Who Is Eddie Tomlin? Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Brother

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Mike Tomlin’s brother, Eddie Tomlin, is three and a half years older than him. Eddie is a marketing and business development professional.

Michael Pettaway Tomlin, also known as Mike, was born in Hampton, Virginia, on March 15, 1972. He is the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL).

He joined the Steelers in 2007, and since then, he has led the team to ten playoff runs.

Mike Tomlin In His Playing Era
Mike Tomlin In His Playing Era (Source: Twitter)

At just 36, Tomlin accomplished a stunning feat by leading his team to victory in the Super Bowl, solidifying his place as one of the youngest head coaches to achieve such a monumental triumph.

The coach has had no losing record throughout 16 seasons, the longest current streak in the NFL.

What Does Eddie Tomlin Do?

Mike Tomlin, hailing from a proud African American heritage, carries a legacy of athletic excellence within his family.

His father, Ed Tomlin, himself a gifted athlete, showcased his football prowess during his collegiate years at Hampton Institute.

Mike Tomlin Father, Late Ed Tomlin
Mike Tomlin Father, Late Ed Tomlin (Source: Twitter)

Unfortunately, Ed died in January 2012 from a heart attack in Ocala, Florida.

Tomlin was barely close with his birth father, as he was raised by his mother, Julia, and stepfather, Leslie Copeland. They got married when Mike was six years old. Michael has an older brother named Eddie Tomlin.

Edward Tomlin graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park and studied Bachelor of Science in behavioral science and Sociology.

The older brother also has a license as a real estate professional in Maryland. According to his LinkedIn, Eddie has lots of experience.

He is currently working in marketing and business development at Mpire Technical Group. Also, this professional is the Executive VP of Marketing and Business Development at Ultimaxx Health.

Mike Tomlin Wife And Kids

Mike Tomlin has been married to his long-time girlfriend, Kiya Tomlin, since 1996.
The pair met when Mike was a student at the College of William and Mary.

Kiya was also at the same college, where she was a gymnast and a pre-med student.

During Tomlin’s time at the University of Cincinnati, Kiya decided to pursue her career as a seamstress. Then she joined the College of Fashion Design at the school’s College of Design, Art, and Architectural Planning.

Mike With His Wife And Kids
Mike With His Wife And Kids (Source: Instagram)

According to Instagram, Tomlin’s wife owns a fashion business, Uptown Sweats, where she designs clothes herself.

Additionally, the duo is blessed with three kids: Michael Dean, Mason, and Harlyn Quinn. Michael Dean, also known as Dino Tomlin, was born in 2000 and is pursuing football. Likewise, Mason

Tomlin was born in 2002; he is also known as Mayce, and following in his brother’s footsteps, he is also involved in football.

Moreover, Harlyn Quinn Tomlin, or Harley, was born in 2006 and is passionate about gymnastics.

Neeki Kakshyapati
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Neeki Kakshyapati

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