Dan Carlin
Dan Carlin
Celebrated Name: Dan Carlin
Real Name/Full Name: Dan Carlin
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 14th November 1965
Birth Place: US
Nationality: American
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Weight: 69kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Dan Carlin Gay?: No
Profession: political commentator
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $1 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Dan Carlin is an American who is popular for being a political commentator, as well as a podcaster. His initial profession was a radio broadcaster, but he later changed this line to host his shows through the internet. His current shows on the internet are Hardcore History and Common Sense. This show has attracted a lot of people who always subscribe and follow them. Apart from this, he also has worked as a Television news reporter and also happens to be an author. The main current source of income is through the internet radio and podcasting.

Maybe you know about Dan Carlin very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Dan Carlin’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dan Carlin was born on on14th November 1955 in the United States. He is the son of Ed Carlin and Lynn Carlin. His mother, Lynn Carlin, was an actress and the Academy Award-nominated actress while his father worked as a film producer. This made him and his family lead a comfortable life as both his parents were working class. He received one of the best forms of education, which has enabled him to receive much success in his life. After having gone through the other levels of education, he attended the University of Colorado Boulder, where he graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts.

Having graduated, he joined in the job market where he started working in television where he was dealing with business matters. He worked for KVAL TV as a news reporter. He also worked on the radio hosting a number of talk shows and being an author as he has written several books.  He left his career and joined his current profession of being a podcast in 2005.

Personal Life

Dan Carlin has been very secretive about his personal life and does not openly share it with the public. It is, however, been known that he is a family man with a wife and two kids. He usually shares little information about his family on twitter but has not disclosed their names. He also expresses much love and dedication to his family. Together with his family, Carlin lives in Eugene in Oregon.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 14th November 1955, Dan Carlin is 68 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and his weight is 69 kg.


Carlin began his own shows, Common Sense, in 2005. This show is much related to radio broadcasting except that it does not happen through a radio station. His show usually deals with the currents trends in politics and the problems and how to solve these problems. The show has become so popular have had as many episodes as 319. Its popularity grew so much such that it won two consecutive awards, one in 2012 and the other one is 2013, and has been listed as one of the best podcasts.

His other show is on Hardcore History, which tends to past history experiences, even those learnt from high school. He looks at different historical topics throughout the world and, at times, also looks at events in the Bible. Just like Common Show, Hardcore History has also won a number of awards. Its shows are also educational as it tends to explain to the common people of issues that might be bothering them on how they happened. Some of his episodes include; Alexander versus Hitler, Meandering Through the Cold War, Scars of the Great War, Judgement at Nineveh, just to name a few, and he has a total of 64 episodes in the Hardcore History.

He is also an author and has written the book “The End is Always Near.” He has also embraced other people’s works and has supported their podcasts by appearing in their shows.

Awards & Achievements

Dan Carlin has won a number of awards from his career. From his Common Sense show, he won two Podcast Awards, one in 2012 and the other one in 2013. Again in 2012, he also won an award courtesy of his Hardcore History show. He was nominated for Sticher Award for his show is the best Educational and learning category.

In 2014, Carlin received an award of Best Classic Podcast. In 2015 he received Best Educational Podcast with Podcast Awards and another one in 2018 as Best History Podcast. He has also been ranked at no. 5 among 25 best Podcasts, which was prepared by Slate Magazine.

Net Worth & Salary of Dan Carlin in 2024

Dan Carlin Net Worth
Dan Carlin Net Worth

As of July 2024, Dan Carlin has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He has been able to generate a lot of money from his various episodes in his Podcast shows. His Common Sense shows would get over 700,000 downloads in each episode and had millions of downloads in the Hardcore History. He is also an author and is able to generate money from the sale of his books.

Dan Carlin has become successful, and his popularity is growing. Although he has faced a number of criticism from some Historians as his approach to history being too simplistic, he has not stopped but has continued to teach his fans complex history to be as simple as possible.


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