Eric Bieniemy Net Worth

Eric Bieniemy is an American football coach and former running back. He is the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator for the Washington Commanders of the NFL. Eric Bieniemy was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the second round with the 39th overall pick of the 1991 NFL Draft. He was hired by the Minnesota Vikings as their running backs coach in 2006.

This article is about Eric Bieniemy’s net worth, contract, salary, career earnings, biography, wife, and more.

Eric Bieniemy’s Biography and Career

Eric Bieniemy Jr was born on August 15, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. He attended Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, California, and played high school football as a running back.

Playing Career

Bieniemy joined the University of Colorado Boulder in 1987, choosing them over the University of Southern California, and played college football for the Buffaloes from 1987-1990.

Bieniemy is Colorado’s all-time leader in rushing yards (3,940), rushing touchdowns (42), and all-purpose yards (4,351). He joined the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.

San Diego Chargers picked Eric Bieniemy as the 39th overall pick in the 1991 NFL Draft.

In the 1994 season, he appeared in Super Bowl XXIX and recorded a 33-yard reception, the longest of the game for the team. Bieniemy also played with the Cincinnati Bengals from 1995-1998 before retiring after one season with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999.

He finished his career with 1,589 rushing yards, 1,223 receiving yards, 276 return yards, 1,621 yards on kickoff returns, and 12 touchdowns (11 rushing and one kickoff).

Coaching Career

Eric Bieniemy was hired by the Minnesota Vikings as running backs coach in 2006. He was given the title of assistant head coach in 2010.

On December 2, 2010, Bieniemy returned to Colorado as offensive coordinator under head coach Jon Emree. In 2013, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid hired Bieniemy to be the running backs coach.

In 2018, he was promoted to offensive coordinator. Bieniemy won Super Bowl LIV and Super Bowl LVII with the Kansas City Chiefs.

In 2023, Eric Bieniemy joined the Washington Commanders as their assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.

Eric Bieniemy’s Net Worth, Salary, Contract

In 2023, assistant head coach Eric Bieniemy’s net worth is $2 million. His prime sources of wealth are his NFL coaching salaries and football career earnings.


Mostly, NFL coaching salaries are not public knowledge. Eric Bieniemy’s average annual salary is $2.5 million for the Washington Commanders.


In 2023, Eric Bieniemy signed a two-year contract, worth $5 million with the Washington Commanders as their assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.

Personal Info

Full NameEric Bieniemy Jr
BornAugust 15, 1969
Current ClubWashington Commanders
PositionAssistant head coach and Offensive coordinator
Shirt No.n/a
Age 53
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg)
BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$2 million 
Average Annual Salary$2.5 million
Relationship StatusMarried
WifeMia Bieniemy
Instagram n/a


Eric Bieniemy’s gorgeous wife is Mia Bieniemy. Eric III and Elijah are the couple’s two kids.


Born on August 15, 1969. He is 53 years old.


He is 170 cm (5 ft 7 in) tall.


He is 205 lbs (93 kg).

NFL Stats

Rushing Attempts387
Rushing Yards 1,589
Rushing Touchdowns11


What is Eric Bieniemy’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $2 million.

How much is his average annual salary?

$2.5 million.

Which college did he play for?

University of Colorado Boulder.

Who is his wife?

His wife is Mia Bieniemy.

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