John Calipari Net Worth
John Calipari net worth and salary: John Calipari is an American college basketball coach who has a net worth of $25 million. John Calipari earned his net worth as the head coach for the University of Kentucky, as well as the University of Memphis, the University of Massachusetts and the New Jersey Nets in the NBA. Since 2009, he has been the head coach of the men's basketball team at the University of Kentucky and has officially been to three Final Fours, all with Kentucky (2011, 2012, 2014). As a college coach, Calipari has been named "National Coach of the Year" three times and is widely regarded as one of the best recruiters in college basketball history. He has always stressed academics as a coach and has placed 29 players in the NBA during his coaching career, including 17 over his first four seasons at Kentucky. Calipari was born in Moon Township, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on February 10, 1959. He graduated from Clarion State University where he played as a point guard prior to graduating. He and his wife, Ellen, have three children, Erin Sue, Megan Rae, and Bradley Vincent. He has created a foundation called The Calipari Foundation that raises money to help the lives of those in need across the country. The Foundation has made donations to local causes as well as to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, and to help victims of the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti. John Calipari's salary is $6.5 million.