Mel Tucker Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth

It looks like week long search of Michigan State University for replacement of Mark Dantonio would come to an end in form of Mel Tucker. He was born on 4th January 1972 in Cleveland, Ohio and spent almost 23 years in provide coaching. During his high school studies he used to play football as standout for Cleveland High School and find his way through University of Wisconsin-Madison. While being a college student he played as defensive back for the Wisconsin Badgers. In 1995, he completed graduation in agricultural business management although he was destined to assign for coaching only.

Quickly after completing his graduation he started his career as graduate assistant for Michigan State University Spartans in 1997. He has worked under the guidance of head coach Nick Saban and gained some more experience to move forward in coaching career. Mel is one of the most reputed college coaches in football and he is the one who brought NFL spirit to college football. He has worked as coach for Cleveland Browns (2005-2008) Jacksonville Jaguars (2009-2012) and Chicago Bears (2013-2014). During his span at Georgia, contribution of him proved his worth to lead team’s talented defense to win an SEC championship and win Rose Bowl.

Mel Tucker Biography

Real Name Melvin Tucker
Birth Date January 4, 1972
Age 48 years
Birth Place Cleveland, Ohio
Nationality American
Profession Football Coach
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Scorpio

Mel Tucker Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in centimeters – 191 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 95 kg  –  in Pounds –  209 lbs
Chest Size 44 Inches
Waist Size 38 Inches
Biceps Size 16 Inches
Shoe Size Not Known
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletics
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Cleveland Heights High School
College University of Wisconsin-Madison


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known

Mel Tucker Affairs (Relationship Status)

What is Mel Tucker marital status? Married
How many children does Mel Tucker have? Two (Joseph Tucker, Christian Tucker)
IsMel Tucker having any relationship affair? No
Is Mel Tucker gay? No
Who is Mel Tucker wife? Jo-Ellyn Tucker

Favorite Things

Actor Not Known
Actress Not Known
Films Not Known

Mel Tucker Net Worth :

As a reputed and one of the most favorite college football coaches, Mel has earned so much fame with fruitful amount of money with contracts. His net worth is estimated to be around $15 million although exact numbers of salary and other endorsements are under review.

Trivia: Important Facts about Mel Tucker

  • He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • During high school as well college studies, he was a member of respective football team.
  • His career kicked off as a graduate assistant under the Nick Saban at Michigan State from 1997-98.
  • Apart from this, Saban had recruited him 8 years back in 1990 for one season as head coach.
  • When he was recruited by Nick Saban, they both haven’t married but they both were engaged.
  • Almost after 22 years, he went back to his first employer to Michigan State University.

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