If you’re a Women’s Soccer fan, then you might have seen the name, Dani Rhodes, out on the field playing for the University of Wisconsin. But if you haven’t, then know her as the fiancee to the Pittsburgh Steelers star, TJ Watt.
Keep reading Dani Rhodes Bio to learn more about her.
Dani Rhodes Age
Dani Rhodes was born on April 8, 1998. That made her 23 years of age when she got engaged to TJ in 2021.
An Aries girl, Dani celebrated her 23rd birthday filled with “love, joy, and surprise.” Although she didn’t go into detail, she took it to her IG to write, “You truly know how to make a girl feel special. I am so blessed to be surrounded and celebrated by the most amazing people”.
Dani Rhodes Family
Dani Rhodes comes from a family of athletes. Her brother, Dylan and Drew Rhodes are both football players. Moreover, the former one is also a talented basketball player.
Talking a little about them:
- Dylan: He was a Waukesha West High School football and basketball regular who has set some remarkable records. According to Dani, during the inter-high in Nov 2020, Dylan tore his hip labrum a few weeks before his match. But he never made excuses and appeared on the game.
- Drew: He is a St. Norbert College BBA (2020) graduate who worked as a commercial account executive at Midwest Insurance Group. Same as Dylan, he went to Waukesha West High School and has been a football player there.
As for Dani’s parents, they are Dan and Deann Rhodes. Her father, Dan is a University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire graduate who went on to work as a regional business director at Pharmacyclics. Not much information on her mother, Deann was available, except for the fact that she celebrates her birthday on May 17.
Her Height, Weight
Dani Rhodes stands tall at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm)., and weighs under 51 kg (112 lbs).
Her Instagram, Facebook
As of July 2021, Dani entertained 42.7K followers over Instagram @dani_rhodes15, and 5K followers over Twitter @danirhodes04.
Find her on Facebook @dani.rhodes.376.
Dani Rhodes Net Worth, Job
Dani Rhodes garnered a net worth of around $150 thousand before 2021.
So, what are her job experiences? Well, Dani first started working as a waitress at Cornerstone Restaurant in 2015 (while she was still studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison). She then went on to work there for over 4 years and finally called in quits in July 2019.
A year later, (after Dani graduated from Wisconsin) she then ventured on a new job (paid internship) as business development manager at CareRev. As of 2021, she was still employed there.
According to her LinkedIn, Dani has also participated in community service, Badgers Give Back from 2016 to 2019. Also, she has volunteered as a soccer coach at Soccer Clinics-Madison from April 2017 to Sept 2019.
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Dani Rhodes Salary With The Chicago Red Stars
Waukesha, WI native, Dani Rhodes was included in the Chicago Red Stars 2021 preseason roster (forwards section) alongside players including Makenzy Doniak, Alissa Gorzak, Rachel Hill, and 5 more.
But it was highly unlikely that Dani would make it to the final roster.
In case if she ever made it to NWSL, then Dani’s salary would range around $22,000 – $52,500 per season. This is the updated 2021 NWSL player salary range. Previously, the maximum salary a player could receive was $50,000, and the minimum was $16,538.
Interested in Dani’s achievements in women’s soccer?
- In 2016, she was recognized as not one of the state’s elite recruits, but also one of the best prep players in the country.
- In 2017, she started all 22 games for Wisconsin
- She started in 19 games and scored a total of 10 goals in 2018.
- In 2019, she again started all 22 games as Wisconsin’s offense and recorded 13 goals.
TJ Watt And Dani Rhodes: Engagement Ring, Wedding
On July 9, 2021, Dani Rhodes flaunted her diamond engagement ring over IG, captioned,
“It still feels like I’m dreaming. Woke up today feeling so incredibly happy and blessed that I get to marry my best friend. I can’t wait to love you FOREVER!”
Over the picture, Dani was held by her fiancee TJ Watt, while she put out her hand, showing off the big engagement ring.
Meanwhile, TJ also took it to his IG to share the happy news posting similar pictures from the seaside engagement. He wrote, “I am the luckiest man in the world!!”
Seems like the wedding bells will be ringing soon.
The engagement news came almost 5 years after Dani and TJ were officially dating in September 2016. If you don’t know, the two both attended the University of Madison-Wisconsin, and it was probably where they first met each other. Or they could have also first been introduced by TJ’s sister-in-law/Dani former teammate Kealia Ohai.
Reportedly, Dani and TJ’s time at the school overlapped in 2016.
Little info about Dani’s future husband, TJ Watt: He is an outside linebacker who was selected 30th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He then signed a stunning $9,258,568; 4 years deal and extended it by a year more in 2021, adding $10,089,000 to his already stunning salary.
TJ is 3 years older than Dani and stands tall at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm).
Last modified: July 10, 2021