Who Is Andy Reid’s Wife? Everything You Need to Know About Tammy Reid

    Andy and Tammy Reid have juggled championships, faith, and family tragedy in a life surrounded by the great sport of football.

    Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has become a prominent figure in the NFL thanks to his longtime success in the league. Whether with the Philadelphia Eagles or Kansas City Chiefs, Reid has done nothing but win. That seems to be the case both on and off the field. Andy Reid has been married to his wife Tammy for over 40 years, dating back to 1981.

    Who Is Tammy Reid, and How Did Andy Meet Her?

    Andy and Tammy Reid met on the college campus of Brigham Young University in 1980. From Tennessee and Arizona, Tammy came from a tight-knit family and was raised in the church of Latter-day Saints. She went to BYU to study physical education and was attracted to Andy immediately upon meeting him.

    They bonded over a love of sports. Tammy even made the first move in proposing a date, where they played racquetball. They fell for each other quickly and were married in 1981. Andy even converted to Mormonism for Tammy.

    “I’ve been … with her for about 40 years now,” Reid said in February 2020 after winning the Super Bowl with the Chiefs. “Every day is a special day, I’m telling ya. I call her my girlfriend for that reason. You never lose interest if you do that, right, you guys out there? Call them your girlfriend and you always do special things for them.”

    The Reid Family Bond Is Strong, Even After Tragedy

    After four decades, Andy and Tammy have five children, three sons, and two daughters. Their oldest son, Garrett Reid, died of a heroin overdose in 2012. When Andy Reid won his first Super Bowl with the Chiefs in 2020, Tammy said that she knew Garrett was always watching over them.

    Despite legal issues, Britt Reid has coached under his father, strengthening their family bond. Tammy refers to Andy as a family man, and time with his children and grandchildren is very important to him. The Reid family lives by the values of hard work and perseverance.

    Andy and Tammy Reid Win On and Off the Field

    Although Tammy stays out of the NFL limelight, she is always by Andy’s side after a game. She supports Andy’s career and praises his wonderful qualities as a head coach. She has everlasting faith in Andy’s career and coaching decisions and has moved from state to state with him. Their values go beyond football, and they take pride in giving back to the community.

    Their collective résumé is quite impressive. Andy has two Super Bowl victories as head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, and one with the Green Bay Packers as the quarterbacks coach. He is one of the winningest coaches in NFL history. He is also competing in Super Bowl 58 and has the ability to join an exclusive list of three-time Super Bowl-winning head coaches.

    “Maybe people don’t know this about me but I’m a very positive person and I have the ultimate trust in Andrew as a coach,” Tammy explained in a Chiefs profile of Andy. “We’ve been through 38 years of coaching and so I never don’t think we’re going to win.”

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    Tammy is an advocate for those who have dealt with domestic violence and abuse. She has planned events and worked with youth groups through her church. She has also volunteered with multiple women’s organizations.

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