- Famous Name Eric Bieniemy
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Eric M. Bieniemy Jr.
- Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana
- Famous Name Eric Bieniemy
- Net Worth $2 million
- Position in Team Offensive coordinator
- Current team Kansas City Chiefs
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Afro-American
- Profession Player Turned Coach
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Mia Bieniemy
- Children Two
Super Bowl champion (LIV), Eric Bieniemy is an American football player turned coach who currently serves as the offensive coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). During his playing stint, he played in the NFL for nine seasons for San Diego Chargers (1991–1994), Cincinnati Bengals (1995–1998), and Philadelphia Eagles (1999) as running back. He finished his collegiate career at Colorado Buffaloes and was picked by the San Digo Chargers in the 2nd round with the 39th pick overall.
New Orleans, Louisiana native, Eric Bieniemy was born on 15th August 1969, under the star sign Leo. The fifty-one years is an American by nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. Regarding his physique, 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) and weighs 207 lb (94 kg).
How Much Is Eric Bieniemy's Net Worth & Salary In 2021? NFL Career Earning
Aforementioned, Eric spent a decade playing in the NFL for different teams. Though there is no salary details or NFL career of Eric, he definitely summoned a few million during that period. According to the source, the average salary of the NFL players during the 90s is around $0.3 million.
Not high as the NFL head coach, but the defensive coordinator will be in the $1 million range in terms of his salary. To put a coordinator’s pay into perspective, top head coaches make multiples of the coordinator’s wage, with Raiders head coach Jon Gruden being on the top with a $10 million per annum.
As of 2021, Eric Bieniemy's net worth is approximately $2 million.
Began Coaching Since 2001
In 2001, Eric Bieniemy returned to the University of Colorado Boulder as a Running backs coach as well as to complete a degree. From 2003-2005, he served at UCLA as a running backs coach. After that, he was with Minnesota Vikings as their Minnesota, eventually becoming assistant head coach in 2010.
More, Bieniemy served following two seasons as an offensive coordinator for Colorado. In 2013, he was hired by the Kansas City Chiefs as their running back coach. Since 2018, he is the offensive coordinator at Chiefs.
Eric Bieniemy's Wife: Is He Married?
Mia Bieniemy is the lovely wife of Eric Bieniemy whom he has been married to for over a decade. His spouse, Mia, born as Mia Tonae Maxie on 28th October 1968 is also an American. Nevertheless, Mr. and Mrs. are yet to share their love story with their fan followers.
The couple shares two children: Eric III and Elijah. The eldest, Eric III, has cerebral palsy who is confined to a wheelchair. He lives and runs their home. In 2018, Eric graduated from high school. Reportedly, the Bieniemy's are looking out for adult care options.
Early Years (Parents & Academics)
Eric Bieniemy spent his early childhood in a New Orleans slum which at the time was under the influence of drugs and prostitution. As a teenager, he relocated to West Covina with his family, where the social scene was the same. Later, the family moved to Boulder.
Bieniemy enrolled at 'Bishop Amat High School' in La Puente, California, where he was a letter-star in football and track-and-field. Also, he was named second-team ‘All-America’ football honors in his senior year.
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