Dan Cathy
Dan Cathy
Real Name/Full Name Daniel Truett Cathy
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dan Cathy
Birth Place: Jonesboro, Georgia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 March 1953
Age/How Old: 71 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 160 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 69 Kg
In Pounds – 152 lbs.
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey/Bald
Parents Name: Father –  S. Truett Cathy
Mother – Jeanette
Siblings: Brother- Bubba Cathy
Sister – Trudy
School: N/a
College: Georgia Southern University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rhonda Palmer
Kids/Children Name: 2 (N/A)
Profession: Chairperson, president and CEO of Chick-Fil-A
Net Worth: $8 billion
Last Updated: June 2024

Dan Cathy’s full name is Daniel Truett Cathy; he was born on 1st March 1953. His mother’s name was Jeanette, and his father’s name was S. Truett. His father had a restaurant named dwarf house restaurant in Hapeville, Georgia, started in 1946 during world war -II. While he was in a local school, he began doing commercials for his father’s restaurant. He created the chain of fast food known as Chick-fil-A while his father was expanding the business.

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Biography and Early Life:

Dan Cathy was born in Jonesboro, Georgia. His father owned a restaurant. Thus, he was introduced to the food business at an early age. In the 1960s, he started promoting his father’s restaurant while he was still attending the school. He did many odd jobs while growing up to support his father’s business. His father died in the year 2014. After the same, he concentrated on growing his business to the most part of the world.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dan Cathy in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Dan Cathy’s age is 71 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 1 March 1953. Though, he is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 160 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 152 lbs in Pound and 69kg in Kilograms.


Cathy did his bachelor’s degree from Georgia southern university in business administration. He holds a doctorate from the University of West Georgia, Anderson College, Carver Bible College, and Pepperdine University.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Dan Cathy With Family
Dan Cathy With Family

While growing up, he did many odd jobs to support his father’s business. He is the owner of the franchise chain called Chick- fil- A. In 2012 in July, the controversy sparked when he openly opposed same-sex marriage. The WinShape Foundation, an operator of Chick-fil-A, spent millions of dollars to promote conversion therapy, defeat same-sex marriage. He is married to Rhonda Palmer and has two children.

Is Dan Cathy Gay?

No, Dan Cathy is married to Rhonda Palmer and has two children. Thus it proves his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career:

When he started his franchise, he was director of operations and was promoted to president and CEO in 2013, and was promoted chairman in 2016. Cathy has 2,000 restaurants, and he spends his time visiting them. The idea of Chick-fil-A had come from his father’s restaurant. He started his Chick-fil-a in 1967 in the green briar mall in southwestern Atlanta. Chick-fil-A is present in 39 states with nearly 1500 restaurants.


He won two awards outstanding American awards, the national wrestling hall of fame in 2013. He was also declared as the Most People-Focused CEO of Atlanta. The ceremony took place in the inaugural part of the HR Excellence Award. Also, being the owner of the most happening fast-food juggernaut, Chick-fil-A is itself an achievement.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dan Cathy in 2024:

Dan Cathy Net Worth
Dan Cathy Net Worth

As of 2024, the net worth of Dan Cathy is around $8 billion. He earns a salary of $700,000 a year and is the owner of Chick-fil-A, which is a fast-food juggernaut chain in the USA. With the increase in worldwide business, it is expected that his net worth will increase with time.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • Cathy did not have a great childhood. Thus, he had to work odd jobs to support his father’s business.
  • The descendants of Chick-fil-A must have work experience of two years outside the company.
  • Chick-fil-A popularized the chicken sandwich.
  • A at the end of Chick-fil-A means grade A.
  • Chick-Fil-A restaurants are closed on Sundays.
  • Only three states of the USA don’t have Chick-fil-A restaurants.

Cathy didn’t have a great childhood, but still, it didn’t stop him from following his dream. The inspiration can come from anywhere, and that’s precisely what happened to him. He didn’t let his past difficulties kill his dreams, which makes him unique.


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