Nick Saban is a popular American football coach who is best known as the head coach of football at the University of Alabama. Saban was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. He has also served as the head coach of the University of Toledo, Michigan State University, Louisiana State University, and NFL’s Miami Dolphins. He is hailed as the greatest college football coach of all time. Keep reading to know more about Nick Saban’s net worth in 2018.
Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. was born to Nick Lou Saban Sr. and Mary Saban on October 31, 1951, in Fairmont, West Virginia. He was raised in Monongah, West Virginia.
He did his schooling from Monongah, and for his college, he went to Kent State University and earned his degree in business. He has also received his master’s degree in Sports Administration in 1975 from Kent State University. In there, Saban used to play as a defensive back for the team.
In 1971, Nick Saban got married to Terry Constable. The couple has two adopted children named Nicholas and Kristen. Together with his wife, he is the co-founder of ‘Nick’s Kids’ foundation. His foundation has raised over $1 million for the mentally-challenged children.
Nick Saban started his career by becoming a graduate assistant for Don James. Following that, he went on to become the assistant coach of Ohio State, Syracuse, Michigan State, and West Virginia in the NCAA Division I-A. He has served as the assistant coach in the National Football League’s Cleveland Browns, and Houston Oilers.
In 1989, the University of Toledo appointed Nick Saban as their head coach. From 1991 to 1994, he was a defensive coordinator for Cleveland Browns. He then served with the Michigan State Spartans from 1995 to 1999.
In November 1999, Saban became the head coach of Louisiana State University. With them, he had a winning record of 48-16, including a 13-1 record at the 2003 Southeastern Conference. In the same year, he also made the team won their ‘BCS Championship Game.’
In December 2004, he became the head coach of the Miami Dolphins. In 2005, his win/loss record in NFL was 9 – 7.
In 2007, Nick Saban became the head football coach of The University of Alabama. With them, he has an overall win/loss record of 122 – 19. He continues to be their head coach and has won various championships for the team.
Awards & Achievements
In 2003, Nick Saban won the ‘Paul “Bear” Bryant Award.’ He has been named twice as the AP National Coach of the Year. He has also twice won the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. He is a four-time recipient of SEC Coach of the Year Award. In 2008, Saban won the Liberty Camp Award, Walter Camp Award, and Home Depot Award, all for the Coach of the Year.
Net Worth of Nick Saban
Nick Saban has an estimated net worth of more than $40 million. He is one of the highest-paid football coaches in the United States, after making $32 million in eight years. He has served as the head coach of many universities and has won many accolades for his work. Saban’s annual salary is $11.12 million.
Nick Saban is considered one of the most popular football coaches in the USA. He has been the head coach of many universities and also has of NFL teams. He is the first coach in the history of football to win a national championship for two different schools. With the Alabama Crimson Tide, he has won the AP national championships thrice. As head coach, Saban’s career win/loss record is 213-13-1.