Urban Meyer
Urban Meyer
Real Name/Full Name Urban Frank Meyer III
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Urban Meyer
Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 July 1964
Age/How Old: 59 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 187 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Bud Meyer
Mother –Gisela Meyer
Siblings: Erika Meyer Judd
Gigi Escoe
School: Saint John High School
College: University of Cincinnati
Ohio State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: Shelley Mather Meyer
Wife/Spouse Name: Shelley Mather Meyer (m. 1986)
Kids/Children Name: Gisela Meyer
Nathan Meyer
Nicole Meyer
Profession: Coach, Footballer
Net Worth: $40 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Urban Meyer is a famous American football coach. He has coached several universities including the most recent work at Ohio State University. His passion for football has been detrimental to his overall wellbeing including negatively affecting his mental state and sleep patterns. He had to undergo brain surgery and due to the severity of his recurrent symptoms, his doctor recommended a second surgery but he is reluctant. Besides, he is a millionaire, a happy husband, and a happy father.

Well, how well do you know about Urban Meyer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Urban Meyer’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Urban Meyer to date.

Biography and Early Life

Urban Meyer was born on 10th July 1964 in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A. His parents are Gisela and Bid Meyer. His siblings are Gigi and Erika. As a young child, he loves playing football with his peers and watching the game. Little did he know that football was going to be his future career.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Urban Meyer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Urban Meyer’s age is 59 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 10 July 1964. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 187 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


He was enrolled at Saint John High School. After his graduation, he joined the University of Cincinnati. At the university, he pursued a degree in Psychology. It was at the university where he met his girlfriend Shelley. Later, he pursued a degree in sports administration at Ohio State University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Urban Meyer With Wife Shelley Mather Meyer
Urban Meyer With Wife Shelley Mather Meyer

He married his lover and long-time girlfriend Shelley in 1986. His wife is an instructor of clinical practice and a registered nurse working at Ohio State’s College of Nursing. Their marriage union is blessed with three children Nicole, Gisela, and Nathan. Just like the father, all the children are actively engaging in various sports. His son Nathan does football while the other two daughters do volleyball.

His passion for football has made him neglect his body health. For instance, he has been diagnosed with severe anxiety and depression which has been linked to loss of 40-pound weight. Besides, on several occasions, he has denied himself sleep. The effects have been detrimental to his brain that resulted in brain surgery in 2014 to remove a cyst. He still experiences severe headaches and his doctor recommends a second surgery but he opted to take medications instead.

He has also featured in media controversies when he handled the domestic abuse allegations of Zach Smith. He was then suspended from handling three consecutive matches. His daughters defended him on Instagram.

Is Urban Meyer Gay?

No. He is not gay but rather he is straight. He entered a long-lasting love relationship with an opposite-gender that led to marriage. Currently, he is happily married and has three children of his own. Thus, Urban Meyer is not gay and neither is he a bisexual.

Professional Career

As a footballer himself, he has played with Cincinnati’s team. His major position was the Defensive back. However, for reasons known to himself he did not pursue this area of football specialization. Instead, he chose to be a football coach.

He was mentored by other professional coaches he used to work under them. For instance, he has worked under Sonny Lubick, Lou Holtz, Earl Bruce, Bob Davie, and Jim Heacock. Once he had mastered the skill of football coaching, focused on university and college coaching.

He began coaching the St Xavier HS in 1985. Later, he obtained the role of a coach in different notable universities. From 2012 to 2018, he has been the main coach for Ohio State University Football Team. He has been the head coach of Florida Gators (2005-2010), Utah Utes (2003-2004), Bowling Green St. Falcons (2001-2002), Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1996-2000), Colorado ST. Rams (1990-1995), Illinois St. Redbirds (1988-1989), and Ohio St. Buckeyes (1987-19788).

He also engages in private football teams coaching. Besides, sometimes he does football commentator tasks for sports networks. A few of his notable records as a coach is when he got 10 against 3 bowls and 170 points against 30.

Besides, he engages in charity programs. He has been a key contributor to fundraising for student scholarships. Besides, he has also used his own money to fund needy students in need of help.


He has several awards including but not limited to

  • 3 National Awards
  • 2 MWC Awards Coach of the Year
  • 3 SEC Eastern Division Awards
  • Voted as 2003’s National coach in The Sporting News
  • Home Depot Award in 2004
  • Wood Allen Trophy
  • Victor Award

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Urban Meyer in 2024

Urban Meyer Net Worth
Urban Meyer Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is $40 million. His major source of income is from his career as a football coach. He has coached several universities some of which have paid him handsomely. For instance, when coaching Ohio State Buckeyes, he earned about $5.8 million. Besides, other income sources include being a sports commentator and he has also coached private teams.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He was among the best professional baseball players when he was a student at the University of Cincinnati.

Urban is a hardworking person whose passion for football has made him afford a luxury lifestyle for his family. Besides, his health has been deteriorating as he attempts to be the best coach. He is happily married to his beautiful wife Shelley, and he has three children of his own.


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