Mike Zimmer Girlfriend Katarina Miketin: Relationship Timeline

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The rumor about Mike Zimmer having a girlfriend has been going around for years. Finally, that rumor was confirmed after Mike and Katarina posted their photo together.

When Katarina and Mike’s relationship became public, the fans were shocked, and that news spread all over the internet.

Mike Zimmer Posing For A Photo
Mike Zimmer Posing For A Photo (Source: Instagram)

Michael Zimmer, widely known as Mike, is a football coach who is currently serving for the Colorado Buffaloes.

Initially, the coach worked as a part-time defensive assistant at the University of Missouri from 1979 to 1980.

He also worked as a coach for the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, and Cincinnati Bengals from 1994 to 2013.

Later, Zimmer served as the head coach for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).

Moreover, as a coach, Mike has won the Super Bowl and the George Halas Award.

Additionally, in 2009, during his time with the Bengals, Michael was also successful in becoming NFL Assistant Coach of the Year.

Who Is Mike Zimmer Girlfriend? Katarina Miketin?

Mike and Katarina are said to have dated for years, but their relationship was only made public in November 2022.

Additionally, some snippets of them together were posted on social media platforms.

In pursuit of discovering the relationship status between Simmer and Miketin, some even messaged her asking if they were dating. She gave a “Yes” in response.

Katarina Miketin is a supermodel who has been featured on the cover of Maxim Australia and Sports Illustrated.

Katerina Miketin Attending The Game Of Mike
Katerina Miketin Attending The Game Of Mike (Source: Instagram)

In one of the interviews with Maxim, it was revealed that her parents moved to the United States from Yugoslavia at a very young age.

Besides modeling, Katarina was involved in Banking and Finance for almost 19 years.

Miketin worked as a vice president in the Banking and Finance Industry at Corporate and Middle Market Lending.

After that, she started her own company, MIKETIN Outdoors, Inc.

Talking about her qualifications, the model attended the College of St. Scholastica and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Arts, majoring in psychology.

After graduating, she attended Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) and completed her MBA in 2015.

Mike Zimmer’s Tragic Event

Mike Zimmer had a wife named Vikki Zimmer, whom he met under the backdrop of the Wasatch Mountains at Weber State University in the early 1980s.

After dating for almost a year, they got married and had a very loving relationship. The duo also gave birth to three kids; Adam, Corri, and Marki.

Unfortunately, after 27 years of marriage, Vikki Zimmer died unexpectedly at their home in Ohio on October 8, 2009.

During his wife’s demise, Zimmer was the Bengals’ defensive coordinator.

“She was the sweetest, kindest, most caring person who’d never say a bad word about anybody,” Zimmer says. “I mean, [that] story really typifies her. That was my wife.”

Moreover, Mike also had to unexpectedly lose his son, Adam Zimmer, who was also a professional coach in the NFL, on October 31, 2022.

Mike With His Late WIfe Vikki and Kids
Mike With His Late Wife Vikki and Kids (Source: Twitter)

The news was then confirmed by the daughter of the coach, Corri Zimmer Whiter, via an Instagram post.

Reportedly, Adam was discovered dead when the police got to Zimmer’s house.

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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