Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Athletes

Tony Romo Net Worth: How Rich is Tony Romo Actually?

Tony Romo Net Worth

Tony Romo is an American NFL analyst for CBS Sports and a retired NFL quarterback who played his entire 14-year career with the Dallas Cowboys. As of 2021, Tony Romo net worth is estimated to be $85 million.

Net Worth
$85 million
Date of Birth
April 21, 1980
Age
40 years old
Born Place
San Diego, California, United States
Nationality
American
Source of Wealth
Retired NFL player and Sportscaster
Wife
Candice Crawford

Early Life

Tony Romo was born on April 21, 1980, in San Diego, California to parents Ramiro Romo Jr. and Joan Jakibowsku. He was born while his father Ramiro was stationed at the San Diego U.S. Naval Base. Tony from his early days was quite interested in sports and played baseball.

He went to Burlington High School and started playing as a quarterback. He was also a starter on the Burlington High School varsity basketball team. In 1998, he graduated from Burlington High School.

Romo then played his college football at Eastern Illinois University in Illinois. He played for the NCAA Division I-AA Eastern Illinois Panthers football team. During his time at college, he became the first player in Eastern Illinois and Ohio Valley Conference history to win the Walter Payton Award. He also earned All-American honors and was named OVC Player of the year three times in a row.

NFL and Broadcasting Career

In 2003, Romo was signed as an undrafted free agent and became the Cowboys’ starting quarterback from 2006 season. His professional debut game with Cowboys was against the Houston Texans on October 15, 2006. Romo led his team to a playoff berth and finished that 2006 season ranking seventh in the NFC in passing yards and touchdown passes.

He started the 2007 season signing a six-year contract with the Cowboys. He was the team’s regular starter from 2006 to 2015. Over the course of his stellar career, he guided the Cowboys to four postseason appearances and was named to Pro Bowl four times.

Unfortunately in 2016 during the preseason, Romo suffered a back injury which caused him to lose his starting position to Dak Prescott. He retired from NFL after the 2016 season.

Soon after retiring, he was hired by the CBS Sports to serve as a lead analyst. He teamed up with Jim Nantz in the broadcasting booth. He has received several praises for his broadcasting work for his ability to predict offensive plays and read defensive positions from the booth. The New Yorker called him a “genius of football commentary”.

Who is Tony Romo’s wife- Candice Crawford?

Tony Romo’s wife- Candice Crawford

Tony and Candice began dating in 2009. They met for the first time in 2009 when she was working in Dallas-Ft. Worth area as a sports broadcaster. After dating for two years, they tied the knot in May 2011.

Candice was born on December 16, 1986, in Texas. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a major in Journalism. She is also a former beauty pageant queen having won the title of Miss Missouri while she was in college.

Together, they have three children named Hawkins Crawford, Rivers, and John McCoy Romo.

Tony Romo Net Worth

As of 2021, Tony Romo net worth is estimated to be $85 million. He earned a total of $127.4 million during his time at Dallas Cowboys. After retiring as a player, he made $12 million over his three-year contract with CBS.

He is now set to become the highest-paid sportscaster in history. In February 2020, he signed a $100 million contract to stay at CBS. He will be earning a salary of $17 million per year.

Earnings per year (from 2020)
$17,000,000
Earnings per month
$1,416,666
Earnings per day
$47,222
Earnings per hour
$1,967
Earnings per minute
$32.8
Earnings per second
$0.546
Advertisement
Advertisement

Latest

Golfers

Mackenzie Hughes Net Worth: Mackenzie Hughes is a Canadian Professional Golfer playing for the PGA Tour. Since turning pro in 2013, he has accumulated...

Golfers

Kramer Hickok is an American PGA golfer from Texas. In 2020, he made nearly $250,000 from the PGA Tour and close to $500,000 in...

Television Personality

Robyn Brown Net Worth: Robyn Brown from ‘Sister Wives,’ an American reality television show, is Kody Brown’s fourth wife. Kody divorced Meri in 2015...

Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending

Television Personality

Erin Napier is an American host of the HGTV series Home Town. She and her husband Ben currently live in Mississippi. As of 2021,...

Television Personality

Molly Yeh is an American chef, cookbook author, and blogger. She is also popular on Instagram where she showcases her cooking content. As of...

Businessman

Binh Ho is a Vietnamese-American businessman who is the hot subject of HBO Max new reality show “House of Ho”. As of 2021, Binh...

Internet Stars

Tyler Hoover Net Worth: Tyler Hoover is an American YouTuber who runs the channel “Hoovies Garage”. He posts video content related to his large...

Advertisement