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Net Worth:
$40 Million
$12 Million
Sep 23, 1962 (61 years old)
American Football coach, Coach
United States of America
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What is John Harbaugh's Net Worth and Salary?

John Harbaugh is a football coach who has a net worth of $40 million. John Harbaught serves as the head coach of the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, where he earns an annual salary of $12 million. He previously had assistant coaching positions with the Philadelphia Eagles, and before that was an assistant coach at such colleges as Indiana, Cincinnati, and Western Michigan. Since his tenure with the Ravens began in 2008, Harbaugh has led the team to a Super Bowl championship in 2013, defeating the San Francisco 49ers which were coached by his younger brother, Jim Harbaugh.

Contracts & Salary

Current Contract:

  • Signed in March 2022, a 3-year extension.
  • Estimated total contract value not publicly available.
  • Annual salary estimated to be $12 million, making him one of the highest-paid coaches in the NFL.
  • No guaranteed money remaining in the contract as of December 2023.

Previous Contracts:

  • Multiple extensions with the Ravens since 2008, starting with a 4-year, $8.8 million deal.
  • Key contracts include:
    • 4-year, $28 million contract extension in 2013 (average annual salary: $7 million).
    • 4-year, $36 million contract extension in 2019 (average annual salary: $9 million).
  • Prior to Ravens, served as assistant coach for different teams, with salaries likely in the hundreds of thousands.

Early Life and Education

John Harbaugh was born on September 23, 1962 in Toledo, Ohio to Jackie and college football coach Jack. His younger brother is Jim, who also coaches football, and he also has a sister named Joani. Harbaugh went to Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and after that attended Miami University in Ohio. There, he played varsity football as a defensive back and graduated in 1984.

Collegiate Coaching

Harbaugh began his coaching career on the collegiate level, serving as the running backs and outside linebackers coach for the Western Michigan Broncos football team. He worked with the team from 1984 to 1987. In the latter year, Harbaugh served as the tight ends coach for the Pittsburgh Panthers. He subsequently became special teams coach and secondary coach for the Morehead State Eagles in 1988. Harbaugh moved to Cincinnati the next year, serving as the special teams coordinator for the Bearcats through 1996. He finished his collegiate coaching career in 1997 with the Indiana Hoosiers, serving as special teams coordinator and defensive backs coach.

Philadelphia Eagles

Harbaugh joined the NFL in 1998 to become an assistant coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, and served as a special teams coordinator through 2006. In 2007, he was promoted to defensive backs coach.

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Baltimore Ravens

In early 2008, Harbaugh was named the new head coach of the Baltimore Ravens. He went on to lead the team to an 11-5 record during his first regular season, and then to upset victories over the Miami Dolphins and the Tennessee Titans in the playoffs. In the AFC Championship Game, the Ravens fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harbaugh led the team to the playoffs again in the 2009 season, this time losing in the AFC Divisional Round. In 2010, he led the Ravens to a 12-4 record en route to another loss in the Divisional Round. The 2011 season saw the team go 12-4 again; winning the AFC North, the Ravens ultimately fell in the AFC Championship Game to the New England Patriots. Harbaugh had arguably his greatest career season in 2012, helping the Ravens claim another AFC North title en route to a victory over the Patriots in a rematch of the previous year's AFC Championship Game. In the subsequent Super Bowl XLVII, Harbaugh faced his brother Jim, head coach of the San Francisco 49ers. The Ravens prevailed, winning the Super Bowl 34-31.

Following their incredible 2012 season, Harbaugh and the Ravens struggled to find repeat success in 2013. Finishing with an 8-8 record, they ultimately missed the playoffs. The 2014 season turned out better, as the Ravens went 10-6 and made it to the Divisional Round. Harbaugh went on to record his first losing season with the Ravens in 2015; with many key players suffering season-ending injuries, the team only went 5-11. Although there was improvement in the 2016 season, the Ravens missed the postseason with an 8-8 record. The team missed the postseason again in 2017, finishing with a 9-7 record. Harbaugh and the Ravens bounced back in 2018 to post a 10-6 record and win the AFC North. In the Wild Card Round, they lost to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Ravens posted a franchise-best record of 14-2 in 2019 and again won the AFC North. This time, the team lost in the Divisional Round to the Titans. For the 2019 season, Harbaugh was named AP NFL Coach of the Year, PFWA Coach of the Year, and Maxwell Club NFL Coach of the Year. In 2020, he led the Ravens to an 11-5 record and another Divisional Round appearance. The next year, Harbaugh had his second career losing season with the Ravens. He improved in 2022 to lead the team to a 10-7 record and a Wild Card berth.

Personal Life

With his wife Ingrid, Harbaugh has a daughter named Alison. She attended Notre Dame, where she played lacrosse for four seasons.

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