Lou Holtz is a beloved, controversial and successful football coach and analyst. He was born on the 6th of January, 1937, to Anne Marie and Andrew Holtz. He has had a long career and gained many friends and enemies alike.
Lou Holtz’s Net Worth, Salary And Houses
Lou Holtz’s Net Worth is $20 million mostly made from his time in broadcast journalism, his books, and his successful coaching career. His annual salary is $6 million.
He owned a $1.6 million mansion in Florida. Unfortunately, the 11,000 square foot home burned down in a lightning fire.
Lou Holtz Career Details
Lou’s football career was short-lived. He was a linebacker for the Kent State University. He was a graduate assistant coach at Iowa in 1960. The Ohio State Buckeyes won a national championship during time as a graduate assistant coach.
His big break came in 1969 when he was appointed as the head coach of William and Mary. Lou was responsible for the team win of the Southern Conference title. He moved to the NFL with the New York Jets and had to quit his position ten months later. After his final retirement from coaching, Lou wrote several books such as Wins, Losses, and Lessons: An Autobiography, A Teen’s Game Plan for Life, The Wit, Wisdom, and Inspiration of Lou Holtz, Winning Every Day and The Fighting Spirit.
Lou worked as an analyst on ESPN but had to leave the network in 2015 in the wake of a controversial comment that he made on air.
Lou Holtz Marriage Details
Lou is married to Beth Barcus. The two tied the knot in 1961, and have four children together.