Tony Dorsett Net Worth

Tony Dorsett Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Tony Dorsett net worth is
$5 Million

Tony Dorsett Wiki Biography

Anthony “Tony” Drew Dorsett is a Rochester, Pennsylvania-born former professional American Footballer who played in the NFL for eleven sessions. Born on 7 April 1954, Tony is a Pro Football Hall of Famer as well as a College Football Hall of Fame inductee. A well-received name in American Football, Tony was active in the NFL from 1977 until his retirement in 1989.

One of the most successful NFL players at his time, one may wonder how rich is Tony Dorsett at the present? As estimated by sources, Tony counts his net worth at an amount of $5 million in early 2016. Needless to say, his involvement in the sport of American Football as a professional player has been most significant in amassing his wealth. Playing for the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos during his career has managed to add to his riches, making Tony a multi-millionaire as of now.

Tony Dorsett Net Worth $5 Million

Raised in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Tony attended Hopewell High School. During his school days, he managed to find an interest in basketball as well as football. He grew more and more into football while he was in his school and played as a starting cornerback on the defensive side. As a senior, he played at the Big 33 Football Classic. Eventually after matriculation , Tony went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh and continued playing football at collegiate level.

Tony was voted First-team All-American thrice in 1973, 1975 and 1976. He was rewarded with numerous awards and recognitions while he was playing in college, including the Heisman Trophy, the Maxwell Award, a Chic Harley Award and several others in the year 1976. After making a great reputation in his college level games, Tony was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in 1977 NFL Draft. He signed his first five-year contract with Dallas Cowboys at an amount of $1.1 million as a rookie. Obviously, this was the time Tony’s net worth began to rise.

During his career in the NFL, Tony played for Dallas Cowboys from 1977 until 1987. He was named to the Pro Bowl four times in 1978, 1981, 1982 and 1983. He was also a two times NFC Champion and one time Super Bowl Champion, actually in his first year and the only player to win college and NFL championships in successive years.. He was also named into UPI First-team All-NFC thrice in the years 1978, 1981 and 1982. Given his impeccable football skills and contributions towards the sport, he was rewarded with Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor. He is also the eighth leading rusher of all time. All of these career highlights have not only encouraged Tony to have a strong career as a footballer but have also added to his riches. Tony later played for Denver Broncos for a year before finally retiring from the sport due to injuries, including memory loss.

Regarding his personal life, Tony was married to Julie Simon from 1981-85, and has been married to Janet Harmon since 2000/ He is the father of former NFL player Anthony Dorsett. He has been helping athletes by promoting sleep apnea awareness. For now, Tony Dorsett enjoys his retirement life while his present net worth of $5 million caters to his daily life in every possible way.

Full NameTony Dorsett
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthApril 7, 1954
Place Of BirthRochester, Pennsylvania, USA
Height1.8 m
Weight87 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player
EducationHopewell High School, University of Pittsburgh
SpouseJanet Harmon Dorsett (m. 2000), Julie Simon (m. 1981 - 1985)Anthony Dorsett
ChildrenAnthony Dorsett
ParentsWes Dorsett, Myrtle Dorsett
SiblingsKeith Dorsett, Juanita Dorsett
AwardsHeisman Trophy (1976), NFL Honors - AP Offensive Rookie of the Year (1977), Maxwell Award, a Chic Harley Award
MoviesBlood Equity, The Big Bounce, Necessary Roughness, Kill Zone
1Father, with Janet Dorsett, of three children.
2Holds the NFL record for the longest run from scrimmage of 99 yards, set on January 3, 1983 against the Minnesota Vikings.
3Is the only player in the history of football to have played on a collegiate national championship team, won the Heisman Trophy, been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, play on a team that won the Super Bowl, and be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
4A native of Western Pennsylvania, he grew up a Pittsburgh Steelers fan and jokingly said to then-Steelers owner Art Rooney before the draft, "Mr. Rooney, please don't let me go!".
5Rushed for 6,082 career yards in his college career, still an NCAA record. In his Heisman Trophy season, he rushed for 1,948 yards and 21 touchdowns.
6Rushed for 1,007 yards in his rookie season (1977) with the Dallas Cowboys and was named the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the year, despite not starting until the 11th game of the season. Helped lead the Cowboys to the Super Bowl XII title.
7Played his college football at the University of Pittsburgh from 1973 to 1976, winning the Heisman Trophy his senior season (1976) and leading the Panthers to the national championship.
8First player in NCAA history with four 1,000-yard rushing seasons, and the first to have three 1,500-yard seasons.
9Dallas traded their 1977 first-round NFL draft pick and three second-round picks to the Seattle Seahawks for the rights to draft him #2 in 1977.
10Ranks 16th on NFL All-Time Rushing Touchdowns List (77).
11Ranks 52nd on NFL All-Time Rushing Average List (4.339).
12Ranks 7th on NFL All-Time Rushing Yardage List (12,739).
13Ranks 9th on NFL All-Time Rushing Attempts List (2,936).
14Holds NFL all time record for longest touchdown run (99 yards)
15Professional football player.
16Inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame, 1994.
17Played running back for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys (1977-1987) and Denver Broncos (1988).


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The Big Bounce2004Worker #2
Kill Zone1993Sheriff
Necessary Roughness1991Convict Football Player


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A Season with Notre Dame Football2015TV SeriesHimself - Pitt Alumnus & Heisman Trophy Winner
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The American Dream2015TV MovieHimself
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American Gladiators1993TV SeriesHimself - Contender
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The NFL on NBC1977-1988TV SeriesHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back / Himself - Denver Broncos Running Back / Himself - Dallas Cowboys Running back
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1982 NFC Championship Game1982TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
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1980 NFC Championship Game1981TV MovieHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
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Super Bowl XII1978TV SpecialHimself - Dallas Cowboys Running Back
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