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Les Miles is a popular Football Coach. Les Miles has coached football teams of different universities like; Louisiana State University, Oklahoma State, and Kansas University. He is also nicknamed The Hat, The Mad Hatter.

Early Life

Les Miles was born on November 10, 1953, in Elyria, United States of America. This makes him 70 years old as of 2023. His full name is Leslie Edwin Miles. His father’s name is Bubba. He is a long-haul trucking broker, and his mother’s name is Martha Miles. But, there is no confirmation of his siblings. Further, he holds an American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. Moreover, they practice Christianity. According to astrology, she has Scorpio as her zodiac sign.

Talking about his formal education, he completed his schooling at Elyria High School in Ohio. He graduated in 1972. He went to the University of Michigan for higher education. There he also played for the football team under head coach Bo Schembechler.

Professional life

Les Miles was always been interested in sports, mainly football. Though he did not have a sparkling football career as a player, he became very famous as a coach. His coaching career began in 2001. During the time, he coached in Oklahoma State Cowboys from 2001 to 2004. After coaching there for some time, he went on to coach at Louisiana State University. There he remained head coach from 2005 to 2016. He also led the LSU Tigers football team to win the BCS National Championship Game in 2007.

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Caption: Miles with his team (Source: USA Today)

However, before being head coach, he was an assistant coach at Oklahoma State, the University of Michigan, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and also with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. His fans, players, and close ones have nicknamed him The Hat. It is for his signature and iconic white cap, as well as The Mad Hatter for his antics and play-calling habits.

Les Miles – Net Worth 2024

Les Miles lives a luxurious life as a football head coach. He has gathered a good sum of money from his work as the head coach at different universities. His total net worth is about $12 million US dollars as of 2021.

Personal Life

Moving on to the private and romantic relationship of Les Miles, he is married. He tied the knot with Kathy Miles in 1993. The couple is blessed with four children including Benjamin Miles, and Leslie Matthew Miles. Apart from that, he does not have any extra-marital affairs. Further, he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have involvement in any kind of controversies too.

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Caption: Miles with his family (Source: wiki spouse)

Les Miles – Body Measurements

Les Miles has a well-built body and is in very good health despite growing age. The football coach stands about 5 feet and 10 inches. While he weighs 70 kg. And, the color of his hair is grey, and he has dark brown colored eyes. But, he has not disclosed any facts about his overall body measurement.

Social Media

Les Miles is also active on social media. He has an Instagram account under the name @lsucoachmiles. The account has 34k followers. And his Facebook under his name has 49k followers. And, his Twitter account @CoachLesMiles has more than 309.6k followers.