Brian Kelly is an American football coach who is currently the head coach at Louisiana State University. Before occupying this current position, he was the head football coach for several football clubs like Grand Valley State University (1991–2003), Central Michigan University (2004–2006), the University of Cincinnati (2006–2009), and the University of Notre Dame (2010–2021). His achievements include leading the Grand Valley State Lakers to consecutive NCAA Division II Football Championships in 2002. When it comes to his personal life, he is married to Paqui. Let us take a look at Brian Kelly’s Children and other facts surrounding his life. Keep reading.
Brian Kelly Early Life and Career
Kelly was born on 25 October 1961 in Everett, Massachusetts. He completed St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts, and graduated from Assumption in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
In 1987, Kelly joined the Grand Valley State University staff as a graduate assistant and defensive backs coach for Tom Beck. He had his chance in 1991 and was made the head coach. The following are some of the clubs he has been to.
- Assumption from 1983 to 1986
- Grand Valley State from 1987 to 2003
- Central Michigan from 2004 to 2006
- Cincinnati from 2006 to 2009
- Notre Dame from 2010 to 2021
- Louisiana State University (2022)
Brian Kelly Wife
Kelly is married to his wife by the name of Paqui. She survived breast cancer and has started her own foundation to help other women. The name of the foundation is Kelly Cares Foundation.
Brian Kelly’s Children
Kelly and his wife, Paqui have three children. They are Patrick, Grace, and Kenzel.
Brian Kelly’s Net Worth
Kelly has a net worth of over $30 million. As a head coach, he signs various contracts which give him a lot of income.