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Ron Rivera Net Worth

Ron Rivera is a retired football player and a former coach who managed Carolina Panthers in the National Football League. As of 2019, Ron Rivera net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

Rivera was born on January 7, 1962, in Fort Ord, California. His father Eugenio Rivera was a military man. Due to his father’s military service, the family had to move often and he was educated in military bases in Germany, Panama, Washington D. C., and Maryland. Eventually, the family settled in California where he later attended Seaside High School.

Rivera then attended the University of California where he was a consensus All-American linebacker. He was the MVP of the 1984 East-West Shrine Game.

Rivera was selected in the second round by the Chicago Bears in the 1984 NFL Draft. He helped his team to win Super Bowl XX against New England Patriots in 1985. He played for the Bears for a total of nine seasons.

After retiring from his playing football, he went to work for WGN-TV and Sports Channel Chicago as a TV analyst covering the Bears and college football. In 1999, he was named linebackers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles.

In 2004, Rivera was named the defensive coordinator of the Bears. He worked with the Bears for a total of three seasons as a coach. After that, he was hired as a linebackers coach for the San Diego Chargers.

In 2011, Rivera got his first head coaching job with the Carolina Panthers. He was recognized as the NFL Coach of the year by Associated Press in 2013 and in 2015. As a head coach for panthers, he has led them to three straight divisional titles and an appearance in Super Bowl 50. On December 3, 2019, after a 5-7 start to the season, Rivera was fired by the Panthers where he spent a total of nine seasons as a head coach.

Regarding his personal life, Rivera is married to Stephanie Rivera since 1984. She is a former assistant coach for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. Together with Stephanie, Rivera has two children, a son named Christopher, and a daughter named Courtney.

Ron Rivera Net Worth: $5 million

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