All About Greg Olsen’s Wife Kara Dooley: Net Worth, Age, Height

April 18, 2024
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Who is Kara Dooley?

Kara Dooley was born on 29 September 1985 under the zodiac sign of Libra, in Orlando, Florida, USA. She’s a 36-year-old celebrity wife and former real estate agent, but probably best recognized for being the wife of the famous American Football sportscaster and former professional National Football League (NFL) player Greg Olsen.

How rich is she, as of now? Kara Dooley Net Worth

As of early 2022, Kara Dooley’s net worth is estimated at over $5 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the real estate business. On the other hand, her husband Greg Olsen has a net worth estimated at over $16 million, earned through his career in the sports industry.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Kara is the daughter of John Dooley, a Long Island native, and Deborah Dooley, a Farmingdale, New York native, and has an elder sister named Kristen Dooley McCullough. She holds American nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding her education, Kara completed her degree at the University of Miami.

Professional Career

Right after graduation, Kara started on her career as a real estate agent, and subsequently has worked in several real estate agencies, including The Campins Company in Chicago, Illinois. Once she married Greg Olsen, she quit her job to look after her husband and children.


However, she has been involved alongside her husband in most of the charity programs of The Greg Olsen Foundation, a charitable organization that helps fund cancer research; it was founded by her husband after his mother passed away from cancer. After the birth of her twins, Kara started the HEARTest Yard initiative, to raise money for families who are going through crises.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Kara Dooley has long blonde-dyed hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 10ins (1.78m), while her weight isn’t disclosed, as is information about her vital statistics, bra, dress and shoe size.

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Love Story with Greg Olsen

Kara Dooley met her future husband Greg Olsen in 2003, when both of them were freshmen at the University of Miami. They started dating, and fell in love with each other shortly afterwards. The two eventually walked down the aisle in March 2009, their wedding ceremony taking place at the Ginn Hammock Beach Resort in Florida. They are now the parents of three children – she gave birth to their son named Tate Christian Olsen, in June 2011, and they then welcomed twins, a son named Trent Jerry, known as T. J., and a daughter named Talbot, in October 2012.


T. J. was born with a rare congenital heart defect, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which means that the left side of his heart wasn’t developed correctly, and so eventually received a heart transplant in June 2021. The family resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Who is her husband? Greg Olsen Short Wiki/Bio

Gregory Walter ‘Greg’ Olsen was born on 11 March 1985 under the zodiac sign of Pisces, in Paterson, New Jersey USA. He was raised with two brothers named Chris Olsen, Jr. and Kevin by their father Chris Olsen, Sr., and mother Susan Olsen.

Education and High School Career

He went to Wayne Hills High School, where he played American Football and basketball under his father.

In his senior year, he was one of three finalists for the Gatorade Player of the Year award, and was named a USA Today first-team All American; he finished his high school career with 73 receptions for 1,474 yards and 27 touchdowns. In 2003, he played in the US Army All-American Bowl, after which he was listed as the number two tight end in the nation by He was active in track and field, competing as a sprinter, and in the throwing events.

College Career

Upon matriculation, he enrolled in the University of Notre Dame, but transferred to the University of Miami in the same year, where he continued playing, for the Miami Hurricanes. He completed his college career with 87 receptions for 1,215 yards and six touchdowns.


He was also interested in music, and was a member of the college’s rap group called the 7th Floor Crew, in which he performed under the stage name G-Reg.

Professional Playing Career

Greg Olsen’s professional playing career started when he was selected as the 31st overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears, with whom he signed a five-year contract. He made his NFL debut in the match against the Dallas Cowboys in September of the same year; he finished the season with 39 receptions for 391 yards and two touchdowns.

The following season, he led the team in receiving touchdowns, and was selected for the 2009 Pro Bowl, and was also named the Bears Player of the Year by Chicago’s Comcast SportsNet. Although his numbers dropped in the 2011 season, Greg led the team to win their first play-off game that year against the Seattle Seahawks, but was then traded to the Carolina Panthers.

Continued Success

Greg Olsen spent nine seasons with the Panthers – for his performances in the 2014 season, he was named the best tight end in pass block efficiency and receiving by Pro Football Focus. He was also voted to the 2015 Pro Bowl, as he distinguished himself as a player, setting records for receiving yards and receptions for a tight end. He was also named for his second consecutive Pro Bowl, as well as to the AP All-Pro second team that year.


Thanks to his accomplishments, he was ranked the second-best receiving tight end in the NFL behind Rob Gronkowski. After the next season, Greg was named to his third consecutive Pro Bowl, and also became the first tight end in the history of the NFL to record three consecutive 1,000-yard receiving seasons. However, he then suffered a foot injury which required surgery, so his playing time decreased over the next three seasons.

Retirement and Further Career

After being released by the Panthers in 2020, Greg Olsen briefly played for the Seattle Seahawks, before he finally announced his retirement in 2021, finishing his playing career with 742 receptions for 8,683 receiving years and 60 touchdowns.

Following his retirement, he started a second career as a full-time broadcaster on Fox Sports, and now serves as a color commentator and studio analyst for both NFL and XFL games.

Martha Clifford

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