Clark Hunt Biography

Clark Hunt is an American businessman who is part owner, chairman and CEO of the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs and a founding investor-owner in Major League Soccer.

He serves as chairman of Hunt Sports Group, where he oversees the operations of FC Dallas and, formerly, the Columbus Crew of MLS. As the Chiefs CEO and public face of the ownership group, Hunt represents the Chiefs at all owners meetings and handles the day-to-day operations of the team.

Clark Hunt Education

After Hunt graduated from St. Mark’s School of Texas, he finished first in his class at Southern Methodist University in 1987, where he was a captain of SMU’s nationally ranked soccer team and a two-time Academic All-American. He earned a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. Hunt was a two-time recipient of the university’s highest academic honor, the Provost Award for Outstanding Scholar.

Clark Hunt Age

Hunt was born on February 19, 1965 in Dallas, Texas, United States. He is 54 years old as of 2019.

Clark Hunt Family

Hunt is the son of Lamar Hunt and the grandson of oil tycoon H.L. Hunt. He has a sister and two brothers who co-inherited ownership of the Chiefs following the death of his father in 2006.

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Clark Hunt Wife

Hunt is married to Tavia Shackles, a former Miss Missouri Teen USA and Miss Kansas USA. The couple have three children. Tavia was born on August 1, 1971, in Missouri, to Dave and Ramona Shackles. She attended Lee’s Summit High School and the University of Missouri Extension.

Clark Hunt Children | Clark Hunt Daughter

Hunt is a father of three children; Gracelyn Gracie Hunt, Knobel Hunt, and Ava Hunt. His son, Knobel, studied at St. Marks and is a soccer player for the FC Dallas team.

His daughters Gracie and Ava, followed their mother’s beauty pageants steps as they are 2018 Miss Texas International and 2018 Miss Pre Teen Texas Intl, respectively.

Clark Hunt Net Worth

Hunt has an estimated net worth of $2 billion which he has earned from being the Chairman and CEO of the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs as well as a founding investor and owner in Major League Soccer.

Clark Hunt Sports career

Major League Soccer and Wizards

One of the driving forces behind the creation of Major League Soccer, Clark Hunt helped his father run the Kansas City Wizards until the team was sold in 2006.

He remains a member of the league’s board of governors and owns the MLS club FC Dallas. He previously owned the Columbus Crew until 2013.

Clark Hunt Chiefs

Hunt was named chairman of the Kansas City Chiefs in 2005. Following the death of his father in 2006, Hunt, his sister, and two brothers inherited ownership of the Chiefs. However, Clark serves as the operating head of the franchise; he represents the Chiefs at owners’ meetings and has the final say on personnel changes.

On January 13, 2009, Clark Hunt hired New England Patriots vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli as the new Chiefs general manager. On January 23, 2009 the Chiefs fired head coach Herman Edwards, and Todd Haley was hired as his replacement on February 6.

On December 12, 2011, Hunt fired Todd Haley after the Chiefs had compiled a 5–8 record during the 2011 NFL season. Todd Haley was replaced by defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel. Crennel finished his stint as interim head coach with a 2–1 record, including a win over the previously-undefeated, and defending Super Bowl Champions (2011 Green Bay Packers season). On January 9, 2012, Crennel was named the team’s permanent head coach.

On January 4, 2013, Kansas City Chiefs officially hired Andy Reid to be the next head coach.

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