We all love sportscasters, right? Well, Daniel Patrick Pugh is one of the biggest names in American sports casting history! Professionally, you probably know him as Dan Patrick.
He is also known as a radio personality and an actor. Over the past few years, he has made an imprint all over the globe as a rising radio star and sports reporter. He is famous for working at ESPN for 18 years, and hosting The Dan Patrick Show on Premiere Radio Networks. He co-hosts NBC’s Football Night in America and is also a writer for Sports Illustrated, and does occasional guest starring for other radio shows in his free time.
Dan Patrick Bio: Age, Early Life, Parents, Siblings
Born on the 15th of May, 1956, he will be turning 64 this year. His parents were Patricia Joann and John Ambrose Pugh. Born in Zanesville, Ohio, he lived there for a short while before moving to Mason, Ohio, where he spent the rest of his youthful years. He has six siblings.
Dan Patrick Education Details
He went to William Mason High School, where he was talented basketball player. He was extremely good, and scored a single-game person best of 36 points. He graduated in 1974 from the high school.
He went on to attend Eastern Kentucky University on a scholarship before transferring to the University of Dayton, where he graduated. His father, John, worked in the computer science department in his university before losing an unfortunate battle with cancer in 1981.
Dan Patrick Body Measurements
His height is 1.91 m (6.27 feet) tall, and weight is 154.32 lbs (70 kg).
Dan Patrick Career Details
Before he began his career with ESPN, Patrick was known by “Dan Pugh” as an on-air celebrity and a sports reporter for CNN, in which his jobs included the coverage of the Winter Olympics, the NBA Finals, and more. He began work for ESPN from 1989 as a newscaster on SportsCenter. His own self-hosted show, The Dan Patrick Show, aired on ESPN Radio in 1999 and went on till 2007, after which Patrick left from ESPN. Before he quit, he was one of the biggest names in most American households, but the sudden leave in mysterious circumstances prompted quite a lot of theories for his dropping out. While ESPN never directly addressed the topic, Patrick was rumored to have been the source for many of the theories.
On the 7th of July, 2008, Patrick joined NBC as a sports reporter. In 2012, NBC made Patrick daytime co-host for the London Olympics. On the 29th of April, 2014, Patrick announced that he would host Sports Jeopardy!, a sports-themed derivation of Jeopardy! that airs on Crackle. The series debuted on the 24th of September, 2014, and the last episode aired only two years later, on the 7th of December, 2016.
Throughout all of these career milestones, he has done guest appearances and cameos in The Waterboy, The Longest Yard, and Grown Ups.
Dan Patrick Net Worth
As of 2020, Dan Patrick’s valued amassing of net worth is $30 Million. While his exact salary is not officially revealed, it is estimated to be around $5 Million per annum. His fortune is not one to be surprised over, for his extensive career ranging from sportscaster and radio personality to actor is sure to be one that has accrued millions. Even now, he is still an active reporter, and is still gaining revenue.
Is Dan Patrick Married To Wife With Kids?
Dan Patrick is a married man. Hs wife, Susan Patrick, met him when he was working with CNN. Susan was the producer of CNN’s Inside Politics. They got married a few years later, and have been in a happy relationship ever since.
The two of them make an adorable couple, and they have welcomed four children into their family. Grace, Georgia, Molly and Jack.
Dan Patrick Family Details
While not a lot has been disclosed of his personal life, and most of his family matters are always private, what we do know is that Patrick may have a knack for sports and reporting, but he is just as talented in being a great family man.