About John Madden
John Madden net worth has been estimated to be around 200 million dollars. To the public, he is mostly recognized as the legendary sportscaster. A huge part of his net worth comes from his involvement into being a professional football coach. Also, John Madden gets a huge amount of money because of sports casting on the national television.
However, some people still cannot believe how John Madden net worth has been accumulated through such activities. Such thoughts started to roll when it was announced that during his broadcasting career which was at its peak, John Madden received only 5 million dollars as his yearly salary. Although 5 million dollars per year seems quite high, it still does not convince some people how he could have accumulated such a high net worth.
However, his being rich can be explained by the fact that he owns video games called “Madden NFL”. This brings a lot of incomes to the overall amount of John Madden net worth and it allowed him to drive a golden bus made for an emperor because John Madden is afraid to fly. The first version of the video game “Madden NFL” was released in 1989 and since then more than 43 million copies of it were sold both nationally and internationally. In 2005, John Madden received an offer from EA Games which wanted to sign a deal for the video game of NHL for the year 2012. It was announced that the deal was worth around 300 million dollars.
However, the rumors stated that EA Games were about to drop his name ‘Madden’ from the title of the game. John Madden himself stated that he signed a deal for his name to be used on the title of the game for 10 more years. The deal was reported to be worth around 150 million dollars.
In addition, John Madden is a spokesman to the athletes foot company called “Tough Actin”. He has been stated to receive around 2 million dollars from that deal. Therefore, his involvement in other activities than football playing adds millions of dollars to the total amount of John Madden net worth which he has today.
Born in 1936, John Madden was broadcasting with Pat Summerall through the years 1980 and 1990 on CBS channel and later on the Fox network. With being such an active person not only in football playing and coaching but also in other activities such as owning a video game, John Madden net worth is expected to increase even more.