Frank Vogel - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 12, 2022

Frank Vogel
Profession: Basketball coach
Best Known For: Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers (basketball team)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $8 million

Personal Details

Born on : June 21, 1973 (age 50)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Frank Vogel
Birth Place: Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Cancer
Father's Name: Frank Vogel Jr.
Mother's Name: Fran Vogel
Siblings: 1

Justin Vogel (older brother)

High School: Wildwood High School
University: Juniata College, University of Kentucky
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Jennifer Vogel
Children: 2

Arianna Vogel (daughter)
Alexa Vogel (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.82 meter (5 feet 12 inch)
Weight: 75 kg (165.35 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Frank Vogel?

Frank Vogel is a basketball coach by profession and American by nationality. He is currently the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and has been a head coach for Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic. Also, he has worked as an assistant coach for the Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Boston Celtics.

Frank Vogel – Age, Parents, Siblings

Frank Vogel’s birth took place on June 21, 1973, in Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, USA. He was born to his father Frank Vogel Jr. and his mother Fran Vogel. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, an older brother named Justin Vogel, who is also a coach and an executive director of finance for Ophthotech Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company.

On December 10, 1990, the Vogel family home caught fire and destroyed everything. The then 17-year-old Frank Vogel and his mother, who were the only two people in the house escaped out of a window.

Source: Twitter (from left - Tony Russell, Frank Vogel in 1996 celebrating Kentucky's national championship)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Frank Vogel attended Wildwood High School. After graduation, in 1991 he attended Juniata College and in 1994 transferred to the University of Kentucky. In 1996, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

His ethnicity is unknown.

Frank Vogel – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Frank Vogel married his longtime girlfriend Jennifer L. Sia in 2002. With his now wife, Jennifer Vogel, he has two children, daughters Arianna Vogel and Alexa Vogel. He also has three nephews from his brother’s marriage to his wife.

As of 2019, he is happily married without any rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Also read: John Beilein - Basketball coach 

Source: Vigilant Sports (Frank Vogel with daughters in 2016)

Frank Vogel – Career

Before fame

Vogel’s first TV appearance can be counted when he was in his eighth grade, but not in basketball games. He had appeared in an episode of Late Night with David Letterman during the Stupid Human Tricks segment. On the show, Frank Vogel spun a basketball on a toothbrush while brushing his teeth.

While at the University of Kentucky, he was a student manager for the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team in the 1994–95 season. The next year, Frank Vogel played for the college basketball team.

Also read: Luke Walton - Former basketball player, Basketball coach 

Source: the star (Frank Vogel, Paul George during their 2014 playoffs series against Atlanta)

Coaching career

As a coach, Frank Vogel began his career with the Boston Celtics as the head video coordinator 2001 of the  National Basketball Association (NBA). The held the position for the next five years and was promoted to assistant coach in 2004.

He left the team the same year in 2004 and went on to become an assistant for the Philadelphia 76ers for a year. And from 2005 to 2006, he worked as an advance scout for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Frank Vogel soon joined Indiana Pacers as an assistant in 2007 and on July 6, 2011, was named Pacers' head coach. He left the team in 2016.

On May 20, 2016, Frank Vogel joined Orlando Magic as the head coach but was fired on April 12, 2018, after the end of the 2017–18 season.

On May 11, 2019, it was reported that Vogel, who is known mainly as a defensive coach, had been recruited by Los Angeles Lakers as a head coach while Jason Kidd joined as an assistant.

Also read: Thomas Thibodeau - Basketball coach for Minnesota Timberwolves 

Source: Yahoo! Sports (Frank Vogel)

Frank Vogel – Net Worth, Salary

Vogel’s net worth is estimated to be $8 Million while his salary for 2016-2018 with the Orlando Magic was revealed be estimated to be $22 million a year over a 4-year contract. As he has recently joined the Los Angeles Lakers, his salary will be updated when it becomes official.

Frank Vogel – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

As for social media, Frank Vogel is absent from Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and loves to keep his personal life private.

Also read: Tom Izzo - College basketball coach 

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