John Calipari Net Worth
John Calipari net worth and salary: John Calipari is an American college basketball coach who has a net worth of $45 million. John Calipari is probably most famous for being the head coach for the University of Kentucky. He previously coached for the University of Memphis, the University of Massachusetts and the New Jersey Nets in the NBA. He has been the head coach of the men's basketball team at the University of Kentucky since 2009. In his first 10 years with Kentucky, he has taken the team to four Final Fours. They won the tournament in 2012. 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 dozens 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.
Contract and Salary: From 2009 to 2019 John's Calipari's base salary was $6.5 million. In June 2019 he signed a 10-year $86 million extension that comes with an average salary of $9 million. Starting six years into the deal, in 2024, John has the option to step down as coach and take a University advising job that will come with a $950,000 annual salary.
|Net Worth:||$45 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Feb 10, 1959 (61 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|