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Tom Izzo is Married to Wife: Lupe Marinez Izzo. Kids: Raquel, Steven

Image of Tom Izzo with his wife Lupe Izzo

Born on the 30th of January 1955, the famous basketball coach Tom Izzo has been the Michigan State University head coach since 1995. During his 26 years of stay at Michigan State University, Tom had led most of the team’s wins and even got them invited to NCAA tournaments for 24 consecutive years.

He had already brought his team to the Final Four during the NCAA Tournament eight times. His players are not only known for being great at basketball but also in their studies. 84% of his players also received their undergraduate degrees.

Due to his excellent leadership, Tom earned himself a nomination at the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on the 4th of April 2016.  Professional basketball teams have been eyeing Tom Izzo, trying to get him on their team.

Some included Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, and New Jersey Nets. But Tom stayed loyal and continued his coaching career at Michigan State University. With more than 341 wins, Tom Izzo now holds the record with the most wins in the history of Michigan State University, surpassing coach Heathcote on the 29th of November 2009.

Is basketball player Tom Izzo married? Learn more about his personal life and relationship in the article below.

Tom Izzo is Married to his Wife Lupe Marinez Izzo

Tom Izzo’s wife was also an alumnus at the Michigan State University, Lupe Marinez Izzo. Tom Izzo’s wife revealed that the two have met through Tom’s sister. After a big game, Tom’s sister had invited Lupe to come over and celebrate.

Image of Tom Izzo with his wife Lupe Izzo and kids Steven Izzo, Raquel Izzo

At first, Lupe hesitated to agree to a date, Tom. Lupe was currently running her water purification company when she met him. The woman even had to ask her mom for advice because she knew they were too busy to enter a relationship.

But eventually, the couple made their ends meet, and she officially became Tom Izzon’s wife on the 30th of May in 1992.

Lupe Marinez Izzo’s Biography

Lupe Marinez Izzo grew up in the town of East Lansing and was a student before at Michigan State University. As a child, Lupe loved dancing and even enjoyed watching “Dancing with the Stars.” She learned ballet and modern dance and got to perform with a group of folk dancers from Mexico.

Lupe was a businesswoman managing her own water purifier company. As the owner of a company that practices rain soft water treatment, Lupe received the recognition of the Young Entrepreneur Award in 1990. Lupe is currently managing her new business, Haslett Hot Yoga, with a branch located at Haslett, Michigan.

Tom Izzo’s Kids

Tom and Lupe are currently blessed with a daughter and a son aged 27 and 21, respectively. The couple welcomed their firstborn, Raquel, during their second year of marriage. Their precious daughter is currently the young executive director of the company The Izzo Legacy Family Fund. She married her childhood friend, Matthew Mcdonald.

Then after a few more years in their marriage, they adopt a sibling for Raquel. The couple’s adopted son, Steven Izzo, is a student-athlete, following the steps of his father and entering the world of basketball. Steven Izzo is currently a student at Michigan State University.

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