Nick Saban is an American football coach who has got great skills. Almost all the teams that have performed under him have got a good winning record. He has been the highest-paid football coach in the world. Many people believe that his skills and salary match up with his repute. There are a lot of critics that consider him as one of the best head coaches in history because of which he has achieved a lot of things. He has made a lot of records and is one of the only two coaches to have won an SEC championship with different schools. He is the rival of another football coach named Bear Bryant. Here is all you need to know about him.
Early Life and Bio
Nick Saban was born on October 31st, 1951 in West Virginia. His height is five feet and six inches. He was raised in a small home town and had all the necessities in life. Nick has another sister and he is very close to her. He attended West Virginia State University and completed his degree in business. Being a bright student he graduated with a master’s degree and that too in sports. Nick Saban got the chance to play for a football team under the coach of Don James.
Nick started his career by coaching for different universities. He worked as a coach for Syracuse University, West Virginia University, Ohio State University, the Naval Academy, and Michigan State University. After working for all the universities he got the chance to become the defensive coach for Cleveland Browns.
Although he did this for four years in a row he considered it a bad period of his life. When his popularity increased he became the head coach for Miami Dolphins. The team suffered from a lot of setbacks during this time. There were strong rumors that he will be the head coach for Alabama State University. He got top ranking for the next many years and became a successful coach for many teams altogether.
Net Worth and Salary Highlights
The total net worth of Nick happens to be around $60 million. He is one of the richest head coaches in sports. Nick has gathered this entire amount as he is a successful American football coach and even an actor. He has been a part of many brand endorsements that helped him gain a lot of money. You can also check out the salary highlights for more details.
- 2017: $11.5 million
- 2018: $7.15 million
- 2019: $7.55 million
- 2020: $7.55 million
- 2021: $10.35 million
Personal Life and Real Estate
Nick is married to his long time love Terry and they both have a home worth $2.9 million. The property is big and spread over an area of 8,700 square. He has been a part of the Crimson Tide Foundation and gives regular charity too. Nick is an avid taxpayer and his career is free of all the controversies. His mansion is very big and there are a lot of luxurious he has in life. He has maintained a good relationship with his wife and there is no news about a breakup too.