Dan Orlovsky

by Jack Ol 03 Oct,2020
Dan Orlovsky
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Daniel John Orlovsky
  • Birth Place Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • Famous Name Dan Orlovsky
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tiffany Orlovsky m. 2009

Daniel John Orlovsky is a retired American football quarterback who spent thirteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Los Angeles Rams. Currently, he is a football analyst at ESPN.

Bridgeport, Connecticut native, Dan Orlovsky was born on 18th August 1983, under the star sign. The thirty-seven years old is an American by nationality who is of white ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) tall and weighs 215 lb (98 kg).

How Much Is Dan Orlovsky Net Worth In 2021?

As of 2021, Dan Orlovsky has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has summoned his wealth widely throughout his NFL career. On 2nd August 2005, he signed a 3 year $1.05 million contract with Detroit. On 1st March 2009, he signed a 3 year $9 million contract with Houston.

On 15th March 2012, he agreed on a 2 year $2.5 million contract with Tampa Bay. On 8th April 2013, he inked a 1 year $905k contract with Tampa Bay.

Dan Orlovsky during gameDan Orlovsky during game SOURCE: The Oakland Press

On 2nd April 2014, he signed a 1 year $920k contract with Detroit. Further, his contract with Detroit was extended to a 1 year $1.05 million contract with Detroit on 2nd March 2015 and a 1 year $1.065 million contract on 11th March 2016. On July 20th, 2017, Dan signed a 1 year $1.08 million contract with Los Angeles.

Currently, he is serving as an analyst at ESPN. Analyst salaries at ESPN can range from $36,359 - $87,299.

Is Dan Orlovsky's Married?

Dan Orlovsky is a married man. He is tied in a marital knot with his long-time girlfriend, Tiffany Orlovsky in 2009. Dan always used to send flowers at Tiffany's office, but on Thanksgiving week, the quarterback sent them with a sweet note explaining why he was thankful for her.

Dan Orlovsky's WifeDan Orlovsky and his Wife's wedding photoshoot SOURCE: Daily Mail

On Thanksgiving day, Tiffany's whole family gathered at her aunt and uncle's house. There her family stalled Tiffany and got her to stay and after some time she was surprised to see Dan. Like a romantic hero, Dan said he had one more thing to give her this week. He got down on one knee in front of his whole family and proposed to her for marriage. 

The couple is the parents of 4 children, triplets Madden, Noah, and Hunter, and a daughter, Lennon. Madden and Hunter are identical twins born in 2011 along with Noah who is fraternal. Lennon was born in 2015 and is 6 years old.

Early Years

Dan's father, Orlovsky Sr. and mother divorced when Dan, the youngest of their three children, was only one year old. His dad owns custody of the children. Though his mother was given visitation rights, Dan state that he has not seen or spoken to her since he was 8.

He enrolled at Shelton High School where he was the starting quarterback in his sophomore year. During his senior year, he threw for 2,489 yards and 58 touchdowns as the Gaels went 12–0, winning the state championship. As per his commitment, he played for the UConn Huskies football team that represents the University of Connecticut.


At the 2005 NFL draft, Dan was picked in the 5th round with a 145th pick. On 12th October 2008, he made his first career NFL start in a 12–10 Lions loss against the Minnesota Vikings. Also, he started the final game of the 2008 season but was unable to lead his team to their first victory of the season.

On 1st March 2009, Dan Orlovsky signed with the Houston Texans. During the pre-season, he was beaten out by Rex Grossman for the backup quarterback position and played as the Texans number three quarterback. The following season, Grossman moved to the Washington Redskins and Orlovsky became the backup quarterback.

On 30th July 2011, Dan signed to the Indianapolis Colts as a free agent. On December 18, 2011, Orlovsky and the Colts won their first game of the season (after starting 0–13) against the Titans.

On March 15, 2012, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Orlovsky. The following year on 4th April, Orlovsky was cut by the Buccaneers but was re-signed with the Buccaneers. On 2nd April 2014, he signed to Detroit Lions as a backup quarterback to Matthew Stafford. On 20th July 2017, Dan signed to the Los Angeles Rams. On 2nd September 2017, he was released by the team. On 11th October 2017, Dan announced his retirement.

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