Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most-watched sporting events in the US and is also immensely popular among the millions of football fans worldwide. Hosted by the National Football League (NFL) each year, the Super Bowl attracts immense popularity among fans and bettors alike. The Super Bowl is so popular that, apart from the game itself, fans are interested in every tidbit associated with the event. These include the Super Bowl Halftime Show, the Super Bowl commercials as well as the winner of the Super Bowl ring, among others.
The Super Bowl 2021, to be held on 7th February 2021 at the Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida is attracting attention months before. Football fans are awaiting the event with high anticipation and everyone is waiting to see who will win the prestigious Super Bowl Ring in 2021.
What is a Super Bowl Ring?
Super Bowl Rings are individual awards presented to the members of the winning team. As the Vince Lombardi Trophy is given collectively to the winning team owner, the Super Bowl rings act as individual collectible prizes for each player on the victorious side.
Super Bowl Rings are normally designed from rose gold or yellow gold and is mostly encrusted with diamonds. The Super Bowl rings are inscribed with the winning team’s name, the team logo and the words “World Champions” along with the Super Bowl series number in Roman numerals. The rings are normally inlaid with diamonds to form the Vince Lombardi Trophy image or the image of a football.
The Super Bowl rings are also customized to include the individual winner’s name and their jersey number.
Jostens, the popular American memorabilia makers are tasked with manufacturing the Super Bowl Rings every year.
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Value and Resale: Cost of Super Bowl Rings
Apart from the immense sentimental value associated with it, a Super Bowl Ring is in itself quite expensive. Although individual teams do not disclose the accurate cost for making a set of Super Bowl rings we do know that the NFL provides around $5,000 for a single ring, for a set of a maximum of 150 rings. However, additional costs of customization are borne by the winning team. On average, a complete set of 150 Super Bowl Rings costs anywhere around $5 million, with the cost of a single ring going as high as $33,000 per ring.
Although it is highly treasured, there have been instances in the past where winners have sold off their Super Bowl rings for various purposes. For example, two 1970 Super Bowl Steelers rings were sold for over $69,000 per piece in 2008. There have been other instances when the winners have decided to auction off their Super Bowl rings for charity or personal purposes and even presented their Super Bowl rings as gifts to others.
Who has the Most Super Bowl Rings?
With the winner teams getting Super Bowl rings with every title win, there are several players and teams with multiple Super Bowl rings to their credits. Check out the list of who has the most Super Bowl Rings below:
Eight (8) Super Bowl Rings Winners
- Bill Belichick – Won 2 Rings as defensive coordinator for New York Giants and 6 as New England Patriots’ Head Coach.
Seven (7) Super Bowl Rings Winners
- Neal Dahlen – Won 5 Rings when playing for San Francisco 49ers and 2 as Denver Broncos’ General Manager.
Six (6) Super Bowl Rings Winners
- Tom Brady – Won all 6 Rings are a quarterback for New England Patriots.
- Dan Rooney – Won all 6 Rings as co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Art Rooney II – Won all 6 Rings as co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Robert Kraft – Won all 6 Rings as co-owner of New England Patriots.
- Jonathan Kraft – Won all 6 Rings as co-owner of New England Patriots.
- Josh McDaniels – Won all 6 Rings while assisting coach for New England Patriots.
- Chuck Noll – Won 4 Rings as Head Coach and 2 Rings as Team Consultant with Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Ernie Adams – Won all 6 Rings as football research director of New England Patriots.
- Ivan Fears – Won all 6 Rings as an assistant coach with New England Patriots.
- Bill Nunn – Won all 6 as Scout for Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Nick Caserio – Won all 6 Rings as a scout, assistant coach and director of player personnel for New England Patriots.
- Mike Woicik – Won 3 Rings as Conditioning Coach for New England Patriots and 3 Rings as Conditioning Coach with Dallas Cowboys.
- “Mean” Joe Greene – Won 4 Rings as Defensive Tackle and 2 Rings as Special Assistant for Player Personnel with Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Brian Smith – Won 6 Rings as Assistant Coach, Scout, Scouting Coordinator and Scouting Director with New England Patriots.