Holding the fourth highest passer rating of all time (97.1), Tony Romo is the current football analyst and former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Romo was signed as a free agent by the Cowboys in 2003 after he went undrafted and played 14 seasons for them. A preseason injury prior to the 2016 season relegated him to the bench and Romo hung up his boots for good after that campaign.
Holding several records as a player, Tony Romo has also earned quite the reputation for himself as a color commentator thanks to his ability to predict offensive plays accurately and has an estimated net worth of $70 million.
Tony Romo Salary
Having earned over $127 million in cumulative salary earnings across his 14-year career, Romo's last contract was also the biggest contract of his career- a 6-year $108 million deal which included a guaranteed sum of $55 million and a signing bonus worth $25 million.
Romo had signed this contract back in 2013, pocketing $26.5 million in salaries alone that year. The 38-year-old retired after the fourth year of his contract and earned $8.5 million in salaries that year. The now TV analyst is also reportedly earning $4 million a year as a color commentator for CBS.
Tony Romo Endorsements
The most recent deal struck by Romo was with Corona back in June 2018, the commercials for which were televised during the 2018 regular NFL season.
In comparison, one of the earlier endorsement contracts that Romo had entered into was with the apparel company Starter back in 2008 when he signed a 5-year $10 million deal. Romo has also worked with the likes of Pizza Hut, DIRECTV, Panini, Topps, and Under Armour.
Tony Romo Charity Work
The most sizable contribution that the Eastern Illinois University alumnus has made is a $1 million pledge to Dr. Tony Evans’ Urban Alternative back in 2012. The mission of this foundation is to promote adoption of public schools by churches to provide tutoring and other services to children in need.
Besides this, Romo has actively participated in community programs in the Dallas area in collaboration with institutes such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and United Way.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player (retired), Endorsements, Media personality|
|Cumulative salary earnings||$127.4 million across 14 seasons|
|Endorsement earnings||$5 million in 2015*|
|Brands endorsed||Corona, Starter, Pizza Hut, DIRECTV, Panini, Topps, Under Armour|
|Marital status||Married to Candice Crawford|
|Charities supported||Make-A-Wish Foundation, United Way, Urban Alternative|
*Note: No reliable data for Romo's endorsement earnings post 2015 has been made available.
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