Dan Kennedy Biography

( 1982 - )
September 22, 2019
First published on:November 5, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Dan Kennedy

Date of Birth: 1982, July 22
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Daniel Hoffard Kennedy
Birth Place Fullerton, California, United States
Famous Name Dan Kennedy
Father Bill Kennedy
Mother Terry Kennedy
Net Worth $1 Million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Started career as Footballer
Awards Major League Soccer All-Star: 2012, USL First Division Rookie of the Year: 2005
University attended University of California
School attended El Dorado High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Stephanie Kennedy
Wife nationality American
Children 2 (Neve Stevie Kennedy, Archery Grey Kennedy)

Daniel Hoffard Kennedy a.k.a. Dan Kennedy is a retired American professional footballer. During his playing stint, he played for the various clubs such as LA Galaxy, FC Dallas, Chivas USA, Municipal Iquique, Puerto Rico Islanders, MetroStars, and Orange County Blue Star.  

 

Regarding his personal life, Kennedy is a married man. As of 2018, his net worth is reported to be $1 million

Married with Stephanie Kennedy

Dan Kennedy, 36, is married to his long-time girlfriend Stephanie Kennedy. The duo walked down the aisle 15th December 2013. Later two years, the duo became a proud parent for the first after the birth of their baby, Archery Grey Kennedy on 10th September 2015.

Likewise, on 1st December 2017, the couple welcomed their second child and first baby girl, Neve Stevie Kennedy. If we go through Kennedy’s Instagram account, he has shared adorable pictures with his small happy family.

Net Worth around $1 million

Retired professional footballer, Dan Kennedy has made an enormous amount through his football career. His total disclosed earning from his club career is listed below down the table:

Year

Club

Earnings

2008

Chivas USA

$33,000

2009

Chivas USA

$50,000

2010

Chivas USA

$54,000

2011

Chivas USA

$62,000

2012

Chivas USA

$175,000

2013

Chivas USA

$192,500

2014

Chivas USA

$213,417

2015

FC Dallas

$233,000

2016

LA Galaxy

$195,000

As of 2018, his net worth is approximately $1 Million.

Born on 22nd July 1982

A native of Fullerton, California, Dan Kennedy was born on 22nd July 1982, to Terry Kennedy and Bill Kennedy. As per nationality, Kennedy is an American, having a white ethnicity background. His star sign is Cancer.

Kennedy was raised alongside his sibling Jenny Kennedy. For high school, he enrolled at El Dorado High School in Placentia, California, where he played three years for the school’s varsity football team. Upon graduation, Kennedy attended the University of California and subsequently joined the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men’s football team.

There Kennedy participated in the championship match of the 2004 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship, however, lost on penalty kicks. As a starter for UCSB, he played 84 matches in his four-year career.

Also, he played with Orange County Blue Star in the USL Premier Development League during his college year alongside Jurgen Klinsmann and Tony Lochhead.

Professional Life

American start

In the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft out of UCSB, Dan Kennedy was picked 38th overall in the 4th round by C.D. Chivas USA. However, he did not play for the club rather joined MetroStars as a temporary backup due to injuries to their personnel.

Puerto Rico Islanders

In April 2005, Kennedy signed to Puerto Rico Islander. He represented Islander every minute in the 2005 United Soccer League season and was also named the seasons USL First Division Rookie of the Year.

Municipal Iquique

For the 2007 season, Kennedy was transferred to Primera B de Chile side Municipal Iquique, where he led the team in goals-against average for the season.

Chivas USA

In 2008, Chivas USA signed Kennedy but due to injury, he remained out of contention for the next two seasons. In 2011 Major League Soccer season, Kennedy was named the starter and remained the starter until Chivas folded after the 2014 Major League Soccer season.

In May 2013, Kennedy signed a contract extension with Chivas and Major League Soccer through the 2016 season. Moreover, he finished his Chivas USA career as the franchise's all-time leader in 144 games played, 142 games started, 451 saves, and 28 shutouts.

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FC Dallas

In the 2014 MLS Dispersal Draft, Kennedy was selected 1st by FC Dallas. Despite playing 14 matches for the club, he became surplus to requirement when Jesse Gonzalez replaced him as a starter.

LA Galaxy

After the 2015 MLS season, Kennedy was traded to LA Galaxy in exchange for two picks in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.

Dan Kennedy playing for LA Galaxy
SOURCE: MLS soccer

Following his 3 matches, Kennedy announced his retirement from playing professional football.

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