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Jimbo Fisher | Biography

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  • Full Name John James Fisher Jr.
  • Nickname Jimbo Fisher
  • Occupation Football coach, Former football player
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA
  • Birth Date Oct 09, 1965
  • Age 56 Years, 1 Months
American College Football Coach & Former Football Player

Jimbo Fisher | Biography

Began his football career as a quarterback at Salem International University

In 2011, Fisher’s son, Ethan, was confirmed with Fanconi anemia, a rare hereditary condition that predominantly affects the bone marrow and causes a reduction in blood cell production. Ethan was just six years at the time. 


John James "Jimbo" Fisher Jr. is a well-known American college football coach, currently serving as the head coach of Texas A&M Aggies.

Who is Jimbo Fisher?

Jimbo Fisher is a collegiate football coach and former football player. Fisher began his football career as a quarterback at Salem International University, and there he played from 1985 to 1986. Fisher also played for the Samford University Bulldogs and was voted Division III National Player of the Year. 

In 1988, he played in the Arena Football League before joining Samford as a graduate assistant coach for quarterbacks from 1988 to 1990. He was then appointed as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on a full-time basis.

His additional work stints include the designation of offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Louisiana State University from 2000 to 2006 (LSU) and Florida State Seminoles from 2007 to 2009 and head coach of Florida State University. Fisher is currently the head coach of Texas A&M University’s football team, Aggies.

How Old is Jimbo Fisher?

Fisher was born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, on 9 October 1965. He is 56 years old as of November 2021.

Wife

Fisher got married to his ex-wife Candi in 1993. The couple shares two sons, Trey and Ethan. Unfortunately, they got divorced in 2015, after 22 years of marriage.  

As of 2021, Fisher is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Courtney Harrison. He manages his relationship with her while continuing to co-parent with Candi.

Son’s disease

In 2011, Fisher’s son, Ethan, was confirmed with Fanconi anemia, a rare hereditary condition that predominantly affects the bone marrow and causes a reduction in blood cell production. Ethan was just six years at the time. 

This topic was also referenced during the ESPN Monday Night College Football game between Florida State and the University of Pittsburgh on 2 September 2013 (Labor Day) as part of an attempt by both institutions to promote awareness on Fanconi anemia.

Net Worth & Salary

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Fisher has a net worth of $13 million. Similarly, he has an annual salary of $3.6 million owing to his career as an American college football coach as of 2021.

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