Bobby Bowden BioGraphy

34 years as coach of the Florida State Seminoles has 389 FBS Division I wins. On March 6, 2009, the NCAA required that all Florida State Seminoles victories involving disqualified players be voided. About 14 of Bowden’s victories were in jeopardy. The claims were made in connection with an academic scandal in 2006 and 2007. Following an investigation, it was decided to cut Bowden’s wins by 12. Bowden holds the National Collegiate Sports Association (NCAA) record for the most career wins and the most National Football League (NFL) championships in FBS Division 1. During this period, Bowden helped his boys become national champions at the Orange Bowl in the 1993 season and earn the national championship at the Sugar Bowl in 1999. Under his leadership, the Florida State Seminoles have won the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship 12 times since joining the league in 1991.

Bobby Bowden BioGraphy

He was born on November 8, 1929. His birth place is Birmingham, Alabama. His father’s name is Bob Bowden and mother’s name is Sunset Bowden. He has a brother named Marion Bowden. When he was 13 years old, he had rheumatic fever. For which he stayed in the hospital for six months. And after that he was imprisoned in his house for more than a year.When he was ill at home, he spent time listening to reports of World War II on the radio. And from then on he started following college football on the radio.


He completed his studies from Woodlawn High School. And he was an excellent football player. He joined the University of Alabama for his further studies and he used to play for the University of Alabama

Real Name Robert Cleckler Bowden
Nick Name Nadia Bartel
Date of Death August 8, 2021
Date Of Birth November 8, 1929
Nationality United States of America
Religion Christian
Gender Male
Birth Place Birmingham, Alabama
Profession American football player,head coach,journalist
Sport American football
Sport Team Alabama Crimson Tide football
Father Bob Bowden
Mother Sunset Bowden
Brother  Name Marion Bowden
Wife Name Julia Ann Estock
  • Terry Bowden, Tommy Bowden, Jeff Bowden and  Steve Bowden (Son)
  • Ginger Madden and Robyn Hines (Daughter)
School Woodlawn High School
  • University of Alabama
  • Samford University
Qualification Bachelor’s degree
  Physical Status
Bobby Bowden BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 5-foot-5 inch Approx
Body Fat
Weight 80 kg Approx
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Chest 49 cm Approx
Hip Size 45 cm Approx
Waist Size 40 cm Approx
Dress Size 4 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
 Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Girl  Friend Name No
Wife Name Julia Ann Estock
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Personal Life

His’s religion is Christian. He attributed the success in his football career to his Christian faith. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 in October 2020. But he got well very soon. And a year later, in July 2021, was diagnosed with a terminal medical condition, a type of pancreatic cancer. Bowden died on August 8, 2021, at the age of 91, nearly a month after the diagnosis was announced.


He married his childhood sweetheart Ann Estock in 1949. She raised her six children and 21 grandchildren. HE has   2 daughter and 4 sons. The names of his sons are Terry Bowden, Tommy Bowden, Jeff Bowden and Steve Bowden . And his daughter’s name is Ginger Madden and Robyn Hines .Along with him, his son has also coached Division I-A football. His son named Tommy Bowden was the head coach at Clemson University. And his son Terry Bowden was the head coach at Auburn University. Their third son, Jeff Bowden, was the offensive coordinator for Florida State.


  • 1996 : Only Part of the Game – Life Lessons and Football
  • 2001 : Bowden Way – 50 Years of Leadership Wisdom
  • 2003 : How Bobby Bowden Forged the Football Dynasty
  • 2003 : Bowden – Win after Win
  • 2004 : Bowden’s Tales from Sidelina Seminole
  • 2004 : Golden Bobby Bowden – Inside Look
  • 2008 : Memories of a Legend and His Boys from South Georgia College
  • 2010 : to coaching reflections on life, faith and football
  • 2010 : From Walking to Winning Florida, Ryan Sprague

Head coach protocol

In his 44 seasons as head coach, Bowden had 40 winning seasons (including 33 straight in Florida) and 36 winning seasons in the I-A division. From 1987 to 2000, Bowden coached Florida for 14 consecutive seasons with 10 or more wins, and his team ranked fourth or best in both major polls.  The 1983 season includes an unsuccessful win against Tulane. During the 2006 and 2007 seasons, 12 wins, including 6 conference wins, were released for use by unauthorized players. 5 2006 wins (including 2 conference wins) and 7 2007 wins (including 4 conference wins) were finally vacated by the NCAA.

Coaching career

  • 1954–1955 : Samford (assistant)
  • 1956–1958 :South Georgia State College
  • 1959–1962: Samford
  • 1963–1965 :Florida State (WR)
  • 1966–1969: West Virginia (OC)
  • 1970–1975 :West Virginia
  • 1976–2009: Florida State


  • 1980 : Bobby Dodd COY
  • 1991 : Walter Camp Coach of the Year Award
  • 2011 : Amos Alonzo Stagg Award


  • 1993, 1999 : 2 National
  • 1992–2000, 2002–2003, 2005 : 12 ACC
  • 2005, 2008 : 2 ACC Atlantic Division

Net Worth

After the death of Bobby , he has left behind a wealth of $2 million. Now the owner of his property is his wife Julia Ann Estock.


Frequently Ask Question 

Ques :  How old has he been married?
Ans : 72 Year

Ques : Who is his’s wife? 
Ans :Julia Ann Estock

Ques : When did he retire?
Ans :In 2009

Ques :  Where is he now?
Ans : He has now died.

Ques :  How much was his’s salary?
Ans : Approx $37,900 per year

Ques :  Who is his’s daughter?
Ans : His’s daughter’s name is Ginger Madden and Robyn Hines.

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