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
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