Dan Patrick

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Full Name Dan Patrick
Age 64 Years Old
Nick Name Dan Patrick
Gender Male
Famous As Sportscaster
Birth Date May 15th, 1956
Birth Place Zanesville, Ohio

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Dan Patrick Pugh is an American sportscaster, radio personality, and actor. He is best-known and recognized as a host of the show named, The Dan Patrick Show broadcast on radio on Premiere Radio Networks as well as on television on NBCSN. He worked in the ESPN for 18 years. He co-hosted NBC's Football Night in America and serves as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. 

Sports broadcaster Dan Patrick reveals serious health issues

  • Sports radio and TV host Dan Patrick decided to “pull the curtain back” during his Thursday broadcast and revealed that he’s been suffering from polymyalgia rheumatica-which he described as “intense joint pain” and “like having the flu and you’re not nauseous”-for seven years.
  • He said that he felt pain in both hands, shoulders, elbow, hips, and knees every day. One morning, he said, it was so bad he couldn’t walk or tie his shoes.
  • “I hated getting out of bed,” said Patrick, who also said he once took a Vicodin just to play a round of golf.
  • He said he has prescribed the steroid Prednisone, which made the joint pain go away but actually made his life even worse.

Where was Patrick born?

Recalling his early life, Dan Patrick was born on May 15, 1956, in  Zanesville, Ohio, U.S. He is of American Nationality but his ethnicity is White. His father’s name is (“Jack”) Ambrose Pugh and his mother’s name is Patricia Joann. He also has two brothers named Dave and Bill Pugh.  He does not have any sister. He spent his early life and childhood involving actively in sports which prompted him to pursue the career as a sportscaster. At present, his age is 62 but his age will be turning to 63 on his upcoming birthday in May 15 as of 2018. Talking about his education and qualification, he majored in communications from the University of Dayton. Previously, he attended the prestigious Eastern Kentucky University on a basketball scholarship. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Taurus. 

How much Patrick is earning?

Dan Patrick is a very successful person in his career as a sportscaster and he has collected a net worth amounting $25 Million, but his salary is around $3 million per annum. He is satisfied with his earnings. 

Who is the wife of Patrick?

Dan Patrick is a married person. Currently, he is married to his wife named Susan Patrick. They fell in love after they met each other as a co-worker at CNN. At that time, she worked as a producer of the show named Inside Politics. Even though they have not disclosed their date of marriage, it seems that they have been enjoying each others company since the day they met. They have been blessed with four daughters and one son, Jack Patrick, Molly Patrick, Georgia Patrick, Grace Patrick from their marriage till now. Currently, they are still going very strong without any sign of complication hovering over their married life. They are living their life happily.

How tall is Patrick?

Dan Patrick is a very handsome person and he has an average body structure given his age. He stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighing 78 kg. he has blue colored eyes and brown hair. His shoe size is unknown. His other body details will be added soon. 

Is Patrick active on social media?

Dan Patrick is very active in social media. He has over 591.6k likes on his Facebook account and 413k followers on his Twitter account. Similarly, he has over 46.9k followers on his Instagram account. He has 87k subscribers on Youtube channel.

How was the career of Patrick (begin-present)?

  • Dan Patrick began his career at  WTUE as a sportscaster based in Dayton, Ohio starting from 1979 to 1983. 
  • After that, he worked as a sports reporter for CNN from 1989 to 1989.
  • He also joined ESPN as a sports anchor which defined his career and gave him immense popularity. 
  • He started as an anchor for the show named SportsCenter starting from 1989 till 2006. 
  • He then started hosting his own show named The Dan Patrick Show airing on ESPN Radio starting from September 13, 1999, until August 17, 2007. 
  • After his departure from ESPN, he stated that he will be a free agent.
  • Fortunately, his show The Dan Patrick Show started broadcasting on The 101 Network in August of 2009. 
  • Also, he joined NBC Sports as a co-host of the show named Football Night in America. After that, he started a show named Sports Jeopardy! as a host on April 29, 2014.
  • Additionally, he was also an actor. 
  • He made his debut in the film named The Definite Maybe in the year of 1997. 
  • He appeared in dozens of movies in his career with latest one being The Do-Over in the year 2016.
  • In late October 2017, it was announced that he would be creating a Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting with Full Sail University, located in Florida.

More information about his biography is available in Wiki.