Cindy Gruden Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Sep, 2018
Facts of Cindy Gruden
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Cindy Gruden
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Affair with Jon Gruden
Boyfriend Jon Gruden
Married 1991
Married to Jon Gruden
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Cindy Gruden is a former Tennessee cheerleader who grabbed media and public attention after marrying Jon Gruden, a former college football player turned football analyst for ESPN. The couple married in 1971 and is blessed with three children. 

Early Life And Professional Career Of Cindy Gruden  

Cindy Gruden was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. She spent most of her early days growing up in her hometown Tennessee along with her family. She graduated from the University of Tennessee where she was a cheerleader.      

Gruden grabbed a huge public attention following her marital relationship with the renowned  American football coach Jon Gruden. Her husband Jon is the head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He previously worked for the Raiders from 1998 to 2001. From 2002 to 2008, she worked as head coach Tampa Bay Buccaneers.          

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In the year 2003, Gruden also won Super Bowl XXXVII. He became the youngest head coach ever to win a Super Bowl. He worked as an analyst for ESPN and Mondy Night Football. 

Cindy Gruden's Net Worth And Salary 

Cindy Gruden's exact amount of net worth is yet to be revealed. Whereas her husband's estimated net worth is around of $22.5 million as per Celebrity net worth. As per the same source, his annual salary is around $6.5 million. 

In the year 2014, Gruden bought the home for around $2.5 million in Creighton Farms. The 5,245 square foot home has an impressive kitchen and four bedrooms. 

Cindy Gruden's Personal Life 

Cindy Gruden is married to the youngest NFL head coach Jon Gruden. The two exchanged vows in 1991 and are living a perfectly happy married life with their three children.   

The couple met for the first time at the University of Tennessee while now Monday Night Football announcer and analyst for ESPN Gruden was a part of the Tennessee football program, whereas, Cindy was a Tennessee cheerleader.

CAPTION: Cindy Gruden along with her children. SOURCE: SFGate

After dating for a while, Jon pooped the question with $1,800 worth ring, Cindy revealed in an interview back in 2001. She said 

I know we decided to go out and get a ring one night after a game in San Francisco. I flew out to see him, and we decided to get the ring. We didn't even check out the jeweler. It must have been in Palo Alto. 

Cindy further said regarding her love story:

He used to try to impress me with that 'X-Y jet scramble' football talk. You know how he is. He is so full of bull. He just loves to spin a story. I always knew he was headed somewhere. He worked so hard. He had his act together, which was rare at that early age.

The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Deuce Gruden, on 19 January 1994. Deuce was also a freshman at Carrollwood Day School in Tampa, Florida.  

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