Dean Spanos is the Chairman and Controlling Owner of the Board of the National Football League. He was a well-known businessman to the people in America. He won a number of awards and recognition while working as the team leader and CEO of Chargers company. Spanos family was honoured with the Outstanding Community Service Award. To know more about Dean Spanos and his net worth in 2018, keep reading the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Dean Spanos was born on May 26, 1950, in Stockton, California to his parents Alex Spanos and Faye Spanos. He completed his schooling from Lincoln High School where he got varsity letters in football and golf.
Spanos continued to learn golf from the University of the Pacific while graduating. In 1972, he completed his graduation in Business Administration.
In 1977, Dean got married to Susie who is a philanthropist and first lady of San Diego Football. They both were gifted with two sons named Alexander Gus and John Dean.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Dean started his career as a team president and chief executive officer for the company Chargers in 1994. From 2004 to 2014, Chargers 113 games under Spanos leadership, in which five are AFC West Championships.
In May 2015, Dean and his wife made their eldest son Alexander Gus as the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the Chargers. Their second son was appointed as the president football operations for the Chargers in the same year.
Spanos remained as the chairman to understand and oversee the process of a new stadium which is going to result in a team playing it’s all home games in a Los Angeles soccer stadium.
He favored partnership for the new stadium for the Chargers company which is going to be built in downtown San Diego. After attempting for 15 years to finance a downtown football stadium but 57 percent of the votes got disapproved.
Awards and Achievements:
Spanos received the Lincoln High Hall of Fame Award during his high school. Because of his influence in the NFL and community, he had received a number of awards and recognition. In 2005, Spanos was awarded the Distinguished American Award from the San Diego Chapter f the National Football Foundation. In 2004, he was also awarded the Jose A. Cota Award for the Chargers and Philanthropy support of law enforcement. In 2002, The Ellis Island Medal of Honour award was awarded to the Spanos, which was also received by his father 16 years ago.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated net worth of Dean Spanos is more than $130 million. He made all this fortune by becoming the president and chief executive officer of the Chargers company. Under his leadership, he won many awards for making his team won most of the games played.
Spanos and his wife currently reside in La Jolla, California. His wife also received prestigious awards from the American society and Salvation Army. Spanos was also a member of the NFL’s Business Ventures Committee. and the Management Council Executive Committee.