Antonio Ramiro Romo is a popular American football quarterback and sports analyst. He played for fourteen seasons for the Dallas Cowboys. Formerly he played college football for Eastern Illinois University. He started his career as a holder and then became the quarterback for the Cowboys. Then he retired from his career in 2016 after an injury. After his retirement, he got hired by CBS Sports for the position of lead colour analyst for the NFL telecasts. Tony Romo age is forty. Tony Romo is a talented player. Many channels are offering him money to work for them as he has become a sought after analyst for NFL.
Know all the details about Tony Romo Biography here.
The birth date of Tony Romo is April 21, 1980, and his birthplace is San Diego, California. The names of his parents are Ramiro Romo Jr. and Joan Jakubowski. He is a Navy brat because he was born when his father got stationed at San Diego U.S. Naval Base. His mother worked as a grocery store clerk. He played baseball as a child and got selected to play in Little League All-Star team. Romo began as a quarterback for the Burlington High School. Then he graduated from the school in 1998.
- College career
Romo went to Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. In his sophomore year, he did well. He also received a lot of recognition for his talents. On 2002 he became the first player in Eastern Illinois and Ohio Valley to get the Walter Payton Award. Tony Romo college career got over with good records in the games.
- Dallas Cowboys
Romo received a late invitation to play as a quarterback. Then he got signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Cowboys. From 2004 to 2005 Romo started to serve as a holder for placekicks. In the game of 2004, he hit a goal when playing against the Oakland Raiders. In the 2006 season, he served as the backup starter to Drew Bledsoe. He played in the followings seasons also with excellent stats. Tony Romo jersey number is 9.
On 2017 he retired from the NFL. So he got released from the Cowboys after his request. Now he is working as the Color Analyst for CBS. He renewed his contract with the channel to work until 2022.
On 2007 Romo started to date American singer and actress Jessica Simpson. But he broke up with her in 2009. On 2011 he got married to Candice Crawford. Tony Romo wife is the former journalist for Dallas television station KDAF. Furthermore, she is the sister of actor Chace Crawford. Romo children are Hawkins Crawford Romo, Rivers Romo and Jones McCoy Romo.
The net worth of Tony Romo
Tony Romo net worth is $70 million. As he played for the Dallas Cowboys he made a lot of money in his sports career. He became the Quarterback for the team in 2007 and signed $67.5-million contract extension. Tony Romo salary in his career as a color Analyst was $17 million. That is why he is one of the highest-paid personnel in sports broadcasting career. Moreover, he also appeared in the advertisements of Corona’s “Corona Hotline” commercials. He signed a $10 million deal with the brand Starter and also has endorsed many products.