Dan Campbell Net Worth 2021, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Coach, NFL, College,

Dan Campbell net worth

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Dan Campbell is an American football coach and a former tight end who is the head coach of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He previously served as the assistant head coach and tight ends coach for the New Orleans Saints from 2016 to 2020 and also served as an assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins from 2010 to 2015, most recently as the interim head coach and tight ends coach.

Campbell played college football for Texas A&M. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft, and subsequently played in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints. As a player, Campbell made the Super Bowl with the Giants in 2000.

Early life

NameDan Campbell
Net Worth$10 million
ProfessionCoach, Former NFL player
Age45 years
Dan Campbell net worth 2021

Daniel Allen Campbell was born April 13, 1976 (age 45 years) in Clifton, Texas, United States. He attended Glen Rose High School, where he was a tailback and tight end.


Dan Campbell accepted a football scholarship from Texas A&M University. In his last 2 seasons, he shared the tight end position with Derrick Spiller. As a junior, he posted 12 receptions for 143 yards (11.9-yard average) and 2 touchdowns.

As a senior, he started 2 games at the “B” slot, flanker, one game at split end and 2 contests at flanker. He recorded 7 receptions for 68 yards, one touchdown and 3 special teams tackles.

Professional career

Dan Campbell was selected by the New York Giants in the third round (79th overall) of the 1999 NFL Draft. In 2000, he started 4 games and was a part of the team that appeared in Super Bowl XXXV. In 2001, he became the team’s regular starting tight end after passing Howard Cross on the depth chart and was mainly used as a blocking tight end.

In 2002, his blocking helped Kerry Collins throw for a club-record 4,073 yards and Tiki Barber rush for the second-best total in franchise history 1,387 yards.

Campbell was one of the first free agents to sign with the Dallas Cowboys after Bill Parcells was named the head coach in 2003. He quickly became a team leader and although Jason Witten emerged as the main tight end, Campbell still served as a mentor and remained a key blocker on the offensive line.

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In 2004, Dan Campbell only played in three games because of torn ligaments in his foot and was placed on the injured reserve list on September 30.

In 2005, he recovered from an appendectomy on July 27, missing only 10 days of practice and returned to start all four preseason games. The team employed two-tight end sets, which allowed him to start 12 games alongside Witten.

On March 14, 2006, Dan Campbell was signed as a free agent by the Detroit Lions. Known mostly as a blocking tight end, he posted career-highs in receiving yards (308), average per reception (14.7 avg), long reception (30 yards), and touchdowns (four), the most by a Lions tight end since 2001.

On September 22, 2007, he was placed on an injured reserve with an elbow injury. On September 9, 2008, he was again placed on an injured reserve with a hamstring injury. He was released on February 9, 2009.

On February 26, 2009, Campbell signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints, reuniting with head coach Sean Payton, who was his offensive coordinator with the Cowboys and the Giants. On August 10, he was placed on an injured reserve with an MCL injury he suffered in training camp. He spent the entire season on injured reserve and was not granted a Super Bowl ring by the team when they won Super Bowl XLIV.

Coaching career

In 2010, Campbell began his coaching career when he was hired by the Miami Dolphins as a coaching intern. In 2011, Campbell was promoted to the tight ends coach. Following the firing of the Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin on October 5, 2015, Campbell was named the interim head coach for the remainder of the 2015 season Campbell led the team to five wins and seven losses.

In January 2016, Campbell was hired by the New Orleans Saints as their assistant head coach and tight ends coach under head coach Sean Payton. However, during his playing career, he was nicknamed “The Dude”, due to his resemblance to Jeff Bridges’ character in The Big Lebowski. Upon joining the Detroit Lions, he gained the nickname “MC/DC” by Pat McAfee on his daily radio show. The acronym is short for Motor City Dan Campbell and is also a reference to AC/DC.


Dan Campbell is married to his longtime girlfriend Holly Campbell, they had their wedding in 2005. Dan and his wife holly have two children, Piper Campbell and Cody Campbell. However, Dan Campbell is a noted fan of Metallica, and during his time at Texas A&M, he was nicknamed “Dantallica” by his roommate Shane Lechler. He also enjoys country music and classic rock.

Dan Campbell net worth

How much is Dan Campbell worth? Dan Campbell net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His salary is around $4 million and his main source of income is from his current career as a Coach. Campbell successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest National Football League managers in the United States. However, on January 20, 2021, Campbell was hired as head coach of the Detroit Lions.