Ed Orgeron Bio, Family, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: Athlete
Date of birth: Jul 27, 1961
Age: 60
Net worth: 2 Million
Birth Place: Larose, Louisiana
Height (m): 1.82
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Divorced

Ed Orgeron is an American football coach and former collegiate football playing career. He previously had played college football as a defensive lineman at LSU and Northwestern State University. After that, he began his career as a coach who is known for his strong, gravelly, and Cajun-accented voice.

Moreover, he recently became the head football coach at Louisiana State University (LSU) from midway through the 2016 season until the 2021 season. Before that, he had served as the defensive line 2015-16. Additionally, he also has served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) from 2005 to 2007. Let us scroll over to know more information then keep on scrolling.


Caption: The LSU’s head coach, Ed Orgeron.
Source: CBS Sports

Ed Orgeron: Bio, Family, Career

He was born on 27 July 1961 as Edward James Orgeron Jr.in Larose, Louisiana, the United States of America. The coach was born as the son of Edward “Ba Ba” Orgeron Sr. and Cornelia Orgeron. Furthermore, he grew up with his brother Steve grew up in Larose, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana. He holds the nationality of American and belongs to the Cajun ethnic group.

Regarding his education, he attended South Lafourche High School in Galliano, Louisiana. After he played on the school’s Class 4A state championship team in 1977, he signed to play football at Louisiana State University. But he left the program and transfer to Northwestern State University, Louisiana in his sophomore and graduated from there in 1984 as a graduate assistant.

Following his graduation, he coached at McNeese State in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and two years as an assistant strength coach at the University of Arkansas. In 1988, he began to serve as a defensive line coach for four. In 1998, the offensive guru Paul Hackett of the University of Southern California hired him to coach the Trojans defensive line.

As a defensive line coach, he worked with New Orleans Saints and Tennessee in 2008-09. He again return to USC in 2010 where he was listed Orgeron as one of the highest-paid assistant coaches in the Pac-12 Conference with an annual salary of $650,000. In January 2015, 2015, he worked as the defensive line coach at Louisiana State University (LSU) till 2016. In the midway of the 2016 to 2021 season, he served as the head coach after LSU head coach Les Miles was fired following a loss to Auburn.

Ed Orgeron: Personal Life & Wife

Coming over to his relationship status, he is married twice and divorced once. He had his first marriage to Colleen Orgeron. But there is not much information on their dating or marriage history. After his divorce, he moved on and married his second wife named Kelly Owens. They met at the 1996 Liberty Bowl and tied the knot a year later. Together from their marriage, the couple has welcomed three boys: Cody Orgeron, Parker Orgeron, and Tyler Orgeron. Following their long married life, the duo filed for divorce on 26 February 2020.


Caption: Ed Orgeron with his sons and ex-wife.
Source: YouTube

Ed Orgeron: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

Talking about his earnings, he surely makes a good income from his coaching career. He has also a former playing career from which he had maintained a good amount at the time. Therefore, he has an estimated net worth of around $35 million. Additionally, the college football coaches reported to have an average salary above $2 million and exceed their pay including bonuses and amount signing too.

He has an unverified Instagram account @coachedorgeron with more than 4.6k followers. On Twitter, he goes by the verified handle @coach_edorgeron with 236.1k followers. Also, he goes by the verified Facebook account under his name with having more than 43.4k followers.

Ed Orgeron: Body Measurements

The coach has an athletic but heavy body type that measures 44 inches chest size and 34 inches hips size respectively. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 0 inches or 1.82 meters and weighs around 95kg. He has hazel eyes color as well as brown eyes color.

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