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  • First NameTony Gonzalez

Tony Gonzalez is a retired NFL star who was a famous tight end player for the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. He was named 14 times in the Pro Bowl team and has a number of other accolades to his name.  

He was also inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August 2019. After retiring from football, he became an analyst on CBS’s NFL Today. He is also part of the ensemble on FOX’s pregame show.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Tony Gonzalez? 

Tony Gonzalez has a net worth of around $20 million in 2020, he made this net worth primarily from a career in the NFL.

He started his professional career in 1997 after he was drafted into the Kansas City Chiefs. From then on, he earned a huge salary.

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Salary And Earnings

One of the perks of being a player in the NFL is a huge salary and Gonzalez also took home a huge salary for his playing career with the Falcons and the Chiefs. Here is a list of his salary and earnings throughout the year.

1997$3,085,000Kansas City Chiefs
2001     $920,000
2004     $2,400,000
2005     $3,400,000
2006     $4,000,000
2009$4,500,000Atlanta Falcons
2011     $9,734,375
2012     $4,915,625

He earned around $72,677,935 over the course of 17 seasons with the 2 teams. Similarly, he also earned a signing bonus of $3,500,000 for a 2-year contract. The star also signed a 1-year extension with the Falcons on January 1, 2012, for $7 million.

Similarly, he also agreed to a $14 million extension in 2013 but retired later that year.

House In Los Angeles

Tony bought a house in L.A. in 2016, he ought the house for $7.1 million. The property is a tree-lined estate that covers roughly 4,050 square feet. Some of the features of his estate include lavish chandeliers and ribboned wainscoting.

The home was originally listed for $7.295 million in 2014 but sold at a discount to the star. Similarly, the property also has a marble fireplace. The house was built in 1951 and gives off an extravagant vibe.

He moved into the house after selling a $6.3-million home in Orange County. The house is a 6,000-square-foot estate that he bought in 2007 for $4.995 million. It is located inside a gated community and the estate has 5 bedrooms along with 5.5 bathrooms.

His Orange county estate was built in 2000 and has features like a 1,000-bottle wine cellar. It also has a 1,400-square-foot guesthouse that has a wet bar and 1.25 bathrooms.

Charity And Philanthropy

Tony Gonzalez is a liberal and supported the Obama campaign in 2008. Similarly, he has also worked with a lot of other foundations. He has worked with 8 charities including PETA, Project Sunshine, Smile Train, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, etc.

He supports causes like AIDS & HIV, Animals, Autism, Children, Disaster Relief, Education, Health, Mental Challenges, Parkinson’s Disease, Poverty, etc.

He and his girlfriend also posed without clothes for a PETA campaign. 

Acting And Reality TV Career

Gonzalez started acting with the sitcom Arliss in 2002. He then made his next on-screen appearance in Married to the Kellys in 2004. He was then given the role of Derek Williams in 2006’s A.I. Assault.

He also appeared as himself in One Tree Hill and NFL Rush Zone. In 2014 and 2016 he acted as Special Agent Tony Francis in NCIS. He also had a small role in 2017’s XXX: Return of Xander Cage in which he worked with Vin Diesel.

Short Biography

Tony Gonzalez was born Anthony David Gonzalez on February 27, 1976, to Judy Gonzalez in Torrance, California, USA. He is 6 feet 5 inches (196 cm) tall. 

He went to Huntington Beach High School and was a star in their football team. He later joined the University of California, Berkeley where he played basketball and football.

Gonzalez is in a relationship with girlfriend October Gonzalez, they are not legally married but had a commitment ceremony in July 2007. They have 3 children together.

He also has another son from a previous relationship with Lauren Sánchez.