Nick Saban is considered one of the most successful coaches in college football history, who under his coaching led the Univerity of Alabama to five National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) top-division football national championships and also won one with LSU in 2003. As a result, Saban also named the first coach in college football history to win a national championship with two different schools.

In 2013, Nick made into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Along with a successful coaching career, Saban also holds a considerable fortune. Let’s take a look at his net worth and salary.

How Much Nick Saban’s Net Worth In 2020?

Nick Saban possesses $45 million net worth with an $11.5 million salary per annum. His wealth mainly comes from his years-long coaching career.

Nick first initiated his career as a defensive back for Kent State. Following his graduation, he had a plan to start a career in automotive sales until he got a graduate assistant job at the University.

The American football coach Nick Saban
The American football coach Nick Saban

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Saban landed his first head-coaching job at the University of Toledo after several professional assistant roles. Subsequently, Nick worked with many other colleges until he joined Alabama in 2007.

What Is His Salary? 

Saban is one of the highest-paid coaches in the NFL and NBA history, as well as the highest public employee in the territory of Alabama. As of 2020, the coach is paid around $11.5 million a year.

Here is a list of his salary from Alabama over the seasons,

Year Salary
2007 $3.5 million
2009 $3.9 million
2010 $5.9 million
2011 $4.8 million
2012 $5.4 million
2013 $5.5 million
2014 $7.1 million
2015 $7 million

Co-Founder of ‘Nick’s Kids’

Nick Saban, along with his wife Terry Saban, founded the Nick’s Kids Foundation. The entity staunchly underpins the mentally challenged children, student, teacher, and family causes.

Thanks to the generosity of donors and effort of Sabans, the organizations raised over $1 million within its first three years. It also donated more than $9 million to numerous other deserving entities.

Sold His “The Pointe on Lake Burton” estate For $11 Million 

The Alabama head football coach Nick Saban sold his property nestled in the North Georgia mountains on the shore of Lake Burton for $11 million at auction in mid-2013. He first put the sprawling property on the market for $10.9 million.

The whopping 9,600 square feet home also features six bedrooms, six full and three half bathrooms, and a four-car garage. It is surrounded by Chattahoochee and Nantahala National Forests.

 Nick Saban sold his property in North Georgia mountains for $11 million
 Nick Saban sold his property in North Georgia mountains for $11 million 

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Furthermore, Saban sold his Tuscaloosa house in Alabama for $3.1 million to the nonprofit booster organization, Crimson Tide Foundation. He bought the property for $2.9 million in 2007. The 8,759 square feet house sits on 1.26 acres and boasts four-bedroom and four-and-a-half-bathroom.

Short-Bio Of Bick Saban

Nick Saban was born on 31st October 1951, in Fairmont, West Virginia, to Nick Lou Saban Sr. and Mary Saban. He also has a sister named Dianna Thompson.

He attended Monongah High School, in the small community of Monongah. He was a quarterback on the 1968 West Virginia state championship team. He later went on to play for West Virginia Mountaineers.

Nick joined Kent State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business in 1973. Furthermore, he also obtained his master’s degree in sports administration from the aforementioned University in 1975.

Who Is His Wife?

Nick Saban exchanged the vows with his wife Terry Saban, on 18th December 1971. His spouse Terry is also a West Virginia native.

The couple has two children, a daughter Kristen Saban and a son named Nicholas Saban.