Gus Malzahn Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Gus Malzahn

Biography / Wiki

The best teacher coaches their students and the best coaches are great teachers ‘Gus Malzahn’ is one of the best coaches. Arthur Gustavo Malzahn III, best known as Gus Malzahn is an American football coach who is better known as the head coach of Auburn University from 2013 to 2020.

He also served as a coach for the University of Arkansas, Arkansas State University, and the University of Tulsa. He led Auburn Tigers to the SEC Championship in 2013 and won several “coach of the year” awards like the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award, Sporting News Coach of the Year, SEC Coach of the Year, and others. At the end of the 2017 season, he signed a whopping deal of $49 million contract extension with Auburn.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 28 October 1965, Gus Malzahn turns 57 years old. He is towering tall with a height of 193 centimeters and 6’4” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 80 kilograms and 182 lbs pounds.

He seems younger with his brown eyes and light brown hair. His body measures 42 inches chest, 35 inches waist and 33 inches hips and his biceps size is 14 inches approximately.

Net Worth

He earns a handsome amount of money from his career as a football coach. According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Gus Malzahn is $10 Million at present.

Education / Family

Malzahn was born and raised up in Irving, Texas in the United States, and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. He is born to his mother Edie Ruhman while there is no information about his father and siblings.

As per his education, he completed his schooling at Fort Smith Christian High School and further enrolled at the University of Arkansas. Later in 1985, he went to Henderson State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physical education.


Gus Malzahn

Birth Name Arthur Gustavo Malzahn III
Nickname Gus
Birth Place Irving, Texas in the United States
Date Of Birth 28 October 1965
Age 57 Years
Height In centimeters – 193 cm

In feet inches – 6’4”

Weight In Kilograms – 80 kg

In Pounds – 182 lbs

Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Profession American football coach
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Fort Smith Christian High School
College University of Arkansas

Henderson State University

Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Irving, Texas in the United States
Fathers Name Not Known
Mothers Name Edie Ruhman
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

As per his career, he started his football coaching career after graduating from college. In 1991, he became defensive coordinator at Hughes High School and in 1992 become the head coach of the school. In 1996, he became the head coach of Shiloh Christian School and under his coaching, Shiloh Christain set a national record with 66 passing touchdowns.

In 1998 and 1999, he successfully led the Saints to back-to-back state championships. In 2001, he replaced coach Jarrell Williams at Springdale High School. In 2005, he led Bulldogs to the state championship with a 14-0 record.

In 2005, he joined Houston Nutt’s staff as offensive coordinator and wide receivers after a promising record at the high school level. In 2006, he was part of the Razorbacks that won the SEC Western Division championship. In 2007, he became the offensive coordinator and assistant head coach at the University of Tulsa.

During the 2007 season, he emerged as one of the premier offensive coordinators. In 2008, he became the offensive coordinator at Auburn University. Under Malzahn, Auburn produced 120 plays of 15 yards or more and achieved an undefeated record. He helped Auburn to reach the No. 1 national ranking after the regular season in 2010.

After that, under his coaching, Auburn won the SEC Championship. In 2011, he led Auburn to the BCS National Championship victory. In 2011, December he left Auburn and became the head coach for the first time at Arkansas State University.

After that, he led Arkansas State to a Conference Championship. With Arkansas State in the same season, he won the Sun Belt Conference Championship. Under his guidance, Auburn achieved many feats such as Auburn won the Iron Bowl, won the SEC West title and won the 2013 SEC Championship.

In 2014, Auburn lost to Florida State Seminoles by 34-31. He was awarded several “best coach” honors for his outstanding results. In 2017, he led the Tigers to the SEC West title but lost SEC Championship. After the 2017 season, he signed a $49 million contract extension with Auburn. On 13 December 2020, Auburn fired Malzahn as the head coach of the Tigers.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man and tied the marriage knot with his beautiful wife Kristi Otwell in 1988. The lovely couple was blessed with two daughters named Kylie and Kenzie.

Girlfriends Not Known
Marital Status Married
Wife Kristi Otwell


Gus Malzahn with his wife
Gus Malzahn with his wife

Children Daughters – Kylie and Kenzie


Gus Malzahn with his wife & daughters
Gus Malzahn with his wife & daughters

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Gus Malzahn

Some Interesting Facts About Gus Malzahn

  • His full name by birth is Arthur Gustavo Malzahn III.
  • His nickname is Gus.
  • He hails from white Caucasian ethnicity.
  • He holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education.
  • From 2013 to 2020, he served as head coach of Tigers.
  • In 2013, he won SEC Championship with Auburn Tigers.
  • His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • Malzahn spent 8 seasons with the Tigers.
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