Top 10 Richest Coaches In Sports History

August 10, 2020 By Sourav


Top 10 Richest Coaches In Sports History

The players are talented, sure. But without guidance and knowledge, they wont be the best they can be. Coaches are the caretakers and the tutors of these amazing athletes. A person can only be built if his or her teacher has been a great influence on them. In this following list, we are going to take a look at some of the amazing coaches who not only are talented but are also rich. Here are the Top 10 Richest Coaches In Sports History.

Richest Coaches In Sports History

Most of them have been athletes in their prime and now they are passing out their wisdom to younger generations. Take a look at these coaches and you might get inspired for your next venture.

10. Sean Payton (New Orleans Saints)

Current Earning: 8 Million dollars

Sean Payton
Sean Payton

At number 10 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Sean Payton. He is right now 56 years old and still has the same stamina as a teen.

Payton was born in San Mateo, California on 29th December, in the year of 1963. He is the current head coach of the New Orleans Saints as we all know.

9. Pete Carroll (Seattle Seahawks)

Current Earning: 8 Million dollars

Pete Carroll
Pete Carroll

At number 9 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Pete Carroll. He is an American football coach who is currently in the head coach and executive vice president position of the Seattle Seahawks team. This NFL Coach has previously been tutoring the team members of the New York Jets, the team of New England Patriots, as well as the USC Trojans of the University of Southern California.

He is currently 68 years old and was born on September 15th, 1951. Pete went to the Larkspur (CA) redwood high school.

8. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC)

Current Earning: 8.7 Million dollars

At number 8 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Jurgen Klopp. His full name stands to be Jrgen Norbert Klopp. He was born on the 16th of June, in the year 1967 and is 52 years old right now.

His net worth exceeds the amount of  8.7 million dollars.  He is the manager of one of the richest football clubs in the world, Liverpool. Jurgen was born in Stuttgart, West Germany.

7. Arsene Wenger (Arsenal FC)

Current Earning: 9.9 Million dollars

Top 10 Richest Coaches In Sports History
Arsene Wenger

At number 7 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Arsene Wenger. He has been the manager of Arsenal from 1996 to 2018. Wenger is right now 70 years old and is among the eldest soccer coaches in the entire world.  He was born on the 22nd of October, in the year of 1949  in Strasbourg, France.

Arsene is 6ft 3inches tall and has been primarily playing as a midfielder in his professional career. Apart from being a celebrity soccer coach, he is extremely rich with a net worth of over 9.9 million dollars.

6.  Tom Thibodeau (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Current Earning: 10 Million dollars

At number 6 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Tom Thibodeau. He is a Head coach and President of Basketball Operations. Tom last worked as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves team.

He has also served as an assistant coach for the USA Basketball Men's National Team since June of the year 2013. His career so far has been pretty impressive and continues to be so.

5. Glenn Rivers (LA Clippers)

Current Earning: 10 Million dollars

Glenn Rivers
Glenn Rivers

At number 5 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Glenn Rivers. His full name is Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers and he was born on October 13th, in the year 1961. Rivers was known for his defense, As an NBA point guard. This 59-year-old soccer coach is 6ft 4 inches tall and is probably the tallest on this list.

He went to Proviso East high school (Marywood, Illinois). His professional career as a player went on from 1983 to 1996. And soon after that, in 1999 he started his coaching career and still continues that.

4. Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs)

Current Earning: 11 Million dollars

Gregg Popovich
Gregg Popovich

At number 4 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Gregg Popovich. He is an American basketball coach who is currently the head coach of the team of San Antonio Spurs.

The interesting fact about this personality is that is the longest-tenured active coach in both the NBA and all US major sports leagues. He was born on January 28th, 1949, and is 71 years old right now.

3. Carlo Ancelotti (SSC Napoli)

Current Earning: 13.7 Million dollars

At number 3 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Carlo Ancelotti. This Italian former soccer player and football manager is currently the manager of the Italian football club, Napoli.

He is right now 60 years old and was born on 10th June in 1959. He is from the land of Reggio, Italy, and has been playing primarily as a midfielder.

2. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City)

Current Earning: 18.7 Million dollars

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola

At number 2 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Pep Guardiola. His full name is Josep "Pep" Guardiola Sala. He is 48 years old and is among the youngest and richest coaches in this entire list.

He stands 5ft and 11 inches tall. In his professional career, he has played mainly as a defensive midfielder.

1. Jose Mourinho (Manchester United)

Current Earning: 18.7  Million dollars

At number 1 in this list of top 10 richest coaches in sports history, we have Jose Mourinho. With the net worth exceeding 18.7 million dollars,  Jos Mrio dos Santos Mourinho Flix is one of the popular coaches ever.

Besides, he has also made his name as one of the most successful managers in football history. He last worked as the manager of Premier League club Manchester United and is known for his amazing work there.

And now, we hope that you liked our list of the top 10 richest coaches in sports history. Don't forget to send us your opinion about this list in the comment box below.

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  1. Waiswa Eric
    Waiswa Eric November 4, 2019 17:25

    Good work done

    1. Waiswa Eric
      Waiswa Eric November 4, 2019 17:27

      Wawawa

  2. Willard Loya
    Willard Loya December 17, 2019 17:00

    Wow, I just read about Josh Gordod with the Seahawks. Did you hear about how he got suspended? Apparently he got in trouble for drugs. The crazy thing is that this was his 6th suspension. I imagine coach Pete Carroll is probably not too happy.

    1. Sourav Das
      Sourav Das December 18, 2019 01:19

      Yes, Josh received his suspension from NFL on 16th December 2019. And yes, his coach is not happy either.
      And, thanks for the visit.

  3. Wilmot Edwin Pope
    Wilmot Edwin Pope May 9, 2020 17:07

    Jose Mourinho is not the richest football manager.

    1. Sourav Das
      Sourav Das May 10, 2020 01:16

      Yes, he is, especially if you talk about the coaches that are now active is football circuit.
      We have done extensive research before making this list. So, trust us. And, keep visiting our sports blog.

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