William Stephen Belichick who is better known as Bill Belichick is an American football coach who has the record of five Super Bowls win as a head coach. He is the head coach of the New England Patriots of the National Football League and is the general manager of the team as well. He is one of only five head coaches with four or more titles in NFL history and the only head coach to win three Super Bowl championships in a four-year span.
Belichick's career record would make most coach envious of his success. He is one of the most accomplished coaches in American Football. Find out more about his career and the wealth that he has earned himself through his success.
Nothing to Everything; Belichick's Career
Belichick's prophecy on success as one of the greatest coaches in NFL did not happen all at once. His journey as a coach began after graduation when he took a $25-per-week job as an assistant to Baltimore Colts head coach Ted Marchibroda in 1975. He has come a long way since then.
His big break with the professional teams of the NFL came in 1979 when he joined the New York Giants alongside head coach Ray Perkins as a defensive assistant. He stayed with the team for 12 long years during which, he was named the defensive coordinator in 1985.
The Giants won the Super Bowls in 1986 and 1990 during his time there. In the Super Bowl XXV, his defensive game plan led to the New York Giants' 20-19 upset which is now in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. After his departure from the Giants, Belichick started as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.
Belichick was with the team only till 1995 and was fired on February 14, 1996. After his dismissal, he became an assistant head coach and defensive coach for the Patriots in 1996. The Patriots won the AFC championship with a record of 11-5 but lost in the Super Bowl XXXI. Belichick coached the New York Jets from 1997- 1999 and returned as the head coach of the New England Patriots in 2000.
It is with this team he made history. He led the team to a Super Bowl XXXVI victory in 2001, in which Tom Brady played a major part. He had a bust in the year 2002 with the team going 9-7 and missing the playoffs. He also led the Patriots the team to a super bowl victory in XXXVIII, XXXIX, XLIX, and LI.
During his contribution to the team, he has been named the coach of the year three times, in 2003, 2007 and 2011. His track record speaks for itself and it says that he is a coach who is talented and is worthy of his success.
Belichick Holding's Salary and Net Worth
At the start of his career, Belichick was doing had a wage of $25-per-week but now he is the head coach of one of the most successful teams in the history and he earns $7.5 million annually.
He certainly has come a long way in his pay grade where he has changed from making pocket changes to the incredible bank balance.
VIDEO: Belichick Holding Net Worth & Career Highlights
Belichick has a large property invested in a multi-building compound in Nantucket Island. He expanded his real estate over the course of his career. He bought a house in 2012 worth $2.1 million which is now assessed at $2.4 million.
He also purchased a house the following year for $2.1 million. Aside from these, he bought two houses in 2014 costing $870,000 and $2.45 million. His property is valued at over $10 million.
He is one of the highest paid coaches in NFL and is the reason that he is able to find money to invest in a multi-building compound on Nantucket Island. Keeping all of his assets and earning into account, the 66 years old head coach of New England Patriots net worth turns out to be $35 million.