We are sure you all get quite excited when it comes to celebrity net worth and lifestyle, so let us see the same for Tony Romo. So here are once again to keep you all updated with celebrity net worth and net worth. Here in this article, we will be focusing on an American football player’s net worth. Almost after a break of one year due to the covid pandemic tournaments and sports events are taking place all over the world. Somewhere, the world has been focusing on cricket matches, while somewhere else, the focus is on football and other sports events. At such times the players are in focus. So here in this article, we will be discussing Tony Romo’s net worth and lifestyle.
The well-known American football quarterback was born on April 21, 1980, in San Diego, California. He is the son of Ramiro Romo Jr and Joan Jakubowski. Tony was born at the time when his father was stationed at the San Diego U.S. Naval Base; hence he is given the title of Navy Brat. Tony’s father returned to Burlington some years later. He then worked as a carpenter and construction worker. His wife Joan was a clerk at a local grocery store. As a child, Tony was inclined towards sport. He was selected by the Little League All-Star team as a basketball player. So now, when we know a little bit about Tony’s background, let’s have a look at his net worth.
Tony Romo Net Worth
As of 2021, Tony Romo earned an approximate net worth of around $127 million. A major chunk of his net worth is earned throughout his career as a footballer. The former quarterback lives a lavish and luxurious life with all the comforts and luxuries. Currently, he enjoys his retirement phase with his wife and family. In 2003, when he became part of the Dallas Cowboys, he was an undrafted rookie. He soon became their third-string quarterback and earned a salary of around $10,000.
He didn’t play for the next 2 years due to some unknown reasons. When in 2006, he made a comeback as a backup for Drew Bledsoe. His contract, too, got extended, and he got around $67.5 million as salary. In 2013 once again, QB renewed its contract with Tony and for which he was paid around $108 million for signing the deal. When Tony got retired, he had around 34,813 passing yards with 248 touchdowns and 117 interceptions on a 65.3% complete rate. After getting retired as a footballer, he signed a contract with the CBS network as a sports analyst. As per the sources, Tony is the highest-paid sports analyst of the time.
Since the time he signed the contract with the CBS network, he earned around $4 million for the three-year contract. Later CBS offered him a $100 million contract worth $17 million annual salaries. Tony also earned around $10million endorsement deals with starters including DirecTV, Topps, Corona, Pizza Hut, Frito-Lay, and Under Armour. Per game, the quarterback player used to get around $1millon. He earned around 1.05 million by selling off his Irving Texas house. His house was built on a 5,551 square-foot plot. The house is built in Mediterranean style inside the gated community of the Cottonwood Valley. It is comprised of six bedrooms, four bathrooms, a pool, a spa, and an entertaining space in the backyard.
Career & Personal Life
Tony started off with a football career at the Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. There he played for the NCAA Division I-AA Eastern Illinois Panthers football team. He was also a member of Sigma Pi. As a sophomore, he ranked second in Division I-AA in the year 2000 for passing efficiently. That time he completed around 164 passes out of 278 passes for 2,583 yards and 27 touchdowns. On December 19, 2002, Tony became the first player in Eastern Illinois and Ohio Valley Conference history to win the Walter Payton Award that is usually given to the top Division I-AA football player.
In the 2007’s season, Romo started with four touchdown passes and an additional passes and additional touchdown rush. He defeated the New York Giants by 45-35 in the Cowboy’s first game of the regular season. Tony began dating Jessica Simpson in 2007. They dated until 2009 for almost two years. On July 9, 2009, they broke up. Later in 2011, he married Romo Candice Crawford. His wife was a Miss Missouri USA and a former journalist at the Dallas television station. Tony and his wife share three sons together.