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John Daly’s Daughter Shynah Hale Daly Is A Photographer, Details

Shynah Hale Daly chooses to live a simple life despite her dad being a famous personality. Her father, John Daly is constantly in the news either for his golfing skills, music albums, or his love life. Over the years, he has been married four times but never once has his marriage been successful. However, one thing turned out great from his failed relationships, he joined fatherhood.

Following in her father’s footsteps, she has taken an interest in the music industry as a hobby. However, her favorite thing to do is to capture people’s emotions through her camera.

Let’s learn more about her in this article.

Shynah Hale Daly Is A Professional Photographer

Shynah chose photography as her career path. She has an Instagram account under @changingdalyphotography where she shares her work. Though her education details are kept under wrap, it is safe to assume that she pursued a degree in photography. Before she went professional, the California native reportedly helped her dad, John run his golf course designing company for many years.

Hale also has an interest in music like her father. In 2023, lil_skinny_music uploaded pictures shoutouting her talent. She usually travels to Nashville for her music collaborations.

She is currently living in Arkansas and enjoys her career as a photographer.

Shynah Is The Eldest Daughter Of Professional Golfer, John Daly

Hale was born on 10th June 1992 to John Daly and his second wife, Bettye Fulford. Her father is a golfer on the PGA Tour and a PGA Tour champion who turned professional in 1987. Besides playing golf, he is popular for his music albums and business ventures.

As for her mother, Bettye started her career as a hotel convention planner at the Georgia Hotel and Lodging Association. She is a member of the International Association of Conference Centers and the International Association of Conference and Event Planners.

Her Parents Tied The Knot After Having A Public Breakup

Shynah’s parents got married in the summer of 1992 four months after her mother, Bettye got divorced from her former husband. The couple was planning on getting married on December 28, 1991, but instead had a massive public breakup.

Shynah Hale Daly parent's, John Daly and Bettye Fulford
Bettye was with John when he won the PGA championship in 1991.

Well, the couple reportedly had gotten engaged in 1991 after dating for a few months. All the drama began after their engagement when details about Fulford’s past were disclosed.

As per the reports, she was previously married and was still legally married to that man during their entire relationship. She filed for divorce in August 1991 without informing John. However, when Daly heard the news, he decided to call off the engagement but his then-fiancee wasn’t ready to say goodbye.

John And Bettye’s Fight Went To Court

They announced their breakup just before Christmas of 1991. Fulford then broke the news of her pregnancy. She also filed palimony and paternity suits against the golfer in 1992 after the rumors of John seeing Paulette Dean, a model, started circulating.

Fulford soon appointed lawyer, Marvin Mitchelson to handle suits. Mitchelson said,

We’re trying to work out something right now and if we don’t we’re going to have to file an action next week, probably for palimony and paternity as well.”

These two patched things up six days after the suit was filed and she dropped the case. They walked down the aisle later on.

Shynah Hale Daly’s Dad Was Arrested For Physically Assaulting His Then-Wife, Bettye

Daly was arrested for third-degree assault for pulling his then-partner’s hair and pushing her against a wall. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years probation.

The incident happened when they had hosted a party in their Colorado house where they got into a heated argument eventually leading to a massive fight.

John filed a divorce in 1993 after this incident. The divorce was finalized in 1995; the same year he got married to Paulette Dean.

Her Father’s Failed Marriages

As for her father’s love life, John has been married four times. He married his first wife, Dale Crafton in 1987 and called it quits in 1990 due to incompatible differences.

Daly then was married to Hale’s mother, Fulford for three years before parting ways in 1995. The same year, he tied the knot with Paulette Dean with whom he had his second daughter. Their relationship came to an end in 1999. His last marriage was with Sherrie Miller which also resulted in separation.

Shynah's father, John Daly with his fiancee, Anna Cladakis
John is in a relationship with Anna.

After his failed marriage, John started dating Anna Cladakis. These two have been engaged since 2014 but are yet to tie the knot. They are still going strong after knowing each other for a decade.

Shynah Has Three Half-Siblings

Hale has two half-siblings from her dad’s side and one from her mom’s side. She is the only child of John and Bettye. Her mother reportedly gave birth to a son before she met Daly.

Shynah Hale father and brother, John Daly II
Shynah’s half-brother, John Daly II is a college golfer.

After her parents divorced, her dad married Dean and gave birth to a girl, Sierra Lynn Daly in 1995. As of now, Lynn is doing great in the Insurance field. She is in Hotspring selling Insurance.

Hale also has a half-brother, John Patrick Daly II who was born on July 23, 2003. He is the son of Daly and his fourth wife, Sherrie Miller. The youngest child is a daddy’s boy as he enjoys playing golf with his dad.

She Has A Good Relationship With Both Of Her Parents

Shynah is still close to both of her parents even after they have been divorced for several years. On Mother’s Day, she uploaded a photo on her Instagram with Fulford and wrote, “Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful Mama!!”.

Shynah Hale Daly with her dad, his current fiancee and half-siblings.
Shynah has a close relationship with her siblings and folks.

She also uses her social media platform to cheer her dad frequently. Whenever he shows an amazing performance in a golf tournament, she expresses her happiness. Once she shared the screenshot of the scorecard with the caption, ” Let’s go KING!!” showing her support to John.

A Peek Into Hale’s Dating History

Shynah has yet to reveal a man to the world. She prefers to keep her personal life away from the prying eyes. Her Instagram account is also private. Hence, we can’t exactly pinpoint her relationship status.

Shynah Hale Daly Had A Surgical Procedure When She Was 17

Hale was extremely overweight and had surgery to lose 30 kg. She battled obesity until the late 2010s. After the surgery, she called her dad crying to tell him the news. She said,

“Dad, I’m wearing jeans for the first time in my life.” John also did the same surgery for his weight loss. He said, “Your self-esteem gets better. You don’t like being teased. I was teased pretty much when I was a young kid because I was so fat too, and it’s not fun.”

How Much Is Her Net Worth?

As a professional photographer, Shynah has an estimated earnings of around $50,000. As of 2024, she has a net worth of around $800k.

Similarly, her father is also quite wealthy approximate net worth of $2 million. His net worth would have been much higher had he not lost millions of dollars in gambling over the years. He also lost a lot of his money on divorce settlements.