Danny Amendola: Biography
Daniel James Amendola was born on November 2, 1985, the son of Willie Amendola (father) and Rose Amendola (mother) and his older brother, Matt Amendola, who played college football at Baylor University.
Danny attended Woodlands High School in Woodlands, Texas, where his football skills were groomed by coach Weldon Willig. The kid led his high school team to their first-ever Texas State Championship game, despite losing to North Shore High School. Danny finished his senior high school season with 1,045 yards, rushing for 129 yards and 8 touchdowns.
“The Lone Star State” boy started his serious college career at Texas Tech University in 2004, where he majored in communications. His best college season was his senior year when he had 109 catches for 1,245 yards with a total of 6 touchdowns. In total, his college career saw him record a cumulative total of 204 receptions for 2,246 yards with 15 touchdowns. Danny Amendola did not finish his studies at Texas Tech, however, he left in the excitement of training for the NFL Combine.
On the contrary, he was not drafted as he had to join the Dallas Cowboys on April 27, 2008, as an unprinted free agent. Then he struggled to find a place in the squad as he spent the entire 2008 season on the practice squad without any sporting pigskin action. At the end of his one-year contract, he signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and joined the practice squad on January 6, 2009. He was fired from the practice squad and did not seen no action yet. left for the St. Louis Rams to save his career.
It was with the Rams that Danny Amendola was first seen in NFL action starting in the 2009 season. He started 10 games in the 2010 season, an improvement from 2 the previous season. He also led the league in all-around yards with 2,364,689 yards on 85 good receptions, 81 yards on 7 rushing attempts. with 1,142 yards on 50 kickoff returns. Amendola Also recorded in this season, 452 yards on 40 punt returns.
At this point in his career, Danny Amendola would have made big money. After Wes Welker exited from the New England Patriots to the Denver Broncos, Amendola signed hours later to a five-year, $28.5 million contract that comes with a $28.5 million guarantee. $10 million. He started playing with his new team from the 2013 season and in 2014 they won Super Bowl XLIX in a 28–24 win over the Seattle Seahawks where Danny recorded 5 catches for 48 yards and a touchdown.
On March 15, 2018, Amendola signed a new two-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.
Does Danny Amendola have a wife or girlfriend?
Danny Amendola is said to have once had a crush on Carmen Electra, his soulmate then in middle school, the relationship, like many others happening at that age, didn’t last long. Next came Kay Adams the Hello Football host who he also dated briefly before they called it quits or rather we heard nothing new about the relationship.
In March 2016, the wide receiver was reportedly dating beautiful model, actor and former Miss USA and Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo. The two men reportedly met a few years ago, before the emotions boiled over, and it was no longer a rumor when they were spotted at Coachella in the spring of 2016 as a couple.
Nonetheless, hearts were broken when Culpoa announced in March 2018 that what brought them together and kept them together was gone and they were no longer together. But after three months apart, the couple entered the ‘couples again’ list after being reported to have ‘appeared’ as a couple in Ibiza around June. Things between them have been going well since then and we hope it will continue that way. They are not married yet.
Height, weight, body statistics
Danny Amendola stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) and weighs 190 lbs (86 kg). His other body stats like his biceps, waist, and arm measurements are not available at this time, but we all know he sees an athletic build.
Interesting facts about him
- Danny Amendola became the first NFL player to be signed by Ford Models when he signed a contract to be represented by the agency in July 2017.
- He has a net worth of around $8 million and is said to earn around $6 million a year.
- The footballer is also a good tennis player.
- He enjoys watching the show Married with Children and is a fan of Conor McGregor.
- Danny enjoys a Nutella sandwich with peanut butter.