|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
What is Ed Orgeron’s Net Worth?
Ed Orgeron is an American football coach and a former NFL player who has a net worth of $35 million. As of this writing his base coaching salary is $9 million. Orgeron had a successful career as a University football player, at LSU and Northwestern State University, and he later started coaching various university teams. Eventually, he coached teams such as the University of Southern California, the University of Mississippi, and Louisiana State University. In 2019, he had a career-defining moment when he led LSU to a national championship, beating Clemens.
Edward James Orgeron Jr. was born on July 27th of 1961 in Larose, Louisiana. He was raised alongside his brother in a small town on the Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish in a family with Cajun roots. He attended high school in Galliano alongside Bobby Hebert, a future NFL star. Together, Orgeron and Hebert played on the high school team. Orgeron then played football at Louisiana State University for one year before transferring to Northwestern State University. During this time, he played as a defensive lineman.
By 1984, Orgeron had focused on a career as a football coach, beginning with a role as a graduate assistant at Northwestern State. He then coached at McNeese State before becoming an assistant strength coach at the University of Arkansas. By 1988, he was working alongside Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson at the University of Miami as the defensive line coach. Personal issues caused Ed to take a leave of absence, during which he moved back in with his parents and tried to get his life back on track.