|Celebrated Name:||Jon Gruden|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jon David Gruden|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||17 August 1963|
|Birth Place:||Sandusky, Ohio, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Cindy Gruden (m. 1991)|
|Children:||Yes (Michael Gruden, Deuce Gruden, Jayson Gruden)|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Jon Gruden is a renowned celebrity coach who has trained several NFL football teams (American Football) and has also served as an analyst for the sports channel ESPN. He is also well-known for being the youngest coach to win the super bowl.
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Jon Gruden is now 35, being born on 17th of August, 1963, in Sandusky, Ohio, in the U.S.A. His father was also from a footballing background, having served in several positions in the field. His brother, Jay, is also in football and has, in fact, coached several teams, while his other brother is a radiologist at the Weill Cornell Medical College.
As a child, Jon was a huge fan of the Cleveland Browns. For high school, he attended the Clay High School in South Bend India. After this, he went to the Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio. In the middle of the course, he moved to the University of Dayton from where he went on to major in communication. It was at this institute that he started playing as a quarterback. During his time as a player, which was for about three seasons, the Flyers had a 24 to 7 record. He is presently married to Cindy.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 17 August 1963, Jon Gruden is 57 years old as of today’s date 16th May 2021. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 81 kg.
Jon Gruden started his career as an assistant coach for the University of Tennessee. After which he went on to coach various other university teams. His career in professional coaching began in 1992. He was the special offensive assistant for the “Green Bay Packers.” It was only in 1998 that he was elected as the head coach for the “Oakland Raiders.” In 2002, he got appointed as the coach of “Tampa Bay Buccaneers.”
In his personal life, he is known to have a colorful personality and is well-known for the enthusiasm he brings to the field. For example, during the run-up to their win in the 2002 season, Jon Gruden led a capacity crowd to chant the phrase, “Pound the Rock,” and had also reportedly brought a chunk of granite into the locker room in order to motivate the team. Gruden’s career saw some significant highs and lows. In fact, after being fired from Tampa Bay in the year 2009, he became a volunteer coach for Carrollwood Day School at Tampa.
He was also instrumental in the starting of a “Fired Football Coaches Association.” In this association, many coaches and players come to participate in various discussions with Gruden, which has helped them understand and even update their game plans. He was also hired by ESPN as an analyst where his most successful role had been for the show, “Jon Gruden’s QB Camp.” By the year 2014, he had become one of the highest-paid personalities on ESPN. His contract was, in fact, supposed to be extended through 2021, but in the year 2018, Jon Gruden made a remarkable decision to return to coaching.
He even got a chance to coach the team, “Oakland Riders” and he gladly accepted this offer. This contract was not only one of the highest-paid in the NFL but was also signed with a no-trade clause. During his time at the ESPN, Jon Gruden had reportedly mentioned that he felt incomplete and did not have much job satisfaction because he wanted to return to coaching and thus, returning to coaching was something he wanted to do for himself, and the fat paycheck or the efforts made by the then Raiders’ coach were hardly any deterrents for him.
Awards and Achievements
Jon Gruden has won the Super Bowl XXXVII with the Buccaneers.
Net Worth & Salary of Jon Gruden in 2021
As of May 2021, Jon Gruden’s Net worth is estimated to be around $25 million, much of which is the result of his undying enthusiasm and passion for Football.
Well, Jon Gruden’s life is witness to the fact that money cannot buy real satisfaction. It is only something that one has a passion for that makes them complete. We wish him all the luck for his future ventures.