Rex Ryan
Rex Ryan
Celebrated Name: Rex Ryan
Real Name/Full Name: Rex Ashley Ryan
Gender: Male
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 13 December 1962
Birth Place: Ardmore, Oklahoma, United States of America
Nationality: American
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michelle Ryan (m.1987)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Seth Ryan and Jim Ryan
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Rex Ryan Gay?: No
Profession: Former Football Coach and Analyst
Salary: $4 Million
Net Worth in 2024: $25 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Rex Ryan is a popular former football coach and analyst hailing from the United States. Formerly, he has served as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets of the NFL (National Football League). He has also held various coaching positions with 8 other National Football League and college teams.

Maybe you know about Rex Ryan very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Rex Ryan’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Rex Ryan was born on the 13th of December in the year 1962 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the United States of America, to Doris Ryan (Mom) and Buddy Ryan (Dad). He has a fraternal twin brother named Rob Ryan. When he was only two years old, his parents split up due to some internal reaons. Along with his siblings and mother, he shifted to Toronto, Canada. From a young age, he wanted to follow his father’s profession that is a defensive pioneer in the National Football league.

There was a slight emphasis on soccer in Toronto, which disappointed Rex. Later, her mother was not able to handle three brothers. So, she decided to send them to live with their dad. Rex attended Stevenson High School, located in Lincolnshire.

He attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University for his higher education with his fraternal twin. He used to play as a defensive end for the football team. He graduated from the university in 1986 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in the year 2011.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 13 December 1962, Rex Ryan is 61 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024. His height is 1.93 m tall, and weight is 68 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Rex Ryan With Wife Michelle Ryan
Rex Ryan With Wife Michelle Ryan

He met her wife, Michelle Ryan, at Southwestern Oklahoma State. He proposed to her when he got the position as a graduate assistant at Eastern Kentucky on the phone. She accepted the proposal, and they tied the holy knot in the year 1987. The couple has two sons named Seth Ryan and Jim Ryan. Seth is an assistant for the Payton and Detroit Lions.


Since his teenage, Rex Ryan wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps to become a professional football coach. After graduating from the university, he spent his next 22 years as an assistant coach on various teams at professional and college levels.

Rex joined the Baltimore ravens in the year 1999 on the instruction of his head coach. He served there for almost ten years. For the 2009 season, he was offered a contract from the Jets for their vacant coaching position, and he accepted it.

He became popular with the Jets throughout the league for his outspoken personality, initial success, and cheerful behaviour. He led the team (Jets) back to back AFC Championship Game appearances with his capacity and coaching as the head coach during his initial two seasons.

Afterwards, the team was unable to finish a record above 500 winning%. He was fired from his head position in the year 2014 after the team performed the career-worst record of 4-12. Soon after, he was approached by the head coach of Bills, where he served for two years.

Currently, he is the analyst who appears on Sunday NFL Countdown.

Awards & Achievements

Rex is undoubtedly an incredible coach who has achieved milestones in his career. He is one of the successful Professional Football Coach who is considered as one of the wealthiest and most popular football coaches. In the year 2006, he was awarded PFWA NFL Assistant Coach of the year for the Super Bowl champion (XXXV).

Net Worth & Salary of Rex Ryan in 2024

Rex Ryan Net Worth
Rex Ryan Net Worth

Rex Ryan is a prolific and spectacular football head coach and has an estimated net worth of $25 Million as of April 2024. He earns most of his wealth from his football coach profession, and also earns a salary of $4 Million.

Rex Ryan is a great coach who is very dedicated to his craft. He is popularly considered for his bravado and self-assurance. He has been reprimanded for it, but he admits that he does it to take off the pressure from his players, allowing them to progress in their game.

In 2009, he announced to the public that he had been suffering from dyslexia for almost his whole life. He had also undergone lap band surgery in the month of March in the year 2010 in an effort to cure his obesity. Despite having all these problems, he never let his profession go weak.


  1. 68 Kilograms is equal to 150 pounds – not even close. In his interview with Dan Patrick today, he said he was close to 300 pounds and then lost 50 pounds. So he is around 250 pounds now or 113.5 kg.


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