Top 10 Richest NFL Club Owners in the World

Eager to know the names of the world’s wealthiest National Football League club owners? Want to know their net Worth and many more facts about them? Believe us, your search for the details of the world’s most affluent NFL club owners ends here.

Football is no longer about a hobby, entertainment, and passion only. The current date, it falls under popular businesses in the world now.

NFL comprises 32 teams in total. Among them, 16 teams are from American Football Conference (AFC), whereas the remaining 16 are from the National Football Conference (NFC). 

Top 10 Richest NFL Club Owners in the World

This article will discuss the billionaires on the list of the top 10 most affluent NFL club owners in the world.

So, without taking more time, let me shed some light on the names of the world’s top 10 most affluent NFL club owners, along with their team name and net Worth as of 2022.

So, let’s begin the countdown.

Full NameFootball Team NameNet Worth
Janice McNairHouston Texans$4.2 billion
Steve BisciottiBaltimore Ravens$4.9 billion
Terrence PegulaBuffalo Bills$5.4 billion
Arthur BlankAtlanta Falcons$6.2 billion
Robert KraftNew England Patriots$6.9 billion
Stephen M. RossMiami Dolphins$7 billion
Shahid KhanJacksonville Jaguars$8 billion
Stan KroenkeLos Angeles Rams$8.2 billion
Jerry JonesDallas Cowboys$8.9 billion
David Tepper Carolina Panthers$14.5 billion

10. Janice McNair

  • Full Name: Janice McNair
  • Age: 86 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: Houston Texans
  • Net Worth: $4.2 billion

Before joining the National Football League, Janice McNair and her late husband Robert (Bob) McNair had a foundation, namely ‘Robert and Janice McNair Educational Foundation.

Robert was a salesman and an entrepreneur as well. In 1999, he sold his power generator company ‘Cogen Technology‘ to Enron for $1.5 billion, out of which he invested $600 million to form an NFL team ‘Houston Texans.’

After Robert died in 2018, Janice McNair looked over the franchise of the Houston Texans and moved ahead with it. According to Forbes, her net Worth at the current date is $4.2 billion.

Besides, she has also won the title of AFC South Division (2018).

9. Steve Bisciotti

  • Full Name: Steve Bisciotti
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: Baltimore Ravens
  • Net Worth: $4.9 billion

On the 9th position of our top 10 most affluent NFL club owners’ list is Steve Bisciotti, a 62 years old entrepreneur and businessman.

Steve took the very first move towards his career at 23. He co-founded a staffing firm ‘Allegis Group‘ in Annapolis, Maryland, collaborating with his cousin. The firm gained more popularity and revenue than he had ever thought of. 

Besides his job, Steve has a great interest in sports too. That’s why after the massive success of Allegis Group in 2004, he invested $600 million in the Baltimore Ravens. And his current net worth is $4.9 billion.

Baltimore Ravens won a Super Bowl Championship in 2013 after Steve became the majority owner of the Baltimore Ravens.

He has also won the title of AFC North Division (2008, 2011, 2012, 2018). 

8. Terrence Pegula

  • Full Name: Terrence Michael Pegula
  • Age: 71 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: Buffalo Bills
  • Net Worth: $5.4 billion

Terrence Pegula, also known as Terry Pegula, is in the 8th position on our top most affluent NFL club owners’ list. He is a businessman by profession. Besides, he also has a great interest in collecting sports properties from the beginning.

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Terry Pegula Buffalo Bills (Source: Wikimedia) 

Talking about Terry’s entry into the NFL club, his interest in different professional sports and entertainment sectors influenced him to purchase an NFL club. Currently, he owns the Buffalo Bills of the NFL. 

Terry, along with his wife Kim Pegula, purchased the franchise of the Buffalo Bills team in 2014. Before, he owned East Resources, a natural gas company.

He has a net worth of $5.4 billion as of 2022.

7. Arthur Blank

  • Full Name: Arthur Blank
  • Age: 80 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: Atlanta Falcons
  • Net Worth: $6.2 billion

Next on our list of the top 10 most affluent NFL club owners is Arthur Blank, a 80 yeas old businessman with a total net worth of $6.2 billion.

Arthur co-founded The Home Depot, his home re-modeling warehouse company, with Bernie Marcus in 1978, after leaving his job at a regional hardware store.

After the massive success of his own company, Arthur purchased the NFL team Atlanta Falcons for $545 million in 2002. After 2 years, in 2004, he became the club owner. The value of the team at present is more than $2 billion. 

The next turning point in his life was when his team won the NFC Championship in 2016. He has also won the title of NFC South Division (2004, 2010, 2012, 2018).

Aside from NFL success, he has also bagged many awards, including the US Institute for Sluttering’s Changing Lives Award and an induction into the U.S. Business Hall of Fame.

6. Robert Kraft

  • Full Name: Robert Kenneth Kraft
  • Age: 81 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: New England Patriots
  • Net Worth: $6.9 billion

Born in 1941, Robert Kraft used to sell newspapers outside the old Braves Studio in Boston in his child age. Later, he became the sole founder of his own paper products company ‘International Forest Products.

Before he could purchase the franchise of the New England Patriots, he became the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Kraft Group, the combination of his own company and his father-in-law’s company, which is now one of the largest suppliers of paper products in the world.

Rober Kraft bought the franchise of the NFL club, the New England Patriots, in 1994 for $172 million. The club now has a value of $4.4 billion.

Whereas the 81– year-old U.S. businessman Robert’s current net worth is $6.9 billion. 

Below are the titles he has won as an owner:

  • American Football Conference East Division (1996, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • American Football Conference (1996, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Super Bowl Championship (2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, 2018)

5. Stephen Ross

  • Full Name: Stephen M. Ross
  • Age: 82 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team Name: Miami Dolphins 
  • Net Worth: $7 billion

Stephen M. Ross has always been passionate about education. That’s why he has put efforts into different areas of education, arts, healthcare, and many more. 

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Stephen Ross (Source: Flickr)

Stephen, a 82 years old U.S. real estate builder and humanitarian, is a retired tax lawyer and a principal benefactor of Michigan University.

Ross purchased 50% of the Miami Dolphins franchise in the year 2008.

To date, he has received many honors for his business, civic and philanthropic activities. 

4. Shahid Khan

  • Full Name: Shahid Khan
  • Age: 72 years old
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team: Јасkѕоnvіllе Јаguаrѕ
  • Net Worth: $8 billion

Shahil Khan was born in Pakistan and moved to the United States in 1967 at 16. Shahil Khan started his career as an engineer at Flex-N-Gate after graduation.

His dedication and contribution toward his work made him able to buy the fіrm “Flех-N-Gаtе” іn 1980 аnd he bесаmе thе СЕО оf thе соmраnу.

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Shahid Khan Jacksonville Jaguars (Source: Wikimedia)

Shahid Khan initially tried to purchase the St. Louis Rams of the NFL in 2010 but failed as the billionaire Stan Kroenke exercised his right of first refusal to buy the team.

So next, he tried to purchase the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL for $760 million in 2011 and successfully acquired the team. 

The 72 years old businessman Shahid Khan is now the fourth top most prosperous NFL club owner in the world with а total nеt wоrth оf $8 bіllіоn

He owns the Jacksonville Jaguars, the English soccer club Fulham and the professional wrestling organization All Elite Wrestling.

3. Stan Kroenke 

  • Full Name: Enos Stanley Kroenke
  • Age: 75 years old 
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team: Lost Angeles Rams
  • Net Worth: $8.2 billion

Enos Stanley Kroenke, known as Stan Kroenke, owns the famous NFL club Lost Angeles Rams. As a result, he can stand as the third wealthiest NFL club owner in the world, with a total net worth of $8.2 billion.

Stanley is a 75 years-old businessman actively involved in many profitable businesses and ventures. He founded the Kroenke Group in the year 1983 and also became the Chairman of THF Realty. 

Besides the NFL club, he has also purchased the Denver Nuggets. Moreover, he also owns an extensive portfolio of sports teams such as thе NНL’ѕ Соlоrаdо Аvаlаnсhе and Colorado Rapids soccer team, amongst others.

2. Jerry Jones 

  • Full Name: Jerry Jones
  • Age: 80 years old 
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team: Dаllаѕ Соwbоуѕ
  • Net Worth: $8.9 billion

Jerry Jones is a 80 years old American businessman who stands in the second position of the top most affluent NFL owners in the world with а total nеt wоrth оf $8.9 Віllіоn as of 2022. 

Іn 1989, hе purchased the Dаllаѕ Соwbоуѕ of the National Football League for $150 mіllіоn. Within ѕіхtу ѕеаѕоnѕ, the team has won five out of eight Super Bowl appearances.

Thе present vаluе оf thе tеаm іѕ $5.5 bіllіоn, which іѕ thе hіghеѕt еѕtіmаtіоn оf аnу NFL tеаm tо dаtе.

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Jerry Jones Dallas Cowboys (Source: Wikimedia)

With outstanding achievements in Super Bowl Championship in 1992, 1993, and 1995 seasons, he has become the first owner in NFL history to lead the football team to three league championships in the first seven years of ownership. 

Besides the NFL club, he also has invested in Comstock Resources (a gas and oil exploration company), real estate, and hospitality management.

The titles he owned as an owner are National Football Conference – Eastern Division (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2007, 2009, 2014, 2016, 2018), National Football Conference (1992, 1993, 1995), Super Bowl Championship (1992, 1993, 1995)

1. David Tepper 

  • Full Name: David Tepper
  • Age: 65 years old 
  • Nationality: American
  • Football Team: Carolina Panthers of NFL
  • Net Worth: $14.5 billion

David is a 65 years old U.S. humanitarian businessman and is well known for his humanitarian deeds.

He is the first most prosperous NFL club owner with a total net worth of $14.5 billion. He owns the Carolina Panthers of the NFL. 

In 1982, he completed his MBA and began his career at Republic Steel in Ohio. 

He began his career after completing his MBA in the year 1982. In 2012, he received his first-ever paycheck of $2.2 billion; the highest paycheck anyone had ever received in the U.S. until that day. 

Tepper founded his hedge fund ‘Appaloosa Management‘ in Miami Beach, Florida, in 1993 and tried his best to make it a global giant in hedge funds.

After his successful business journey, he purchased the Carolina Panthers of the NFL in 2018 and closed his investment business to focus more on the NFL club.

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Conclusion:

Among all the 32 National Football League club owners, these 10 have made a place for themselves among the world’s top 10 most affluent NFL owners. 

In summary, David Tepper is the first wealthiest NFL owner with a total net worth of $14.5 billion, whereas Janice McNair is the 10th wealthiest NFL owner with $4.2 billion.

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