About Mike Ditka
It has been reported that the overall amount of Mike Ditka net worth reaches 30 million dollars, according to current calculations. In addition to that, there are some other sources which have estimated his net worth to be higher than that and stated that today it reaches 44 million dollars. He has earned his net worth mostly through his career as a football player, although today he is retired from this professional career. In addition to playing football, he was also working as a football coach. After retirement, Mike Ditka became known as a sports analyst and this career has also added up to the overall estimate of Mike Ditka net worth.
Mike Ditka was born in 1939 in Pennsylvania. When he was studying in high school, Mike Ditka was playing three different sport branches. Later, he enrolled to study at the University of Pittsburgh, where he continued his career in sports.
In 1961, Mike Ditka entered the NFL Draft, where he was chosen as the 5th overall pick by the Chicago Bears. In 1961 as well, he participated in the AFL Draft, where he was chosen by the Houston Oilers as the team’s eighth overall pick. In his first season as a member of the Chicago Bears team, Mike Ditka caught 51 receptions. This was enough for him to be named the Rookie of the Year, too.
He has also appeared in five Pro Bowls in a row. In 1963, Mike Ditka became a winner of the NFL Championships and also won three Super Bowl games. In addition to playing in the team of Chicago Bears, Mike Ditka also was a member of the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles, thus, playing in these teams has also added up to the overall sum of Mike Ditka net worth. In 1972 he finally decided to retire from his professional career as a football player.
After his retirement, he was hired to be a coach for the Dallas Cowboys team, where he served as such for nine years. When he was a coach of the team, it appeared in eight times in playoffs. Also, he was coaching the Chicago Bears team. Under his management, the team became a winner of the Super Bowl XX, when it beat the New England Patriots. Thus, his work as a coach has also added up a lot of revenues to the overall size of Mike Ditka net worth.