John Offerdahl

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John Offerdahl’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

John Offerdahl

Place Of Birth

Wisconsin, USA


67 years old

Birth Date

August 16, 1954

Star Sign


John Offerdahl Facts

Child Star?



Former football player

Education & Qualifications

Western Michigan University

Net Worth

$9 million

Current Partner

Lynn Offerdahl


Alexandra, Drew, Jameson


Arnold, Irene Offerdahl


Mary, Ruth, Susan, Sarah


1.9m (6'2"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Horse

About John Offerdahl 

John Arnold Offerdahl is a famous American former football player and a restauranteur.

On August 17, 1964, John Offerdahl was born in Wisconsin, USA. Western Michigan University offered John Offerdahl a partial scholarship after the young player completed his high school from Fort Atkinson High School.

John Offerdahl completed his study and majored in biomedicine at WMU. During his stay from 1982-1985, he started participating in his university games. John created a school record of 694 tackles during this time. He started his professional career as a football player when drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the 1986 NFL draft. He was the 52nd pick in that draft.

Currently, he stays in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with his wife Lynn and three children, Alexandra, Drew, and Jameson, and manages his own South Florida restaurant.

John Offerdahl Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is John Offerdahl's net worth?

John Offerdahl's net worth is near about $1.5 million.

How much does John Offerdahl earn per year?

John Offerdahl earns $400,000 approximately annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is John Offerdahl?

John Offerdahl is 6 ft 3 in tall (190 cm).

How old is John Offerdahl?

John Offerdahl's birthday is on August 17. He is currently 57 years old.

Childhood And Education

On August 17, 1964, John Offerdahl was born in Wisconsin, USA. The NFL player was raised by his parents, Irene Offerdahl and Arnold Offerdahl, and four elder sisters. He completed his graduation from Fort Atkinson High School.

John stayed at Western Michigan University for four years. During these four years - 1982 to 1985- he studied biomedicine and represented his university, creating a school record of 694 tackles in football.

In 1984, the Associated Press named him as one of the members of the third-team All American. In his senior year, John Offerdahl got the Defensive Player of the Year for his conference.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is John Offerdahl's partner?

John Offerdahl married Lynn Offerdahl. The couple has been blessed with three children: Drew Offerdahl, Alexandra Offerdahl, and Jameson Offerdahl.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

John Offerdahl's career as a football player started when drafted in the second round of the 1986 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. The Miami Dolphins recruited him as a right inside linebacker as part of their team selection. He was picked as a starter and given the jersey number 56. The rookie year for Offerdahl went very well individually, and he was selected for the NFL all-star game: the Pro Bowl.

The former NFL linebacker spent all eight years of his NFL career for Miami Dolphins. During these eight years, the fifth season was best for him. His Senior Bowl highlights included an acrobatic move that stopped a player in mid-air. During the same drive, this was one of two stops at the goal line. He made five consecutive Pro Bowl appearances from 1986 to 1990 and was twice named an NFL All-Pro.

In the later career period, the Pro Bowl star was plagued with injuries. The hamstring injury in the final season was a major one that prompted him to retire in 1993.

What awards has John Offerdahl won?

Western Michigan University retired his jersey in 1995 and inducted Offerdahl into their the Hall of Fame. He was, much later, inducted into the Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame in 2013.

Other Interesting John Offerdahl Facts And Trivia

  • The former NFL football player John Offerdahl currently manages the South Florida restaurant named Offerdahl's Cafe Grill. He also opened a bagel store while playing for the Dolphins, where he served as the vice president of Operations for Florida.

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