Tony Romo is a famous American football television analyst who has played a 14th season of the National Football League with the Dallas Cowboys. At college time, he also played for the college team ‘Eastern Illinois University’ and won Walter Payton award in the year 2002.
In 2003, Romo had signed for the free agent with Cowboys and started his career playing as a holder. He takes retirement in the year 2016 as Romo was injured and may lead to losing the starting position to Dak Prescott. After retirement, he got the opportunity to manage as the lead analyst at the time of NFL telecasts. Now let’s have a look on Tony Romo’s net worth in 2018.
Tony Romo Early Life
Antonio Ramiro Romo was born on April 21, 1980, in the San Diego, California. His father profession was to serve in the U.S. Navy, and his mother was a store clerk, and he returned with his family to their home in Wisconsin. At the very young age, he also loved to play baseball and was selected for the Little League All-Star team.
Romo has completed his schooling at the Burlington High School and made a record in 1997 and got an award for that. He also played basketball while studying in Burlington High School and also got the chance to play tennis and golf.
Tony Romo Career
Tony has started playing football for the Eastern Illinois Panthers football which was his college team in Charleston, Illinois. When he played for the Division I-AA, Rome was honored by All-American and got 59% with the second rank. He also honored as the OVC Player of the Year.
In 2002, Tony was the first person who got the Walter Payton Award in Eastern Illinois and made a history. When he left his career, he had a record of 85 touchdown passes and was the second in his school with the maximum 8212 passing he has done in the matches. In the school, he played as a senior player and has made a record of 258 from the 407 attempts. This record was the third in the history of the school and second for the conference.
When he was coming back to the home, Tony was introduced by the Eastern Illinois University in the hall of fame of EIU. From all the players, he was the only player who has retired from the great record.
Awards and Achievements
Rome has achieved many achievements in his career and also got so many awards in his entire career. He received his first All-OVC award in the year 2000 and also got the OVC player of the year award in the same year. Tony has won OVC award for three times since 2000 to 2002 and also got All-American award in the same year. When he plays with the University team, he was honored with the jersey no 17 and also given the Walter Payton Award in 2002. He also made different records and left playing in 2016 and now working as an analyst.
Net worth of Tony Romo
Tony Romo is a retired football player having a net worth of $70 million. He started earning from his childhood and participated in several events. While studying in University, Rome has achieved a great Platform and started his career playing football. He also played different games like basketball, tennis, baseball, etc. and made several non-breakable records in his career.
Romo is a great American analyst with great respect as a sports person. He made a great platform in his life and achieved all the awards that he want to achieve. With a passion for playing football made him a great player, also played for different teams but popular for the jersey no 17. In his entire career, he has got awards, fame and all the things that a sportsman wants to achieve in the life.