Along with his professional career, Jon Gruden has earned an estimated net worth of $22.5 million. And with his new 10-year deal with Raiders, Jon's net worth is estimated to rise up. Let's know the detail of his net worth, career earnings, and property.
Jon Gruden, who formerly coached Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2002 to 2008, is the youngest head coach ever to win a Super Bowl at the age of 39 years 5 months and 9 days. Jon, the brother of former American footballer Jay Gruden, has coached 9 football teams so far.
During his professional coaching career, he made his big break after he signed a 5-year deal worth $17.5 million as a head coach of Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2002. Jon was paid the average salary of $3.5 million annually.
Despite receiving a contract extension reward till 2011 season for leading Buccaneers victory to Super Bowl, Jon was fired later on January 16, 2009, as the team experienced heavy loss in 2008 season. Soon after that, Jon was hired by ESPN to serve as a color analyst on its Monday Night Football telecasts, replacing Tony Kornheiser in May 2009.
Later in September 2012, Jon signed a 5-year contract extension with ESPN making him one of the highest paid ESPN personality as he earned $6.5 million annually.
Even Jon's salary was incredibly attractive, but he was behind 6 NFL coaches in the highest paid list including Pete Carroll ($8 million), Sean Payton ($8 million), Bill Belichick ($7.5 million), Andy Reid ($7.5 million), John Harbaugh ($7 million) and Tom Coughlin ($7 million).
As per the report of 2016, Jon Gruden's net worth was reported to be around $20 million.
Until the end of 2017, Jon Gruden showed no signs of returning to coaching. Jon gave all of the year 2017 to ESPN working as an analyst. Jon's salary in the ESPN led his net worth to rise to nearly $22.5 million at the end of 2017.
Well, with his huge earnings, Jon probably has inherited a lot of properties, but he has not publicized his property except his house in Tampa, Florida, where he lives with his 3 sons and his wife, Cindy Gruden. Though, the purchase detail of the house is undisclosed.
Talking about his endorsement deals, Jon made his appearance in the TV commercial of Bridgestone Americas Inc., a tire company but the deal payment is undercover. Also, Jon was a special guest in the fundraising event at Gateway Bank’s Friday tailgate event in Ocala, Florida in 2013, with $3,500 ticket fees benefitted Interfaith Emergency Services.
The year 2018 proved to be wonderful for Jon Gruden, as he was offered a 10-year contract by his formerly coached team Oakland Raiders. The deal worth $100 million hit the headlines after the official announcement of Jon's return to coaching on January 6, 2018.
— OAKLAND RAIDERS (@RAIDERS) January 7, 2018
Clearly, Jon will earn the average annual salary of $10 million for coming 10 years. As per calculation, Jon's net worth increased by 12.5 % in 2017 than that of 2016, so his net worth in 2018 is projected to be increased to $30 million with the growth rate of 33.33% than that of 2017.
|Year||Net worth||Growth rate|
|2016||$20 million||11.11% (compared to the net worth of 2015.i.e $18 million)|
With the properties earned, Gruden is living a happy life with his wife and children.
Seems Jon Gruden will need a strong pocket! Let's wish him best and stay tuned for updates.