Eric Bieniemy is the assistant head coach an offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs and here is everything you should know about him, including net worth, salary, records, personal life and endorsements.
Eric Bieniemy Facts
|Birthplace||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|College||Bishop Amat Memorial High School|
|Net Worth (2023)||$2 million|
|Salary (While Coaching)||$1 Million (Estimated)|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1969|
|Height (ft)||5′ 7” (1.70 m)|
|NFL Championships||Super Bowl (LIV) Super Bowl (LVII)|
|Teams||Kansas City Chiefs (2018-present); Previously – Minnesota Vikings, Colorado, UCLA|
|Children||Eric III and Elijah|
Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy played in the NFL for almost 9 years. After being picked in Round 2 of the 1991 NFL draft, he spent almost 4 years with the San Diego Chargers before moving to the Cincinnati Bengals.
He ended his playing career in 1999 at the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eric Bieniemy Net Worth and Salary
Eric Bieniemy has a net worth of approximately $2 million, thanks to his 20-year-long coaching stint.
The salaries of offensive coordinators are not as high as the salaries the head coaches receive. Bieniemy’s salary is somewhere in the region of around $1 million a year.
Eric Bieniemy Coaching Career
Eric Bienemy started off as a running backs coach for the Buffaloes for a short period from 2001 to 2002. He then was the running back coach for UCLA for almost three years, from 2003 to 2005.
His big break came in 2005 after UCLA won the 2005 Sun Bowl. Bieniemy made it to the NFL and became the running backs coach for the Minnesota Vikings.
He spent over five years at the Vikings, and on the 26th of July, 2010 he also became the assistant head coach for the offense.
Several months later, on the 2nd of December, 2010, Bieniemy became the offensive coordinator of Colorado.
A period of three years followed before he was hired by Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid in 2013. He became the running backs coach for the Chiefs.
After five years, Bieniemy was promoted to the position of offensive coordinator. He took the place of Matt Nagy.
Bieniemy was impressive in his first season as the offensive coordinator. The Chiefs stood first in the NFL – yards per game and points scored. It was also a season that saw Patrick Mahomes become a big star.
The Chiefs won the Super Bowl in 2020 as well with Bieniemy playing an integral role in the team’s success. Kansas City once again won the Super Bowl in 2023 when they beat the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eric Bieniemy Personal Life
Eric Bieniemy was born on the 15th of August, 1969 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born and raised near the slums of New Orleans, surrounded by drugs, prostitution, and crime.
When he was a teenager, they moved to West Covina, where they lived under the same conditions.
Bieniemy is married to Mia Bieniemy for over a decade. The couple has two sons Eric III and Elijah.
He also has a nephew Jamal who plays basketball for the University of Texas at El Paso.
FAQs about Eric Bieniemy
Eric Bieniemy’s net worth is approximately $2 million.
Eric Bieniemy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Eric Bieniemy was born on the 15th of August, 1969.
Eric Bieniemy is 53 years old.
Eric Bieniemy made his coaching debut in 2001 for the Colorado Buffaloes.
Eric Bieniemy is the offensive coordinator and assistant head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Eric Bieniemy’s wife is Mia Bieniemy.
Eric Bieniemy has two children, Eric III and Elijah.
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