Bill Cowher Biography

Published on : 25 November, 2016

Facts of Bill Cowher

Birth Name William Laird Cowher
Famous Name Bill Cowher
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place/City Crafton, Pennsylvania
Net Worth $18 million
Married Yes
Married to Kaye Cowher (m. 1983–2010)
Children 3
Divorce Yes
Date of Birth: 1957 May 8
Age: 60 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: taurus

He is a football player and a coach who is better known for his contribution as a head coach to Pittsburgh Steelers. Bill Cowher started his coaching career with Cleveland Browns where he worked as a Special teams coach. Before being a head coach to Steelers, he worked as a Defensive Coordinator to Philadelphia Eagles. As a player, he played for Philadelphia Eagles and Cleveland Browns. He was born in Crafton Pennsylvania on May 8, 1957. He carries an American nationality. His ethnicity is not official at this time but there are higher chances of it being white. His birth sign is Taurus. At this moment, he served as a studio analyst. He worked for the NFL Today.

Bill Cowher attended Carlynton High where he excelled in football, baseball and track. Later on, he went to North Carolina where he was captain of his team and played as a starting linebacker. He completed his graduation in 1979. He received a degree in Education. Bill Cowher started his NFL career as a linebacker with Philadelphia Eagles but Cleveland Browns picked him in the following year. As a coach, he started his career with Cleveland Browns. He served as a special teams coach. Then after, he worked as a defensive backs coach for the same team. Later on, for two years, he worked as a defensive coach for the Kansas City Chiefs. In 1992, the Pittsburgh Steelers hired him. He got appointed as a head coach for the team. As a head coach, he worked 14 seasons with the Steelers. He made an outstanding record as a head coach is 149-90-1 (161-99-1 includes playoff games). 

Bill Cowher married Kaye Cowher in 1983. They spent some wonderful moments together after being a husband and wife. Unfortunately, his wife Kaye Cowher died in 2010. At this moment, Bill Cowher is not dating anyone. He is single in his life. He has three daughters from his late wife. All his daughters are players of basketball. His daughters Meagan and Lauren played basketball at Princeton University and his younger daughter Lindsay is also a basketball player. She played basketball at Elon University. His daughter Meagan married Kevin Westgarth who is a NHL forward of Calgary Flames. Lindsay celebrates her marriage to an NBA player Ryan Kelly. He acted in the movie named The Dark Knight Rises (2012). He made his appearance on the cover of EA Sports’2006 video game NFL Head Coach. He has been seen in T.V advertising for Time Warner Cable. He has set an example for upcoming players and they can walk in his footsteps to get success. He is the perfect example of what a sportsman should be like.

Bill Cowher is an inspiration for the young players who want to make their career in the world of football. He has brought a fortune amount of salary for his family. His estimated net worth is around 18 million dollars. Moreover, recent info about his life and bio can be taken from Wiki. 


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