Layla Kiffin (born January 3, 1974) is the 49-year-old ex-wife of Lane Kiffin who is also known as the daughter of John Reaves, the legendary NFL coach and former quarterback.
Her ex-husband is the head coach of Ole Miss Rebels (the football program of the University of Mississippi) and their marriage lasted for 12 years before they got divorced. However, there is still so much to interest you about Lane Kiffin’s ex-wife.
Summary Of Layla Kiffin’s Biography
- Full name: Layla Reaves Kiffin
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: January 3, 1974
- Layla Kiffin’s Age: 49 years old
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Layla Kiffin’s Ex-husband: Lane Kiffin
- Layla Kiffin’s Children: Laundry, Presley, Monte Knox
- Layla Kiffin’s Parents: Thomas Johnson “John” Reaves (father)
- Siblings: Stephen Reaves and David Reaves
- Layla Kiffin’s Height in Inches: 5 feet 6 inches
- Layla Kiffin’s Height in Centimetres: 168 cm
- Layla Kiffin’s Weight: 62kg
- Famous for: Being Lane Kiffin’s ex-wife
- Layla Kiffin’s Instagram: @layla.kiffin
Layla Kiffin Was Born And Raised In Florida
Layla Kiffin was born on the 3rd of January 1974 in Florida, USA. According to available reports, she spent her childhood in Gainesville where she attended Bucholz High. After completing high school she enrolled at the University of Florida. However, we do not have details about what she studied and when she graduated.
She Comes From A Family Of Football Stars
A lot of people know the beautiful blonde lady to be the former wife of Lane Kiffin, but they do not know that she is the daughter of former NFL quarterback, John Reaves.
Her father, John Reaves, was an American college and professional football player. He played college football at the University of Florida where he earned All-American honors. He also played 11 seasons with several sides in the NFL and three seasons in the United States Football League.
Layla’s brother, David Reaves, is also a football player and former assistant coach of Tennessee Volunteers football. She also has a brother called Stephen Reaves who played backup quarterback for Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts.
Her Parents Got Divorced While She Was A Child
As already established, Layla Kiffin is the daughter of former NFL coach, John Reaves. While so much is known about her father, especially with regard to his career and achievements in the world of football, nothing much is known about the identity of her mother – not even her name.
What we know is that her parent’s marriage packed up when Layla Kiffin was a child, leaving her and her siblings in the custody of her father, John Reaves. He became their only parents as the former QB raised them singlehandedly. We do not have details about what Layla Kiffin’s relationship with her mother is like.
It is noteworthy to add that Layla Kiffin lost her father to the cold hands of death on the 1st of August 2017 when he was 67 years old.
She Was Lane Kiffin’s Wife For Twelve Years
Layla Kiffin is the ex-wife of NFL coach, Lane Monte Kiffin. They were married for 12 years before they decided to call time on the union. Where they met is not clear but it is said that they met sometime around the late 1990s or early 2000s.
They built a friendship and then as things progressed, they started dating. It is not known how long they dated before they decided to get married but we know that in 2004, Layla Reaves and Lane Kiffin decided to take their relationship to the next level by exchanging marital vows.
As you can already tell, this couple kept a good part of their lives away from the media and as such, not much is known about them, including the details of their wedding ceremony.
The Former Lovebirds Met Through Lane Kiffin’s Father
Just like Layla, Lane Kiffin also has football in his family. He is the son of Monte Kiffin, a renowned NFL defensive coordinator, and coach. Between 1996 to 2008, he worked as the defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and it was around this time that his son, Lane Kiffin, met Layla.
After completing her degree at the University of Florida, Layla Kiffin landed a job at Tampa Bay Buccaneers events department around the same time Monte Kiffin was the defensive coordinator. Monte introduced Layla to his son and the rest is history.
Layla And Lane Kiffin Divorced In 2016
The once blissful union between these lovebirds did not stay that way forever. After 12 years of a marital union, Layla filed for a divorce citing irreconcilable differences. She then moved herself and her children out of the house she shared with Lane Kiffin and rented a home in Manhattan Beach that cost $10,000 per month.
After the divorce, Lane Kiffin who makes $8.75 million per annum told Sport Illustratesd that he does not make much because he pays 52% of his income as tax, Layla gets 34.5 as divorce settlement, agent Jimmy Sexton gets 3% and he is left with 9%. Notwithstanding, Lane Kiffin still has a net worth of up to $3.95 million.
Layla Kiffin Had Three Children With Her Ex-Husband
The marriage between Layla and Lane Kiffin lasted for 12 years and that was enough time for the estranged couple to be parents of three children, two girls, and a boy. Their first daughter named Landry was born in 2005.
Two years after Landry’s birth, their second daughter named Presley was born. She is a social media influencer and has over 3.5k followers on Instagram. Presley attracted some attention when she shared a video of her father’s reaction after she used his credit card to buy stuff worth $721 at the mall.
Their last child and only son is Monte Knox Kiffin. He was born in 2009 and named after Knoxville. He shot to fame when he brought a fire extinguisher into the field to celebrate when Mississippi State won the Rebels in 2020.
She Has Stayed Unmarried Since The Divorce
Since Layla Kiffin ended her marriage with Lane Kiffin, she has not been linked with anyone. The beautiful blonde lady keeps a low profile, so it may be difficult to tell when she decides to give love a chance. Lane Kiffin has also not come out publicly to announce any lady as his new love, however, there have been a few rumors.
A year after their divorce, there were rumors that when speaking to women at bars, he used the fake name “Joey Freshwater.” The fact that it was his way of trying to hide his true identity came off funny to the public.
There were also rumors that Lane Kiffin was in a relationship with Kristen Seban, but he denied the claims. The Ole Miss coach has also been spotted with a South Florida realtor but he is yet to confirm what his relationship with her is.