Jerry Sandusky
Jerry Sandusky
Celebrated Name: Jerry Sandusky
Real Name/Full Name: Gerald Arthur Sandusky
Gender: Male
Age: 80 years old
Birth Date: 26 January 1944
Birth Place: Washington, Pennsylvania US
Nationality: American
Height: 1.91m
Weight: 82kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Dottie Gross (m. 1966)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (6)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jerry Sandusky Gay?: No
Profession: College football coach (retired)
Salary: $50,000
Net Worth in 2024: $1 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Jerry Sandusky is a convicted felon who was charged with rape and child sexual abuse. He is a retired college football coach who served under Joe Paterno from the year 1969 to 1999. He worked at Pennsylvania State University. Aside from coaching, he is also an author who has written several books which are about his football coaching experiences.

Jerry is also the founder of The Second Mile, which is a non -profit charity organization that serves the underprivileged youths. He was arrested in 2011 after a two-year investigation and charged with 52 counts of sexual abuse. He was charged with abusing young boys whom he met through his foundation “The Second Mile.” He was sentenced on 31 October 2012; he serves his jail term at Pennsylvania SCI Greene supermax prison.

Maybe you know about Jerry Sandusky very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jerry Sandusky’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Jerry Sandusky was born to Evelyn Mae and Arthur Sandusky in Washington, Pennsylvania. His father, Arthur Sandusky, was originally from Poland. Jerry attended Washington High School, while in high school, he excelled in both academics and sports. He played baseball, football, and basketball; he led the basketball team.

He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in the State College.

Personal Life

Sandusky is married to Dorothy, and together they adopted six children. The two also served as foster parents several times.

Sandusky adopted son Jon Sandusky was a director of Player Personnel between 2010 and 2014 for the Cleveland Browns. His other son E.J. Sandusky also served as an assistant football Coach for some University.

During the sex abuse trials against Sandusky, one of his adopted son Matt Sandusky released a statement through his lawyers saying that he was sexually molested by his father Jerry Sandusky during his childhood.

Another son of Jerry Sandusky called Jeff Sandusky was sentenced in December 2017 on sexual assault charges, where he pleaded guilty of asking nude pictures from a teenage girl. He was sentenced to three and a half six years imprisonment.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 26 January 1944, Jerry Sandusky is 80 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024. His height is 1.91m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.


Although Sandusky is faced with a lot of vices, he had a career when he was free. His Career in sports started in 1966 at the Penn State, where he served as a graduate assistant under Paterno. He assisted in basketball coaching and tracked coaching at Juanita College.

In 1969 Jerry Sandusky returned to Penn State, where he served as an assistant coach until his retirement in 1999 season.  The position he held while coaching there was that of defensive line coach at the start, then in 1970 he became linebacker coach and was promoted to defensive coordinator a position he held from 1977 up to his retirement in 1999.

After retiring from coaching, He became active in his foundation The Second Mile, which he had founded in 1977, and he hosted Summer Football camps through it. The foundation n did a good job that caught the eye of the then-president George W Bush, who praised the group for the exemplary work.

Awards & Achievement

Jerry Sandusky had a lot of achievements and awards during the time he was coach, even though later he was incarcerated.

After retiring from coaching, he was awarded an unusual compensation package, which was the emeritus rank. He was awarded a lump sum payment of $168,000.

Jerry Sandusky was the founder of ‘The second Mile, ‘which was a non-profit organization that helped the high risk and underprivileged Youths.

Net Worth & Salary of Jerry Sandusky in 2024

Jerry Sandusky Net Worth
Jerry Sandusky Net Worth

As of February 2024, Jerry Sandusky’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. Most of his earnings are from his long career as a coach. He served under different titles before retiring, after which he started running his foundation full time although it was a non-profit organization. After being sentenced, it’s unlikely that his net worth will increase.

Jerry Sandusky Scandal took the whole world by shock, a man of his stature doing such despicable things was truly shocking.  He destroyed the lives of many young boys who trusted him through sexually abusing them. He will go down in history as an immoral man because he even molested one of his adopted children. His acts cost Penn state a lot of financial standpoints and bad public relations.

All his good work, if there was ever any, it will forever be overshadowed by his vices. His possible release date is set on 9 October 2042, and then he will be 98 years old. His net worth will keep declining because there is no income flow at the moment.


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