Danny McCray Biography

Danny McCray is an American Football player who played for Dallas Cowboys and Chicago Bears. He used to play freestyle and often backed up both safety and linebacker. Currently, he is in the limelight because of his participation in the CBS TV show named Survivor 41st season where the sole survivor will win $1 million.

Early Life

Danny McCray was born on 10th March 1988 in Houston, Texas, United States of America. The names of his parents are Roger Wayne Harris and La Quita McCray- Harris. He has two sisters named Kemberly and Dannyell. At a young age, he actively participated in playing various sports. Danny has completed his high school education at Westfield High School. Later for his higher and further studies, he went to Louisiana State University. During his school life, he enjoyed playing football for the school and university teams.

Danny McCray Career

Danny began his career in the field of Football. In 2004 he helped his school football team to a second-place finish at Class 5A state championship. While at university, he played 52 games with 13 starts and recorded 196 tackles. In 2010 he was signed by Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. He was playing in their special team. Along with that he was seen competing against Chicago Bears and many other teams. In 2013 he decided to remain with the team while his salary was reduced and was avoided being waived. The new special team coordinator Rich Bisaccia changed his role which affected his tackle tricks.

On 18th March 2014, he signed a one-year contract with Chicago Bears. His best game was seen against New York Jets where he had 10 tackles on defense. On 14th May 2015 he again was signed by the Dallas Cowboys to replace the special team’s player named C.J. Spillman. He scored 4 special teams tackles and was not re-resigned after the season. After his retirement, he became a fan of a show named Survivor and now came up as one of the casts in the 41st Season of Survivor will be seen competing with other contestants for the grand prize of $1 million.

Social Media

Danny is an active user of social media. He usually uploads pre and post-game match opinions and pictures of his friends and family. He joined Twitter in April 2010 and has earned 28.6 thousand followers and 572 following. On Instagram, he has earned 1,872 followers and 476 following.

Danny McCray Biography

Real Name Danny DeWayne McCray
Birth Date 10 March 1988
Age (as of 2021) 33 Years
Birth Place Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Safety
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 100 kg  –  in Pounds –  221 lbs
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Roger Wayne Harris
Mother LaQuita McCray-Harris


School Westfield High School
College Louisiana State University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Who is his wife? Kiki McCray
Children One

Personal Life

Danny is married to his girlfriend named Kiki McCray who works as a psychotherapist. They tied their knot in April 2019 in a private wedding ceremony. In May 2020 they announced that they were expecting their first child. They are now blessed with a baby girl named Zoe Ann McCray in September 2020.

Danny McCray Net Worth

Danny has earned a lot as a Football player. His main source of income was earned by winning matches. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $1 million.


  • He is currently residing in Frisco, Texas, United States of America.
  • His father Roger passed away on 4th May 1996.
  • He has completed Masters in Business Administration course.
  • In 2005 he earned first-team all-district honors as a senior.
  • He was recommended to Dallas Cowboys by Coach Joe De Camillis.
  • He was assigned uniform no. 40 previously worn by Bill Bates at Dallas Cowboys.
  • In Chicago bears he was reunited with Joe De Camillis.
  • He was ranked 4th in Chicago bears for his 10 special teams tackles.

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