It is said that women who have a good relationship with their fathers, grow up to become attracted to men who share some sort of similarity with their fathers. While there is not enough available information to dissect the relationship between Layla Kiffin and her late American football-playing father, it would not be far fetched to suggest that the two had a decent enough relationship that prompted her to go ahead to get involved with a man that was also affiliated with the sport.
If you’re not in the know, the man in question is American Football coach Lane Kiffin who by the way is now her ex-husband. A greater part of the public rests on the notion that Layla got her fame from her marriage to the NFL personality. This is plausible enough considering the seemingly vague information on Layla’s whereabouts since the divorce. But then there is the glaring fact that she is the daughter of whom some consider an NFL legend.
Many have been itching to know what Layla has been up to since the divorce. Before we get to this find out interesting facts about her.
Layla Kiffin’s Background
A few details on some facts about Layla Kiffin such as the exact place of her birth and the identity of her mother are not known to the public. What is however known is that she was born in 1976 somewhere in the United States and is the daughter of former NFL quarterback, John Reaves. Her father played for eleven seasons in the NFL and passed through teams like the Philadelphia Eagles, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, Houston Oilers, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
John’s exceptional stints earned him an entitlement as 100 Greatest Players of the First 100 Years” of Florida high school football by the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) in 2007; talk about how popular he was.
Two of Layla’s siblings have been identified as David and Stephen, the latter of who is said to be from her father’s second marriage. With regards to her education, Layla is known to have attended Bucholz High School, after which she enrolled at the University of Florida, graduating in 1996.
As already established, a greater part of Layla’s popularity comes from her marriage to Lane Kiffin. From the start, the couple seemed inseparable and were a delight to NFL lovers as well as the entire public. But little did everyone know that what they had was not going to last forever.
The Blissful Times of Layla’s Marriage To The NFL Coach
Layla Kiffin met her now ex-husband Lane Kiffin in 1999 while he was working as a graduate assistant at Colorado State. She had at the time taken a job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which was where their paths first crossed. Lane had been smitten by Layla and was very quick in asking her out on a date.
The two soon began a relationship that lasted for about three months before Lane asked for Layla’s hand in marriage. The lovebirds went on to exchange marital vows in 2004 and by the following year, decided to start a family.
Their first child, a daughter named Landry, was born in 2005. Two years later, a second daughter named Pressley was welcomed into the world before the third and final child, a son named Monte Knox Kiffin, was born in 2009.
While Layla stayed home to care for her children, her husband’s career seemingly took off. The former Colorado State graduate assistant became the University of Southern California (USC) tight ends coach before moving up to be the wide receivers coach and then offensive coordinator. His achievements with the college outfit prompted the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to make him their youngest ever head coach, and the youngest head coach in the NFL’s modern era.
However, Layla Kiffin’s husband’s tenure in the NFL proved to be brief as he was soon fired from his job. He moved back to coaching at the college level, first with the University of Tennessee and then with USC before joining the ranks at Alabama as the team’s offensive coordinator in 2016. After spending two years as the head coach of Florida Atlantic University, he went on to become the head coach of Ole Miss.
Trouble In Paradise – How It All Came Crashing Down
Things had seemed perfect between the couple from afar as they raised their beautiful family and occasionally appeared side by side each other at public events. This was why it came as a huge surprise in 2015 when it came to light that the couple was going through some problems and were going to part ways. It was reported that the issue was as a result of Lane’s alleged affair.
While it was not clear who he had the affair with, reports mentioned two people; coach Nick Saban’s daughter, Kristin, and an unnamed wife of one of his team’s boosters. Further details about the issue were not provided to the public as the pair went on to finalize divorce proceedings in February 2016.
The divorce settlement indeed had an impact on Lane’s earnings as he was required to cough out a huge sum in alimony. Reports had it that Layla got 34.5% of her ex-husband’s salary as settlement for her and their kids. This reportedly took a toll on Lane’s entitlements as he was said to have spent up to 52% of his earnings on taxes.
Layla Kiffin’s Recent Whereabouts
Layla gained custody of their three children and lives with them now. It is not exactly clear what has happened to Layla Kiffin ever since she and her husband completed their divorce proceedings. The only bit of information that is known to the public is that she now resides in Manhattan Beach, California with her children and gets around $10,000 per month in spousal/child support.
The former Mrs. Kiffin, who used to be quite active on Twitter, now barely shares details of what is going on in her life although from time to time she does try to update her followers on what is new. On one occasion, she posted a photo of her and her kids in Vegas.