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Dan Orlovsky

Dan Orlovsky is a former American football quarterback player. Dan Orlovsky spent thirteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Los Angeles Rams. As of now, he is a football analyst at ESPN.

Early Life

Daniel John Orlovsky best known as Dan Orlovsky was born on 18 August 1983, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the United States of America. As of now, he is 38 years old and he is a citizen of America.

Besides that, he has not disclosed his ethnicity, zodiac sign, parents, siblings, and childhood life. Looking at his career success, we can assume that, Dan was well-raised by his parents as a child.

Talking about his academic qualifications, he attended Shelton High School and became the starting quarterback during his sophomore year.

He was named All-American by Prep Football Report, SuperPrep, and Prep Star, as well as Connecticut All-State, Class LL MVP, Connecticut Player of the Year by the New Haven Register, and winner of the McHugh Award.

Dan Orlovsky – Net Worth 2023

As a former NFL player, Dan Orlovsky has earned a decent sum of money in his career. Talking about his net worth, he has an estimated $5 million which he earned from his profession.

Body Measurements

Dan Orlovsky stands 6 feet 5 inches tall weighs around 98 kg and has blue eyes and black color hair. Besides them, there is no more information regarding Dan’s other body measurements.

Dan Orlovsky

Caption: Dan’s body measurement (Source: Detroit Free Press)

Professional Career

Dan was the 145th pick in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL draft. In a 12–10 Lions loss to the Minnesota Vikings on October 12, 2008, he made his first career NFL start.

He also started the final game of the 2008 season but was unable to lead his team to a victory. He was signed by the Houston Texans on March 1, 2009.

Moreover, he was beaten out for the backup quarterback position by Rex Grossman during the preseason and ended up as the Texans’ number three quarterback.

Grossman was traded to the Washington Redskins the following season, and Dan was promoted to backup quarterback.

Dan Orlovsky

Caption: Dan playing with his team (Source: Ramblin’ Fan)

On July 30, 2011, Dan signed a free-agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts. On December 18, 2011, he and the Colts defeated the Titans in their first game of the season (after starting 0–13).

He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 15, 2012. The Buccaneers cut Orlovsky on April 4th of the following year but re-signed with them on April 4th.

He joined the Detroit Lions as a backup quarterback to Matthew Stafford on April 2, 2014. Moreover, Dan signed with the Los Angeles Rams on July 20, 2017.

He was released by the team on September 2nd, 2017. He announced his retirement on October 11, 2017. As of now, he is a football analyst at ESPN.


As of now, Dan Orlovsky has not won any major awards or recognition. Moreover, we can assume that Dan might receive some of them in the upcoming years.

Relationship Status

Dan Orlovsky married his long-term girlfriend, Tiffany Orlovsky in 2009. The couple has four children whose names are triplets Madden, Noah, and Hunter, and a daughter, Lennon.

As of now, Dan Orlovsky is not a part of the controversy nor is it a rumor. Moreover, Dan is focusing on his career.

Dan Orlovsky

Caption: Dan’s body measurement (Source: Detroit Free Press)

Dan Orlovsky – Social Media

On his Instagram, there are more than 71k followers, and on Twitter, there are more than 421k followers. Likewise, there are 567 followers on Facebook.