Jerry Richardson
Jerry Richardson
Real Name/Full Name Jerome Johnson Richardson Sr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jerry Richardson
Birth Place: Spring Hope, North Carolina, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 July 1936
Age/How Old: 87 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –191 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – George Bertram Richardson
Mother –Mary Williams Richardson
Siblings: N/A
School: Terry Sanford High School
College: Wofford College
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rosalind Sallenger Richardson
Kids/Children Name: Ashley Richardson Allen, Mark Richardson, Mark, Jon
Profession: Businessman, Former NFL Player.
Net Worth:  $2 Billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Jerry Richardson is an 87-year-old owner and founder of a very well-known national football league franchise named Carolina Panthers. He is also a professional football player. He played in the NFL for two years under the Baltimore Colts team. He entered the business world by establishing the football franchise.

Well, how well do you know about Jerry Richardson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jerry Richardson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jerry Richardson to date.

Biography and Early Life 

Richardson was born in the year 1936 on the 18th of July. His birthplace is Spring Hope, North Carolina. He had very supportive parents throughout her life. He was highly active in sports in his college days. Being selected in ‘Associated Press Little All-America selection in 1957’ opened up many opportunities in his sports field. He also has been the president of the ‘Inter-Fraternity Council.’

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jerry Richardson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jerry Richardson’s age is 87 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 18 July 1936. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 132 lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms.


Jerry studied at Fayetteville High, starting from his elementary to his graduation. He became keen on sports since childhood, as there were varieties of sports engagements in his town. But he was keen on football when he was in the 9th grade. He then got the sports scholarship and joined ‘Wofford College’ for his graduation. He was actively involved in football during his college days.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jerry Richardson got his heart transplanted in the year 2009. As a football fan, he has naming rights to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s football field. The stadium was named “Jerry Richardson Stadium” after his donation of $10 Million. He has given considerable gifts to different schools spread over North Carolina for the better infrastructure of the schools. He was elected into the ‘North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame’ in the year 2000.

Is Jerry Richardson Gay?

No, Jerry Richardson is not gay. His sexual orientation is straight. He has been married to his wife, Rosalind Sallenger Richardson. The date of his marriage is unknown. He has four kids, named Ashley Richardson Allen, Mark Richardson, Mark, and Jon.

Professional Career 

He is a former NFL player who played for Baltimore Colts for two seasons. Following his football career, he used his championship bonus with the help of a friend to open his first-ever franchise, ‘Hardee’s, located in Spartanburg. It is an American Fast food restaurant chain. His management skills resulted in his rapid expansion of business. He has later recognized as the CEO of ‘Flagstar.’ It was the sixth-largest foodservice company in the whole United States.


The highlights of his career are his ‘NFL Championship of the year 1959’ and championships in the years 2003 and 2015. Apart from these two, he has not received any awards in his career. But he has definitely prospered throughout his life, as a successful entrepreneur, as a former footballer, and as a generous, charitable man.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jerry Richardson in 2024

Jerry Richardson Net Worth
Jerry Richardson Net Worth

The American businessman and a football franchise owner, Jerry Richardson is having an estimated net worth of $2 Billion as of the year 2024. His team Carolina Panthers, has become the largest revenue generator in his career. He has also gained an impressive amount of money in his restaurant chain business.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some lesser known facts about Jerry:

  • The Richardson couple have two sons and a daughter. And as of 2021, the family of Richardson’s has nine grandchildren.
  • Although he is the owner of the Carolina Panthers Franchise, he leaves day to day major decisions upon the coaches.
  • He never tends to miss a Carolina home match. However, the announcement of Jerry stepping down from his position of Panthers due to his sexual misconduct is still a rumor in the air.

All in all, Jerry Richardson is a humble man who is dedicated to his wife and his children. He still has strong connections with his high school friends his childhood friends, and it’s been for about 60 years, they are in touch. He is the perfect definition of hard work and Humility. The story of his life provides a classic example of how friends and family are essential for one’s successful life.


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