Ron Rivera (Ronald Eugene “Ron” Rivera) is an American football coach and former player who currently serves as the head coach of the National Football League’s Carolina Panthers (NFL). He also worked as a defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears and the San Diego Chargers.
Ron Rivera Bio
He also played college football at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was named an All-American linebacker. The Chicago Bears drafted him in the second round of the 1984 NFL draft, and he was a backup on the 1985 team that won Super Bowl XX.
Rivera was the defensive coordinator for the Bears in 2006 when they won the NFC and competed in Super Bowl XLI. He was named Panthers head coach in 2011. Rivera was named NFL Coach of the Year by the Associated Press in 2013 and 2015. He has led the Panthers to three consecutive division titles and an appearance in Super Bowl 50 since taking over as head coach.
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He began playing football while attending Seaside High School.
Ron Rivera: Birthdate, Age
Ron Rivera was born in Fort Ord, California, on January 7, 1962. As of 2019, he is 57 years old.
Ron Rivera Family
Eugenio Rivera and Dolores Rivera raised Ron Rivera in Fort Ord National Monument, California, the United States. Eugenio Rivera, his father, was a Puerto Rican commissioned officer in the United States Army stationed in California.
There he met Dolores, his future wife. Rivera grew up on military bases in Germany, Panama, Washington, D.C., and Maryland as a result of his father’s military service. His father is of Puerto Rican descent. Mickey, his brother, died after a two-year battle with cancer.
Rivera, Ron In 1984, Ron Rivera married Stephanie Rivera. With his wife, Stephanie, a former assistant coach for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, they have two children, a son, Christopher, and a daughter, Courtney.
Ron Rivera Networth
Ron Rivera makes a living through his businesses and other related organizations. His income is supplemented by his work as a football coach. As of December 2022, Ron Rivera’s estimated net worth is $5 million.
Ron Rivera children
Christopher Rivera (son )
Christopher attended the School of the Arts at the University of North Carolina. He is a self-employed production manager who has worked for Disney and Kreate Events in the past. He is a gay man.
Courtney Rivera (daughter)
Courtney earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of California. She was a softball player who represented Puerto Rico in the Pan Am qualifier and the General Tire World Cup of Softball in 2013. Courtney is now a social media assistant for the Carolina Panthers and an assistant volleyball and softball coach at Providence Day School.
Career As A player
Ron Rivera received a football scholarship to the University of California, where he was a consensus All-American linebacker, leading the Golden Bears in tackles for three years. He once held the all-time sack and career tackles records for Cal, and he still holds the record for most tackles for loss in a season, which he set in 1983. Rivera was named the East-West Shrine Game MVP in 1984. Ron Rivera’s home in Charlotte, North Carolina, caught fire on January 5, 2015. Fortunately, everyone in their party escaped the house unscathed.
Rivera was selected by the Chicago Bears in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He appeared in Super Bowl XX in 1985, when the Bears defeated the New England Patriots 46–10. Rivera was the first Mexican/Puerto Rican player to play on a Super Bowl-winning team. He became a starter in 1988 and stayed there for three seasons. Rivera was a member of the Bears for nine seasons (1984–1992).
Rivera began working as a TV analyst for WGN-TV and SportsChannel Chicago in 1993, covering the Bears and college football. He joined the Bears as a defensive quality control coach in 1996.
Ron Rivera Height and Weight
Ron River, at the age of fifty-seven, still looks very attractive and has a charming personality that draws a lot of people to him. He has a radiant smile on his face. He stands six feet three inches tall or 1.91 m tall, with a balanced body weight of 107 kg or 235 lbs. His other body measurements have not yet been revealed, but they will be added as soon as we learn more. In general, he has an average body type.