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Roger Goodell Net Worth

Roger Goodell net worth

Roger Goodell net worth 2023, career, salary, Biography, income, and more. Roger Stokoe Goodell  is an American businessman who is currently the Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL). Goodell was chosen for the position over four finalists; he won a close vote on the fifth ballot before being unanimously approved by acclamation of the owners.


Roger Goodell net worth

Net worth$210 million
Full nameRoger Stokoe Goodell 
Date of birthFebruary 19, 1959
OccupationBusinessman and  Commissioner of NFL
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Roger Goodell net worth Summary

As of 2023, Roger Goodell net worth is valued at $219 million

Roger Goodell Biography

Goodell was born in Jamestown, New York on February 19, 1959, to United States Senator Charles Ellsworth Goodell of New York, and his first wife Jean (Rice) Goodell of Buffalo, New York. Goodell graduated from Bronxville High School where, as a three-sport star in football, basketball, and baseball, he captained all three teams as a senior and was named the school’s athlete of the year. Injuries kept him from playing college football. Goodell is a 1981 graduate of Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania with a degree in economics. Also Check out Tom Brady net worth


Roger Goodell Career

Goodell began his NFL career in 1982 as an administrative intern in the league office in New York under then-Commissioner Pete Rozelle. The position was secured through a letter-writing campaign to the league office and each of its then 28 teams.


 In 1983, he joined the New York Jets as an intern but returned to the league office in 1984 as an assistant in the public relations department.

In 1987, Goodell was appointed assistant to the president of the American Football Conference, Lamar Hunt, and under the tutelage of Commissioner Paul Tagliabue filled a variety of football and business operations roles, culminating with his appointment as the NFL’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in December 2001.

As the NFL’s COO, Goodell took responsibility for the league’s football operations and officiating, as well as supervised league business functions. He headed NFL Ventures, which oversees the league’s business units, including media properties, marketing and sales, stadium development, and strategic planning.

Goodell was heavily involved in the negotiation of the collective bargaining agreement with the NFLPA and NFL owners during the summer of 2011. Read Also Top 20 richest NFL players


He also played an extensive role in league expansion, realignment, and stadium development, including the launch of the NFL Network and securing new television agreements.

Roger Goodell net worth

When Tagliabue retired, Goodell was one of the candidates in contention for the position. In the second and third ballots, Goodell and Gregg Levy were the only candidates to receive votes (Goodell 17, Levy 14). Goodell increased his lead to 21–10 after the fourth ballot, falling one vote shy of election, but on the fifth round of voting two owners swung their votes to him to achieve the necessary two-thirds majority (Goodell 23, Levy 8). The Oakland Raiders abstained from the voting in each round.

Actions as commissioner

Goodell believes his primary responsibility as commissioner is protecting the integrity of the game and making it safer—”protecting the shield”, as he puts it (a reference to the NFL’s shield logo).

n 2014, Goodell was awarded the third-highest honor within the Department of the Army Civilian Awards scheme, the Outstanding Civilian Service Award, for substantial contributions to the US Army community while serving as the NFL commissioner.

Under Goodell’s leadership, on August 30, 2013, the NFL reached a $765 million settlement with the former NFL players over head injuries. The settlement created a $675 million compensation fund from which former NFL players can collect from depending on the extent of their conditions.


In October 1997, Goodell married former Fox News Channel anchor Jane Skinner and together they have twin daughters, born in 2001. He has four brothers: among them are Tim, who is a Senior Vice President for the Hess Corporation, and Michael, married to Jack Kenny, creator of the short-lived NBC series The Book of Daniel.

BornRoger Stokoe Goodell
February 19, 1959 (age 63)
Jamestown, New York, U.S.
Spouse(s)Jane Skinner ​(married in 1997)​
Parent(s)Charles Goodell (father)
RelativesJack Kenny (brother-in-law)
Andy Goodell (cousin)
EducationWashington and Jefferson College (BA)

Roger Goodell Net Worth

Roger Goodell Net Worth is estimated at $210 million making him the richest person in NFL. Goodell starred as himself in the NFL 100 commercial before Super Bowl LIII.


Goodell was awarded the third highest honor within the Department of the Army Civilian Awards scheme, the Outstanding Civilian Service Award, for substantial contributions to the US Army community while serving as the NFL commissioner.

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