Paul Chryst

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Paul Chryst
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Weight in KG 80 kg
Personal Info
  • Father George Chryst
  • Mother Patty Chryst
  • Birth Name Paul Joseph Chryst
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Madison
  • Salary $4.15 Million
  • Married to Robin Chryst
  • Children Katy, JoJo, Danny
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Football head coach
  • Currently Club Wisconsin Badgers

Paul Chryst is a well-known American football head coach. He has been working as the head coach for the Wisconsin Badgers since 2015. Chryst has previously been the offensive coordinator at Wisconsin from 2005 through 2011. Paul started his career as a football player for the University of Wisconsin. Paul led his team to three Big Ten Championships titles in his five years. 

Paul Chryst was born Paul Joseph Chryst on November 17, 1965, in Madison, Wisconsin. He was born to George Chryst and his wife, Patty Christ. His father was an American football player and coach who coached the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a decade. Paul graduated from Platteville High School and enrolled at the University of Wisconsin. He finished his undergraduate degree in political science. 

Paul Chryst's Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

Paul Chryst has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. Paul has been signed to Wisconsin as their head coach since 2014. In 2014, Chryst and signed a six-year contract worth $16.5 Million with the university. However, he soon renewed the deal in 2016 with annual raises of $100,000.

In 2018, The head coach took home $3.75 million as his salary after winning Orange Bowl.

Paul has been working as the head coach of Wisconsin's Badgers SOURCE: Big Ten Network

In 2019, Paul and Wisconsin made another contract renewal with a $300,000 annual salary increase. His salary was $4.15 million annually while his base salary is reported to be $400,000. As of 2021, he reportedly earns about $4.35 million and will get $100,000 raise every year.

Moreover, Paul will receive $300,000 if the team wins the National title, $250,000 for the CFP semifinal win, and $200,000 for the appearance. He is ranked at No.28 among the highest-paid NCAA head coaches.

Married Life of Paul Chryst; Does he have Children?

Paul is a married man living a happy married life with his wife and their children. Paul tied his wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, Robin Chryst. They love birds have been married for more than thirty years.

Paul Chryst with his wife and children SOURCE: Madison

Paul and Robin are the proud parents of three children, daughters Katy and JoJo, and son Danny. Unlike other head coaches, he does not show much presence in the media, and it is difficult for the public to keep track of his life. 

Journey From a Player to Being the Head Coach 

Chryst started his career as a football player for the University of Wisconsin. He was a two-time football letter winner at the quarterback and tight end position for the Badgers. Paul joined West Virginia right after graduating from his University in 1989. He moved to several teams like Ottawa Rough Riders, Illinois, Oregon, working as a Quarterback coach and Offensive coach. 

Paul joined Wisconsin as their Co-Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach. He remained with the team until 2011, and Pittsburg hired him as their head coach. In 2015, Wisconsin signed him for two yeas contract and started working as their head coach. In 2016, Paul led his team to the Big Ten West Division championship and the next year followed the same. 

The head coach won two back-to-back championship titles and was awarded the Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017. In 2019, the team won its third title under his coaching. 

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