Mike Zimmer Net Worth and Salary: Mike Zimmer is an American professional football coach who has a net worth of $12 million. Mike Zimmer was born in Peoria, Illinois in June 1956. Zimmer was a quarterback and linebacker at Illinois State University before his career being ended due to a neck injury.
From 1979 to 1980 he served as a defensive assistant at the University of Missouri. Zimmer was inside linebackers coach for Weber State University from 1981 to 1984 and then became defensive backs coach from 1985 to 1988. From 1989 to 1993 he worked as defensive coordinator for Washing State University. Zimmer made his way to the NFL in 1994 and was defensive backs coach for the Dallas Cowboys until 1999. From 2000 to 2006 he remained in Dallas as defensive coordinator. Zimmer was defensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons in 2007 and Cincinnati Bengals from 2008 to 2013. He became head coach of the Minnesota Vikings in 2014. Mike’s son Bill Zimmer was an NFL player and his son Adam is a linebackers coach of the Vikings and won a Super Bowl championship as assistant linebackers coach for the New Orleans Saints.