Tony Romo Biography
Tony Romo is an analyst and former American football quarterback. Romo played in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys.
Romo played college football at Eastern Illinois, where he made an Ohio Valley Conference championship appearance in 2001 and won the Walter Payton Award the following year. Following his retirement from the NFL, He was hired by CBS Sports to serve as the lead color analyst for the network’s NFL telecasts.
Tony Romo Age
Tony Romo was born in San Diego, California, United States on April 21, 1980. He is 42 years old.
Tony Romo Height
Romo is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 ft 2 inches (Approx. 1.88 m).
Tony Romo Education
He started as quarterback for the Burlington High School Demons beginning as a junior (1996 season). In the 1997 season, Romo and the Demons finished with a 3–6 record. Tony also was a starter on the Burlington High School varsity basketball team and also played golf and tennis. In 1998, He joined Caron Butler on the All-Racine County team.
With per-game averages of 24.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, and 4.7 assists, He was sought by some mid-major basketball schools in the NCAA such as Wisconsin-Green Bay. In 1998, He graduated from Burlington High School with his 1,080 points being the all-time scoring record for the Burlington basketball varsity.
Tony joined the University of Eastern Illinois in Charleston, Illinois, where he played for the NCAA Division I-AA Eastern Illinois Panthers football team and was a member of Sigma Pi. On December 7, 2021, Romo was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 2021 class.
Tony Romo Family
Tony was born to his parents Ramiro Romo Jr. and Joan Jakubowski in San Diego, California. He was born while his father was stationed at the San Diego U.S. Naval Base.
The adorable family returned to Burlington, Wisconsin, where His father served as a carpenter and construction worker and his mother worked as a grocery store clerk. Romo played baseball as a child and was selected to the Little League All-Star team.
Tony Romo Wife
He is married to his beautiful wife called Candice Crawford. Candice is the 2008 Miss Missouri USA, a former journalist for Dallas television station KDAF, and the sister of actor Chace Crawford. The duo had dated since the summer of 2009 and became engaged on December 16, 2010, and married on May 28, 2011. Together, they have three sons Hawkins, Rivers, and Jones McCoy.
Tony Romo Salary
Tony receives an annual salary of $17 million per year.
Tony Romo Net Worth
Romo has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
Tony Romo Career
He also was a starter on the Burlington High School varsity basketball team and also played golf and tennis. Tony is an avid amateur golfer and attempted to qualify for the 2004 EDS Byron Nelson Championship and the 2005 U.S. Open, but failed. During the offseason, when not training, Romo plays golf around Dallas. He failed to cut qualifying for Byron Nelson in 2008.
Upon retiring, Romo was hired by CBS Sports to become the lead color analyst for their NFL telecasts. Tony works in the booth alongside play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz, replacing Phil Simms, who was moved to the studio for The NFL Today.
In February 2020, He renewed his contract with CBS through at least 2022, with the network reportedly paying him $17 million per year, which would make him one of the highest-paid personnel in sports broadcasting and “the highest-paid NFL analyst in television history.
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