Jim Irsay is a renowned American businessman. He is known to be the CEO as well as the owner of a football team known as Indianapolis Colts which is in the National Football League. He is also known to be a son of a popular businessman known as Robert Irsay who is a professional football team owner as well. To know more about the net worth of Jim Irsay in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Jim Irsay was born on 13th June in the year 1959 in Lincolnwood, Illinois in the United States in which his actual name is James Irsay. He was born to his father known as Robert Irsay who was also a renowned businessman located in Chicago and his mother who was known as Harriet Irsay. He comes from a Jewish family in which his father was the one owning the National Football League team known as Indianapolis/Baltimore Colts franchise from the year 1972 till when he died in the year 1997.
He had a brother known as Thomas as well as his sister known as Roberta though they passed on in 1999 and 1971 respectively. Jim Irsay went to Loyola Academy located in Wilmette, Illinois after which he then went to Southern Methodist University where he graduated with a bachelor’s in journalism.
Jim Irsay tied knots with Meg Coyle in the year 1980 who they together have three daughters.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Jim Irsay commenced his career after he had completed his education in the Colts Staff. While he was at the age of 12 years, his father bought Baltimore Colts in which Jim Irsay seak later became the General Manager as well as the Vice-President of Colts in the year 1984. His father then suffered from a stroke after a few years in which all the responsibilities were then taken to him in which he then managed as the Senior Executive Vice President as well as the General Manager. His father then later passed on in the year 1997 after which he then fought with his mother in coming with the agreement of the ownership however he later got it easily while he was at the age of 37 years old.
He then became the youngest NFL team owner during this time. In the year 2003, he then changed some penalties and rules after losing from England Patriots. He has additionally participated in politics in which he collaborated with John Edwards and Harry Reid. He has had many achievements through heading the Colts.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jim Irsay has an estimated net worth of $3 billion. This is from the earnings he has made through his career. Being a son of the renowned businessman known as Robert Irsay. He has been the CEO as well as the owner of Baltimore Colts which has earned him his primary source of income.
Jim Irsay enjoys much of his success which is accrued to his father through which he obtained the Baltimore Colts from his father which he then later became the owner of this football team.