Just like any other common people, Virginia Fields became popular as the celebrity wife of John Madden, an American football coach. Now, she is the widow of John who die on December 28, 2021.

Picture of John Madden's wife Virginia Madden
Caption: Picture of John Madden's wife Virginia Madden (Photo: The Sun)

Virginia Fields's Bio

Virginia Fields was born and raised in the United States of America. Her birth date yet to be out in the media. However, her hubby John Madden was born on April 10, 1936. Therefore, Virginia's age might be in the late 80s. 

Having American nationality, Virginia is of white ethnicity. She is an educated lady and her spouse had completed his education at Jefferson High School. 

Virginia Fields Husband

On December 26th, 1959, Virginia Fields got married to John Madden. Sadly, the couple's happily married life ended with the death of her husband Madden. Virginia and John's wedding ceremony took place inside the St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Santa Maria. Before their marriage, they met in a bar in Pismo Beach, California, and dated for years. 

Virginia Madden with her husband John Madden & their kids & grandkids
Caption: Virginia Madden with her husband John Madden & their kids & grandkids (Photo: abtc)

Virginia shared 2 kids with her husband John. Her 2 kids (both sons) are Joseph Madden and Michael Madden. Her son Joseph played football at Brown University. Michael started as a receiver on the football team. The married couple with their family lived in Pleasanton, California. Also, they celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary two days before his death.

Virginia Fields Husband's Cause of Death

Virginia Fields' husband John's cause of death remains undisclosed. On December 28, 2021, Madden died at his home in Pleasanton, California. At the age of 85, he passed away. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in a press release announcing Madden's death said  Madden "was football".

Then he said 
"there will never be another John Madden, and we will forever be indebted to him for all he did to make football and the NFL what it is today."


Virginia Fields' Net Worth

Virginia Fields has been living a lavish life out of her spouse's worth. After her husband's death, Virginia inherits the net worth and property of her husband Madden. Her husband John Madden had a net worth of $200 Million at the time of her death. Therefore, Virginia Fields has a net worth of $200 Million now. 

Virginia Madden's husband John sitting inside the car
Caption: Virginia Madden's husband John sitting inside the car (Photo: imaginethat)

Madden was earning $8 million a year at the peak of his broadcasting career. He earned around $2 million per year as a retainer until 2009 when he retired. Madden became one of the first celebrities to earn more than $1 million per year from endorsements in the 1980s. 

About Virginia Fields Husband

Virginia Fields' late husband John Madden was a well-known American football coach and sports commentator in the National Football League (NFL). His full name was John Earl Madden. From the year 1969 to 1978, he served as the head coach of the Oakland Raider. During his coaching period, he led eight playoff appearances, seven division titles, seven AFL / AFC Championship Game appearances, and the franchise's first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XI. He holds the highest winning percentage among NFL head coaches who coached 100 games never having a losing season.

Picture of Virginia Madden's husband John
Caption: Picture of Virginia Madden's husband John (Photo: The Sun)

John was a color commentator for NFL telecasts from 1979 to 2008, which earned him 16 Sports Emmy Awards after retiring from coaching. He has appeared on all four major American television networks, providing commentary for games broadcast by CBS, Fox, ABC, and NBC. Also, Madden lent his name, expertise, and commentary to the Madden NFL video game series (1988 to 2021) and became the best-selling football video game franchise of all time. In the year 2006, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.