Jimmy Dykes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2020
Facts of Jimmy Dykes
Date of Birth: 1961 , May-3
Age: 59 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Birth Name Jimmy Dikes
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Tulsa, Oklahoma
Ethnicity White
Profession American professional basketball coach and sports commentator
Working For ESPN
Net Worth $2 million
Married Yes
Married to Tiffany Beasley
Children Kennedy(daughter)
Education University of Arkansas
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Jimmy Dikes is an American professional basketball coach as well as a sports commentator who is currently working for  ESPN and SEC Network. Previously he served as the head coach of women's basketball team at the University of Arkansas. 

Short-Bio of Jimmy Dykes

Jimmy Dykes was born under the birth sign Taurus on May 3, 1961, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is of American nationality while his ethnicity is white. Apart from this, there is no information related to his parents and siblings.

Talking about his education, he completed his schooling from Fayetteville High School where he played for the high school basketball team. Soon after the completion of his school level, he joined the University of Arkansas.

Shared One Kid With Wife Tiffany Beasley

The 59 years old Jimmy Dykes is in a longtime marital relationship with Tiffany Beasley. They shared the wedding vows on September 21, 2002, after several years of a romantic relationship. Back in 2018, Jimmy posted the picture of thier wedding day on thier anniversary and recalled the moment by writing,

We are no experts in marriage, but after 16 years together we have learned the importance of being quick to forgive one another. Do you remember...the 21st night of September

CAPTION: Jimmy Dykes and Tiffany Beasley's wedding day picture SOURCE: Twitter

As per the source, the pair started dating during thier college days as both of them were at the  University of Arkansas. Tiffany worked as a former cheerleader of Razorback and as of now, she is working as an Independent Consultant at Rodan Fields.

Together they have shared a daughter named  Kennedy who was born in 2005.

How Much Is His Net Worth?

Jimmy Dykes has an estimated net worth of around $2 million as of 2020 from his career as a professional basketball coaching career. From his four-year contract with Arkansas University as a women's basketball coach, he made around $450,000 per year.

He received around $250,000 as a basic salary and $200,000 as other compensations.

While talking about his career, he worked as a men's assistant basketball coach at Arkansas State University, Appalachian State University, Little Rock University of Arkansas, Kentucky University, and Oklahoma State University.

Jimmy has also worked as the player scout for the NBA team, Seattle SuperSonics. Likewise, in 2006, he was the Director of Athletics at the Shiloh Christian School in Springdale, Arkansas.  

On March 30, 2012, he became the head coach of the women's basketball team at the University of Arkansas after replacing Tom Collen. During his first year as the coach of Arkansas, he led his team to the NCAA Tournament. 

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