Bio of Daniel Herndon
Early Life and Education
After leaving school for good, Herndon launched into business by opening his own barbershop in Atlanta – one that quickly became popular among leading lawyers, judges and politicians of his city.
Herndon was in a financial position to support various local social, educational, and charitable institutions with his resources. Additionally, he participated in multiple organizations with national political and economic objectives such as the Niagara Movement.
Herndon’s three-month-old son Daniel will star in an upcoming episode of TLC show “A Baby Story.” Maureen and Robert already filmed parts of this series for Daniel to watch when he gets older; its premiere is set for September 21. Ashley Herndon will also make an appearance; unfortunately Herndon himself won’t.
Daniel Herndon is a naval dentist serving his nation as part of the US Navy Dental Corps. At University of Pennsylvania he graduated with honors with two majors in Biology and Health & Society – graduating top of his class – while joining Matthew Cryer Honor Society; at Texas San Antonio he obtained his doctoral degree as well as one-year Advanced Education General Dentistry residency through Navy DUINS program and completed one full service Oral Maxillofacial Surgery residency residency under Navy Duty Under Instruction program (DUINS).
Achievement and Honors
Herndon began his military service in 1957 by joining the Army. Until his retirement in 1977, he served 30 years. He received numerous military honors and awards, such as the Meritorious Service Medal (20LC), Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Overseas Service Ribbon. Herndon received widespread media coverage when he came out as gay in 2014, becoming the first major male country music artist to publicly declare their sexuality. Today he serves as Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Burn Surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Committed to pioneering groundbreaking research for burn treatments, Herndon has garnered numerous major awards and led revolutionary improvements for burn patients through his achievements.
Daniel Herndon has amassed an estimated net worth of $267 thousand dollars, due to both his accounting work and investments in stock. Since 2005, according to SEC Form 4 filings, Daniel has made four trades of Home Federal Bancorp Inc (Louisiana) stock totalling more than $266,982.
Recent work for Herndon involved his involvement with Fox News’ election fraud narrative; they are now facing defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems for up to $1.6 billion due to false claims made. In his free time, Herndon enjoys eating charcuterie and other cured meats while building custom poker tables as well as reading voraciously and collecting rare bourbon bottles.