Jon Gruden Biography

Published on : 06 May, 2016

Facts of Jon Gruden

Birth Name Jon David Gruden
Famous Name Jon Gruden
Father Jim Gruden
Mother Kathy Gruden
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place/City Sandusky, Ohio
Salary $ 6.5 million
Net Worth $ 22.5 million
Weight in KG 91 kg
Married Yes
Married to Cindy Gruden (m. 1991)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Date of Birth: 1963 August 17
Age: 53 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: leo

Jon David Gruden, celebrated as Jon Gruden, is a former American college football player and a professional coach by profession. He was born on August 17, 1963 at Sandusky, Ohio, United States. He was born to Jim Gruden, professional football regional account, running backs coach as well the director of player personal, and Kathy Gruden. He was not the only child he also have a sibling named Jay Gruden who is also a football coach and a former quarterback.

Jon did his high school from Clay High School in South Bend, Indiana. After his high school, he joined Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio. Later a year, he transferred to University of Dayton from where he graduated with a degree in Communication in 1986.

He took his first step in the field of coaching immediately after his graduation in University of Tennessee as a graduate assistant. Later, he joined Southeast Missouri State as a passing game coordinator. Similarly, he has coached various institutions such as Pacific Tigers of University of the Pacific, San Francisco 49ers, Pittsburgh Panthers of University of Pittsburgh, Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Oakland Raiders, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and many more. In 2009, Jon also got associated with ESPN where he served as a color analyst on Monday Night Football telecasts and as an analyst for coverage of postseason college football games. 

Moving on to his personal life, he is not single but a happily married person. He and his girlfriend turned wife, Cindy Gruden, first met at University of Tennessee (UT) where Cindy was a cheerleader and Jon started as the graduate assistant for the university. Slowly their love started to bloom and after a long serious relationship, the couple tied a knot in 1991 where they vowed to be together for the lifetime. Jon and Cindy are blessed with three beautiful sons named Deuce Gruden, Michael Gruden and Jayson Gruden. There are no any rumors about him having any affairs and relationships other than Cindy. The duo is very blissful with their married life. Jon and his family currently reside in Tampa, Florida.

Jon can be seen engaged in various charity works. He has hosted various charity dinner and events. He has started an organization named Fired Football Coaches Association (FFCA). It welcomes the current and former coaches and players to study various phases of games. He has also instructed about coaching in different high schools as a guest speaker.

Jon Gruden has a net worth of approximate $ 22.5 million and earns a very good salary of $ 6.5 million annually. The ESPN NFL analyst has a height of 5 ft. 10 in. with the weight of 91 kg.

To know more about Jon Gruden, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wiki. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief biography on him.


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