Tony Dorsett
Tony Dorsett
Celebrated Name: Tony Dorsett
Real Name/Full Name: Anthony Drew “Tony” Dorsett
Gender: Male
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: April 7, 1954
Birth Place: Rochester, Pennsylvania
Nationality: American
Height: 1.80 m
Weight: 87 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Julie Simon (m. 1981 – 1985), and Janet Harmon (m. 2000)
Children: Yes (Anthony, Jazmyn, Madison, and Mia)
Profession: Former football running back
Net Worth in 2024: $6.5 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Tony Dorsett whose birth names are Anthony Drew Dorsett is a retired football running back. He did play in the National Football League. He played for the Dallas Cowboys and also Denver Broncos. They were able to win the Heisman Trophy. He got drafted by the Cowboys in the year 1977. He has been able to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the year.

Maybe you know about Tony Dorsett very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Tony Dorsett’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Dorsett was conceived in the year 1954 on April 7th. His parents were Wes and Myrtle. He did spend a better part of his childhood in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. He studied at Hopewell High School. Here, he did play both football and basketball.

He started playing as a Cornerback. His coach had his doubts about whether he was fit enough to be able to play running back. He also led the Vikings to a 9-1 season. Dorsett did serve as a linebacker.

Personal Life

Dorsett has been blessed with four children. The names of the four children are Jazmyn, Madison, Anthony, and Mia. He has been married twice. His current wife is Janet. His son, Anthony, did take after him in every aspect. He also used to play in the NFL as a defensive back. He has been the host of Tony Dorsett Celebrity Golf Classic for McGuire Memorial that raises money for charity.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on April 7, 1954, Tony Dorsett is 70 years old as of today’s date 23rd May 2024. His height is 1.80 m tall, and weight is 87 kg.


He started his career while in college. Here, he used to play for the University of Pittsburgh baseball. He was able to show very high skills, and he led his team very well. His professional career started in the year 1977. Many teams had their doubts about his performance in professional football. He did inform Seattle Seahawks that he did not want to play for them. He did get selected by Dallas Cowboys. He debut contract was for over $1 million. It was to last for over five years. His coach, Tom Landry, had different opinions on the way he should be running the ball.

However, as time went by, he was able to learn that Dorsett was a unique player with his style of playing. Dorsett played a huge role in the success of Dallas Cowboys. After a certain period, he did move to Denver Broncos. He was meant to help improve their performance in the NFL League. He has seen his profile rise to become the second place of the all-time rushing list. His retirement was brought about by his knee injury.

Awards and Achievements

Dorsett has been able to have a very successful career in the NFL league where he has been able to win various prizes. Among the awards that he has been able to win includes NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. He got inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame.

Net Worth & Salary of Tony Dorsett in 2024

Tony Dorsett Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, Dorsett has a net worth of over $6.5 million. This wealth has been created from his expansive career in the NFL league. He has played for eleven seasons, and he has been able to earn some good amount of money. This has boosted his net worth.

Dorsett has been a huge inspiration to very many upcoming footballers. His dedication and ambition for success have been something that should be emulated. In the year 2013, he disclosed that he had signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He did suffer from memory loss.


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