Dan Rooney Net Worth
Dan Rooney Net Worth: Dan Rooney was an American sports executive who had a net worth of $500 million. Dan Rooney was born on July 20, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was Art Rooney, the legendary founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers. From a very young age Dan was involved in every aspect of the Steelers organization. He attended North Catholic High School in Pittsburgh and where he became one of the best quarterbacks in the city. He also spent some time coaching for St. Peter's Elementary School football team. He was lucky to have some impressive names for his mentors such as Joe Carr, Fran Fogerty and Ed Kiely. These men all contributed to Dan's knowledge of football business. He graduated from Duquesne University knowing that, without a doubt, he wanted to pursue football as his lifelong career. By 1969, Dan had already earned himself a good reputation by managing every aspect of the team very well. He was consequently appointed the team's president in 1975. Through his appointment he then had full operational control of the team. His father still remained the public figure of the team, until the time of his death in 1988. Since 1972, the Steelers have won 15 division championships, 6 Super Bowl championships as well as 8 NCF championships. Starting in 2003, Dan slowly began to let go of his control of the team as he left the management to the next generation of his family, just like his father before him. Up until 2012, Dan Rooney was the United States Ambassador to Ireland. Dan Rooney died on April 13, 2017 at the age of 84.