Former American football coach and media personality, John Madden won a Super Bowl as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders in the 1976 season. He is most popularly known for EA Sports' Madden NFL game which he has endorsed since 1988. A critically acclaimed sportscaster, Madden has worked as a color commentator for all the four major broadcasting networks, i.e., ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC.
Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 for his exploits as a coach, John Madden had a winning percentage of 76.3 throughout his coaching career. He has an estimated net worth of $200 million.
John Madden Salary
While a major chunk of his earnings can be explained thanks to the endorsement deal with EA Sports, John Madden commanded immense respect as an analyst and subsequently, a hefty salary for calling matchups week in and week out. When he initially joined Fox in 1994, he had signed a 4-year $32 million deal. In his final stint as a sportscaster with NBC, Madden earned $9.5 million annually from 2006 till 2009 when he called time on his broadcasting career.
John Madden Endorsements
The 82-year-old owes the majority of his career earnings to deals he has signed with EA Sports to front the Madden NFL game. The biggest deal of this nature was the $150 million pact that Madden had signed in 2005 to allow EA Sports to use his name in perpetuity.
As a result of the deal, Madden still earns $2 million in royalties from EA Sports each year. Madden has also worked with brands such as Ace Hardware, Toyota, Miller Lite, Verizon, Outback and Tinactin in the past.
John Madden Charity Work
John Madden co-hosts the John Madden and Steve Mariucci Charity Bocce Event annually. The purpose of the event is to raise money to youth football, Youth Olympics, and diabetes research.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL coach (retired), Media personality (retired), Endorsements|
|Salary||$9.5 million in 2009* (as a sportscaster)|
|Endorsement earnings||$2 million per year|
|Brands endorsed||EA Sports, Ace Hardware, Toyota, Miller Lite, Verizon, Outback, Tinactin|
|Marital status||Married to Virginia Fields|
|Charities supported||John Madden and Steve Mariucci Charity|
*Note: John Madden retired from his broadcasting career in 2009.
Updated on 7 March 2019