Who is Jon Gruden's wife, Cindy? Football coach's family life explored

Amber Peake October 12, 2021
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Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden made the news today as he resigned from his position. Following the news, fans are curious to know more about his family life away from the football pitch. We take a look at who Jon Gruden’s wife and children are.

Who is Jon Gruden’s wife, Cindy?

While she will be familiar to football fans as the wife of former Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, Cindy Gruden has pursued her own career in the fitness industry.

According to sources online, Cindy is a fitness instructor, having previously worked for the National Cheerleader Association and at a number of high schools.

Cindy is also known for her charity work and, as per a profile on Relationship Science, she is a former board member at The Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation.

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How long have they been together?

Jon Gruden and his wife Cindy first crossed paths in college. At the time, Cindy was studying at the University of Tennessee, while Jon worked as a graduate assistant for the college’s football team.

After hitting it off Jon and Cindy went on to tie the knot in 1991 and celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary in July this year.

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How many children does Jon Gruden have?

Former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and his wife Cindy have three sons, Deuce, Jayson and Michael.

Fans may be familiar with Deuce as he is a strength and conditioning assistant for the Las Vegas Raiders. Deuce is also a competitive weightlifter and, in 2017, won a gold medal at the IPF world championships.

Jayson and Michael have both pursued careers away from football. Jayson enjoys kickboxing and has trained in muay Thai. Michael is a DJ who uses the stage name Hexed. He has appeared alongside Deuce and his dad as he DJ’d at a Raiders event.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.