Bill Belichick is a renowned American football head coach who is currently coaching the NFL’s New England Patriots. He has been considered to be one of the best coaches in the football history following his success in creating strong teams. His career was highly influenced by his father who was also a longtime college coach. He started coaching at 1975 with the Baltimore Colts and later to New York Giants in which he has been praised for his brightest mind games. Here are the complete details about career, biography, and net worth of Bill Belichick in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Belichick was born on 16th April 1952 in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. His parents were Steve Belichick and Jeannette who raised him in Annapolis, in Maryland. At this time, his father was the assistant football coach of the United States Naval Academy. With this, he was able to learn football easily from training from his father who mentored him to a great extent.
He studied at Annapolis High School where he completed his studies in 1970 after which he enrolled for a postgraduate year at Phillips Academy. After his studies in this school, he then joined Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he pursued and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics in the year 1975. After his graduation, he then began his career path in which he has retained it to date.
Bill Belichick’s first married Debby Clarke with whom they later divorced on the summer of 2006 after living separately for two years from 2004 till the official divorce in 2006. They had three children one daughter by the name Amanda Belichick and two sons by the name Brian Belichick and Stephen Belichick. He was also accused of having a relationship with Sharon Shenocca who was a former Giants receptionist and seen with Linda Holiday in Arizona several times.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Bill has maintained a successful career path which took off after his graduation in Wesleyan University. After the graduation, he joined the Baltimore as an Assistant Head Coach. He then joined Detroit Lions in 1976 as an Assistant Special Team’s coach. He worked in this team after he later joined the New York Giants on a 12-year stint acting as a defensive assistant in 1979. From the year 1991 to 1995, he was the head coach of Cleveland Browns then served as an assistant coach in the Patriots in the year 1996.
In 1997, he became the Jets’ Interim Head Coach which after an agreement between the Jets and the Patriots, he was allowed to coach the Jets from which he was made Jet’s Assistant Head Coach in 1999. He gained much of his fame after he was named as the APF, coach of the year in the seasons 2003, 2007, and 2010.
He currently ranks 4th all-time in the regular season in which in NFL he has a coaching wins of 236 and 23 in the play-off. He is among the five head coaches who have received more than four titles in the NFL history.
Net Worth & Earnings
From his bounteous salary as a football coach for many years, he has gained one of the most reputable net worth among many celebrities. He earns a salary of $7.5 Million which has made him have such huge and high net worth. Bill Belichick has an estimated net worth of $40 Million.
One of Bill Belichick’s famous quotes which have made him be successful always is that ‘I think practice preparation is usually an indicator of game performance’. He believes in hard work bringing success and this has, therefore, been one of the contributions towards his success in his full career path.