Dak Prescott - Updated May 2024

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Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott is a prominent American football quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL).  Also, Dak Prescott is well known for playing as a student-athlete for the Mississippi State Bulldogs during his college days. Amazingly, Prescott can have several rookie quarterback records to his name.

Early Life

Prescott was born on July 29, 1993. He is 30 years old. The player’s birthplace is in Louisiana, United States. His nickname is Dak. And, his birth name is Rayne Dakota Prescott.

According to his date of birth, his zodiac sign is Leo. Moreover, he belongs to the American nationality. The player follows the Christian religion. Whereas, his ethnicity is African-American.

Peggy Prescott

Caption: Dak Prescott’s mother, Peggy Prescott (Instagram)

Similarly, Dak was born to Nathaniel Prescott and Peggy Prescott. His father worked as a city bus driver a long time ago.

Additionally, his siblings are Jace Prescott, Tad Prescott, Natalie Prescott-Smith, and Elliott Prescott. Among them, Elliott Prescott is the half-brother of Dak. As of 2021, the player is 28 years old.

Talking about his educational background, Prescott attended Houghton High School for his high school studies. Later on, he joined Mississippi State University for further academic qualification.

Dak Prescott – Net Worth 2024

His source of income is his occupation as a professional football player. As per the media sources, his net worth is $40 million.

Body Measurements

As a professional player, Dak has great body structure. He stands around 6 feet and 2 inches tall. On the other hand, he weighs 103 kg.

His exact body measurements are 41-16-35.5 for his chest, biceps, and waist size respectively. The NFL player has black hair and brown colored eyes.

Dak Prescott Body Measurement

Caption: Dak Prescott Body Measurement (Instagram)

Professional Life

Initially, Dak Prescott came up as a freshman with the Mississippi State Bulldogs in 2011. Afterward, he played as a backup to Tyler Russel in the 2012 season.

By the year 2015, he was considered the National Player of the Year Candidate. Likewise, they selected him to participate in the Preseason All-American Teams.

His career and professional life of Dak extended when he got involved in the Dallas Cowboys in 2016.

He could be able to become the first quarterback in the history of the Dallas Cowboys to wear jersey number 4. Astonishingly, Dak broke the record of Robert Griddin III

by attaining a passer rating of 104.9 and a 0.87% interception to attempts. Robert had set a rookie record of 102.4 in 2012 and a record of 1.27% interceptions to attempts.

Dak Prescott Career

Caption: Dak Prescott on his game (Instagram)

Not only this, but he also broke the single rookie game record with 88.9% against 87.0% attained by Mike Glennon in 2013.

In addition, Prescott was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2016. And, he was ranked on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.  During that year, he emerged in the 4th position.


As for achievements, Prescott was in top form in his games. That’s why he gained different national recognitions. The recognitions included being a finalist for the Jonny Unitas Golden Arm Award.

Besides, he became the semi-finalist for the Maxwell Award as well as the Davey O’Brien Award. And, he also received the Senior Class Award.

Personal Life

At present, Dak Prescott is in a relationship with Natalie Buffet. Natalie Buffett is an Instagram model. She is around 23 years old and has more than 25k followers on her Instagram account.

And, she attended Southern Methodist University. In addition, she majored in civil engineering.

Under their pictures on social media, it seems that the couple met each other initially in early 2020. Therefore, they shared a picture of them back in July 2020.

Additionally, the couple then dressed up for Halloween. Though Prescott was suffering from a compound fracture to his right ankle.

Earlier, he was dating Kayla Puzas. They started their relationship in 2014. However, they broke up in 2015 after dating each other for a year.

In the year 2016, Dak was together with Yasmine Nicole and then broke up on an unknown date. There was also a rumor that he was together with Rosette Abud. But, there is no confirmed verification of the rumor.

Dak Prescott – Social Media

The well-known player has verified an official account on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On Facebook, his name is Dak Prescot and has 684k followers.

On Twitter, his username is @dak with 1.4 million followers. Moreover, he has 2.2 million followers on Instagram with the username @_4dak.