Roger Goodell Net Worth Is $45 Million
Roger Goodell serves as the Commissioner of the National Football League. He was among the four finalists who were chosen to succeed Paul Tagliabue on 8, 2006. Goodell won a close vote on the 5th ballot before being approved unanimously by commendation of the owners. He officially started his term on September 2006, which was just prior to the start of the 2006 NFL season. Goodell has been described by commentators as the most powerful man in sports.
Roger Goodell was born on February 19, 1959 in Jamestown, New Yolk. He currently has an estimated net worth of $45 million, and takes home an annual salary of $30 million. Between 2012 and 2013, this self-made millionaire earned about $30 million in salary and bonuses. His career in the National Football League started in 1982. He served as an administrative intern in the NFL office under Pete Rozelle, who was the NFL commissioner at the time. In 1987, he was made assistant to the president of the American Football Conference.
As the NFL commissioner, Goodell’s responsibilities range from overseeing and officiating all NFL football operations to supervising all business functions of the league, including marketing, sales, strategic planning, media properties and stadium development among others. He sees his major obligation as a commissioner as the protector of the integrity of the game and make it safer. In 2007, Goodell introduced a new NFL Personal Conduct Policy. As the commissioner, he has not only issued suspensions, but he as also fined players for on-field misconduct. Head coaches have not been spared either, as Goodell has a few of them.
Goodell is married to Jane Skinner, a former anchor at Fox News Channel, and together they have twin daughters. Goodell possesses a degree in economics, which he acquired from the Washington and Jefferson College.