Dan Snyder

By: Julissa Barajas

About

  • born November 23rd, 1964
  • grew up in the D.C. area to a Jewish family
  • owner of the American Football Team The Washington Redskins since 1999
  • is the primary investor in Red Zebra Broadcasting, which is home to the Redskins Radio

Quotes/Statistics

"We'll never change the name, it's that simple. NEVER -- you can use all caps."


  • he purchased the Redskins and Jack Kent Cooke Stadium (now FedExField) for $800 million
  • Dan's net worth is 1.76 billion

Influential

He started an organization called the Washington Redskins Original Americans foundation that offers genuine opportunities for Tribal communities facing troubling realities.

  • He has refused to ever change the name of the Redskins