Urban Meyer Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Urban Meyer

Biography / Wiki

The backbone of success is hard work, good planning, determination, and perseverance, this line has been very well proved by ‘Urban Meyer’ who is an American Football coach and former player. He is born with the name of Urban Frank Meyer III.

He served as the head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes. With his coaching skills, Florida University won the two BCS National Title. Throughout his career, he worked as a coach for many teams such as Colorado State, Florida, and many more. Between his stints at Florida and OSU, he worked as a college football analyst on ESPN.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 10 July 1964, this handsome coach has turned 58 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 187 centimeters and 6’1” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 74 kilograms and 162 lbs in pounds.

He looks more decent with his brown eyes and brown hair. Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle.

Net Worth

He makes good money from his coaching career and has a net worth of $20 million. His annual salary is $5.8 million.

Education / Family

Urban was born and raised up in Toledo, Ohio, United States, and belongs to white Caucasian ethnicity. He is born to his father Bud Meyer and his mother Gisela Meyer. As of his education, he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Cincinnati. Thereafter, he graduated with a degree in Sports Administration from Ohio State University.


Urban Meyer

Birth  Name Urban Frank Meyer III
Birth Place Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date of birth 10 July 1964
Age 59 Years
Height In feet & inches: 6’1”

In centimeters: 187 cm

Weight In kilograms: 74 kg

In pounds: 162 lbs

Eye color Brown
Hair color Brown
Profession Football coach
Sexual orientation Straight
School Saint John High School
College University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Toledo, Ohio, United States
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Fathers name Bud Meyer


Urban Meyer with his father
Urban Meyer with his father

Mothers name Gisela Meyer
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

As of his career, in 2001 he took his very first head coaching job at Bowling Green. He took the job at Utah in 2003 after coaching for two years in Bowling Green. In 2004, sportswriters and television commentators recognized him as the college football coach of the year.

He chose to become Florida’s head coach in 2005 and then signed the 7-year contract. In 2008, he led the Gators to a 13–1 overall record as well as won BCS National Championship over Oklahoma. Citing health concerns on 26th December 2009, he resigned from the team’s bowl game against Cincinnati and later resumed on 17th March 2010.

On 28th November 2011, he accepted the head coach position at The Ohio State University and later announced to become the head coach of Ohio State Buckeyes. In 2018, he was placed on paid administrative leave by Ohio State.

He was hired to become the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2021. He lost in his NFL regular-season head coaching debut to the Houston Texans in 2021 by a score of 21–37.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

Reflecting on his personal life, he is a married man who tied the marriage knot with his girlfriend named Shelley Mather Meyer. They both met while they studying at Cincinnati. The couple has been blessed with three children named Nicole Meyer, Gisela Meyer, and Nathan Meyer.

Girlfriend Shelley Mather Meyer
Marital status Married
Wife Shelley Mather Meyer


Urban Meyer with his wife
Urban Meyer with his wife

Children Daughters – Nicole Meyer, and Gisela Meyer,

Son – Nathan Meyer

Urban Meyer with his family
Urban Meyer with his family

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Urban Meyer

Some Interesting Facts About Urban Meyer

  • He won the title of Head coach of American football.
  • He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity (Zeta Psi Chapter), during his undergraduate studies.
  • At the University of Cincinnati, he concurrently played defensive back.
  • He served as the head football coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
  • In 2004, sportswriters and television commentators recognized him as the college football coach of the year.
  • Urban has twenty years of college coaching experience which includes nine years as a head coach.
  • He insisted he would never leave Florida for Notre Dame, according to a July 2009 newspaper report.
  • He worked as an analyst for the American television sports network ESPN after resigning as the head football coach.
  • For violating practice rules during organized team activities, he was fined $100,000 by the NFL.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @urbanmeyercoach
  2. Twitter@CoachUrbanMeyer
  3. Facebook @UrbanMeyer
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