Brian Kelly Salary, Net Worth.

College football players may not get paid for putting their bodies on the line, but the coaches sure do. They make a big buck by serving as a coach at the big-name FBS schools.

Brian Kelly, Notre Dame Irish football coach has been serving since 2010 and also led to the BCS title game in 2012. Before heading to Notre Dame, Brian coached at the Grand Valley State, Central Michigan, and Cincinnati. Read to know Brian Kelly Net worth and salary details.


When it comes to coaching, Brian can be serious as a heart attack. Take a look at this article. How much the coach Brian Kelly earns the salary, including bonus and compensation over these years? Let’s find out.



How Much is Brian Kelly Net Worth in 2020?

American college football coach, Brian Kelly is counted as highest earnings in the list of college football coaches. He has spent his 16 years in the football career. During his career, he played, and coach for many colleges as well as earned a good fortune from it.



As of 2020. Brian Kelly has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has had a great career and coaching the Irish team Notre Dame for over a decade. However, the current salary of Brian Kelly is not known. But we can say that he makes a salary not less than a million from his profession.

Career Info, Highlights.

Born in Everett, Massachusetts, on October 25, 1961, Brain Kelly was four years letterman at Assumption College. At the beginning of his career, he played as a linebacker in college from 1979 to 1982. Kelly graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Assumption in 1983.


After graduation, he switched his career as linebacker coach. Then 1983 t 1986, he served as defensive coordinator and softball coach. Later Brian joined the Grand Valley State University as an assistant and defensive backs under Tom Beck in 1987. In 1991, he took over as the head coach for Division II Grand Valley State.

During his tenure at Grand Valley, the team won two National Championships and produced 77 different NCAA, conference and school records.

Moreover, he left Grand Valley for the head coach at Central Michigan. Michigan hasn’t won any season in six years. Things quickly turned around at Central Michigan after he joined. In 2004, CMU set the record of 4-7 and then 6-5 record in 2005, winning season since 1998.

Then after, he accepted the coaching vacancy of Cincinnati and was named the head coach for Cincinnati in December 2006. Eventually, he guided Cincinnati to its first Big East Championship and got victory over West Virginia and Pittsburgh.

At the end of 2009, he appointed as Notre Dame’s head coach. During his first season in 2010, Notre Dame lost to Central Michigan 28-24 record. Kelly is the first high profile head coach in Notre Dame history. Kelly’football team succeed to reach the 2013 BCS National Championship Game.

Back in 2016, Brian signed a six-year contract extension with Notre Dame through 2021.

House & Cars Details

Notre Dame head coach is living a lavish lifestyle, but he hasn’t disclosed the current address, he is living with his family. Going through his Instagram page, he posts several pictures of himself, family, and his works. While he isn’t working, he loves to spend quality time with family. He and his wife even travel to different cities and abroad for refreshment.

We can assume that he earns a decent amount of salary as head coach. Furthermore, he drives expensive cars all around the nation.

NameBrian Kelly
Birth DateOctober 25, 1961
PlaceEverett, Massachusetts
Age57
ProfessionHead Football Coach
Net Worth$5 Million
SalaryN/A
TeamNotre Dame
SpousePaqui Kelly
ChildrenThree