Urban Meyer is former American football player with a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. Currently, he serves as the coach for Ohio State University football team. He has a coaching record of 170 by 30. He has also been awarded different coaching honors in different years of his career.
Biography & Wiki
Urban Frank Meyer III was born in 1964, on 10th July to Bud Meyer and Gisela Meyer in Toledo, Ohio. But he was brought up in Ashtabula, Ohio. He has two siblings named Erika Meyer Judd and Gigi Escoe. He was born and raised as a Roman Catholic.
He completed his schooling from Saint John High School. Later he went to the University of Cincinnati where he met his future wife.
Urban Meyer married Shelley Mather Meyer in 1986. The couple has three children together named Nicole Meyer, Gisela Meyer, and Nathan Meyer. All three of his children are involved in sports. Both of his daughters played Volleyball, while Nathan is more interested in Football, and he might take over the family legacy.
Currently, Meyer lives in Dublin, Ohio with his family.
Urban Meyer had a brief career with Cincinnati’s team where he played as Defensive back; unfortunately, he was unable to work more on his professional career.
Urban Meyer started off his coaching career in 1985 with St. Xavier HS. Then he served some other Universities likes Utah University, Florida University, Colorado State University and Illinois State University.
In the initial days of his career, he has coached under legends like Earle Bruce, Jim Heacock, Lou Holtz, Bob Davie and Sonny Lubick. He has a coaching record for overall 170 points against 30 and 10 against 3 Bowls. He is currently coaching Ohio State University’s football team, whom he joined in 2012. He has also tried his hand in sports commentating and has briefly worked with the ESPN network.
He is also an active Philanthropist and can often be seen making an effort to raise more funds to support Scholarship Opportunities. He himself pays scholarships for a few students.
Awards & Achievements
Urban Meyer has won 3 Nationals, 2 MWC, 2 Sec, 3 SEC Eastern Division, 2 Big Ten Leader Division and 3 Big Ten East Division. In 2003, The Sporting News voted him as 2003’s National Coach; in 2004 he won Home Depot Coach. He has also won 2 MWC Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2004. His other awards include 2004 Woody Allen Trophy, Victor Award etc.
Net Worth of Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer has an estimated net worth of more than $25 million. He makes an estimated of $5.8 million serving as the coach of Ohio State Buckeyes. He also makes extra dollars working as a commentator for sports networks and coaching some private football teams.
Urban Meyer is one of the richest and most reputed football coaches in the world. He has won some of the most prestigious awards in his coaching career, where he has been awarded the Coach of the Year title by some of the leading magazines in the sports industry. Urban Meyer is very passionate about the sport and wants to make sure that the University wins every game it plays. He is definitely an inspiring coach who is immensely loved by his students.