Roger Goodell

An American by nationality, Roger Goodell is a businessman who is presently a Commissioner of NFL (National Football League). He was chosen to succeed the retiring commissioner Paul Tagliabue on 8th August 2006.

Roger officially started his tenure on 1st September of 2006 just after the beginning of the 2006 NFL season. The NFL made an announcement on 6th December 2017 that he signed a new contract which will start in the year 2019.

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Roger Goodell: Personal life

Roger Goodell is originally from Jamestown, New York, United States of America. He came into this world on 19th February of the year 1956 which has now made him reach at 59 years old. He was born as the third child among five children to his parents Charles Goodell and Jean Goodell.

His father is the US Senator of New York. Growing up, Roger went to get his education from the Bronxville High School where he was a three-sport star in the football, baseball, and basketball. Additionally, Roger also captained all of the three teams as a senior and he was also named the athlete of the year of the school.

Later, his injuries kept him away from playing college football. Goodell also got enrolled at the Washington and Jefferson College located in Washington, Pennsylvania and from there, he graduated in 1981 with a degree in Economics.

Goodell has already got married. He is married to his wife named Jane Skinner who is the former anchor of Fox News Channel. The pair tied their knot with each other in October of the year 1997 and since then, they are together and living their life blissfully.

Apart from that, Roger and his wife also have two daughters, twins who were born in 2001.

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  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Businessman
  • Father: Charles Goodell
  • Mother: Jean Goodell
  • Siblings: 4
  • Ethnicity: North American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • High School: Bronxville High School
  • Education: Washington and Jefferson College
  • Height: 5 Feet and 11 Inches/ 1.80 m
  • Married: Yes
  • Wife: Jane Skinner (1997-Present)
  • Children: 2 Daughters (Twins)
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Birth Sign: Pisces

Roger Goodell: Professional life and career

After graduating from the college, Goodell wrote to every National Football League team in search of a job. He then succeeded and landed a job as an internship with the front office of the league. Roger then served for New York Jets as an intern.

Later, Goodell was promoted as the assistant of the President of an American Football Conference in the year 1987. By 2001, he had already become an executive vice president as well as a chief operating officer.

Roger later took over as a successor when the NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue made an announcement that he was stepping down in 2006. He was then chosen for that position over 4 finalists and won a close vote on a 5th ballot before being approved by acclamation of the owners.

Roger officially started his tenure on 1st September of 2006 just after the beginning of the 2006 NFL season. The NFL made an announcement on 6th December 2017 that he signed a new contract which will start in the year 2019.

Prior to that, Roger was awarded Outstanding Civilian Service Award in 2014 that is the third highest honor within the department of the army civilian awards.

Fast Facts:

  • Profession: Businessman
  • Known for: serving as Commissioner of NFL

Roger Goodell: Net Worth, Salary

Goodell has worked hard and his dedication has been the key to his success. According to some websites, the salary of Goodell is $35 million and his net worth is estimated to be around $75 million.

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  • Net Worth: $75 Million
  • Salary: $35 Million