Jennifer Dardano is the girlfriend of Lane Kiffin, an American football coach who became the head coach of the Ole Miss Rebels of the Univesity of Mississippi in 2020.
The stunning brunette, who works as a real estate agent in Florida, hogged the spotlight after her romantic connection to Kiffin was discovered. More interesting was the fact that the college coach had been single since his split from Layla Kiffin, his wife of 12 years and the mother of his three children. Here’s more about her.
Jennifer is a Native of Alabama
As it stands, the public has been unable to determine Jennifer’s exact age. Her date of birth has remained unavailable, but based on her appearance, Jennifer’s age probably lies within the forties range. Other background details like the names of her parents, siblings, and their respective occupations have been kept private too.
Jennifer claims to be from Alabama but grew up in Florida. Her religion is Christianity, but whether she is a devout follower of the religion is yet to be seen. She is Caucasian and American. Other personal characteristics like her zodiac sign and the likes have not been mentioned anywhere online.
Regarding her educational status, Jennifer is a college graduate. She was a student at Southern California University. This is something she has in common with her boyfriend Lane Kiffin, who was once a sports coach at her alma mater. As a college student, Jennifer was a member of the Junior League of Boca Raton’s recruitment board. While we can deduce that she attended a Florida-based high school, the name of Jennifer Dardano’s high school is not available.
Rumors About Jennifer Dardano and Lane Kiffin Dating Started After His Divorce
Coach Lane was previously married to Layla Kiffin but split up with her in 2016. Kiffin’s divorce came as a shock to his fans and the NFL community at the time because he and his ex-wife Layla presented the picture of a perfect couple. Apparently, even though they had cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce, Layla had caught Lane in an affair with a woman named Kristen from Alabama.
The couple had three kids together from their marriage of twelve years at the time of their divorce. Once the divorce was finalized, and co-parenting plans had been put in place, rumors about Jennifer Dardano and Lane Griffin being a couple followed.
This was after the two were sighted together out and about on several different occasions. Neither Kiffin nor Jennifer has commented on how they met and fell in love with one another. But it was over a year after Kiffin’s marriage ended that they first crossed paths for the first. Jennifer and Lane’s habit of holding hands in public was the first thing that pointed to a deeper relationship. The habit also landed them on several gossip sites in 2022.
Surprisingly, the lovers have not bothered to confirm or deny the dating rumors. They are still together, obviously, since the pictures of them together keep popping up. Still, they have remained mute regarding the nature of their relationship and have chosen to refer to each other as ‘good friends.’
Jennifer Dardano’s Boyfriend, Lane Kiffin, is NFL Royalty
Dardano received a host of attention when her relationship with Kiffin came to light because the coach is something of an NFL royalty. Lane Kiffin had had a very illustrious career in Florida. From 2005 to 2006, Lane was USC’s Trojans football team offensive coordinator.
He served as the head coach of the NFL’S Oakland Raiders from 2007 to 2008. For the University of Tennessee Volunteers, he was the main coach of the team; this was in 2009. He became head coach of the Trojans in 2010 and held that position till 2013. Lane once held the record for being the youngest person to become head coach of a football team in the history of the NFL.
Is Jennifer Dardano Going to Be Lane Kiffin’s New Wife?
Because of the constant display of close friendship between Jennifer and Lane Kiffin, there have been talks about Jennifer vying to become a part of Lane’s family. To her credit, the new couple appears to be happy together. Moreso, Jennifer has taken on a very supportive role as the head coach’s closest friend. She has also been caught on camera several times at random locations together with Lane Kiffin on several occasions, and each of these sightings was reported by the Miami Herald.
Nonetheless, there is no indication that Kiffin and Jennifer are planning to get married any time soon. We do know that whenever the duo is ready, the news will not be a secret, unlike their relationship status. Finally, the rumors that Jennifer was the reason behind Lane’s divorce are false. She didn’t meet her boyfriend until a few years after his marriage to Layla had ended.
Lane Kiffin’s Girlfriend Is a Realtor And Account Executive
According to the work profile on Jennifer’s LinkedIn, the Alabama native worked as a listing associate with the Senada Adzem Team at a company called Douglas Elliman in Boca Raton. She held that position starting in 2013 but didn’t stay on the job for too long. Jennifer’s personal fortune is estimated to be as high as $500000. How exactly did she make so much money?
Well, Jennifer has enjoyed a very blessed career since she graduated high school. In 2016, at the beginning of the year, she landed a respectable position as a Development Onsite sales manager at The Ocean Hillsboro Mile, located in Hillsboro Beach. Jennifer Dardano also expanded her income source by becoming a real estate agent; she specializes in luxury estate and selling waterfront homes.
The real estate guru specializes in brokering expensive, high-stakes transactions with Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Jennifer also found work as an accounting executive at Florida Design company. In the US, the average yearly income for an account executive is estimated to be around $64,377, with cash bonuses and commissions excluded. From all of the above, Dardano’s net worth figure is not so surprising.