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Lupe Marinez Izzo

Lupe Marinez Izzo

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Full Name: Lupe Marinez Izzo
Gender: Female
Country: United States
HusbandTom Izzo
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Birth PlaceTexas
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
KidsRaquel Izzo, Steven Izzo
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Lupe Marinez Izzo came into limelight as the beautiful wife of the college basketball coach Tom Izzo. Since 1995, he is an American college basketball coach who has been the head coach at Michigan State University.

Lupe Marinez Izzo is originally from Texas but grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. By nationality, she is American and belongs to mixed ethnicity. She completed her education from Northern Michigan University.

Lupe Marinez Izzo Exchanged Wedding Vows with Her Husband

Lupe Marinez Izzo is happily married to her husband Tom Izzo. The couple started dating each other from their college days. After dating a few years, the couple decided to marry. Lupe with her spouse Tom exchanged the wedding vows on 30 May 1992. Their wedding was a private ceremony held in the presence of family members and close friends.

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Lupe Marinez Izzo with her husband Tom Izzo
Caption: Lupe Marinez Izzo with her husband Tom Izzo (Photo: DetroitFreePress)

From their married life, the pair welcomed a daughter Raquel Izzo. Similarly, Lupe and Tom have adopted a son named Steven Izzo. The couple has together for more than two decades living together. The couple has mutual respect with understanding which makes their bond unbreakable.

Net Worth and Salary of Lupe Marinez Izzo’s Husband

Lupe Marinez Izzo’s husband Tom has an estimated net worth of around $13 million. He earned this hefty amount of worth from his professional career. He is active in his career and earns an annual salary of around $4.15 million.

Lupe Marinez Izzo with her husband Tom Izzo enjoying ride on car
Caption: Lupe Marinez Izzo with her husband Tom Izzo enjoying a ride on car (Photo: Playersstats)

Also, he earned worth from brand promotion and endorsements. From his profession, he is earning a hefty amount of money. Similarly, he collected a hefty amount of worth as well as fame from his professional career. Lupe and Her husband Tom is living a luxurious life.

Who is Her Husband?

Her husband Tom Izzo is an American college basketball coach. He has been the head coach at Michigan State University since 1995. He was born on January 30, 1955. In 2016 April 4, he was elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

In his university, he played from 1973 to 1997 for the men’s basketball team. He was selected to be the head coach at Ishpeming High School for one season after his graduation. From 1979 to 1983, he worked as the assistant coach at Northern Michigan University. After that, he became a part-time assistant at Michigan State in September 1983.

Lupe Marinez Izzo's husband Tom Izzo reaction after winning the game
Caption: Lupe Marinez Izzo’s husband Tom Izzo reaction after winning the game (Photo: Yahoo!Sport)

In the year 1986, he has worked as an assistant coach at the University of Tulsa for two months. Then he was chosen as the associate head coach right before 1990. In the year 1995, he was made the head coach of men’s basketball for Michigan State University (MSU).

He was voted by USA Today Sports as the fifth angriest coach in college basketball in 2013. His team has won nine regular-season Big Ten championships five Big Ten Tournament titles as a head coach at MSU. Also, he won his 500th career game on November 26, 2015.

Awards and Achievements

He has earned him the nickname of “Mr. March” by some on account of his past success in the NCAA Tournament after being a successful collegiate basketball program. In the year 2009, he has led the Spartans to the 2000 NCAA Division I National Championship.

His team has played eight Final Fours, nine Big Ten championships, and six Big Ten Tournament championships in his 24 years at Michigan State. His teams have earned invitations to 22 consecutive NCAA tournaments, in addition to setting the Big Ten record for the longest home winning streak. He became the coach with the most wins in school history.

Lupe Marinez Izzo's husband Tom Izzo giving instruction to player
Caption: Lupe Marinez Izzo’s husband Tom Izzo giving instruction to player (Photo: apnews)

From 1998 to 2007, analyst Andy Katz at ESPN to deem Michigan State the top college basketball program In the year 1998, he won the Henry Iba Award for the college-basketball coach of the year. Then he won the Dean Smith Award on October 13, 2016. In the year 1998 and 2009, he was named Big Ten Coach of the Year.

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