Tony Romo, born Antonio Ramiro Romo is known to be a former quarterback who played with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League and is currently an analyst for American Football Television.
Tony Romo Family, Wife, Children
Romo’s father, Ramiro Romo Jr. was based at Naval Support Activity San Diego, making him a Navy brat. However, his family moved back to Burlington, Wisconsin, where his father became a carpenter and construction worker. his mother was a grocery store employee. In September 2017, Tony Romo’s father was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He was unhappy with the news but needed to continue to focus on his career.
Tony started dating Candice Crawford shortly after breaking up with Jessica Simpson. At that time, Candice was a reporter and anchor at CW33 in Dallas. She covered sports in high school and hosted the daily lifestyle segment. Candice was born to Chris and Dana Crawford in Lubbock, Texas, United States on December 16, 1986. She has an older brother, Chase Crawford, who starred in the popular reality series Gossip Girl. Her brother was dating Carrie Underwood, her husband’s former girlfriend. Candice spent her childhood with her family in Dallas, Texas.
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Candice had a high school education from Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas in 2005. She then earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2009 from the University of Missouri. Candice began her career as a journalist and sportscaster as an undergrad at KOMU-TV. She worked as an on-air reporter for the CBS segment called The Blitz with the Dallas Cowboys for her internship.
While in college, she won the missMissouri Pageant in 2008 and later competed in the Miss USA pageant where she finished in the top 10. She started competing in pageants as a teenager. Candice then competed in the Miss Texas Teen USA pageants in 2003 and 2005. She was previously arrested for possession of alcohol by minors in Columbia, Missouri.
Candice was proposed and engaged on December 16, 2010 while celebrating her 24th birthday with her family at the Five Sixty restaurant in Dallas, Texas. She received an 8-carat yellow diamond engagement ring. The engagement was covered by KDAF where Candice worked. She married Tony Romo five months after the engagement during the NFL lockout on May 28, 2011 at Arlington Hall in Dallas. Cowboy icons Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach, along with Romo’s teammates attended the ceremony.
After the proposal, Candice left the KDAF station where she worked to prepare for her wedding. At the time she left the station, it was reported that she would return to television one day, but not with CW33. Five months after the wedding, she was pregnant with her first child, Hawkins. She had her second son, River, in 2014 and in 2017 she welcomed her third son, James McCoy.
Candice is currently working on a business, Hawk + Sloane, which she started with her college friend, Holly Siglin. The friends had the same due date for their first sons, so they decided to use their names for the company.
Tony Romo has three sons with Candice. Their first son, Hawkins Crawford Romo, was born on April 9, 2012. Rivers Romo was born on March 18, 2014, and on August 23, 2017, their third son, Jones McCoy Romo, was born.
Girlfriends, is he gay?
Tony Romo had ex-girlfriends before settling down with Candice Crawford. He dated Carrie Underwood in 2007 after they became friends in 2006. He confirmed the relationship in an interview with his newspaper in May 2017. This was after Carrie sang Karaoke at her 27th birthday party. Tony was also Carrie’s date at the Academy of Country Music Awards. They eventually ended the relationship as Tony was not ready to sacrifice his soccer ball.
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He also dated Jessica Simpson from November 2007 to July 2009. Jessica was always blamed for Tony’s poor football performance, which gave rise to the phrase “Jessica jinx”.
Tony Romo and Jason Witten share a relationship that would have been a gay relationship. Nonetheless, Tony is married to Candice and they just welcomed a son.
Height and measurements
Tony has an athletic build with a height of 1.88m and a weight of 104kg.
Net worth, salary
The retired American football player has a net worth of $70 million and a salary of $15 million. He signed a six-year contract extension with the Cowboys in 2013 and holds multiple franchise records. Tony has signed a $10 million endorsement deal with Starter, an American sportswear manufacturer, and is an active supporter of several organizations.