How much is Jason Garrett worth?
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Football Coach|
|Date of Birth:||March 28, 1966|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Jason Garrett
Jason Garrett is an American football coach, offensive coordinator, and most notably player. He became popular after joining the New York Giants from the NFL (National Football League) for which he played as an offensive coordinator. As a player, Jason spent 15 years in teams such as New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys, and New York Giants. Since 2005, he’s been an active head coach, and offensive coordinator to various teams like Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, and New York Giants.
How did Jason Garrett earn his net worth?
He was able to near thousands as a player but over the past few years, ever since transitioning into a coach, he became even richer. At the 1989 NFL Draft, Garrett was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints. After spending most of the year being the coaching assistant for Princeton, he left the team a year later. In 1991, he joined the San Antonio Rider as a quarterback. After separating his shoulder, he was forced to take months off to heal. Around that time, Garrett was earning more than $10.000.
Also in 1991, he was briefly signed by the Ottawa Rough Riders, however, he was released just two months later. In 1992, with the support of his father, he joined the Dallas Cowboys after impressing the scouting department. The initial deal included more than $100.000, however, that was raised five times over by the end of the decade. During his tenure with the Cowboys, the baseball player managed to score a lot of impressive records. In both 1993 and 1995, he was part of the winning teams at the annual Super Bowl. In all eight seasons that he spent with the team, he played in 40 games and completed 165 out of 294 passes.
Why is he so famous?
Garrett became famous thanks to his fantastic work as a football player. He was born on March 28, 1966, in Abington, Pennsylvania. He spent most of his teenage years playing various sports such as baseball, basketball, and football. He attended a prep school in Hunting Valley, Ohio, which is part of the University School in that town. He graduated from that school in 1984 and enrolled at the Princeton College in the late 1980s.
During his time in Princeton, Jason began playing as the quarterback of the college freshman team. Of 996 yards and 116 attempts, he was able to register 64 completions. In just a few months time, he was transferred to Columbia University, where his father became the head coach. Shortly after his father resigned, Jason and his brothers John and Judd were all transferred to Princeton University. As part of Princeton, he continued to grow as a quarterback and earned multiple awards and achievements.
What makes him so successful?
The success of Jason Garrett comes for his many professions in the American football. In the early 2000s, the baseball superstar was once again a free agent that was re-signed by the Dallas Cowboys for three years. In 2004, after a temporary signing with the Tampa. Bay Buccaneers, he decided to retire from baseball and pursue a coaching career. The very first team that he began coaching was the Miami Dolphins in 2005.
Since 2007, besides being a successful coach, Jason also transitioned into an offensive coordinator. Just a few months later, he received his first award as a coach – a PWFA (Professional Football Writers Association) Coach Assistant of the Year. After moving up the ladder from assistant to interim coach in the late years of the decade, in 2011, he officially became a head coach for the Cowboys. After spending more than 13 years as a coordinator and coach, Garrett signed with the New York Giants, where he currently works as an offensive coordinator.
After struggling for most of the time with football, Jason Garrett eventually rose to popularity thanks to his contribution to the success of the Dallas Cowboys. His career took a shocking turn in the mid-2000s when he announced his intentions to become a coach and offensive coordinator. Ever since then, he has earned millions and has helped multiple teams, especially the Cowboys. As of now, his net worth exceeds $20 million and he’s considered to be one of the wealthiest football coaches. Most recently, in 2017, Garrett was even able to win the prestigious award for NFL Coach of the Year.