Tony Gonzalez Net Worth 2019, Bio, Age, Height

Tony Gonzalez Net Worth 2019, Bio, Age, Height

Celebrity lifestyles are often something we are interested in and want to know more about. Every celebrity road to stardom is different and we can all learn for them how to become more confident and sure of ourselves and our talents.

We love learning more about celebrities because this brings us closer to them, but it can also be educational and motivational for us.

In today’s text we are going to learn more about Tony Gonzalez who is a former football player and all around celebrity.

So, if Tony was your celebrity crush or you loved watching him on the playground, this is a chance to learn more about him.

Early years

Tony Gonzalez was born on February 27 1976 in Torrance in California. He grew up with his mother Judy who had a tough time raising Tony and had to work two jobs. Tony’s father was a mix of Jamaican, Cape Verdean and Scottish descent.

Tony’s mother is African American, Mexican American and Native American. Tony went to the Huntington Beach High School in California and during his school days he played both football and basketball.

In his senior year, he managed to catch 62 passes and 13 touchdowns. This gave him an opportunity to be on the first team All-America selection. He had the position of linebacker. Gonzalez went to the Orange County High School in his senior year together with the famous golfer Tiger Woods.

During his college years, Tony played for the University of California in Berkley. He graduated in communications and played both football and basketball at the same time. He played for the California Golden Bears under the coach Steve Mariucci.

Even though he played football, he didn’t give up on basketball. He played while he was still in college and was a part of 28 games. When the time came, to choose between basketball and football, Tony decided to go with football and pursue a professional career. He enrolled in the NFL draft.

Career development

After his college years, Tony was ready for a professional career in football. He was one of the top players in the NFL draft in 1997 and his career started with the Kansas City Chiefs. In his rookie season he had a total of 33 receptions, blocked punt and two touchdowns.

In the next season, Tony made a huge improvement by 59 receptions, two touchdowns and this made him come into the spotlight.

From that point onward, Gonzalez kept on improving and reaching even higher results. Until 2008, Tony was the NFL all-time leader and surpassed Shannon Sharpe with 10, 064 yards. He earned a total of 5 First Time All-Pro honors. In 2009 Gonzalez transferred to the Atlanta Falcons and he stayed there until the end of his career.

By the end of his career, Gonzalez was considered to be the greatest tight end of all time. He set many records during his career, and only a couple of them have been broken. Chiefs inducted him into the Chief’s Hall of Fame in 2018 and he was also inducted into the Pro Football Hall of fame.

After his professional football career, Gonzalez became an analyst for the CBS pregame show (NFL Today). He stayed on that position until 2016. In 2017 he started working for FOX pregame show.

Tony Gonzalez’s net worth is estimated at 20$ million and most of his money comes from his former football career, endorsements and from his current engagements on FOX.

Personal life

His family from different backgrounds, races, religions and cultures came to the United States as emigrants without any privileged position, in search of the American dream or at least the definition we know of this concept that is fame, fortune, social status and everything that this attracts and entails.

Anthony Gonzalez was born on February 27, 1976 in Huntington Beach, California, south of Los Angeles. He and his older brother, Chris, were raised by his mother, Judy. This working mother and lover of her children had to have two jobs to be able to move forward.

His mother from childhood taught them the high spiritual and family values. This made them grow with a different maturity with children of their age, which to date they keep in mind in their lives. When Tony was 12 years old, his mother married his father who would be a wise man and gave everything for his family, this man marked them.

Tony defines him with really a leader, someone who knew how to guide him, who taught them that the most important thing is the family and that everything must be done that is necessary for their own good and to protect it. Unfortunately, he died of intestinal cancer with which he battled for a long time, this being a major blow to the family.

He grew up with his mother Judy who had a tough time raising Tony and had to work two jobs. Tony’s father was a mix of Jamaican, Cape Verdean and Scottish descent. Tony’s mother is African American, Mexican American and Native American. Tony went to the Huntington Beach High School in California and during his school days he played both football and basketball.

In his senior year, he managed to catch 62 passes and 13 touchdowns. This gave him an opportunity to be on the first team All-America selection. He had the position of linebacker. Gonzalez went to the Orange County High School in his senior year together with the famous golfer Tiger Woods.

The legendary tight end, which was the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons, one of the best players in the history of the NFL, sure Hall of Famer, and whose name reveals his Latin origin, believes he is “dumb” go to the White House.

“It’s a great opportunity to go there and tell him what you think, it’s your chance to have a voice, to be heard, it’s your right not to go, of course, but for me it’s silly not to do it,” Gonzalez said.

It will not be the last episode we will have about it. The presence of Donald Trump in the White House will turn into a continuous debate every visit of the teams that win their leagues to the home of the American president.

Tony Gonzalez suffered from a facial paralysis so he tried experimenting with a vegan diet. He noticed that meat seems to be bothering him, so his nutritionist advised him to eat meat every once and a while. To improve his health he eats a special kind of diet.

In 2007 Tony had a commitment ceremony with his girlfriend. Tony has three children with his girlfriend Lauren Sanchez and the couple currently lives in Huntington Beach California. Another interesting fact about Tony Gonzalez was a thing that happened to him while he was out one night on a dinner with his family.

He saw Ken Hunter choking and he jumped and saved him by applying Heimlich maneuver. In 2008 Tony supported Barack Obama in his presidential campaign, which was a rare occasion that he got political about anything.

Tony defines him with really a leader, someone who knew how to guide him, who taught them that the most important thing is the family and that everything must be done that is necessary for their own good and to protect it. Unfortunately, he died of intestinal cancer with which he battled for a long time, this being a major blow to the family.

While he was a professional player, Gonzalez made sure to ensure himself a future in business as well. He is the founder of Extreme Clean 88 and he assisted on making of the book The All Pro Diet. The book was written together with Mitzi Dulan. In 2009 he established All Pro Science, which is a company for sports nutrition that makes protein shakes and supplements.

Since 2013, Tony is a part of the FitStar Company that develops mobile apps that focus on fitness and health. Him and his brother Chris, were also profiled in a documentary called Play It Forward which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Like many of his colleagues, Tony also tried his luck in acting. He appeared in a TV Movie called A.I.Assault and in 2017 in a movie XXX: Return of Xander Cage. Besides these two instances, Tony appeared in other movies and series over the years.

During his college years, Tony played for the University of California in Berkley. He graduated in communications and played both football and basketball at the same time. He played for the California Golden Bears under the coach Steve Mariucci.

He is active on his social media and he often shares photos from his private life but also from his professional career. He is now a family man and seems to be happy I his retirement from professional football.

Quick summary

Full name: Anthony David Gonzalez

Date of birth: February 27, 1976

Birthplace: Torrance, California

Age: 43

Profession: Football player

Height: 1.96 m

Weight: 112kg

Net Worth: $20 million

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