Roger Goodell’s Net Worth in 2024: How rich is the NFL Commissioner? 

Learn all about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s impressive net worth, contracts, salary, bonuses and more.


Roger Goodell’s Net Worth in 2024: How rich is the NFL Commissioner? 

Roger Goodell (via Imago)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had a successful tenure at the helm of the league for almost two decades now. Appointed as Commissioner back in 2006, Goodell has served at the very top of the NFL in the best interests of the league and the sporting world as a whole. Amid all the speculations regarding Roger Goodell, exactly how much fortune has he made in his career and what is his net worth in 2024?

Born on February 19, 1959, Roger Goodell grew up in Jamestown, where he would go on to attend Bronxville High School. Although he had a promising career as a young athlete, injuries thwarted his dreams of continuing football in college.

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After graduating with a degree in economics from Washington & Jefferson College, Goodell chose to pursue a career in the NFL industry. He started working with the league as an unpaid intern back in 1982.

It wasn’t until 1987 that Roger assisted the then-president of the AFC, Lamar Hunt, who would eventually pave his way to being appointed as the NFL’s CEO in December 2001. Roger Goodell originally assumed the role of NFL Commissioner on August 8, 2006, and has held this position for almost two decades now.

His recent contract extension will see Roger Goodell continue as Commissioner for four more seasons until March 2027. But exactly how much fortune has the 64-year-old made to date? Here’s what you need to know about Roger Goodell’s net worth in 2024.

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Roger Goodell’s Net Worth 

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has an estimated net worth of about $200 million in 2024. Goodell has made a substantial fortune from his professional career in the sports industry over the years. The 64-year-old has earned over $600 million during his tenure as Commissioner of the NFL since 2006.

Roger Goodell
Roger Goodell (via Imago)

Apart from his earnings from the contracts with the league, Roger Goodell has also received a substantial amount in bonuses and incentives as part of his previous deals with the NFL. Although the league does not report the details of Roger Goodell’s contracts anymore, it is assumed that the newly signed multi-year contract will see him bag an impressive fortune until 2027.

Contracts and Salary 

Over the years, Roger Goodell has amassed a substantial fortune from his lucrative contracts with the NFL. Compared to his initial salary, which had been about $6 million per year, the 64-year-old has seen a substantial increase in his paycheck over the course of his professional career.

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Roger Goodell
Roger Goodell (via Imago)

Currently, Roger Goodell’s contract with the NFL allegedly sees him earn about $65 million per year, and it has been reported that over the course of his contracts with the league, Roger Goodell has earned over $600 million from 2006 until date.

The new contract extension will see Goodell continue with the NFL until March 2027. He had previously signed a 5-year contract extension back in 2012 and later signed another extension in 2017 that was supposed to see him continue with the NFL until the 2024 season. However, it seems that Roger will be extending his stay, and the NFL commissioner will be at his office until the end of the 2026 NFL season.

Bonuses

Roger Goodell’s current contracts are based on incentives, and the bonuses are dependent on the league’s overall financial standing. The five-year deal signed back in 2017 is reported to be worth about $200 million considering the bonuses that Goodell received as per the premeditated conditions in his contract.

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Roger Goodell
Roger Goodell (via Imago)

Another interesting aspect of his current deal with the NFL suggested that Goodell had allegedly requested the lifetime use of the NFL’s private jet alongside the promised sum in the contract. Nevertheless, under Roger Goodell’s tenure, the league has seen unprecedented success, and hence, he has been reinstated in his office until March 2027.

FAQs

Q. How old is Roger Goodell?

Roger Goodell is 64 years old.

Q. Who is the current NFL Commissioner?

Roger Goodell is the current NFL Commissioner.

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Q. When did Roger Goodell join the NFL?

Roger Goodell joined the NFL as an intern back in 1982.

Q. When did Roger Goodell become CEO of the NFL?

Roger Goodell became the CEO of the NFL in December 2001.

Q. When did Roger Goodell become NFL Commissioner?

Roger Goodell became NFL Commissioner in 2006.

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Q. Where is Roger Goodell from?

Roger Goodell is from Jamestown, New York.

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