John Madden Net Worth 2021: Income, Salary, Career, Bio

John Madden is an American football coach and a television commentator who has a net worth of $220 million. He was born in 1936 in Austin, USA. He was the coach of the Oakland Raiders and gained a super bowl as their head coach. He even worked as a commentator for all the NFL telecasts. His estimated annual salary is around $10 million.

He is well known for the video game series Madden NFL which he had endorsed. He even worked as a broadcaster from 1978 – 2008 and then quit broadcasting. He has also written various books. Today in this post we are going to tell you about John Madden, his net worth, his income, salary, and some other facts about him. So, let’s get started.

John Madden Net Worth

Full Name:John Madden
Net Worth:$220 Million
Country:United States
Born:April 10, 1936
Salary:$10 Million
Last Updated:2021

John Madden Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2021$220 Million
Net Worth in 2020$210 Million
Net Worth in 2019$200 Million
Net Worth in 2018$180 Million
Net Worth in 2017$176 Million

Early Life

John Earl Madden was born on 10 April 1936 in Austin. His parents were Earl Russell Madden and Mary Margaret Madden. His father was a mechanic and the family had migrated to California when Madden was a child. He did his schooling at Catholic Parochial school and then graduated from high school in 1954 from the Jefferson High school. He always wanted to be a football player, however as destiny turned out he ended up coaching football teams.


Madden wanted to be a football player and used to play football in high school. While studying at San Mateo he used to play football and had to back out due to a knee injury. He went on to play for the Mustangs at Car Poly. He was then drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles but during his training period, he injured his other knee in the training camp. Therefore, he never got to play football professionally.

In 1960, he became the assistant coach at the Allan Hancock College, and then in 1963, he was appointed as the defensive assistant coach at the San Diego State. Later he was hired by the Oakland Raiders in 1967 as the linebackers coach. Two years down, when the head coach of Raiders retired, Madden was made the head coach. At the age of 39, Madden became one of the youngest head coaches and under his training Raiders reached Super Bowl II that season making Madden one of the best football coaches in the history of the Raiders team.

He even became the youngest coach to reach 100 career regular victories. From 1979-2003, Madden worked as a commentator on all the major American Television Networks CBS Sports, Fox Sports, ABC Sports, and NBC Sports. He even went on to air Westwood One radio network in the USA. He even featured in movies like Christine and Little Giants. He has been honored with many awards the most prominent one of them is being featured in the Pro football hall of fame.

Current Life

Madden has been in the highlights recently when he became the subject of the Fox documentary that is called ‘All Madden’ which is all set to be aired on Christmas this year. A small clip where Madden and the head coach of the Patriots Bill Belichick in an old interview where they talk about each other’s career at the NFL were released. His fans have been counting days to watch the documentary.

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Net Worth$900 Million
NameJohn Madden
Height(1.8 m)
Weight80KG (Approx)
Date Of BirthApril 10, 1936
BirthplaceUnited States
Income$10 Million (Annual)
SpouseVirginia Madden

Personal Life

Madden is married to Virginia Fields and has two children from the marriage Joseph and Michael. The couple is said to have met at a bar in California. He has received a lot of attention for his unique style of delivery which even fetched him Sports Emmy Awards. Madden had a huge aversion towards flying since he had lost a lot of his close friends at a plane crash in 1960. In an interview, Madden also admitted that he was claustrophobic.

Wealth Dependency

Madden has created an estimated net worth of about $220 million through his career as a football coach. He was also a sportscaster where he used to bring good players to the team. Additionally, he has worked as a commentator where he openly criticized and told several players where they went wrong. He even made money working as a commentator after he retired as a football coach. Madden has also written several books about the struggles he faced in his life, his career as a football coach, art, and sports in general. Writing books also have fetched him money.


As of 2021, John Madden’s net worth is estimated to be about $220 million. His main sources of income are through his career as a football coach, broadcaster, and through the books that he has written. He has also been featured in a few movies which also is a source of his earning. A documentary based on his life ‘All Madden’ is all set to go live this December. Madden has an irreplaceable role in American football history.

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