Jim Hubbard: Meet The Father Of NFL Star Sam Hubbard

By CannonPublished on: October 6, 2023 Updated on: February 12, 2024
Birthday August 1958
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York
Age 65 years
Son Sam Hubbard
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Jim Hubbard is an attorney and a bank officer. He has been banking for over three decades now. Besides, Hubbard is also a doting father to the NFL star Sam Hubbard, a defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals.

In addition to Sam, Jim also fathers two more kids with his wife. Let’s know more details in the article below.

Jim Hubbard Grew Up In Brooklyn; His Birth Details

James R. Hubbard was born in August 1958, in Brooklyn, New York. He is one of seven children of his parents. Interestingly enough, one of his brothers has eight kids.

Growing up with his six siblings, Jim spent most of his childhood days in his joint family. Talking about his nationality, Jim is American and has an Afro-American ancestry.

Hubbard Played Football at College

He attended Colgate University in 1976 and graduated with a B.A. in English in 1980. The same year, Jim went on to join the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned his JD in 1983.

While at Cincinnati, James played football as a defensive back. He reportedly also won All-American honors in 1986. Not only that but the ex-footballer was also inducted into the school’s athletic hall of fame in 2007.

Sam Hubbard’s Father Jim Is A Veteran Lawyer and Banker

Jim is a lawyer who has been working in the legal field since the 1980s. He first served as an associate at the law firm called Kaye Scholer LLP. There, the then-budding lawyer worked as a rep for several financial institutions, based in New York from 1986 to 1988.

hubbard is a banker
Hubbard is a banker and a lawyer.

Later, from 1988 to 1992, Jim also served as an associate at another law firm named Frost Brown Todd, where he crafted his skills in both commercial and corporate law.

In Jan 1992, he landed a job as a senior vice president and chief legal officer for Fifth Third Bancorp, an Ohio-based banking corporation. There, he spent more than two decades, supervising all legal work for the corporation until April 2015.

In August of the year, Hubbard started working as an executive vice president, general counsel & secretary for EverBank, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was with the bank until June 2017.

Soon after, Hubbard bagged the position of Executive Vice President and Counselor for TIAA. After working there for over three years, Jim joined CIT Group Inc. and worked there for about three years.

Hubbard Is a Doting Husband to His Wife Amy

The banker has been married to his loving wife Amy Hubbard for a long time. His spouse, born in May 1960 is two years younger than him.

Although more details about their marital relationship are unavailable, Jim and Amy are bound so strongly and have also created a beautiful family together.


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Besides, Amy is a certified nurse who previously worked at University Hospital. At present, the couple resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He Raised Three Kids With His Wife

Jim and his partner Amy are proud parents of three children, two sons Sam and Jake. Their daughter, Madison has been married to a guy named Anthony.

Jim with his kids and spouse
Jim and his wife with their three children.

Among their three kids, Sam is the youngest. Talking about Jake, he is a teacher.

Jim Inspired His Son To Be a Footballer

Hubbard who was pretty much into football while in college also became a profound source of inspiration for his young son to pursue a football career. As of today, Sam has already made quite a big name in the world of football.

He now plays as a defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals.

About Author: Cannon

Cannon, a seasoned NFL content writer with a strong passion for the game, boasts years of experience in the field. His expertise extends to capturing the essence of NFL stars, their WAGs, parents, and beyond, providing in-depth insights that truly resonate with football enthusiasts.