Indonesia, Kenya, and Canada. He also had an older brother named Ernst-Paul, who was a television presenter.
During his childhood, Harald attended South Delta Secondary School and later attended the University of Washington.
Harald was 56 years old and stood at a height of 1.98 m at the time of his passing.
Harald was a former American football defensive end who played in both the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the National Football League (NFL). Hasselbach started out his career in the CFL after the Calgary Stampeders selected him in the fifth round of the 1989 CFL Draft. He played in the CFL from 1990 to 1993, where he registered 163 tackles, 22 sacks, and five forced fumbles. He registered all these in a total of 59 games. Harald Hasselbach also won the prestigious Grey Cup in 1990 with the Stampeders.
After playing four seasons in the CFL, Harald Hasselbach moved to the NFL, where he played seven seasons between 1994 and 2000. He joined the NFL as a free agent with the Denver Broncos. He played 107 games in total with the Broncos, where he recorded 197 tackles, 19 sacks, and eight forced fumbles. Notably, he was a part of the Broncos’ team that won the Super Bowl XXXIII championship.
Wife and children
Harald Hasselbach leaves behind his wife, Aundrea, and their four children, named Ashlee, Terran, Aven, and Kian.
According to various sources, Harald Hasselbach had a net worth of around $10 million at the time of his death.