Kyle Whittingham

by John Max 17 Jan,2022
Kyle Whittingham
Personal Info
  • Father Fred Whittingham
  • Mother Nancy Livingston Whittingham
  • Birth Name Kyle David Whittingham
  • Net Worth $10 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country San Luis Obispo, California
  • Salary $5 million per annum
  • Married to Jamie Daniels
  • Famous Name Kyle Whittingham
  • Children Four
  • Position in Team Football Head Coach
  • Nationality American
  • Current team University of Utah
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession College Football Coach

Kyle Whittingham is American professional football turned coach. Currently, he stands as the head coach at the University of Utah. During his playing stint, he played for BYU (1978-1981), Denver Gold (1983), New Orleans Breakers (1984), and Los Angeles Rams (1987) as a linebacker.

San Luis Obispo, California native, Kyle Whittingham was born on 21st November 1959, under the star sign Libra. He holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. 

How Much Is Kyle Whittingham's Net Worth In 2022?

The significant source of Kyle Whittingham's earnings is his coaching career. It's been over three decades that Whittingham is in the coaching field. 

Since 2005, Kyle is the head coach of Utah. In 2020, Kyle Whittingham and Utah renewed through 2027 at around $5 million per annum. Before, his contract with Utah paid him  $3.3 million per year. 

As of 2022, Whittingham's net worth is approximately $10 million. He owns a house in Salt Lake City, Utah (UT), US. 

Is Kyle Whittingham Married?

Kyle Whittingham is married to Jamie Daniels. The couple tied the knot in 1983. The couple shares four children together. 

As a Matter of fact, Daniels' wife lets her husband enjoys all the spotlight. She is shy coming to public. 

TheThe Whittingham Family SOURCE: Wiki

To date, there is no information about the conflict and extramarital affair in their marriage. They really are living blissful life. 

Whittingham is a Christian and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Early Years

Kyle Whittingham was born to Nancy Livingston Whittingham and Fred Whittingham. His father is a former football player who played linebacker professionally for nine years. Then he coached at the college and the pro level for almost twenty years.

He has four siblings:  Fred Whittingham Jr., Cary Whittingham, Brady Whittingham, and Julie Whittingham.

In 1982, he graduated from BYU with a bachelor's degree in educational psychology. Further, he has a master's degree in professional leadership. 

Coaching Career

Kyle Whittingham began his coaching career in 1985 as a graduate assistant for BYU. 
In 1987, he was appointed the defensive coordinator by Eastern Utah. 

The following season, Whittingham joined Idaho State. After serving five seasons with Idaho State, he was hired by the Utah staff as defensive line coach, working alongside his father, Fred Whittingham.

Following the 2004 season, Whittingham was offered the head coaching job at Utah and also the head coaching job at his alma mater, Brigham Young University. However, he chose to go with Utah.

Kyle CAPTION: Kyle Whittingham SOURCE: Instagram @utahcoachwhitt


Though he struggled early on his debut season,  going 3–4 in their first 7 games, however, a strong finish gave Utah their third straight bowl invite. With the team, he won 4X Pac-12 South Division (2015, 2018–2019, 2021), 2008 MWC, and 2021 Pac 12. 


  • 1981 WAC Defensive Player of the Year 
  • 2008 AFCA Coach of the Year
  • 2008 Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 
  • 2008 MWC Coach of the Year 
  • 2× Pac-12 Coach of the Year (won in 2019 & 2021)
  • 2019 Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year 

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