John Daly Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Girlfriend, Education, Biography

John Daly Quick Info
height 5 feet 11 inches
weight 100 kg
Date of birth April 28, 1966
Zodiac sign Taurus
friend Anna Cladakis

John Daly is an American professional golfer who primarily trades PGA (Association of Professional Golfers) Travel And this European Tour, As of December 2021, he had won 18 titles in his professional career. In the majors, their best performance includes winning PGA Championship in 1991 and Open Championship in 1995. In October 2005, he achieved his peak world ranking of number 23. They ‘PGA Tour 1991 Rookie of the Year award andPGA Tour Comeback Player of the Year award in 2004. He is the owner of a golf course design company named JD Design, He has also written and recorded 2 music albums titled my life (2002) and I only know one way (2010).

name at birth

John Patrick Daly

nick name

Wild Thing, Long John, Big John, Jedi, The Lion

John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in May 2016
John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in May 2016 (John Daly / Instagram)

Sun sign


birth place

Carmichael, Sacramento County, California, United States


He divides his time between Dardanelles, Yale County, Arkansas, United States, and Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States.




John attended Helios Catholic High School, a private, Roman Catholic high school in Jefferson City, Missouri, from mid-10th grade. He had completed his last 3 months of high school Dardanelle High SchoolA comprehensive public secondary school in Dardanelles, Arkansas, in the spring of 1984. After graduating high school, he joined University of ArkansasA public land-grant research university in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on a golf scholarship.


professional golfer

John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in October 2017
John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in October 2017 (John Daly / Instagram)


  • father – Jim Daly (former construction worker for industrial plants)
  • Mother — Lou Daly
  • siblings – Jamie Daly (older brother). He also has an elder sister.

turn professional


net worth

John Daly had a net worth of $2 million according to




5 feet 11 inches or 180.5 cm


100 kg or 220.5 lbs

girlfriend / spouse

John has dated –

  1. dale craften (1986-1990) – John started dating a model named Dale Crafton in 1986. The couple got married in December 1987 and divorced in 1990.
  2. Betty Fulford (1991-1995) – John began dating a hotel conference planner named Betty Fulford in 1991 and they were married in the summer of 1992. They have a daughter named Shinah Hale Daly (b. June 10, 1992). In December 1992, he was charged with third-degree assault for allegedly throwing Betty into the wall of their home. However, Betty did not want to pursue the matter and John denied the allegations. The pair separated in 1995.
  3. Paulette Dean (1994-1999) – John started dating another model named Paulette Dean in 1994 and they got married in January 1995. They have a daughter named Sierra Lynn Daly (b. June 1, 1995). Both got divorced in 1999.
  4. sherry miller (2000-2007) – John started dating Sherry Miller in 2000 and they got married on July 29, 2001. They have a son, John Patrick Daly II (b. July 23, 2003). In June 2007, the couple were involved in a fight at a restaurant in Memphis, Tennessee. John alleged that Sherry attacked him with a steak knife later that night. Sherry had fled the scene the next day and had taken his son with him. The couple separated soon after, and in December 2010, a court granted the couple’s son custody to John. The court also jailed Sherry for interfering with court-ordered visitation rights and for violating other orders in divorce proceedings.
  5. Anna Cladakis (2007-Present) – John started dating Anna Kladakis in 2007. She was working as a promotion director with the restaurant chain. the hooters that time. The pair got engaged in December 2014.

John Daly and Anna Kladakis as seen in December 2021
John Daly and Anna Cladakis, as seen in December 2021 (John Daly/Instagram)

Caste / Ethnicity


He is of American descent.

hair color


eye color


sexual orientation


special features

  • stocky frame
  • short cut, side parted hair
  • friendly smile
  • often have a thick beard

brand advertising

John is sponsored by –

  • loudmouth golf apparel
  • rock bottom golf

John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in October 2020
John Daly as seen in an Instagram post in October 2020 (John Daly / Instagram)

John Daly Facts

  1. John, when he was just 13, won the Spring Club Championship. lake of woods Golf Course in Locust Grove, Orange County, Virginia. They won the title by defeating all the senior male members of the club, after which the club changed its rules, thus barring the juniors from future open club competitions.
  2. He was a letterman in American football and golf while he was participating. Helios Catholic High School, With him handling both punting and place-kicking duties, the school’s football team set an incredible 10–0 win–loss record in 1983. In golf, he was the 1983 Missouri state team champion representing the school. He 1983. won Missouri State Amateur Championship and 1984 Arkansas State Amateur Championship,
  3. after winning PGA Championship In 1991, he donated USD 30k to the family of a man who died of lightning during the tournament. He has been involved in many other charitable activities and has donated money to his high school Make-A-Wish FoundationThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Americaand in sports University of Arkansashis mother organization.
  4. during 1994 NEC World Series of Golf, he made several shots in the group playing in front of him on the 14th hole in the final round. One of those shots nearly hit fellow professional golfer Jeff Roth, after which John and Jeff’s father slammed each other to the ground. The scuffle had to be broken by fans attending the event.
  5. In 1997, he became the first PGA Tour According to official performance figures kept since 1980, the player has averaged over 300 yards per drive throughout the season. He achieved the feat every year from 1999 to 2008 and was the only player to do so until 2003. Driving away from the tee earned him the nickname ‘Long John’.
  6. As of December 2021, he holds the record for being the only golfer from Europe or the United States to have never been selected for the coveted. Ryder Cup (a biennial men’s golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States) despite winning 2 major golf championships (pGA Championship in 1991 and Open Championship in 1995).
  7. In 2006, he launched a wine label called John Daly Wines which later deteriorated. In the same year, he revealed in his autobiography that he struggled with a gambling problem and had lost around USD 50 million over 15 years due to his carelessness.
  8. In October 2008, he was taken into protective custody after being found drunk outside. the hooters restaurant. He was neither arrested nor charged with violations, but the local police still issued his mug shot to the media.
  9. In July 2019, while he was vacationing in England, he was bitten by a brown recluse spider, after which he experienced almost death. He needed emergency surgery after the bite developed sepsis (a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to infection injures its tissues and organs).
  10. In September 2020, he had revealed that he had recently been battling bladder cancer. He had surgery to remove the cancer cells but doctors told him there was still an 85 percent chance he would be healthy again. To reduce the chances of recurrence, he vowed to reform his previously unhealthy lifestyle that included smoking and drinking large amounts of sugary drinks.

Featured image by John Daly / Instagram