Tommy Tuberville

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Tommy Tuberville
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Thomas Hawley Tuberville
  • Birth Place Camden, Arkansas, U.S.
  • Famous Name Tommy Tuberville
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Former American football coach, former player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Suzanne Tuberville
  • Children Two

Thomas Hawley Tuberville, a.k.a. Tommy Tuberville, is an American former football coach, player, and the 2020 Republican U.S. Senate nominee from Alabama. He was recently elected to the United States Senate in Alabama in November 2020, defeating Doug Jones. Since 2021, he has been serving as a junior United States senator from Alabama, 

As a head coach, he served for the University of Mississippi (1995-1998), Texas Tech University (2010-2012), and the University of Cincinnati (2013-2016). Camden, Arkansas native Tommy Tuberville was born on September 18, 1954, under the star sign Virgo. As per nationality, he is an American from a white ethnic background.

How Much Is Tommy Tuberville's Net Worth? Know His Salary History

With forty years of an American football coach career, Tommy Tuberville has summoned a tremendous sum of money. As of 2022, his net worth of $10 million. He earned $23.1 million from coaching from 2006 to 2016 and received a $5.1 million buyout when he left Auburn.

Salary History:

Year School Total Pay Bonus
2006 Auburn $ 2,231,000 $ 716,154
2007 Auburn $ 2,625,000 $ 717,500
2008 Auburn $ 2,825,000  
2010 Texas Tech $ 1,509,000 $ 1,025,000
2011 Texas Tech $ 2,059,000 $ 1,025,000
2012 Texas Tech $ 2,155,000 $ 1,025,000
2013 Cincinnati $ 3,143,000  
2014 Cincinnati $ 2,200,000 $ 565,000
2015 Cincinnati $ 2,200,000 $ 540,000
2016 Cincinnati $ 2,200,000 $ 565,000

Presently, he is nominated for the Republican U.S Senate from Alabama. He won the Republican nomination on July 14, defeating former Senator and Attorney general Jeff Sessions. According to the source, the Senate has an annual salary of $174,000.

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Tommy Married Twice (Wife, Children, and Divorce)

On December 19, 1976, Tuberville tied the knot with Vicki Lynn Harris. Harris is from Camden, Arkansas and graduated from Harmony Grove High School. Later, the two parted ways and divorced.

Tommy Tuberville with his wife and childrenTommy Tuberville with his wife and children
SOURCE: Deep South Sports

In 1989, he met his second future wife, Suzanne Fette, at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Soon the couple started dating and eventually exchanged marital vows in 1991. The couple shares two children, Tucker, a former student-athlete at Auburn University, who works as an investment banker in New York. Their second child, Troy, is currently a student at Auburn University, working on his business technology degree.

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Early Years

Tuberville is one of three children born to Charles and Olive Tuberville. In 1972, he graduated from Harmony Grove High School. Further, Tuberville enrolled at Southern Arkansas University, where Thomas played football as a safety for the Muleriders and for two years on the golf team. In 1976, he earned a B.S. in physical education.

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Coaching Career

Tuberville started his career as an assistant coach at Hermitage High School. In 1980, he joined Arkansas State and served there until 1984. Then, he had a stint at Miami (FL), Texas A&M, and Ole Miss.

In 1999, he joined Auburn. Tuberville received the 2004 Walter Camp and Bear Bryant Coach of the Year awards after Auburn's 13–0 season. Auburn won the Southeastern Conference title and the Sugar Bowl but was left out of the BCS National Championship Game. He earned his 100th career win on October 6, 2007, a 35–7 victory over Vanderbilt. He is the only coach in Auburn football history to beat in-state rival Alabama six consecutive times.

In 2015, Tuberville was the president of the American Football Coaches Association. In 2017, he worked for ESPN as a color analyst for their college football coverage.

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