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Daniel James Amendola was born on 2 November 1985, in The Woodlands, Texas USA, of Irish and Italian descent. Danny is a professional American Football player, best known to play in the National Football League (NFL) as part of the New England Patriots, as a wide receiver; all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Danny Amendola? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional football. He reportedly earns $6 million annually as part of the Patriots. He has also played for other teams such as the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also increase.
Danny Amendola Net Worth $8 million
Danny attended The Woodlands High School where he played for the school’s football team. He attempted to lead the school to a Texas State championship game but lost against North Shore High School. After matriculating, he attended Texas Tech and would rank third all-time in school history in punt returns during his time there. He played limited time during his freshman year, but would start attracting attention during his sophomore year. He studied Communication Studies but would leave the University early to become part of the NFL Combine.
Amendola was signed by the Dallas Cowboys in 2008 as an undrafted free agent. He was featured in the HBO special “Hard Knocks”, and then spent his first season as part of the practice squad. After his contact expired, he was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles, but only played a few games before signing with the St Louis Rams, and starting to play for the team. He performed well and it started to increase his playing time. In 2010, he then led the NFL in all-purpose yards, but in 2011 he suffered an injury which led him to miss 15 games, and the following year suffered a dislocated clavicle which led him to miss three weeks. He also joined the coverage of Super Bowl XLVI as part of the BBC. At this point, his net worth was slowly increasing.
In 2013, Danny was signed by the New England Patriots on a five-year contract worth $28.5 million which significantly improved his net worth. The team had high expectations of him and he finished second to Julian Edelman’s statistics. The following year, he continued to deliver solid performances, and would help the team win in the AFC Championship Game, and would also help the team win Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks. He continued to have big games in 2015, and in 2016 would help the team win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in the biggest comeback win in Super Bowl history.
For his personal life, it is known that Danny is dating Miss Universe 2012 – Olivia Culpo. During the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, he pledged to donate $100 for every pass he caught in the 2013 season. He also offered a $200 donation for every pass he dropped.