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Daniel Lee Dierdorf Wiki Biography
Daniel Lee Dierdorf was born on the 29th June 1949, in Canton, Ohio, USA, and is a retired professional American Football player who is probably best known for being the offensive tackle of the National Football League’s (NFL) St. Louis Cardinals as well as a six-time Pro Bowl participant. Dan Dierdorf currently serves as a color commentator for the Michigan Wolverines.
Have you ever wondered how much wealth this former athlete has accumulated so far? How rich Dan Dierdorf is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of Dan Dierdorf’s net worth, as of late 2017, revolves around the sum of $17 million, primarily acquired through his professional sports career which was active between 1971 and 1983.
Dan Dierdorf Net Worth $17 million
Dan was born to Evelyn and John Dierdorf, and went to Glenwood High School (now Glen Oak High School) in his home town. During his teenage years, he excelled at sports including, apart from American Football obviously, the shot put and discus throw. Dan attended the University of Michigan where he joined its Michigan Wolverines team. During his college career, he earned several honors such as All-Big Ten, All-America as well as participating in the Hula Bowl, East-West Shrine and College All-Star games. All these achievements helped Dan Dierdorf to establish himself as a promising young player which later helped him to earn considerable wealth.
Upon graduation, Dierdorf turned pro when he was drafted as pick No. 43 overall in the second round of the 1971 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. During the next several years, he became the fixture of the team’s offense, and in 1974 was selected for the Pro Bowl game, and between 1975 and 1978 he was four times consecutively named to both the Pro Bowl and First Team All-Pro. It is certain that all these accomplishments helped Dan Dierdorf to massively boost his popularity and net worth as well.
After suffering a severe knee injury in the early stages of the 1979 season, and skipping all of the remaining games, Dan returned on the pitch in 1980, and was later chosen for his sixth and last Pro Bowl appearance. In October 1983, he announced his official retirement from professional playing. However, although he left the filed, he did not leave American Football – between 1984 and 1988, he served as CBS’s color analyst for his former team, the St. Louis Cardinals, and Missouri Tigers as well. Doubtlessly, all these achievements made a contribution to Dan Dierdorf’s wealth.
In addition to all those mentioned above, between 1987 and 1999, Dan was a broadcaster for ABC’s Monday Night Football program, and served as a commentator for Super Bowl XXII in 1988 and Super Bowl XXIX in 1995. Between 1999 and 2013 he was a CBS commentator and analyst, while since 2014, Dan has been serving as a color analyst and a radio broadcaster for the Michigan Wolverines. In 2000 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, while in 2001 he became the member of the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. All these ventures have increased Dan Dierdorf’s net worth too.
When it comes to his personal life, Dan has married twice – from his first marriage he has a son and a daughter, while since the early 1980s he has been married to Debbie, with whom he has welcomed two daughters.
|Full Name||Dan Dierdorf|
|Net Worth||$17 Million|
|Date Of Birth||June 29, 1949|
|Place Of Birth||Canton, Ohio, USA|
|Height||6′ 3″ (1.91 m)|
|Education||University of Michigan|
|Children||Katherine Dierdorf, Kristen Dierdorf, Dana Dierdorf, Dan Dierdorf, Jr., Kelly Dierdorf|
|1||[Summing up his career as an NFL broadcaster] “To still have football seasons at this stage of my life, I must be the luckiest guy on the face of the Earth.”|
|2||[Commenting on John Elway during Super Bowl XXII] “His completion percentage must be heading down towards Tijuana.”|
|1||Is color analyst for NFL football broadcasts on CBS television. |
|2||Member of 1974 and 1975 NFC East Champion St. Louis Cardinals team.|
|3||Attended the University of Michigan|
|4||Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1996.|
|5||NFL offensive lineman for the St. Louis Cardinals (1971-1983).|
|Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe||2002||TV Short||Alan Snowman (US version, voice)|
|Hooves of Fire||1999||TV Short||Alan Snowman (US version, voice)|
|Spin City||1997||TV Series||Dan Dierdorf|
|Coach||1995-1996||TV Series||Dan Dierdorf|
|Jerry Maguire||1996||Dan Dierdorf|
|Life Goes On||1989||TV Series||Dan Dierdorf|
|Stuckey’s Last Stand||1980||Enraged Father|
|Mike & Mike||2014-2016||TV Series||Himself – Pro Football Hall of Famer / Himself – Pro Fooball Hall of Famer|
|The NFL Today||2005-2013||TV Series||Himself – Analyst / Himself – Reporter|
|Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry||2007||TV Movie documentary||Himself – Michigan (68-70)|
|ESPN 25: Who’s #1?||2004||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|2001 Army-Navy Game||2001||TV Special||Himself – Color Commentator|
|ESPN SportsCentury||2000-2001||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Extreme Super Bowl XXXV Presented by Sony Playstation II||2001||TV Movie||Himself – Host|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1974-1998||TV Series||Himself – Color Commentator / Himself – St. Louis Cardinals Tackle|
|Brother’s Keeper||1998||TV Series||Himself|
|The Superstars||1998||TV Movie||Himself – Announcer|
|The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon||1998||TV Movie||Himself|
|Sex, Drugs and Consequences||1996||TV Movie||Himself|
|Super Bowl XXIX||1995||TV Movie||Himself – Color Commentator|
|Monday Night Football: 25th Anniversary||1994||Video||Himself|
|1992 USF&G Sugar Bowl||1992||TV Movie||Himself – Color Commentator|
|Late Night with David Letterman||1991||TV Series||Himself – Guest|
|ABC’s Wide World of Sports||1990-1991||TV Series||Himself – Ringside Commentator|
|Super Bowl XXV||1991||TV Special||Himself – Color Commentator|
|1990 USF&G Sugar Bowl||1990||TV Movie||Himself – Color Commentator|
|Monday Night Madness: The Very Best of Monday Night Football (20th Anniversary)||1989||Video||Himself|
|1989 Sugar Bowl||1989||TV Movie||Himself – Color Commentator|
|Super Bowl XXII||1988||TV Special||Himself – Color Commentator|
|Super Bowl XXI||1987||TV Special||Himself – Studio Analyst|
|The NFL on NBC||1973-1980||TV Series||Himself – St. Louis Cardinals Tackle|
|The NFL on CBS||1972-1976||TV Series||Himself – St. Louis Cardinals Tackle|