Mike Tomlin

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Football Coach (1972)
Tue Nov 12 2019
By   Pranish

In the world of football, this man has contributed a lot by being the coach of several famous football teams such as VMI, Memphis, etc. His name is Michael Pettaway Tomlin, aka Mike Tomlin. At present, he is the head coach of Pittsburgh Steelers of NFL (National Football League).

The well-known coach, Mike was born on 15 March 1972 in Hampton, Virginia, the USA, under the birth sign, Pisces. Similarly, he belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Blissful Married Life With His Wife, Kiya

The 47 years old football coach, Mike is living happily with his beautiful spouse, Kiya Winston, as of 2019. The two exchanged their wedding vows in an intimate ceremony in 1996. At that time, it has been just two weeks of Kiya graduation.

Mike and Kiya posing for a picture in front of trophy earned by Mike Tomlin.
Image: Mike and his wife, Kiya 
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Moreover, they first met at The College of William & Mary while they were just students. Since then, the pair started dating, and it's been 23 years of their marriage. As of now, they are proud parents of three children.

Shares Three Children From Their Nuptials

Currently, they are enjoying their parenthood as they have three children to raise. The first child was Michael Dean Tomlin, born in 2000, and his age is 19 years. Second son, Mason Tomlin, born in 2002, has reached the age of 17. And at last, a daughter named Harlyn Quinn Tomlin, born in 2006, and her age is 13 years old. 

Mike's daughter, Harlyn speaking
Photo: Mike, Kiya and their children
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So, Mike is currently living happily with his wife and children at the Squirrel Hill and attends the Christian Missionary Alliance Church. According to answer Africa, Dean got an offer to play football; however, he denied it and focused on his studies. Currently, he is attending the University of Maryland.

Living Life of a Millionaire

Mike is the sixteenth and the first youngest head coach in NFL history. He is currently the head coach of Pittsburg Steelers since 2007 and has contributed a lot to the team. Likewise, he guided the team in eight NFL playoffs, the Super Bowl XLIII title. Similarly, he has also won the 2008 Motorola NFL Coach of the Year, two AFC titles, and 2008 Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year.

So, being such a well-decorated coach, he enjoys an annual salary of $6 Million as of 2019. Not to mention, he is also one of the highest-paid coaches in NFL history. Similarly, Mike's net worth is estimated at around $16 Million, which is similar to a basketball coach, Jeff Hornacek. As per players wiki, he has signed a four-year contract with Pittsburgh Steelers, and it is worth $28 Million.

Ariel view of Mike Tomlin's house
Picture: Mike Tomlin's House
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Mike has also bought a lavish house, which is worth $1.8 Million, and it is located at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the USA. Probably, his wealth is going to rise in the coming days as he is still active in his profession. 

On the other hand, his wife, Kiya's bank balance is around $1 Million as of now. Moreover, she collects this hefty sum of money from her career as a fashion designer as well as a book editor.

Resembles Actor, Omar Epps

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach, Mike Tomlin is also a doppelganger of Omar Epps. Epps is an American actor known for his role in Juice, Higher Learning, The Wood, In Too Deep, and Love and Basketball.

NFL head coach, Mike Tomlin and actor, Omar Epps are quite similar in their appearance.
Frame: Mike Tomlin and Omar Epps looks alike
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While taking part in a Reddit "Ask Me Anything session Friday, one redditor quickly asked a testing question, "Omar, What's your strategy going into the game against the Bengals this weekend?". Well, this was a indirectly passing reference to Epps an unnatural doppelganger of Mike.

 

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