Josh McDaniels Biography

( 1976 - )
January 2, 2019
First published on:January 2, 2019
by Sam

Facts of Josh McDaniels

Date of Birth: 1976, April 22
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Joshua Thomas McDaniels
Birth Place Barberton, Ohio
Famous Name Josh McDaniels
Horoscope Taurus
Father Thom McDaniels
Net Worth $6 million dollars
Salary $1 million dollars
Siblings Ben McDaniels
Career Earnings $6 million dollars
House Location Westwood, MA
House Price $2.2 million dollars
Position in Team offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach
No. of Siblings 1
Current team New England Patriots
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession football coach
Famous for coaching
Started career as football player
Currently Working For New England Patriots
Current City Westwood, MA
University attended John Carroll University
School attended McKinley High School
Married to Laura McDaniels
Children Maddie McDaniels, Jack McDaniels

Josh McDaniels is an American football coach who is the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks' coach for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). Further, he worked as a coach for other teams like Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams. Currently, he is the highest paid Offensive Coordinator in the NFL.


As an offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Joshua Thomas McDaniels reportedly earns around $1 million dollars as his yearly salary from New England Patriots. Further, Joshua Thomas McDaniels has an estimated net worth of over $6 million dollars.

Josh McDaniels' Early Life

Joshua Thomas McDaniels was born on April 22, 1976, in Barberton, Ohio to parents Thom McDaniels. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Taurus. He grew up along with his siblings, Ben McDaniels.

Joshua Thomas McDaniels attended McKinley High School. After completing high school, Joshua Thomas McDaniels enrolled at John Carroll University where he played football as a wide receiver.

Josh McDaniels' Professional Life

Josh McDaniels played football during his college days. He played as a wide receiver, from 1995 to 1998. He began his coaching career as a senior graduate assistant at Michigan State University in 1999. Later, in 2001, he joined the New England Patriots as a personal assistant. He served as a defensive coaching assistant from 2002 to 2003.

In 2004, Josh McDaniels became the team's quarterbacks coach. In 2008, McDaniels called the offensive plays for the 2005 season. After the season, McDaniels was officially promoted to offensive coordinator. In the 2007 season, with McDaniels at the helm of the offense, the Patriots set NFL records, scoring 75 touchdowns (67 on offense, 50 passing, and 17 rushing) and 589 points. 

CAPTION: Josh McDaniels coaching the New England Patriots SOURCE: NBC Sports

In January 2009, McDaniels was selected by the Denver Broncos as their head coach. He ultimately agreed to sign a four-year, $8 million contract with the Broncos. The Broncos began their first season under McDaniels with six straight wins, including an overtime win over the Patriots in Week 5, before suffering four straight losses.

In the last game of the season, McDaniels and the Broncos still had a potential playoff berth on the line but lost to the Kansas City Chiefs, 44–24, Denver's third straight home loss to a division opponent. 

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In January 2011, McDaniels agreed to become the offensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams under head coach Steve Spagnuolo. After the 2011 season, the Rams fired Spagnuolo as head coach. While McDaniels was still under contract for the 2012 season, the Rams informed him that they would not hold him to his contract, and would allow him to leave.

After that, the Patriots hired McDaniels to act as an offensive assistant coach during their 2011 playoffs.

CAPTION: Josh McDaniels coaching the St. Louis Rams SOURCE: CBS St. Louis

During the 2014 season, McDaniels was a part of another championship for the Patriots and won Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks. During the 2016 season, McDaniels coached the offense in another Patriots championship season and this time won Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons.

In February 2018, McDaniels was announced as the new head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. However, he withdrew from the position on the same day and announced that he had decided to stay with the Patriots.

Josh McDaniels' Personal Life

Josh McDaniels is married to his wife, Laura McDaniels. The couple got married in 2002. They met when both of them were working in the FiberTech Plastics company in Cleveland. They dated for two years and married after that.

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The couple has four children named Jack, Maddie, Livia, and Neenah. Josh McDaniels loves spending his free time with his family.

Josh McDaniels's Salary and Net Worth

As of 2018, Joshua Thomas McDaniels has an estimated net worth of over $6 million dollars. Further, he has an average salary of $1 million dollars annually.

Joshua Thomas McDaniels so far has made earnings of $6 million dollars from his entire NFL career as a coach.

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Kept aside Joshua Thomas McDaniels financial earnings, his personal assets includes a Home in Westwood, MA, worth $2.2 million dollars.


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