One of the lucrative skilful careers is coaching. A lot of coaches over the years have stepped up their games given that most sports teams are on the look for nothing but the best coaches for their team.
And no doubt, once as a coach you are good with game, your salary gets to increase. However, this article contains a list of the world’s richest coaches in 2022.
Richest Coaches in the World
This list goes round to all sports; basketball coaches, football coaches, MBA, and even, NFL coaches.
|1.||Diego Simeone||Football||$50 Million||$130 Million|
|2.||Phil Jackson||Basketball||$10 Million||$70 Million|
|3.||Bill Belichick||Football||$12 Million||$60 Million|
|4.||Don Shula||Football||$450,000||$60 Million|
|5.||Joe Gibbs||Football||$495,000(Average Sal)||$60 Million|
|6.||Nick Saban||Football||$9.7 Million||$60 Million|
|7.||Colin Montgomerie||Golf||$5 Million+||$55 Million|
|8.||Jürgen Klopp||Football||$10 Million||$50 Million|
|9.||Jimmy Johnson||Football||$4 million+||$45 Million|
|10.||Mike Krzyzewski||Basketball||$9.7 Million||$45 Million|
Diego Simeone is an Argentine professional football coach. He is also a former football player in Atletico Madrid. Diego Simeone is currently the richest coach in the world with a net worth of $130 million. And also, he is the highest-paid coach in the world, earning a sum of $50 million per year.
2. Phil Jackson – $70 Million
Phil Jackson is a retired NBA player, coach, and team executive. During his coaching career, he earned $10 million as a salary. He is number two on the list of the richest coaches in the world with a net worth of $70 million.
He is also well-known as one of the top basketball coaches in history.
3. Bill Belichick – $60 Million
Bill Belichick is an American football head coach ( for England Patriots). He is most popular for being one of the best coaches in NFL history and also, one of the highest-paid coaches in the world. His salary is said to be $12 Million annually, while his net worth is $60 million, making him one of the richest coaches in the world.
4. Don Shula – $60 Million
Don Shula is regarded as one of the most Legendary football players and coaches in history. Before his death on the 4th of May, 2020, he had made several legendary histories. He is considered the NFL’s coach with the most all-time wins — He coached 33 NFL seasons and only two had more losses than wins.
In relation to history, Don Shula is also the only coach in history to preside over a perfect season that included an undefeated regular season and a Super Bowl win. He has worked on several contracts and earned quite a large amount of money, all these are part of what have contributed to his net worth figures. With a net worth of $60 million, he is/was one of the richest coaches in the world.
5. Joe Gibbs – $60 Million
Joe Gibbs is a former American Football Coach, an entrepreneur, and the owner of the NASCAR team. He made history by being the only NFL coach to coach three different quarterbacks (Joe Theismann, Doug Williams, and Mark Rypien) to Super Bowl wins.
With a net worth of $60 million, Joe Gibbs is currently one of the highest-paid coaches and richest coaches in the world. His net worth is however largely influenced by the several numbers of contracts he has signed throughout his career.
6. Nick Saban – $60 Million
Nick Saban is an American College Football Head Coach and he is the highest-paid college football coach in the world. He has also set a credible record by coming out victorious in the SEC Championships with different schools (there were only two coaches that came out victorious; he is one of those two).
He is said to be one of the highest-earning coaches in the world as he earns $9.7 million as a salary and all together, over $10 million per year including bonuses.
Nick Saban is one of the richest coaches in the world with a net worth of $60 million.
7. Colin Montgomerie – $55 Million
Colin Montgomerie is a Scottish Professional Golfer and coach. He has won over 31 European Tour Events in his career. Also, he is regarded as one of the highest-earning golfers, and currently, he is 7th on the list of the richest coaches in the world with a net worth of $55 million.
8. Jürgen Klopp – $50 Million
Jürgen Klopp is a German professional football coach and also a former professional soccer player. In 2011 and 2012, he was named the German Football Manager of the year. And the Head Coach of Liverpool in 2015. Part of other ventures that contributed to his accumulated net worth is advertising deals (for Puma) and his annual salaries.
Jürgen Klopp is one of the highest-paid coaches and also, one of the richest coaches in the world currently.
9. Jimmy Johnson – $45 Million
Jimmy Johnson is an American football coach considered one of the best coaches in the history of NFL. He is also a
businessman and author apart from being a coach. He initially served as the head coach for the Oklahoma State University of Miami, and later made a transition to the NFL after becoming a head coach for the Dallas Cowboys. During his tenure, he won two Super Bowls and later on, went ahead to become a sportscaster and sports analyst.
Currently, he is not only one of the highest-paid coaches, but also, one of the richest coaches in the world with a net worth of $45 million.
10. Mike Krzyzewski – $45 Million
Mike Krzyzewski is an American college basketball coach who served as the Duke Blue Devils’ long-time basketball coach. His final home game at Duke was on March 4, 2022. He holds the record for the most wins by any coach in NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball and is also one of the highest-paid coaches in the world. Mike is last on the list of the top 10 richest coaches in the world with his net worth estimated at $45 million as of 2022.
10 Richest Coaches in the World: 2022
Diego Simeone – $130 Million
Phil Jackson – $70 Million
Bill Belichick – $60 Million
Don Shula – $60 Million
Joe Gibbs – $60 Million
Nick Saban – $60 Million
Colin Montgomerie – $55 Million
Jürgen Klopp – $50 Million
Jimmy Johnson – $45 Million
Mike Krzyzewski – $45 Million