About Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy Johnson is a very well known name in the American football industry. It is also the field, which has added a lot of revenues to Jimmy Johnson net worth, which has been estimated to reach 40 million dollars. He has accumulated such a high net worth from different careers, such as being an American football coach, former player, executive and broadcaster.
Between the years 1979-1983, Jimmy Johnson was the head American football coach at Oklahoma State University. Between the years 1984-1988, Jimmy Johnson was hired by University of Miami to train its American football team. After this servitude, Jimmy Johnson started his career as a coach at the National Football League, which has added most of the financial success to Jimmy Johnson net worth, as well.
For four years, 1989-1993, he was the head coach of Dallas Cowboys. In 1996, he became the head coach of another team, Miami Dolphins, where he coached till 1999. In 2013, Jimmy Johnson got a position as an analyst for the TV show “Fox NFL Sunday”.
Jimmy Johnson is one of a few coaches who have led their teams to both the Super Bowl games and a major college football championship.
The other coaches who have also achieved this status are Pete Carroll and Barry Switzer. In 1993, Jimmy Johnson also debuted as a writer, when his book was published called “Turning the Thing Around: My Life in Football”. In 2012, his career was crowned when Jimmy Johnson’s name was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach. Thus, his career not only added millions of dollars to Jimmy Johnson net worth, but also made him one of the most respected people in the industry.
Jimmy Johnson was born in 1943 in Texas. When he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High school, today known as Memorial High school, he was accepted to the University of Arkansas. There, he also played football. He played in the same team with Loyd Phillips, Jim Lindsey, Ronnie Caveness and Ken Hatfield. In 1964, his football team was proven to be undefeated and Football Writers Association of America titled it as the national champion. Therefore, before he became a football coach, he was also playing the game and did that very successfully. However, most of financial success he got when he started coaching in the National Football League, which has added millions of dollars to Jimmy Johnson net worth.