|Net Worth:||$5 Million dollars|
|Born:||April 10, 1936|
|Place of Origin:||Minnesota, United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||American Football Coach|
John Madden is a renowned former American football coach and a sportscaster. He was born in 1936. As a head coach for Oakland Raiders, he won the super bowl. And after retiring from the field, he became a renowned NFL telecasts commentator. He also has his name placed in Pro Football Hall of Fame category due to his remarkable service as a football coach. John Madden also worked as a color analyst for major networks like Fox, CBS, ABC, and NBC. He has written numerous books. As a commercial pitchman, he also served for different retailers and products.
As of 2018, John Madden’s net worth is $5 million.
John Madden was born on April 10, 1936, in Minnesota, USA. His father name was Earl Russell Madden and mother’s Mary Margaret Madden. His father was an auto mechanic. When John was young, his family moved to Daly City, California. He did his schooling from Catholic parochial school and done his graduation from Jefferson High School.
He was a football star in his high school and initially played one season as well in 1954. The University of Oregon also awarded him a football scholarship. He also attended College of San Mateo in 1955. Then he moved to Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. He played on two different positions for Mustangs. He did his MA in education in 1961. John Madden was a catcher on Cal Poly’s baseball team. In 1958, John was drafted by NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles in the 21st round. But before starting his professional career, John met an unfortunate knee injury.
In 1961, John became as an assistant coach serving Allan Hancock College. In 1962, due to his good performance, he became the head coach. At the age of 42, Madden retired as a head coach. He was a Super Bowl winning coach at that time. He also has a few other records to his name.
In 2002, Madden alongside co-announcer Al Michaels became a commentator on Monday Night Football. In 2005, NBC Sports’ president, Dick Ebersol announced that John Madden would be NBC’s Sunday night NFL games’ color commentator. In 2009, John Madden retired from the broadcast booth. Chris Collinsworth replaced him.
As per 2018 stats, John Madden’s net worth is $5 million.
As far as John’s personal life is concerned, he married his wife Virginia Fields on December 26, 1959, to whom he met in a bar. Right now they are living in California. They have two sons. One is Joseph and other is Michael.
Below are some of the career highlights of John Madden.
- Super Bowl XI winner
- NSSA National Sportscaster of the Year (1984)
- Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (class of 1991)
- Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award winner (2002)
- Pro Football Hall of Fame (class of 2006)
- Yahoo! Sports Top 50 All-Time Network Television Sports Announcers
- California Hall of Fame (class of 2009)
- NSSA Hall of Fame inductee (2010)
- Emmy Award winner (16 times)