|Celebrated Name:||Pete Carroll|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Peter Clay Carroll|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Birth Date:||15 September 1951|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Wendy Pearl (m, 1973; div, 1975)
Glena Goranson (m, 1976)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Brennan Carroll, Jaime Carroll, Nathan Carroll)|
|Is Pete Carroll Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Former Football Player, Football coach, and Actor|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$35 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Pete Carroll is a popular American sports personality. He is the current head coach and executive vice president of the football team Seattle Seahawks in the NFL (National Football League). Before that, he has coached the NFL teams New York Jets and New England Patriots. He has also served as the coach for the USC Trojans of the University of Southern California (USC).
Maybe you know about Pete Carroll very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Pete Carroll’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
Pete Carroll, whose full name is Peter Clay Carroll, was born to parents Rita Carroll and James Edward Carroll on 15th of September 1951 in San Francisco, California. He went to Redwood High School, where he was needed to bring a special doctor’s clearance to give a football try out as he was an underweight freshman at the time. Besides football, he played Basketball and Baseball as well during his high school days, and he was awarded the school’s Athlete of the Year during his senior year in 1969. In April of 2009, he was inducted into the Redwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Pete Carroll married Wendy Pearl on the 2nd of June 1973, but the marriage couldn’t last long as they divorced in 1975. He then married Glena Goranson on the 21st of May 1976, who he met while working at the University of the Pacific. Glena gave birth to son Brennan Carroll on 20th March 1979, daughter Jaime Carroll on 12th April 1982, and son Nathan Carroll on 24th March 1987. His daughter Jaime Carroll has also attended USC and was a part of Women of Troy’s women’s volleyball team. Pete’s youngest son, Nathan, has graduated from USC as well and even joined Seahawks in 2010 as an assistant to his father.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 September 1951, Pete Carroll is 69 years old as of today’s date 5th May 2021. His height is 1.80m tall, and his weight is 79.4 kg.
After completing his high school education, Pete went to the College of Marin, where he played football for two years. He was then transferred to the University of the Pacific, where his performance in football was amazing, landing him the All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference honors in 1971 and 1972. He left the college in 1973 after completing his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1973. He then tried out for Honolulu Hawaiians that used to compete in the World Football League at the time, but he wasn’t successful. He then found a job selling roofing materials but left it soon afterward.
During the period between 1973 and 1983, he worked as a graduate assistant for different universities. In the period between 1984 and 1993, he worked as a defensive back coach and defensive coordinator at various NFL clubs namely, Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, and New England Patriots. In the period between 2000 and 2009, he worked as the head coach for the Trojans’.
In 2010 he joined Seattle Seahawks as their head coach, a position which he still holds and also serves as the executive vice president for the team. In addition to being a coach, he is an actor as well, having acted in films such as “Cubed” which was released in 2009, “Pete Carroll’s Trip to Seattle Delayed” which was released in 2010 and “NFL Monday Night Football” which was released in 1970.
Awards & Achievements
Pete Carroll has numerous awards and achievements to his name. Some of them are mentioned below:
- He is the member of the 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame class
- Under his coaching, Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl in the 2013 season.
- Under his coaching, USC won the National Championship in 2003 and 2004.
- He was named as the Pac-10 Co-coach of the Year in 2003 and 2005.
- He was named the Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2006.
- He was nominated for the ESPY Award for Best Coach in 2014.
- He was the winner of the United States Sports Academy Amos Alonzo Stagg Coaching Award in 2005.
Net Worth & Salary of Pete Carroll in 2021
As of May 2021, Pete Carroll has gathered a net worth of $35 Million. He has earned most of his earnings from his coaching career. His average contract value is $11 Million and is among the most well-paid coaches of the NFL. Also, he has appeared in films as well, having acted in “Cubed,” “Pete Carroll’s Trip to Seattle Delayed” and “NFL Monday Night Football.” He has made a great sum of money by property selling as well, having sold his Washington home for $6.1 Million, and Manhattan Beach home for $2.05 Million, and Rolling Hills home for $3.05 Million.
Pete Carroll is one of the best coaches we have. There’s no denying that, but what often gets hidden among his mountain of achievements is the kind of heart he has. He has founded the non-profit organization “A Better LA,” whose main objective is to reduce the gang violence that occurs in certain targeted areas of Los Angeles. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he continues doing amazing work both on and off the field.