Gene Keady Biography

( 1936 - )
March 8, 2019
First published on:January 6, 2016
by Jack Ol

Facts of Gene Keady

Date of Birth: 1936, May 21
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Sign:: taurus
Birth Name Lloyd Eugene Keady
Birth Place Larned, Kansas
Famous Name Gene Keady
Horoscope Gemini
Net Worth N/A
Salary N/A
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession American basketball coach
Started career as a player of Garden City CC
Awards 7× Big Ten Coach of the Year (1984, 1988, 1990, 1994–1996, 2000), NJCAA Hall of Fame (1990), Purdue Athletic Hall of Fame (2010)
Current City Kansas
University attended Garden City Junior College
Currently Married Yes
Married to Kathleen Petrie (m. 2012), Pat Keady (m. 1981–2009)
Divorce Yes, Pat Keady (m. 1981–2009)
Children 3

Gene Keady is an American basketball coach. He worked as an assistant coach at St. John’s University.  He is most remarkable for being the head coach at Purdue University, where he coached for 25 years, from 1980 to 2005. As a player, he played for Garden City CC and Kansas State. 

Keady married his first wife, Patricia, in 1981 and gave birth to three children. They were living happily together, until her death in 2009.  He remarried in 2012 with Kathleen Petrie

Gene Keady Salary & Net Worth

 Undoubtedly, he is one of the prominent stars of the basketball world. During his coaching career at Purdue University in 1980, he used to receive $60,000 as annual wage and his base salary was reported to be $42,000 from his TV and radio shows.

Perhaps, he is also active in social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and others. He earns a fortune amount of salary and his salary boosted his net worth. Much and more information about his bio can be taken from wiki and other relevant sites.

Gene Keady Personal Life and Affair

Speaking of her personal life & biography, In the year 1981’s he married his first wife name, Patricia Keady. He has three children from his first wife named Lisa Keady, Dan Keady, and Beverly Keady. They were living happily together, until her death in 2009.  

He got married for the second time in 2012 to Kathleen Petrie. The couple had their wedding ceremony held on June 5 in Hawaii.

He spent a huge amount of wealth to maintain his hairstyle. At present, their relationship is going well and there is no rumor of divorce between the lovely couples. He has never been the part of any controversy or rumors. 

Gene Keady Bio and Early Life 

Talking about his early life, Gene Keady was born on May 21, 1936. He was born and raised in Kansas State. His father encouraged and motivated him to be a sportsman.

He completed his higher level degree from Kansas State University. In the year 1958, he completed his bachelor degree in biological sciences and physical education. He also spreads his football skills when he was in high school.

Gene Keady Professional Career

As a player, he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers (223rd overall pick)  but he did not play.

From the year 1980-2005, he was the head coach of the Purdue Boilermakers men’s basketball team. Before that, he was also a coach for the Western Kentucky team.

CAPTION: Gene Keady SOURCE: 247Sports

From 2010 to 2015, he was the coach of the St. John’s coach. In the year 2000, he also bags a gold medal in the Olympic Games in Sydney as an associate coach for the Dream Team. 


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