Dan O'Toole Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Oluwatosin Michael
Jan 31, 2024 By Oluwatosin Michael
Originally Published on Jun 06, 2022
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About Dan O'Toole

Daniel Gerard O'Toole was born on September 10, 1975, in Peterborough, Canada, and is a former Canadian television sports anchor and radio sports director, known for his amazing sense of humor.

Daniel co-hosted TSN's 'SportsCenter' weekday broadcast, along with TV personality, Jay Onrait, which used to be aired at 1:00 a.m. (ET). He hosted the show from 2003- 2013 and again from 2017-2021.

In May 2013, Daniel O'Toole and Onrait announced that they were leaving TSN and Canada at the end of June and would start working as co-anchors on the Los Angeles-based channel, Fox Sports 1. In August 2013, he started working for Fox Sports 1 and their final show was aired on TSN on June 28, 2013.

The duo returned to TSN after their Fox sports show was canceled in 2017, and they continued to host 'SC With Jay And Dan', until February 4, 2021.

Dan O'Toole's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dan O'Toole’s net worth?

Dan O'Toole’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.5 million.

How much does Dan O'Toole earn per year?

The annual income of Daniel Gerard O'Toole is around $42,000-79,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dan O'Toole?

Dan O'Toole, the popular sports anchor, is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) tall.

How old is Dan O'Toole?

Dan O'Toole was born on September 10, 1975. He is currently 46 years old and will turn 47 in September 2022. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

Childhood And Education

Dan O'Toole was born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, on September 10, 1975. Dan O'Toole's mother is named Sandra O'Toole and he has two older brothers, named Vince O'Toole and Sean O'Toole. He grew up on a farm in Keene's rural community and went to St. Peter's Secondary School, which is near his hometown in Peterborough, Ontario.

After he completed his high school studies, Dan joined Algonquin College where he played for the Ottawa 67s. After graduation in 1996, he moved to Vancouver and began reporting on the traffic from CJJR-FM and CFUN–AM. He then joined Fort McMurray as its sports director and play-by-play announcer for Junior Hockey.

His nationality is Canadian and his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is Dan O'Toole’s partner?

O'Toole was married to his ex-wife Corrie O'Toole. In 2008, Dan and Corrie welcomed a new member to their family, with their first daughter, Sydney. Their second daughter, Ruby, was born in 2011 and Oakland Eleanor Sandra Newman O'Toole, their third daughter, was born on May 26, 2020. Dan O'Toole announced the birth of his daughter through a post on Instagram and Twitter.

On July 2, 2020, due to an unfortunate event, Dan O'Toole appeared on international news. He reported that their newborn baby had gone missing, but later he reported that she was safe.

Dan O'Toole is very active on social media platforms, such as Instagram. Dan O'Toole regularly posts stories and photos of his three daughters.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dan O'Toole's broadcasting career started at Algonquin College. There, he did play-by-play commentary for the Ottawa 67s. In 1997, following his graduation, he went to Vancouver and started reporting on traffic for CFUN-AM and CJJR-FM, from a four-seater plane.

In 1998, he moved to Fort McMurray, Alberta, where for three years, he was the sports director for CKYX-FM and CJOK-FM. Dan O'Toole gave detailed running commentary for the Fort McMurray Oil Barons during his time there. Dan O'Toole began working as the Fort McMurray news reporter at CTV Edmonton in 2000, in the evening shifts, while he continued working as the radio sports director in the morning shift.

Dan O'Toole co-hosted the weekday broadcast of 'SportsCenter' with Jay Onrait, from 2003- 2013. He brought viewers a full summary of the sports events of that day, including post-game reports and highlights, as the host of TSN's 'SportsCenter'. While he was there at TSN, Dan O'Toole continuously traveled to the different communities located all over Canada, with Jay Onrait. There he used to co-host 'SportsCenter', as a significant part of the Kraft Celebration Tour and TSN, which is held every year in summer.

In 2013, TSN announced that Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole would be leaving 'SportsCenter' for better opportunities and will only be hosting 'SportsCenter' until the end of June 2013. They announced on their weekly podcast that they would be working as co-anchors for the Los Angeles-based Fox Sports Live 1 channel. Dan and Jay wanted to bring new changes in the American broadcasting sports highlights culture. In 2000, he also received the opportunity to work for CTV Edmonton as a reporter.

Following a harsh time with the Fox Sports Live channel, TSN announced it had re-signed both Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole in their previous roles at the network, hosting 'SC With Jay And Dan', on March 1, 2017, at 12:00 a.m. EST.

Dan O'Toole and Jay Ontario also co-hosted daily 'SportsCenter' highlights from Trafalgar Square, during the 2012 Summer Olympics. They started their weekly podcast using their humor and television personas. Later, that podcast went on to become one of the most popular podcasts in Canada. The duo played host to various guests, along with discussing Dan O'Toole's childhood, TV commercials, vintage television show themes, and current events.

Later in 2017, when Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole returned to TSN after leaving the Fox Sports Live channel, the podcast returned as well, with Coors Light as the sponsor.

Dan O'Toole’s Hobbies And Interests

In his free time, Dan O'Toole likes to spend time with his kids. They embrace winter with tobogganing and skiing, and summer with bikes, playing at the park, and golfing.

Other Interesting Dan O'Toole Facts And Trivia

  • Dan has hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • Dan O'Toole launched a solo podcast called 'Boomsies', in January 2022. 
  • Dan O'Toole hosted the SportsCenter International Broadcast Center along, with Cory Woron, for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, held in Vancouver.
  • Dan O'Toole was born on September 10, 1975. He is currently 46 years old and will turn 47 in September 2022. His zodiac sign is Virgo.

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Dan O'Toole Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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Daniel Gerard O'Toole

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175 cm


Former Television Sports Anchor


Algonquin College

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Sandra O'Toole


Vince O'Toole, Sean O'Toole

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Oluwatosin MichaelBachelor of Science specializing in Microbiology

With a Bachelor's in Microbiology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Oluwatosin has honed his skills as an SEO content writer, editor, and growth manager. He has written articles, conducted extensive research, and optimized content for search engines. His expertise extends to leading link-building efforts and revising onboarding strategies. 

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