Tony Dungy Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Tony Dungy Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Anthony Kevin Dungy is a Jackson, Michigan-born former professional American Football player as well as a coach in the National Football League (NFL). Born on 6th October 1955, of African-American descent,he is perhaps best known for being the head coach of NFL team the Indianapolis Colts from 2002 to 2008. He was active in the field of American Football from 1977 until 2008.

A well-recognized personality who spent almost four decades in American Football, one may wonder how rich is Tony Dungy at the present? As estimated by sources, Tony counts his net worth at an amount of $10 million, as of mid-2016, amassed being one of the accomplished professional football players, and a coach for NFL teams. He has also added to his net worth being an analyst on NBC.

Tony Dungy Net Worth $10 million

Raised in Michigan, Tony was interested in football from his school years. He started playing at college level when he attended the University of Minnesota as a quarterback – later, he was signed by the NFL team the “Pittsburgh Steelers” as a free agent. Tony played as an NFL player for only four years before retiring in 1980 to become a coach. During his career as a player, he, along with his team became the winner of the 1978 Super Bowl. He was also included in the “NFL 2000s All-Decade Team”. In 1980, now retired Tony began his career as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota. Only a year later, he was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a defensive backs coach, where he later worked as a defensive coordinator. All added to his net worth.

Eventually, after years of serving as a defensive backs coach, Dungy was signed by the NFL team the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1996 as their head coach. After five years, he moved to coach the Indianapolis Colts as the head coach. When working with the Colts, Tony became the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl. At the time, the Colts won the Super Bowl XLI against Chicago Bears where Lovie Smith was their head coach. He retired from his coaching career in 2008. Obviously, his career as a coach as served significantly in adding millions of dollars to his net worth.

Given his contributions in the field of coaching, Tony was honored by “Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor” in 2010 by the team. Moreover, he was more recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

Apart from being successful in the field of football, Tony has also gained some popularity being the author of The New York Times bestselling book namely “Quiet Strength: Principles, Practices and Priorities of a Winning Life”. He has written a total of six sports and children- related books until today.

Regarding his personal life, the 60 years-old former footballer has been married to Lauren Harris since 1982 – they have seven children. He identifies himself as an evangelical Christian. For now, he enjoys his life as a retired NFL player, and as an author while his net worth of $10 million caters to his daily life.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 6, 1955
Birth place: Jackson, Michigan, United States
Height:1.83 m
Weight:85 kg
Profession:American football player, American Football coach, Spokesperson, Author
Education:University of Minnesota
Nationality:American
Spouse:Lauren Harris (m. 1982)
Children:Eric Dungy, James Dungy, Jordan Dungy, Tiara Dungy, Jason Dungy, Justin Dungy, Jade Dungy
Parents:Cleomae Dungy, Wilbur Dungy
Siblings:Linden Dungy, Lauren Dungy-Poythress, Sherrilyn Sims
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016 as a coach.
2Release of his book, "Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance" by Tony with Nathan Whitaker. [2009]
3Became the first African-American coach to win the Super Bowl. [February 2007]
4Tony Dungy was featured in a taped sequence for Dancing with the Stars (2005) in which he gave his enthusiastic support for INDY race car driver Helio Castroneves. [November 2007]
5Release of his book, "You Can Do It!". [2008]
6Head coach for the Indianapolis Colts NFL football team. [2005]
7Release of his book, "The Mentor Leader". [August 2010]
8Promoting his book, "Quiet Strength: A Memoir", which he wrote with Nathan Whitaker. [July 2007]
9He and his wife, Lauren, have six children: daughters Tiara and Jade, and sons James (deceased), Eric, Jordan, and Justin.
10Won the Super Bowl twice as a player and head coach.
11Oldest son James died on December 22, 2005.
12Coach for the NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1996-2001) and Indianapolis Colts (2002-Present).
13Defensive Back for Pittsburgh Steelers (1977-1978) and San Francisco 49ers (1979).


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst
2010EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Studio Analyst


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Faith, Family and Football with Tony Dungy2013TV MovieSports commentator
NFL Head Coach2006Video GameCoach

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - NBC Football Analyst / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Super Bowl XLI Champion Coach / ...
A Football Life2013TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Taming the Bull: The John Bramlett Story2013DocumentaryHimself
The Road to Canton: Warren Sapp - Relentless2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
NFL Characters Unite2012Documentary
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Third and Long: The History of African Americans in Pro Football 1946-19892011DocumentaryHimself
Hannity2010TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2010TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Coach (segment "Michael Vick")
Tavis Smiley2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2007-2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
The Greatest Game Ever Played2008TV MovieHimself - Colts Coach 2006
NFL Monday Night Football1978-2008TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Head Coach / Himself - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / ...
NBC Sunday Night Football2006-2008TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Head Coach
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
NFL Films Presents2006-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XLI2007TV MovieHimself - Indianapolis Head Coach
CBS Cares2007TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Football Night in America2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1988-2005TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Head Coach / Himself - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / ...
ESPN SportsCentury2002-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
NFL on FOX1994-2000TV SeriesHimself - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator
TNT Sunday Night Football1992-1997TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / Himself - Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach / Himself - Minnesota Vikings defensive Coordinator
The NFL on NBC1978-1995TV SeriesHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Backs Coach / Himself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator / Himself - Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator / ...
1984 AFC Championship Game1985TV SpecialHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Coordinator
Super Bowl XIII1979TV MovieHimself - Pittsburgh Steelers Defensive Back

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rome Is Burning2007-2008TV SeriesHimself

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