Geno Auriemma Net Worth

Geno Auriemma Net Worth is
$8 Million

Geno Auriemma's salary
$1.95 Million

Geno Auriemma Biography

Geno Auriemma was born on the 23rd March 1954, in Montella, Italy. He is best known for being an American college basketball coach, who currently works as the head coach of the University of Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball team, which he led to 11 NCAA Division I national championships. Geno is also the head coach of the United States women’s national basketball team, which also represents a part of his income.

Have you ever wondered how rich Geno Auriemma is, as of mid 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Geno’s net worth is as high as $10 million; his salary is $1.95 million per year. The main source of this amount of money is, of course, his successful involvement in the sports industry as a basketball coach. Another source is coming from his other ventures, such as opening several Italian restaurants in Connecticut.

Geno Auriemma Net Worth $10 Million

Geno Auriemma was born in Italy, but at the age of seven he moved with his family to Norristown, Pennsylvania, where he attended West Chester University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1977. Right after that, he got the job of assistant coach at Saint Joseph’s University, where he worked until 1979.

After a two year hiatus, he became assistant coach at the University of Virginia, until 1985, when he was appointed as the head coach of the UCON women’s basketball team. From that point on, his career has gone only upwards, and so has his net worth. During his 30 years long career at the UCON, Geno has won a total of 11 NCAA Division I national championships, but besides that, he has set several records with the team, including most consecutive wins with 90, two more than the UCLA men`s basketball team. Furthermore, he also had six seasons in which his team was undefeated, 1994–95, 2001–02, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2013–14 and 2015-16.

Thanks to his skills as coach, Geno`s net worth has increased by a large margin, as his salary is $1.95 million per year, which represents a large part of his income.
Additional to his job as a head coach of a university team, Geno is also the coach of the USA National Women’s Team, which has won two golden medals in the Olympic Games in 2000 in Sydney, and 2012 in London. They have also won the gold medal in the FIBA World Championships, in 2010 held in Czech Republic, and 2014 in Turkey.

During his long and successful career, Geno has won numerous awards and recognitions, including the Naismith Coach of the Year award seven times – in 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2016 – also he is a six times WBCA National Coach of the Year, in 1997, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, and 2016. Geno has also been named AP Coach of the Year eight times, in 1995, 1997, 2000-03, 2008-09, 2011, and 2016.
Furthermore, he won the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award, and was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.

When it comes to his personal life, Geno Auriemma is married to Kathy they have two daughters and a son. He is known for his charity work, as he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund. In 1994 he received citizenship of the US.

Full NameGeno Auriemma
Net Worth$8 Million
Salary$1.95 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 23, 1954
Place Of BirthMontella, Campania, Italy
Height1.85 m
ProfessionBasketball coach
EducationWest Chester University of Pennsylvania
NationalityItalian, American
SpouseKathy Auriemma
ChildrenJenna Auriemma, Michael Auriemma, Alyssa Auriemma
ParentsMarciella Auriemma, Donato Auriemma
SiblingsAnna Auriemma, Ferruccio Auriemma
AwardsLegends of Coaching Award, Associated Press Women's College Basketball Coach of the Year, Naismith Women's College Coach of the Year
NominationsBest Coach/Manager ESPY Award, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award
Movies2004 NCAA Division I: Women's Basketball National Championship: Tennessee vs. Connecticut
1Head coach for the University of Connecticut women's basketball team.


Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Coach
ESPN Outside the Lines2015TV SeriesHimself - Basketball Coach
Fox News Sunday2014TV SeriesHimself - Power Player of the Week
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2010TV SeriesHimself - Head Women's Basketball Coach, University of Connecticut (segment "Coach Geno")
Pardon the Interruption2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
60 Minutes2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Women's Basketball Coach, UConn (segment "Geno's Game")
The Geno Auriemma Show2001TV SeriesHimself
Running Down a Dream2000Video documentaryHimself

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Mike & Mike2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Coach

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