Dan McNeil

Dan McNeil

Who is Dan McNeil? 

Dan McNeil is a veteran Chicago based American radio host. He is a former Chicago Sports Radio host. During his time with Chicago Sports, he co-hosted a weekday afternoon show, McNeil and Parkins on 670 The score, Chicago with Danny Parkins. On September 15, 2020, he was fired by the Authorities of Chicago Sports due to his explicit and disparaging comment on an ESPN reporter Maria Taylor during “Monday Night Football" on 14th September 2020 which he posted on Twitter and since deleted. 

Famous for 

  1. He is best known for being the former employee at Chicago radio station 670's "The Score".
  2. He is also known for his controversial sports talk

Early Life and Family 

Dan McNeil was born on 17th September 1961, in the United States of America. His nationality is American and belongs to a white Caucasian ethnic group. He is a follower of Christianity. Virgo is his zodiac sign. He was born in a middle-class family. He hasn't disclosed the identity of his parents yet. However, he has a sister. When Dan was in his teenage, his family was suffered from mental illness. While talking about his education, he was well-educated by his parents.

Career 

Currently, Dan McNeil runs his 3-time award-winning radio program “The Mo’Kelly Show” which airs on KFI AM640 in Los Angeles and iHeartRadio.

He was also a co-host of Chicago Sports before he was fired on September 15, 2020, due to his explicit and disparaging comment on an ESPN reporter Maria Taylor during “Monday Night Football" on 14th September 2020. The following day he was fired by the head department of the Chicago radio station 670's "The Score".  

He suggested that her outfit, which included a fashionable and creative leather jacket top, made her look like she should be hosting an adult film awards show.

In a tweet that has since been deleted, WSCR's Dan posted a screenshot of Taylor and referenced the adult film industry in posing the question: "NFL sideline reporter or host for the AVN annual awards presentation?" Taylor tweeted "Well Danny Dearest if you would like to continue making sexist comments about me…please bring your misogyny with you to the NBA Countdown doubleheader I'll be hosting tomorrow night".

Entercom issued a statement on Tuesday announcing McNeil’s departure, calling his tweet "degrading and humiliating" and apologizing to “all who were offended by Dan's words, especially Maria." News of McNeil's departure was first reported by Deadspin's Julie DiCaro, formerly a host and reporter for the station.

Whereas Taylor, 33, was making her debut on ESPN's Monday Night Football after primarily covering college sports for the network. 

 Personal Life and Wife

Dan McNeil is a married man. However, he has not mentioned any details regarding his wife. But it is reported that he has three adult children, the eldest one Van (29),  middle one Patrick (26), and the youngest one Jack (25).  His youngest son, Jack is a drummer. Regarding his autistic son Patrick; he wrote, "His sadness is my biggest fear". At present, he is living and enjoying a happy life without any kind of disturbances with his wife. His sexual orientation is straight. The duo is residing in Chicago, the USA with their children.

Height and Weight

With an average body build, Dan McNeil stands tall with a perfect height and balanced body weight. At the fifties, he still looks very handsome and young due to his well-maintained body. His eye color and hair color, both are brown. He has got a charming smile attracting a lot of people towards him. He has got a healthy body as of now. 

 Net worth and Wealth 

Being a veteran Radio Host, Dan McNeil has already earned millions. He reportedly earned $250,000 a year working at the Hubbard Radio Classic Rock WDRV FM 97.1. which he left in 2016 after working for 16 months. He has also accumulated a hefty amount of money working with the Chicago Sports as Host. As of 2020, his net worth is estimated to be US $3 million. Furthermore, the 59 years, Radio host also owns a mansion in Chicago and drives modern cars. 

Facts About Dan McNeil

  • #1His mother died from suicide when he was 18.
  • #2His sister has attempted suicide several times.
  • #3He seldom does exercise.
  • #4He loves to drink coffee.
  • #5He has a smoking habit.
  • #6He is considered the mercurial and often controversial sports talk show host.
  • #7Before being fired, McNeil was in his third stint at 670 The Score after first joining the station in 1992.
  • #8He overcomes the vices, mental issues, and suicide.
  • #9He receives an annual salary ranging between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 from being a radio host.
Dan McNeil
Quick Facts of Dan McNeil
Celebrated Name Dan McNeil
Age 59 years old
Nick Name Dan McNeil
Birth Name Dan McNeil
Birth Date 1961-09-17
Gender Male
Profession TV and Radio Host
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth America
Ethnicity White
Famous for being the former employee at Chicago radio station 670's "The Score"
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Virgo
Residence Chicago
Siblings one sister
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status Married
Children 3
Son Van, Patrick and Jack
Body Build/Type Average
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Style Short
Net Worth $3 million
Source of Wealth Radio Hosting Career
Salary between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 per year
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