Michael Zimmer a.k.a. Mike Zimmer is a football coach based in the United States. He is best known as the head coach of NFL (National Football League)'s Minnesota Vikings. Moreover, Mike was a defensive coordinator for Bengals from 2008 to 2013. During his six seasons with the team, he turned the team's defense among one of the elite units in NFL.
Born on 6th June 1956, the 61-year-old is the father of 3 children and was married to wife Vikki until she died in Oct 2009. Moreover, during his high school days, Mike played football, baseball, and wrestling and excelled in all three games.
Source: Sports Illustrated
Here we are going to take a look at the coach's career, achievements, and net worth.
Mike started his career as a coach in 1979. He was the part-time defensive assistant at the University of Missouri. He worked on the post for a year. Later, she started to work as a coach for Webster College in 1981. He coached the team for 7 years.
He became a professional coach in 1994 as the assistant coach of Dallas Cowboys. He did a great job with the team.
Watch Mike talk about the lost game
Later on, he coached many other NFL teams like Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals and finally became the coach of Minnesota Vikings on 15th Jan 2014. He became the head coach replacing Leslie Frazier as the 9th head coach in Viking history.
Source: Vikings Gab
His first win with the team was in the same year against St. Louis Rams on 7th Sep 2014. The team won by 34-6. His first year was a blast as he ended the year with 3 wins. He is still the coach of the team.
According to many sources, the estimated net worth of Vikings' coach Mike Zimmer is $6 million. Moreover, his estimated yearly salary is $4 million. Mike's main source of income is his career as a coach.
Recently in 2017, the coach has a hunting lodge worth $1.5 million in North Kentucky which covers a massive 170 acres. The house is mostly dominated by the main room, and the ranch house includes four bedrooms and four and a half bathroom with 4000 square feet basement.
Mike Zimmer's Ranch House
Source: Pioneer Press
According to Mike, it is one of his places, and he loved to be there.
We hope that the father of 3 is having a blast with his life, and we are very willing to see if he gets married again.