Dean Blandino Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, and Salary

Dean Blandino is the former head of officiating for the XFL. Before he served as the NFL’s Vice President of Officiating from 2013 to 2017

Dean Blandino Biography

Dean Blandino is the former head of officiating for the XFL. Before he served as the NFL’s Vice President of Officiating from 2013 to 2017, and also as a host of the Good Calls podcast on iHeartRadio. He is as well an Executive Producer of ‘Her Turf.’ In 2015, he did stand-up comedy in numerous comedy clubs in New York City.

Dean Blandino Career

Blandino began as an intern in the NFL’s officiating department. He later moved up as a full-time employee after the 1994 season. Blandino was then assigned to organize instant replay when it was introduced in the NFL in 1999; He managed the program for six years. He also served as a replay official for two Super Bowls.

In 2009, Blandino dropped the NFL and started a business in California to train and evaluate replay officials. In 2012, He went back to the NFL as director of officiating, and in February 2013 was delegated Vice President of Officiating taking over from Carl Johnson. Blandino left the NFL in May 2017.

In June 2017, Blandino became part of Fox Sports in the position of analyst for the network’s NFL and college football coverage. In May 2018, Blandino took over a new role, as director of instant replay for NCAA football; the role has an offseason focus, to allow him to continue broadcasting.

Blandino was also an officiating consultant for the Alliance of American Football and is a contributor to The Athletic. He held the position of executive producer of Her Turf, a 2018 documentary about three female football referees. On January 6, 2020, Blandino was appointed by the XFL to be the league’s head of officiating.

Dean Blandino Age

He was born on September 13, 1971. His birth sign is Virgo. He celebrates his birthday on 13th September every year. Blandino is 51 years old.

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Dean Blandino Height

Blandino stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches.

Dean Blandino Wife/ Kids/ Son

Blandino is married and has two children. Although he has managed to keep details about his wife and children’s names private. On June 9, 2017, he posted a video of his son and younger daughter jumping on the bed and enjoying it.

Dean Blandino Net Worth

Blandino has a net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million.

Dean Blandino Salary

Blandino is currently earning a salary of $75,637 per year. Moreover, he also serves as the executive producer, receiving an annual salary of $104,641.

Dean Blandino Nationality

Blandino is an American.

Dean Blandino Email

His email is

Dean Blandino Podcast

Dean has a podcast, Good Call that focuses on topics about the rules in both sports and life, mixing in humor, pop culture, and interviews with sports and entertainment personalities. Former NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating and current FOX Sports Rules Analyst Dean Blandino gives his unique take on officiating and rules in sports, entertainment, and everyday life.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Blandino.

Who is Blandino?

 He is the former head of officiating


50 years old as of 2021


5 feet 8 inches


Not Available


$75,637 – $104,641

Net Worth

around $1 Million
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