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Bill Parcells Net Worth, Health, Kids, Parents, Weight, Spouse, Ethnicity, Age

Who is Bill Parcells?

Bill Parcells is an American football coach best-known as NFL head coach for 19 seasons. His fame grew as the head coach of the New York Giants, where he won two Super Bowl titles from 1983 to 1990. Similarly, He served as the head coach of various teams and became the only NFL coach to lead three different franchises to a conference championship game and four to the playoffs.

He has led several teams to victories, such as New England Patriots (2003-2006), The New York Jets (1997-1999) and the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2006. Bill is also nicknamed “The Big Tuna”.

Full NameBill Parcells
ProfessionFootball Coach
Popular ForNickname “The Big Tuna”

Birthday and Zodiac

Age (As in 2022)80
Date of BirthAugust 22, 1941
Zodiac SignLeo
Birth placeEnglewood, New Jersey


SchoolRiver Dell
UniversityWichita State University

Physical Stats

Height6 feet 2 inch
Eye colorBlue

Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth$25 million

Family and Relationship

FatherCharles Parcells
MotherIda Parcells
SpouseJudith Parcells (m. 1962-2002)
ChildrenSuzy, Jill, Dallas

Social Media

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Bill Parcells’s Early Life and Education

On August 22, 1941, Bill was born “Duana Charles Bill Parcells” to his mother, Ida Parcells and her husband, Charles Parcells, in Eaglewood, New Jersey. The NFL coach’s mother was a housewife, while his father was a quarterback at Georgetown University. Afterwards, Bill’s father worked for the FBI and became a lawyer for Uniroyal Tires. He grew up nearby in Hasbrouck Heights.

Coming to his academics, The NFL coach was an athletic kid since high school, who attended the River Dell Regional High School after moving to Oradell. During his youth, he participated in games such as football, baseball and basketball on his school’s team.

After completing high school, Bill was offered a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, which he rejected after his father’s disapproval and later enrolled at the Wichita State University. During his college years, Bill continued his practice as a linebacker.

The NFL coach later graduated with a physical education degree. He was given the nickname “Big Tuna” from his actual misspelt nickname “Tuner”.

Bill Parcells Age

Bill’s Height, Age and Nationality

The American NFL coach stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches. As of 2022, he is 80 years old. According to the date of birth, Bill’s zodiac sign is Leo, whereas he is a follower of Christianity. Similarly, the American football coach has a pair of blue-colored eyes, and his nationality is recognized as American since he holds American citizenship.

Although Bill has not revealed information regarding his weight, he has significantly lost some weight after retiring from his football career, according to reliable websites.

Bill’s Professional Career

After completing his education, Bill primarily considered attending law school or owning a chain for Pizza Hut. But instead, he chose to pursue a career in coaching football. Parcells began his career as an assistant coach at the Hastings college in 1964 before arriving at Wichita State (1965).

Furthermore, he continued his coaching career as an assistant coach till 1978, when he got promoted as the head coach at the Air Force Academy for one season. Prior to that, Bill served in various teams, including the Army Black Knights football team, Florida State Seminoles, Vanderbilt Commodores football and Texas Tech Red Raiders in NCAA Division I (FBS).

Moreover, he became the defensive coordinator for New York Giants in 1979 but left the job to work in a land development company. After a year in Colorado, which he deemed the worst year of his life, The American NFL coach returned as the linebackers coach for New England Patriots in 1980.

Parcells accepted the offer to join the Giants as the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach in 1981. After a year, in 1982, as the former head coach Perkins announced his departure, Bill succeeded as the head coach of the Giants and led the team to their first Super Bowl XXI in 1986.

 Similarly, in 1990, led by head coach Bill Parcells, the Giants won their second Super Bowl. After his second Super Bowl victory, Bill retired from coaching and started working as a sports analyst for NBC Sports till 1992 and returned to NFL for the New England Patriots in 1993. Nevertheless, the American football coach left the team after a disagreement with the team owner and became the coach for the New York Jets.

Parcells raised the team’s record to 9-7 in his first season and won the playoffs in 1994. After that, he assisted as the head coach at Dallas Cowboys in 2003, becoming the first coach to lead four different teams to playoffs in NFL history.

The legendary NFL coach announced his retirement in 2007 and joined ESPN as a studio analyst.

Bills Relationship Status as of 2022

As we know, Bill Parcells married his then-wife Judith Goss on March 3, 1962. Unfortunately, the couple divorced by a mutual decision in 2002 after 40 years of living together. The divorce was settled with a confidential estate settlement in December of 2001.

Bill Parcells’s Daughters

The former NFL coach is blessed with his three children, Suzanne, Jill and Dallas Pioli.

The Net worth of NFL former Coach Bill Parcells

With nearly 40 years of experience training footballers, the American coach has accumulated wealth as a Football Coach. According to online sites and Wiki, Bill Parcells, as of 2022, has been able to amass a fortune of $25 million.

Bill Parcells Coaching Tree

Bill’s former assistants, who are the head coaches or general managers in the NFL or NCAA as of 2021, are included below:

  • Ray Handley, New York Giants (1991-1992)
  • Tom Coughlin, New York Giants (2004-2015)
  • Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints (2006-2021)
  • Tony Sparano, Oakland Raiders (2014- interim)
  • Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings (2014-2021)
  • Dan Campbell, Detroit Lions (2021-present)
  • Anthony Lynn, Los Angeles Chargers (2017-2020)

Bill Parcells on Instagram

The 80 years old retired NFL coach Bill Parcells is not available on any social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Although, his fans and followers make a dedicated fan page on Instagram by the name #billparcells. The account generally posts pics and updates of the former legend Bill Parcells.


  • Bill Parcells’s high school football coach was Mickey Corcoran
  • He is the father-in-law of Scott Pioli
  • Parcells led the New York Giants to victory against the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXV.
  • The NLF coach was enlisted in the New Jersey’s Hall of Fame in 2013 for his service to sports.
  • He was previously married to Judith Parcells in 1962, which ended in divorce in 2002.
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