Kliff Timothy Kingsbury bio, height, weight, net worth, salary, nationality
Facts of Kliff Timothy Kingsbury
|Full Name:||Kliff Timothy Kingsbury|
|Birth Date:||August 9, 1979|
|Profession:||footballer & head coach|
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Eye Color||hazel blue eyes|
|Hair Color||blonde hair color|
|Birth Place||San Antonio, Texas|
|Education||New Braunfels High School & Texas Tech University|
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Timothy Kingsbury (born on 9th August, 1979 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former American footballer who is currently working as the head coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
Kliff Kingsbury also served as the head coach of his alma mater, Texas Tech University, from 2013 to 2018. Kingsbury was the offensive coordinator for Texas A & M University, coaching Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel during the 2012 season. He started his coaching career as an assistant for the University of Houston from 2008-2011.
During his playing career, he bagged Sammy Baugh Trophy and Associated Press National Offensive Player of the year. He was also the champion of Super Bowl XXXVII.
Kliff Kingsbury’s Past Affairs & Love Life
Kliff Kingsbury doesn’t like to talk about his personal life in social media so the information about his past affairs has remained a secret so far. But recently, he revealed the secret about his relationship with Golf Channel Sportscaster Holly Sonders.
Apparently, we came to know that Texas Tech is offering him a car if Kliff ties knot with Holly Sonders. On the other hand, Holly Sonders made a Twitter post on January 9, announcing that they have been dating each other at the moment. In addition, she also made clear to the media that she is dating Kliff Kingsbury, who recently joined Cardinals as head coach.
Kliff Kingsbury’s Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education
Kliff Kingsbury was born on 9th August, 1979 in the city of San Antonio, Texas. He is 40 years old (soon to be 41) with a birth sign Leo. His father, Tim Kingsbury, is a Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Kliff’s mother, Sally, was a house maker who passed away in 2005 due to soft tissue sarcoma. There is no information about his siblings. He belongs to American by nationality but his ethnicity is still under the review.
Talking about his education, he attended New Braunfels High School. After that, Kliff Kingsbury graduated from Texas Tech University in 2001 with a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration in Management.
Kliff Kingsbury’s Career
Kliff started playing football since his school days as a quarterback for his school team. He also played football during his college years from 1998 to 1999 under coach Spike Dykes and under Mike Leach from 2000 to 2002. He created 39 school records as well as 13 Big 12 Conference records and set 7 NCAA FBS records.
Due to his outstanding performance, the coaches chose him for the selection of the First Team of the All-District as well as for the second team of the All-Big 12 Conference. As a result, he won the Sammy Baugh Trophy at the end of the 2002 season as the best college passer in the US. He was named the Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year, and finished 9th in Heisman Trophy voting.
Kliff also received a scholarship from the National Football Foundation and the Hall of Fame. After that, on 6th September, 2004, he signed with New Orleans Saints and spent his entire 2004 season at the club. He was signed to the Denver Broncos’ practice squad on 6th September, 2005 and was released on September 21, 2005. Likewise, he also signed with the New Jets on September 28, 2005 and then Buffalo Bills in 2006. In addition, he participated in the NFL Europe (2006) and the Canadian Football League (March 30, 2007). Kliff Kingsbury began his coaching career in 2008 and then moved to 2011 as a coach at the University of Houston.
Later, he moved as the former coach of Kevin Sumlin as an offensive coach for Texas A & M for the 2012 season. Finally, on December 12, 2012, he joined the Texas Tech as the 15th full time head coach. At the age of 36, Kingsbury was the second youngest head coach of a team in an AQ conference, and the third youngest head coach in college football.
Kliff Kingsbury’s Net Worth & Salary
Kliff Kingsbury is not only a successful NFL player, but also a successful coach. He is the 30th highest paid coach in college football with $3703975 in school fees. In 2012, he signed a 5 year contract of $10.5 million with Texas Tech Red raiders. His salary was $3.5 million a year. He spent five seasons there from 2013 to 2018 where, he was able to earn up to $13.5 million at the end of 2018 including bonuses. Kliff received $5.5 million at the end of 2018.
In January 19, 2019, Kingsbury signed a four years contract with the Arizona Cardinals as Head Coach where he would earn a base salary of $10.5 million. After that he will receive $1 million up to $3.5 million through his successful leadership. Until 2020, Cardinals has promised with the increment of $200000. And at the end of his contract, he would earn $5.5 million. Therefore, his estimated net worth is $15 million in 2019.
Physical Appearance & other facts of Kliff Kingsbury
Kliff Kingsbury has an appealing body with the height of 6 feet 2 inches. Likewise, he has blonde hair color and hazel blue eyes.
Kingsbury is active on social media sites and has different social accounts such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. He has around 139k followers on Twitter, 46.9k followers on Instagram and more than 58.6k followers on Facebook.