John Daly is an American professional golfer. His net worth could have been much, than his current net worth but John has lost tens of millions of dollars over the past few years. He is addicted to gambling and has also divorced many times which made him give up on his money to give alimony to his ex-wives.
John Daly has a net worth of $2 million. He is known as the “Long John” Daly and he is a skilled golfer and has an exceptional driving distance. He earned his net worth through his successful golfing career and his business ventures.
John Patrick Daly was born on April 28th of 1966 in Carmichael, California. He was born and brought up in a middle-class household. His family moved about to various southern states when he was a child. He started playing golf when his family moved to Arkansas. He was inspired by Jack Nicklaus, and he began to take his golf career seriously. He won a lot of championships as a teen.
John Daly started his professional golfing career in 1987. He won his first victory at the Missouri Open the same year. He won Ben Hogan Utah Classic in 1991 and also won his first PGA Championship. John had a solid season in 1992 and 1993 and was placed third in the Masters’ Tournament.
In 1995, John won the Open Championship but was involved in a lot of issues in the next five years. He was addicted to drinking and that affected his performances on the golf course. Daly won the BMW International Open in 2011 and made a comeback. He won many championships in the next two years and marked his return to winning the Buick Invitational in 2004. He had a disappointing 2005. He earned millions during his golf career and won events throughout his career.
John got married to Dale Crafton. The couple got married in the year 1987 and got divorced three years later. Daly remarried Bettye Fulford and they have one child together. Daly was charged with a third-degree assault after he threw his wife into a wall. Bettye did not pursue the matter legally, and the incident was not revealed to the public.
Daly and Fulford got divorced in 1995. John got married to Paulette Dean, and they have a child. After four years they finalized their divorce. John got married to his fourth wife, Sherrie Miller and they welcomed a child.
Sherrie fled with their young son but was later tracked down. She was pleaded guilty to federal drug charges and was jailed for five months in prison. Daly got custody of the child.
John Daly has been active in the music industry in the past few years. In 2007, he voiced Kid Rock’s track titled “Half Your Age.” He has released a few albums in the past few years that include “I Only Know One Way. The album included collaborations with singers such as Darius Rucker.