American sports anchor Dan Hellie is known as an anchor of the NFL Network. But, before working on NFL, he used to serve as a sports director at WFTV in Orlando where the Associated Press voted him as the best sportscaster in Florida.
The anchor even got the Sports Emmys award for Outstanding Sports Anchor and Outstanding Sports Daily or Weekly Programs in 2011. Also, he has bagged himself several nominations on NFL Total Access that include the Shorty Award for Best Social Integration with Live Television and Sports Emmys for Outstanding Studio Show-Daily.
Dan Hellie’s Age, Height & Education
The Manila native was born on 23 May 1975. As his parents were a part of the Peace Corps, they had to move to several of their stationed places. Meanwhile, his mother worked as a middle school teacher at the Montgomery County School while his father contributed to the Department of the Interior in Maryland.
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Dan spent his time in Shoshone, Idaho till 4th grade. Then, he moved to Gaithersburg with his family and spent his childhood.
From a young age, he had a passion for sports. He even became a three-sport athlete in baseball, basketball, and football while receiving education in Magruder High School.
Dan, age 43, eventually graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Tennessee when he was a member of the FIJI fraternity. Standing at the height of 6 feet (1.82 meters), the anchor took a boost in his career when he hosted the Redskins Coaches Show and announced his initiation in the NFL Network.
NFL, Salary & Net worth
Dan co-anchors the flagship show, NFL Total Access with Lindsay Rhodes on the NFL Network.
He even serves as the TV voice of the Tennessee Titans preseason game with fellow NFL Network analyst, Charles Davis. Throughout his time in the network, the anchor has hosted Game Day Live on Sundays, Thursday Night Football and even NFL’s schedule release show.
He earns a hefty amount of salary, considering the average salary of an NFL sportscaster ranges from $74k to $211k. So it ’s safe to say that his net worth resides within millions.
Who Is Dan Hellie’s Wife?
When it comes to Dan’s romantic affair, the story can't get sweeter. The anchor has been married to his gorgeous wife, Anne for almost 19 years now. His wife is his high-school sweetheart.
While they have been a cute pair of lovers since a decade ago, Dan didn't hesitate to open up about the best and worst thing to have someone by his side for so long via hogshaven.com on 10 October 2017,
The best and worst thing is that she knows everything about me. Whenever she tells me I’m hardheaded, I jokingly reply that she knew exactly what she was getting into when she married me.
Interestingly, Dan and his spouse are more than just husband and wife. They took upon the role of parents when they welcomed their daughter and son to the world in 2006 and 2007 respectively.
Dan Hallie enjoys the holiday with family, wife, and children at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve on 3 July 2018 (Photo: Dan Hallie’s Instagram)
His daughter, Carolina has already reached the age of 12 while his son, Chase is 11 of age. Dan often posts pictures of his wife and kids on social media sites which suggests that he is a happy family man.
Whether it is about wishing his kids a happy birthday or taking his son to watch games, Dan doesn't miss a single chance to prove his fatherhood best and also show off those moments with his lovely family.