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Urban Meyer Net Worth

Urban Meyer Net Worth is
$20 Million

Urban Meyer Biography

Urban Frank Meyer, III was born on the 10th July 1964, in Toledo, Ohio USA, and is best known over the world for being a former professional American football player and a college football coach for the team Ohio State Buckeyes. He is also recognized for coaching the teams the Bowling Green Falcons, the Utah Utes and the Florida Gators. His coaching career has been active since the 1970s.

Have you ever wondered how rich Urban Meyer is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that Urban Meyer’s net worth is over $20 million, earned through his successful career in football with the main source of this amount of money being, of course, his career as a professional coach. His annual salary is $5.8 million.

Urban Meyer Net Worth $20 Million

Urban Meyer was born in Toledo, and raised in Ashtabula, where he attended Saint John High School, then became a student of psychology at the University of Cincinnati, graduating with a BA in psychology in 1986. During his studies, Meyer started playing football, proving very talented, but was also selected by the Atlanta Braves to play in the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft. As a student, Meyer became a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Soon after, he continued his studies at the Ohio State University in Sports Administration. After he received his masters degree, Meyer tried himself as a defensive back coach at the Saint Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. After that, he was hired as a graduate assistant at Ohio State, and for the next thirteen years he worked as an assistant coach at Illinois State, Notre Dame and Colorado State universities. His net worth grew steadily.

His first head coaching job was as a coach of the Bowling Green Falcons football team at the Bowling Green State University in 2001. He stayed there for two years, completely changing the Green Falcons franchise, having an 8-3 winning record in his first season, and 9-3 the next year.

Meyer then headed for the University of Utah.where his career became even more successful, recording 10-2 in his first season, the best in the history of the University for a new head coach.

In 2005, Meyer was hired as the head coach of the Florida Gators, at which he stayed until 2010. With the Gators, Meyer won two National Championships, in 2006, and 2008.

After a relatively poor season with a record of 7-5, he decided to leave the Gators, and professional football on the whole. Instead, he became the commentator of college football games for ESPN,during the 2010-2011 season, which also added to his net worth.

However, after a year of absence, Meyer decided to return to professional coaching, and he took over the Ohio State University team, which he currently coaches. He has added one more National Championship trophy to his collection in 2014.

During his career, Urban has earned several awards, such as National Coach of the Year in 2003, Woody Hayes Trophy in 2004, and also Sports Illustrated Coach of the Decade in 2009.

If to talk about his personal life, Urban Meyer married Shelley in 1986, with whom he has two daughters and a son – hey met each other while they were students., and currently live in Dublin, Ohio. Meyer is known for his philanthropic work; with Billy Donovan he was named co-chairman of an effort to raise $50 million, and support the Florida Opportunity Scholars Program. He also donated money with Kyle Whittingham to the Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin Family Scholarship.

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Quick Facts

Full NameUrban Meyer
Net Worth$20 Million
Salary$6.5 million
Date Of BirthJuly 10, 1964
Place Of BirthToledo, Ohio, United States
ProfessionAmerican football player, Athlete, Coach, American Football coach
EducationUniversity of Cincinnati, Ohio State University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseShelley Mather Meyer (m. 1989)
ChildrenNathan Meyer, Gisela Meyer, Nicole Meyer
ParentsBud Meyer, Gisela Meyer
SiblingsGigi Escoe, Erika Meyer Judd
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/osucoachmeyer
IMDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm2481329
NominationsBest Coach/Manager ESPY Award


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Led the University of Florida to the 2006 NCAA Football championship.


Filmography

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Football Coaches Awards2017TV SpecialHimself
2016 Fiesta Bowl2016TV MovieHimself - Ohio St. Buckeyes Hea Coach
Mike & Mike2011-2016TV SeriesHimself - Ohio State University Head Football Coach / Himself - Head Football Coach, Ohio State University / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
CBS This Morning2015TV SeriesHimself - Author, Above the Live
Scarlet & Gray Days2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Head Coach, Ohio State University
Late Show with David Letterman2015TV SeriesHimself - Ohio State Football Coach
2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl2015TV MovieHimself - Ohio St. Buckeyes Head Coach
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2014TV SeriesHimself - Head Football Coach, Ohio State University (segment "Urban Renewal")
Highly Questionable2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game2013TV SpecialHimself - Studio Analyst
Tim Tebow's Wild Rise2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentaryHimself
2011 Outback Bowl2011TV SpecialHimself - Florida Gators Head Coach
2009 FedEx BCS National Championship Game2009TV MovieHimself - Florida Gators Head Coach
2008 Capital One Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Florida Gators Head Coach
ESPN College Football Friday Primetime2004TV SeriesHimself - Utah Utes Head Coach
2003 AXA Liberty Bowl2003TV MovieHimself - Utah Utes Head Coach
ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime2003TV SeriesHimself - Utah Utes Head Coach
2001 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl2001TV MovieHimself - Notre Dame Fighting Irish Wide Receivers Coach

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2015-2017TV SeriesHimself - Ohio State University Head Football Coach
Tebow Time: After the Clock Ran Out2015Himself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2015TV SeriesHimself - Head Football Coach, Ohio State University (segment "Urban Renewal")
Rome Is Burning2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
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