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John Daly

John Daly

Professionally, John Daly is a well-known American golfer. He is a famous Rookie of the Year in 2004 who has won several PGA championships. He played golf and football in high school.

During that time, he even breaking kicking records in the latter. He came out with his own line of video games, John Daly’s ProStroke Golf, for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC.

Early Life of American Golfer

The American golfer, John Patrick Daly was born in Carmichael, California on 28th April 1966. His age is 53 years old as of  2019 and his birth sign is Taurus. His father’s name is Jim Daly and his mother’s name is Lou Daly. Regarding his siblings, John has a sister named Leslie Daly and a brother Jamie Daly.

John Daly stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches with a weight of around 98 kg. He has a pair of eyes with blue color and paperwhite color hair.

Professional Career

John Daly began his professional golf career in the late 1980s as an amateur in the US Open. He made his first win in 1987 in Missouri Open and later in 1990, he won the Ben Hogan Utah Classic. In the year  1991, John won the PGA Championship. He gained a lot of media attention and fame after this win.

Between 1992 and 1994, John began to indulge more and more in alcohol. In the year 1994, the PGA tour suspended John for walking off from an ongoing tournament. After that, he was forced to seriously take his alcoholism. He was later admitted into rehab.

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Caption: John Daly playing Golf ( Source: Instagram)

In 1995, John went on to participate at the British Open or The Open Championship. During that time, his alcoholism and personal life affected his professional career. After a gap of a few years, John made a comeback winning the Buick Invitational game in the year 2004. He was awarded as the ‘PGA Tour Comeback Player of the Year’. Though he didn’t win any tournaments that year, he was ranked at the top 4 in the statistical golf rankings.

What Is The Net Worth & Salary Of John Daly?

John Daly has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2019. Most of his income comes from his playing career, music sales, endorsements, and other business ventures. As per some online sources, his earnings in 2014 from his golf career was $10,116,306.

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Caption: John Daly with his ex-wife Sherrie Miller (Source: Instagram)

In 2005, he received €621,992  through his European tour which is the highest tour prize in his career.


John lost most of his fortune in gambling. His earning from gambling was only $35 million while his loss was much more than his wins which worth around $90 million. Also, he has once lost USD 1.65 million in gambling.

Charity Works

John has been engaged in several charity events and has even donated money to various charitable organizations.  He has donated money to non-profit organizations like Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

In 1991, he donated a sum of $30,000 to a family who survived by lightning after his win from the PGA Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club.

Is John Daly Married to his Girlfriend? Information on his Ex-Wives, & Children

As of 2019, John Daly is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Anna Cladakis. The couple has been dating each other for over a decade. Anna and John Daly are planning to get married soon and if it so happens,  Anna will become the fifth wife of John.

John has married four times in his life. At first, he was married to  Dale Crafton. They tied the knot in the year 1987. The pair were together for more than 2 years. Finally, they announced their separation in the year 1990.

After that, he again married Bettye Fulford. The pair married in the summer of 1992. After living for two years, the pair divorced in the year later in 1995. John shares a daughter with Fulford named Shynah Hale Daly born on June 10, 1992.


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Caption: John Daly with his family (Source: Instagram)

Daly married for the third time with Paulette Dean Daly. The couple married in the year 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. With his third wife, he shares a daughter named  Sierra Lynn Daly born on June 1, 1995. However, even this marriage didn’t last long and they separated in the year 1999.

After the end of his third marriage, Daly married Sherrie Miller in the year 2001. They lived together for six years and they part their way since 2007. John also shares a son with his fourth wife named John Patrick Daly II, born on 23rd July 2003.

Facts of John Daly

Full NameJohn Patrick Daly
Net Worth$20 mіllіоn
Date Of Birth28th April 1966
Age54 years 11 months
Place Of BirthCarmichael, California
Height5 feet 11 inches
ProfessionAmerican professional golfer
ChildrenSierra Lynn Daly, John Patrick Daly II, Shynah Hale Daly
ParentsJim and Lou
SiblingsLeslie and Jamie
InstagramJohn Daly Instagram

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