The popular American personality Mel Tucker whose full name appears to be Melvin Tucker II has gained popularity in a very short period. He is a well-known American football coach and retired football player who is currently serving as the head football coach at Michigan State University. Mel used to work as a head coach at the University of Colorado before. Melvin has also worked as an interim head coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League for their five games in the year 2011.

Quick Info
Full NameMel Tucker
Date Of BirthJanuary 4,1972
Birth PlaceCleveland, Ohio, USA
OccupationHead Coach & Retired Footballer
Age49 years old
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorN/A
Eye ColorN/A
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Martial StatusMarried
Wife(s)/Partner(s)Jo-Ellyn Tucker
Net Worth10 million dollars

Mel Tucker Early Life & Family Background

Mel Tucker or usually known as Melvin Tucker III is a popular name in the football world. Tucker was born in the year 1972 on the 4th of January. This makes him 49 years old now with the birth sign Capricorn. Like how all Capricorns are, Mel Tucker is also very ambitious, persistent, and realistic.

His practical, disciplined, and focused character is something that people love about him. Similarly his cynical, fearful, ruthless in achieving a goal and miserly character is something that people don’t love about him. He is very controlling and cold sometimes.

Mel Tucker
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Mel Tucker was born in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America, and was raised in Ohio, United States of America by his parents alongside his siblings. Mel is still close to all his family members and is often seen hanging out with them at festivals and special occasions. With that, he holds an American citizenship card and follows the Christianity religion.

Taking about his academic journey, he completed his high school education at the Cleveland Heights High School where he got the chance to stand out as a football player. After that, he got enrolled at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Mel used to play defensive back for the Wisconsin-Madison football team at that time. Tucker got his graduation degree in agricultural business management in the year 1995. After completing his graduate degree, Melvin signed a contract with Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.

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Mel Tucker Career

Mel Tucker started his coaching career in the year 1997 for Michigan State University as a graduate assistant. He later served as a defensive backs coach for the Miami University Redhawks. Mel has also worked as a coach for the Ohio State University football team in the year 2000.

Mel Tucker
Source: AL

After coaching many university football teams, Mel got enrolled with National Football League (NFL) along with Cleveland Browns and decorated his coaching career to a new extent. He was later hired by Jacksonville Jaguars in the post of defensive coordinator in the year 2009.

Tucker has won many awards and accolades as a football coach. He is considered to be one of the finest football coaches.

Mel Tucker Relationship Status 

Mel Tucker is a committed man. He is married to Jo-Ellyn Tucker. The loved couples are being loved by their fans. They are usually spotted together on dinner dates and vacations. Mel Tucker and Jo-Ellyn Tucker are blessed with two beautiful children named Joseph Tucker and Christian Tucker. All of them are living happy life in Ohio, United States of America.

Mel Tucker Rumors and Controversies 

Mel Tucker has not been part of any rumors and controversies till now. He has kept his profile clean and low.

Mel Tucker
Source: CBS Sports

Mel Tucker Social Media

Mel Tucker is available on Instagram with a username of @coach_mtucker. He is verified on Instagram with 40.2 thousand followers and 600+ followings. Mel is verified on Twitter with a username of @Coach_mtucker. He has 90.6 thousand followers. His tweets and retweets are fun to read.


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Mel Tucker’s Net Worth

Mel Tucker has a net worth of 10 million dollars. He is earning a huge amount of money and is giving a luxurious life to his family members. He spends his money on the welfare of his children and family members

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