Net Worth: $30 Million
- Source of Wealth Sports, Football, NFL
- Birth Place Grand River, Ohio
- Marital Status Married to Mary Ann Shula and Dorothy Bartish (deceased)
- Full Name Donald Francis Shula
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth January 4, 1930
- Ethnicity Hungarian
- Occupation Retired Football Cornerback and Coach
- Education Case Western Reserve University; John Carroll University
- Children Five Children
About Don Shula
Retired American football cornerback and coach, Don Shula, has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Born Donald Francis Shula on January 4, 1930 in Grand River, Ohio, he has Hungarian origins. He attended St. Mary’s and graduated from Harvey High School in Painesville then went to John Carroll University and played football in both schools. In 1954, he earned a Master of Arts degree in Physical Education from Case Western Reserve University.
Shula is best known as the legendary coach of the Miami Dolphins from 1970-1995. He led the team to two Super Bowl victories and to the only perfect season in the National Football League (NFL). He was named 1993 Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated and currently holds the NFL records for most career wins with 347. He only had two losing seasons in his 36-year career of coaching in the league. He had been head coach for a record of six Super Bowls.
Before serving as the coach for the Dolphins, Don Shula coached the Detroit Lions from 1960-1062 and the Baltimore Colts from 1963-1969. He was also a player in the NFL from 1951-1957. Aside from football, he was an endorser of steakhouses, condiments and the weight loss program NutriSystem along with Dan Marino and other NFL players. He has also co-authored three best-selling books about coaching and motivation – The Winning Edge (1973), Everyone’s a Coach (1995), and The Little Black Book of Coaching: Motivating People to be Winners (2001).