The richest NFL players of all time, as of 2022, are listed below. We compiled this list using data from Celebrity Net Worth, The Richest, and Forbes.
List 10 richest NFL players in the world – net worth, ranked
Here’s a quick rundown of the world’s 10 richest NFL players:
- Roger Staubach – $600 Million
- Al Davis – $500 Million
- John Madden – 200 Million
- Tom Brady – $180 Million
- John Elway – $145 Million
- Brett Favre – $100 Million
- Joe Montana – $80 Million
- Roger Goodell – $75 Million
- Ben Roethlisberger – $70 Million
- Michael Strahan – $65 million
1. Roger Staubach – Net worth: $600 Million
Roger Staubach “Captain America” is a former American NFL player in the NFL. Staubach joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1969 and played with the club during all 11 seasons of his career.
Staubach led his team to the Super Bowl five times. He also led the Cowboys to victories in Super Bowl VI and Super Bowl XII. Staubach was named Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl VI.
Roger Staubach’s net worth is $600 million as of October 2022, making him the richest NFL player in the world.
2. Al Davis – Net Worth: $500 Million
Al Davis was an American NFL coach and executive. Davis was the principal owner and manager of the Oakland Raiders of the NFL for 39 years from 1972 until his death in 2011.
3. John Madden – Net Worth: $200 Million
John Madden is a former American NFL coach and sportscaster. Madden won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Oakland Raiders. In 2006 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame because of his incredible work as a coach throughout his career.
John Madden’s net worth is $200 million as of October 2022.
4. Tom Brady – Net Worth: $180 Million
Tom Brady is an American NFL player for the New England Patriots of the NFL.
Brady is the only player in history to win 6 Super Bowls and all with the same team. Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft.
Tom Brady’s net worth is $180 million as of October 2022.
5. John Elway – Net Worth: $145 Million
John Elway is a former football quarterback who currently is a general manager and executive vice president of football operations of the Denver Broncos of the NFL.
Elway played football during his school years at Stanford. He recorded the most victories by starting a quarterback and was the second most prolific passer in NFL history.
John Elway’s net worth is $145 million as of October 2022.
6. Brett Favre – Net Worth: $100 Million
Brett Favre is a former American NFL player who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the NFL.
Favre was a 20-year veteran of the NFL and played as a quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in 1991.
Brett Favre’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million as of October 2022.
7. Joe Montana – Net Worth:
Joe Montana “Joe Cool” or “The Comeback Kid” is a former American NFL quarterback who played for the San Francisco 49ers for 16 seasons. He later played for the Kansas City Chiefs for two seasons of his NFL career.
Joe Montana’s net worth is $80 million as of October 2022.
8. Roger Goodell – Net Worth: $75 Million
Roger Goodell is an American businessman who is currently the Commissioner of the NFL. Goodell was chosen to succeed retiring Paul Tagliabue. He was chosen for the position over four finalists.
Roger Goodell’s net worth is estimated to be $75 million as of October 2022.
9. Ben Roethlisberger – Net Worth: $70 Million
Ben Roethlisberger “Big Ben” is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. Roethlisberger played college football at Miami University and was drafted in 2004 by the Steelers in the first round. He earned the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2004.
As of October 2022, Ben Roethlisberger’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $70 million
10. Michael Strahan – Net Worth: $65 million
Michael Strahan is a former American football defensive who spent his entire career with the New York Giants of the NFL. Strahan set a huge record for the most sacks in a season in 2001 and helped the Giants win Super Bowl XLII in 2007.
As of October 2022, Michael Strahan’s net worth is $65 million.