In this article, we will learn about how much wealth Tommy Tuberville earned through his football coach and politician career, Tommy Tuberville net worth, and more.
Tommy Tuberville Net Worth
As of November 2022, Tommy Tuberville net worth is estimated to be roughly around $16 million.
The financial disclosures released during his campaign for Senate revealed that Tommy Tuberville earned $23 million between 2006 and 2016. He has also collected a $5 million buyout from Auburn.
Tommy Tuberville – Biography and Career
Tommy Tuberville is a former American football coach who recently got elected as U.S. House Senator from Alabama.
Early Life and Education
Born in Camden, Arkansas, on September 18, 1954, Thomas Tuberville is the youngest of three children born to his parents.
His mother was Olive Nell, and his father was Charles R. Tuberville Jr.
He completed his graduation in 1972 from Harmony Grove High School in Camden.
He then moved to Southern Arkansas University in 1972, where he played for two years on the golf team. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in physical education in 1976 from SAU. In 2008, he enrolled in Southern Arkansas University’s Sports Hall of Fame and the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.
After he graduated from Southern Arkansas University, he worked as a football coach at Hermitage High School (Hermitage, AR).
He devoted two years as an assistant coach and a head coach before entering Arkansas State University, where he was an assistant football coach from 1980-1984.
In 1986, Tuberville started working as a graduate assistant at the University of Miami.
In 1993, he became the defensive coordinator for the Miami Hurricanes, the university’s football team. During this time, he coached future Hall of Fame selectee Ray Lewis, Warren Sapp, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. He directed the team to three AP national championships.
In 1994, Tuberville started serving Texas A&M University as a defensive coordinator under the supervision of Coach R.C. Slocum. The team completed the season with a 10-0-1 record.
In 1995, Tuberville began serving as head coach of Mississippi’s Ole Miss Rebels. He worked there for four seasons and earned the title the AP’s SEC Coach of the Year in 1997.
In 1998, Tuberville served as the head football coach of the Auburn Tigers (Auburn, AL).
Under his guidance, the Tigers caught 8 consecutive bowl appearances, 5 SEC Western Division titles, 1 SEC Championship, and a 13-0 season in 2004, following which Tuberville again earned the title of AP’s SEC Coach of the Year with other titles including Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year, Walter Camp Coach of the Year, Associated Press Coach of the Year, AFCA Coach of the Year and Sporting News Coach of the Year.
In 2008, he was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of fame and became an ESPN and ESPNU studio analyst in the same year.
In 2010, Tuberville was the head football coach of Texas Tech University and, in 2012, the University of Cincinnati.
He won the American Athletic Conference Championship after his first year as head coach in 2012.
In 2016, Tuberville retired as one of the top 50 most-winning football coaches. Following his retirement, he continued to become a full-time member of the broadcast staff at ESPN.
Career as the U.S. Senator
After two years of his retirement as football head coach, Tuberville moved from Florida to Alabama in August 2018, intending to run for the U.S. Senate in 2020. In April 2019, he declared he would run for the Republican primary 2020 for the Senate seat held by Democrat Doug Jones.
On March 3, 2020, he gained 33.4% of the vote in the Republican primary in Alabama and his opponent, former U.S. Senator and former attorney general, Jeff Sessions, got 31.6%. None of them won over 50% of the vote, so there was a primary runoff election.
Tuberville received huge support as the Republican candidate. On November 3, Tuberville won 60.1% of the vote against Senator Doug Jones.
Tommy Tuberville Wife
Tommy Tuberville’s former wife was Vicki Lynn Harris, whom he married on December 19, 1976. Lynn Harris hails from Camden, Arkansas, and is a Harmony Grove High School graduate. The couple divorced soon after.
Later, Tuberville married Suzanne of Guilford, Indiana, in 1991, whom he met at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans in 1989. The couple is blessed with two sons.
Tommy Tuberville Age, Height, and Weight
Tommy Tuberville is 68 years old currently. He stands at an average height of 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in), but his weight is unknown.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Tommy Tuberville make?
As of November 2022, Tommy Tuberville’s net worth is estimated to be approximately $16 Million. However, there is no official information about his monthly earnings.
Is Tommy Tuberville still married?
As per the sources, Tommy Tuberville is still married to his wife, Suzanne.
Is Auburn still paying Tommy Tuberville?
There is news that Auburn would pay Tommy Turnerville. When he resigned, Jay Jacobs, Auburn’s athletic director, agreed to pay the $5.08 million buyout despite the football coach quitting.
Did Tommy Tuberville play college football?
Tommy Tuberville started his football career playing for Harmony Grove High School in Camden, Arkansas.
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