NFL billionaire owners

Random Celebrity Article By on December 2, 2013

The NFL commands some serious money.  Players make millions.  The channels that carry NFL games make a sizable portion of the yearly income from ad sales during games.  There are entire retail stores and manufacturing companies devoted to making and selling NFL related merchandise.  There's even a successful reality series about becoming an NFL cheerleader that just finished its eight season on the air!  The NFL is seemingly made of money, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the circle of wealthy men (and one woman) who own the teams.  Forbes publishes an annual list of the world's billionaires, and 34 of them own sports team.  Of those 34, 14 of them own NFL teams.  Here's a quick rundown of the super wealthy people who bankroll your Sunday afternoon viewing habit.   Here are the richest NFL owners.

Paul Allen – Net Worth:  $15 billion

Owner: Seattle Seahawks

Stanley Kroenke – Net Worth:  $5 billion

Owner:  St. Louis Rams

Stephen Ross – Net Worth: $4.8 billion

Owner:  Miami Dolphins

Malcolm Glazer – Net Worth:  $4.4 billion

Owner:  Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Shahid Khan – Net Worth:  $2.5 billion

Owner:  Jacksonville Jaguars

Jerry Jones – Net Worth:  $2.7 billion

Owner:  Dallas Cowboys

Robert Kraft – Net Worth:  $2.3 billion

Owner: New England Patriots

Joan Tisch – Net Worth:  $2.9 billion

Owner:  New York Giants

Bob McNair – Net Worth:  $2 billion

Owner:  Houston Texans

Stephen Bisciotti – Net Worth:  $1.6 billion

Owner: Baltimore Ravens

Arthur Blank – Net Worth:  $1.7 billion

Owner:  Atlanta Falcons

Jim Irsay – Net Worth:  $1.5 billion

Owner:  Indianapolis Colts

Jimmy Haslam – Net Worth:  $1.45 billion

Owner:  Cleveland Browns

Tom Benson – Net Worth:  $1.1 billion

Owner:  New Orleans Saints

Paul Allen - Owner of the Seattle Seahawks.

Paul Allen – Owner of the Seattle Seahawks.

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Paula Wilson is a writer, director, production manager, and former professional dancer, originally from North America, who has worked as a performer or director in ten countries and sixteen states. When not writing for CNW, she serves as the Artistic Director of The International Partner Dance Intensive (www.tipdi.com). Follow her on Google+.
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