Louisiana State University (LSU) current head coached Ed Orgeron was a former player. At LSU and Northwestern State University, he was a defensive lineman when he was playing the game.

Picture of American football coach, Ed Orgeron
Caption: Picture of American football coach, Ed Orgeron (Photo: YouTube)


Does Ed Orgeron Have a Wife at Present?

Ed Orgeron doesn't have a wife at present. However, he was a married man who faced twice marriage failure. At present Ed is not single and involved in a romantic relationship with Bailie Lauderdale. The duo has huge age difference.

Picture of Ed Orgeron with his rumored girlfriend Bailie Lauderdale
Caption: Picture of Ed Orgeron with his rumored girlfriend Bailie Lauderdale (Photo: OtauKart)


Leaked photos of the couple laying on the bed together exposed their relationship in the public eye. Soon after, their photos went viral on the internet. Then rumors of them involved in a romantic relationship started.


Is Bailie Lauderdale; Ed Orgeron Girlfriend?

After their photos got leaked rumors of them involved in a relationship started. However, neither Ed nor Lauderdale confirmed their relationship. Ed's rumored girlfriend Bailie Lauderdale is a fashion model and an entrepreneur.

Picture of Ed Orgeron with his rumored girlfriend Bailie
Caption: Picture of Ed Orgeron with his rumored girlfriend Bailie (Photo: Pinterest)


In the year 1992, Lauderdale was born who hails from Hammond, City in Louisiana. Bailie came into spotlight after the picture of them in a bed leaked on the internet. The leak led Bailie to delete her Instagram account in order to avoid the controversies that swirled around the web.


Twice Failed Marriage; Ed Orgeron's Ex-wife

In his life, Orgeron's been married twice. His first wife name is Colleen Orgeron. The duo tied the wedding knot in the year 1992. A large group of their loved ones and close friends attended their private wedding ceremony. The got married after dating for several years. The couple's marriage lasted just over two years, so they separated in 1994. A mutual friend introduced him to his second wife, Kelly Owens, on a blind date at the Liberty Bowl in 1996. 

Ed Orgeron with his ex-wife Kelly
Caption: Ed Orgeron with his ex-wife Kelly (Photo: People)


After a year of dating, Ed and Kelly got married in the year 1997. After living 23 years as spouse, Ed files for divorce from wife, ‘have lived separate and apart without reconciliation’. The Advocate reports Ed filed for divorce on February 26 in East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court stating he and his wife separated on February 24 and have not reconciled since then. Interestingly, he filed for divorce 1 month after signing $42 Million contract at LSU.


Who is Ed Orgeron Ex-Wife Kelly?

In Lake City, Arkansas, Kelly was born on 30th December 1964. She is one of the four children of parents Bobby Owens (father) and Janis Owens (mother). Growing up, she lived in a small farm community. In a previous article in Sports Illustrated, Kelly was described as a "sports-minded beauty pageant winner" from her hometown people. 

Picture of Ed Orgeron's ex-wife Kelly
Caption: Picture of Ed Orgeron's ex-wife Kelly (Photo: Sports llustarted)


While studying in Lake City High School, she used to play basketball. Having regularly helped her father on the farm since she was young, Kelly has described herself as a "tomboy and daddy’s girl”. Scoliosis has caused Kelly to undergo multiple surgeries over the years. After complications in 2017, she underwent another surgery.


Ed Orgeron's Son-Daughter

Let's make it clear, Ed Orgeron doesn't have a daughter. However, he is the father of three sons out of his twice marriage. He blessed with first son, Parker Orgeron with first wife Colleen. Then Ed became father of  twins son Cody Orgeron, and Parker Orgeron with his 2nd wife Kelly.

Ed Orgeron with his three son and ex-wife Kelly
Caption: Ed Orgeron with his three son and ex-wife Kelly (Photo: The Advocate)


Cody, his son, plays as a football quarterback for McNeese State Cowboys. All three of Ed's sons are equally loved. In pursuing his career in football, Ed plays a key role in his son's life. 


About Ed Orgeron's Facts & Family

  • On 27th July 1961, he was born to parents Edward "Ba Ba" Orgeron Sr. (d. 2011) and Cornelia "Co Co" Orgeron
  • He along with his brother Steve grew up in Larose, a town on the Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana.
  • His birth name is Edward James Orgeron Jr with birth sign is Leo.
  • Ed is of Cajun ethnicity who has American nationality. 
  • Ed completed study from South Lafourche High School in Galliano, Louisiana.

Ed Orgeron's reaction after winning the game
Caption: Ed Orgeron's reaction after winning the game (Photo: Los Angeles Times)


  • From the University of Northwestern State in Natchitoches, Louisiana, he earned his degree.
  • According to reports. Ed Orgeron net worth estimated around $10 Million with an annual salary around $6 Million.
  • Ed has a height of 1.87 M or 187 CM or 6 feet 2 inches tall.