Who Is Holly Campbell? All about Dan Campbell’s Wife

September 22, 2023   | March 22, 2024  | 

    Holly Campbell is the wife of NFL player-turned-coach Dan Campbell. She’s been with the retired tight end ever since his NFL journey kicked off. From their marriage of 19 years, the couple are parents to two children.

    Despite her husband’s fame, she barely reveals anything about her personal life. Having said that, it doesn’t mean Holly misses any chance to provide support to her husband while remaining away from the media spotlight. No wonder, why Dan considers her his “rock”. Let’s get further insights into Mrs. Campbell’s life.

    Key Takeaways:

    • Holly Campbell is the loving wife of retired NFL star Dan Campbell and the mother of his two children.
    • She and her husband, Dan, both are Texas A&M University alumni.
    • Campbell is a private person who prefers to keep her family and relationship profile away from the public.
    • Her husband, Dan, formerly played in the NFL for 11 seasons, and now works as the head coach of the Detroit Lions.
    • She is often the subject of inspiration and support during Mr. Campbell’s speech.

    Where Was Dan Campbell’s Wife Holly Campbell Born?

    Holly was born circa 1976 in the USA, and as per online sources, she grew up in Texas. She holds American nationality and comes from a white ethnic background. Since she consciously keeps her personal life away from the public eye, further about her childhood or family is under wraps.

    Graduate Of Texas A&M: What Does She Do Now?

    As reported, Holly attended Texas A&M University, where her (then future husband) Dan also studied. And guesses are that the duo met in college and probably set the sail of their romance.

    Mrs. Campbell gets recognition as a supportive wife and most probably, she is a homemaker.

    Is Holly Also An Athlete?

    It’s been common in the NFL that a player’s wife is/has been an athlete, so many wonder if Dan’s wife Holly been the same. Even though it’s unsure if she was a part of any sports team or cheerleading squad at college, it’s possible that her kids’ sports enthusiasm comes partly from her genes.

    Husband Dan Campbell Is An NFL Player-Turned- Coach

    Daniel Allen Campbell aka Dan is an American retired NFL player who now serves as the head coach of Detroit Lions (2021- now). His coaching career began after retiring as a player in 2010.

    From 2011 to 2015, he was the tight end coach for the Miami Dolphins, which followed his stints in New Orleans Saints (2016-20, as assistant head coach & tight ends coach).

    Nicknamed MCDC i.e. “Motor City Dan Campbell”, Dan entered the NFL as the round-three pick of the NY Giants in the 1999 NFL draft. After playing 4 seasons with the Giants, he played with a further three teams: Dallas Cowboys (2003-05), Detroit Lions (2006 -08), and New Orleans Saints (2009).

    Even though his team, the New Orleans Saints, won the Super Bowl XLIV, he didn’t get a Super Bowl ring as he was out in the injured reserve for the whole season.

    Holly And Dan Campbell’s Relationship Is A Sweet Yet Secret Love Story

    The Campbell couple reportedly met at Texas A&M University in the late 90s. After a few years of dating, they married in 2005; the same year, Dan played his final season with the Dallas Cowboys before the Detroit Lions signed him in 2006.

    Afterward, the family moved to Detroit and settled there, where they would expand their family and raise two kids.

    Holly Campbell married Dan Campbell in 2005
    Holly Cambell with her NFL star husband Daniel Campbell

    She often makes her attendance in Dan’s games- from his playing days to coaching. On December 14, 2015, Holly and Dan were pictured kissing before the NY Giants game in Miami Gardens, Florida.

    Dan Openly Adores Holly Despite Keeping Married Life Low-Key

    Even if, like Holly, Dan also prefers to keep insights about his love life under wraps, he can’t help adoring his wife’s support in public. In January 2021, during an opening statement as the new coach for the Lions, the former tight end didn’t miss to mention his spouse & said,

    “First and foremost, my wife, Holly. We’ve been married for over 20 years. She’s been my rock, man. She’s moved with me, she tells me exactly how it is — in a good way — well not always in a good way, but my point is, she’s going to let me know exactly what she thinks, and that’s a good thing.”

    Holly Is Mother Of Two Grown-Up Kids

    The couple has a son named Cody Campbell and a daughter named Piper Cambell. Both of them are in their 20s.

    Son Cody Opted To Study Business Over Football

    Campbell’s eldest child, Cody, is a 2022 graduate of Trinity University with a Bachelor’s degree in business analytics and technology. While at Trinity, he played football for the college team but opted to step away from following his father’s footsteps.

    Holly Campbell shares two kids, a son Cody and a daughter Piper, with her husband Dan
    Holly and Dan with their children Piper and Cody

    Currently, he is pursuing a Master’s degree in business analytics at the University of Michigan-Stephen Ross School of Business (class of 2026). Throughout the years, he has interned at Trinity University and the NFL teams: Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints.

    Daughter Piper Is A Volleyball Player & TikTok Star

    Piper Cambell, the youngest of two children of Dan and Holly, is a senior volleyball player at Detroit Country Day School, with the jersey number #18. She is a class of 2024 at Beverly Hills, Michigan-based school.

    Aside from that, she seems to be an avid user of TikTok where she posts fun videos and Q&A sessions for Lions fans.

    Is She Active On Instagram?

    Yes, Campbell is active on Instagram under the handle @hollyhcampbell, which she has switched to private. Her daughter, Piper, often posts pictures of her (Holly) and tags her on her IG account. While she occasionally appears in the stadium with her husband, she opts out of NFL red-carpet moments.

    Net Worth Of Holly Campbell

    Even if Holly’s professional venture is not out, sources assume Campbell’s net worth is in the 6-digit figure. As the wife of NFL coach Dan Campbell,  she lives a decent life. Her husband Dan has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2024.

    From his 11 NFL seasons, the former Saints player made $13.246 million, while his salary as a head coach is between $4 million to $6 million. As reported, he signed a 6-year $40 million deal with the Detroit Lions.

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    Quick Facts
    Full Name Holly Campbell
    Birth Place USA
    Birthday 1976
    Age 48 years
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Caucasian white
    College Texas A&M University
    Eye Color Brown
    Hair Color Brown
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Married
    Spouse Dan Campbell
    Children Piper and Cody Campbell