Dan Patrick Biography

( 1956 - )
August 31, 2018
First published on:December 9, 2016
by Bchrome

Facts of Dan Patrick

Date of Birth: 1956, May 15
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign:: taurus
Birth Name Daniel Patrick Pugh
Birth Place Zanesville, Ohio
Famous Name Dan Patrick
Father John Pugh
Mother Patricia Pugh
Net Worth $26 million
Salary $ 5 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Telivision
Currently Married Yes
Married to Susan Patrick
Divorce N/A
Children 4

Dan Patrick is a popular sports commentator. Additionally, he is also a radio commentator and popular actor too. He currently hosts The Dan Patrick Show on television on NBCSN and on the radio on Premiere Radio Networks.


Patrick, who also works as the senior writer for Sports Illustrated, was the co-host of Football Night in America on NBC and also worked 18 years on ESPN as the anchor of SportsCenter.

Dan Patrick's Early Life

Dan Patrick was born by his name Daniel Patrick Pugh on May 15, 1956, in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. He is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white. He is the son of Patricia Pugh and John Pugh.

He also has a brother Bill Pugh is working as a program director for the Sporting News Radio Network.

Dan Patrick's Professional Career

Before landing his steps at ESPN, he worked for several popular networks. From the year 1989-2006, he served as an anchor at ESPN’s Sports Center with popular ESPN figure Keith Olbermann. Moreover, he also hosted a show named The Dan Patrick Show. The show got started on 13th September 1999 and still, it is one of the most popular shows in the United States. He has achieved a huge name and fame from this show.

After he left ESPN he signed a new contract Chicago-based Content Factory. He also the co-host of NBC’s Football Night in America and works as a senior writer for sports illustrated. He has worked for 18 years with ESPN.

Dan Patrick is not only a sports commentator as he also has made his remark as a great actor. From the year 1997, until now, he has acted in several movies and television shows and these includes: The Definite Maybe (1997), The Waterboy (1998), Clone High (2002), The Longest Yard (2005), Jack & Jill (2011), Grown Ups (2010), Grown Ups 2 (2013) and The Do-Over (2016). 

Personal Life of Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick is a married man. He got married to his wife Susan. He met her when he served at CNN where Susan was the producer of CNN’s Inside Politics. Since getting married to till date, the lovely couple is extremely happy in their married life.

This couple has four children including three daughters named Grace, 8; Georgia, 6 and Mollye, 3 and a son named Jack, 9. Dan loves to spend most of his time with his wife and children.

Unfortunately, his father died of cancer when Dan Patrick was 25 and he took all the responsibility that raised him. 

Dan Patrick is Baptist within his religion. He is also engaged within the government website of the country. He has been honored with numerous awards and rewards, for his outstanding contribution in the field of journalism. He has appeared twice in music videos.

Salary and Net worth of Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick has the net worth of $25 million approximately. Having worked for several popular networks including NBC, ESPN, his annual salary is reported to be around $3 million. He was one of the highest paid sports broadcasters with $5 million as an annual salary in 2016 only behind some including Jim Rome, Bob Costas, Al Michaels etc.

He owns a luxurious house in Milford, Connecticut.

He has countless fans from around the world. His true admirers are largely growing on social networking sites. He has innumerable followers on Twitter. 

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