Dan Gable is a renowned wrestler has huge net worth today. Check out his wiki, height, age, wife, salary, source of wealth, bio, family and facts. When it comes to freestyle wrestling, Dan Gable is one of the highlighted names in the history. He was an American Olympic wrestler followed by being the coach of the team and is well recognized for his term as the head coach at the University of Iowa and led his team to win 15 NCAA titles. He showed enough conviction in the Olympics that her took part in 1972 and went on to win the Gold. In his honour, Iowa celebrated 25 October 2013 as the Dan Gable day. Image source – http://itsnt774.iowa.uiowa.edu.
|Full Name||Danny Mack Gable|
|Birth Date||October 25, 1948|
|Height||5.7 feet / 1.79 m|
|Net Worth||$5.30 Million|
|Source Of Earning||Wrestler|
|Annual Salary||$400 Thousand|
The initial phase of his wrestling career took place when he wrestled for the Iowa State University Cyclones for three years and won 2 NCAA titles. He continued a streak which broke when he lost to Larry Owings in his last match. He wrestled in the national freestyle circuit till 1976 and established a record of 67-4 and shifted to international matches and accomplished a record of 30-1 giving way for an overall record of 97-5. In 1967 Gable was barred from wrestling stating the reason as he being a freshman. He was the Champion of 1966-67 Midlands Tournament. In 1968 he achieved a collegiate record of 37-0 and was the Big Eight Champion and was crowned the NCAA National Champion as well. He did not surrender any point in his Olympic finals in 1972 even though he was injured seriously.
As of 2017, his net worth is estimated to be about 5.30 million US dollars. Today his main source of incomes comes from fixed deposit and other investment areas.
Gable was titled the coach of his own university team in 1976 and went on setting milestones during his tenure. The team won 9 successive NCAA titles and he continued his coaching until 1997 when he had to give up due to some injuries. He also trained 12 Olympians including four Gold medalists, one silver medalist and three bronze medalists. His team went on to win 25 consecutive Big Ten championships out of which 21 were within his tenure. Gable was also the head coach of the United States Olympics team in the freestyle wrestling category in the years 1980, 1984 and 2000.
Although Dan stepped down from the assistant coach position of the university team which was offered to him on a later part, he still continues to be with the team always. Tom Cruise, one of the famous Hollywood stars considers Dan to be one of the greatest heroes. He has also made several appearances in several documentaries.