Troy Aikman is a retired professional football quarterback who is from America. During his career time, he had much success upon success in which he has been seen to win the Super Bowl thrice in his career. He was popularly known for his participation in playing for Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League.
He then played for Oklahoma Sooners and then later played for the UCLA Bruins. Troy then decided to retire from his professional football career in the year 2000. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Troy Aikman in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Troy Aikman was born on 21st of November in the year 1966 in Covina in California west though he got raised on his childhood at Cerritos, California in the United States. Together with his family, they moved to Henryetta in Oklahoma where he had his studies in Henryetta High School. He participated in playing football in his high school from which he had good performance and was awarded an All-State honor. Being a very good typist, he won the Oklahoma High School Championship in typing.
He then joined the University of Oklahoma in which he played football under the guidance of Barry Switzer on the Oklahoma Sooners in which in the year 1974 he was the first freshman to begin quarterback in Oklahoma. He gave Sooners very many victories but he then made a decision to move to UCLA where he played for UCLA Bruins in the year 1986 to 1988 and had a very wonderful performance.
Troy Aikman married in the year 2000 in which he married Rhonda Worthey with whom they have two children by the name Alexa Marie and Jordan Ashley. They then separated in the year 2011 and Troy then married again in the year 2017 in which he married Catherine “Capa” Mooty.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the early time of his career, Troy was picked as the overall draft of the Dallas Cowboys in the year 1989. Having spent more than 12 years in Dallas Cowboys, he got much fame from which he always played as a quarterback. The amazing start of his long-time success was in an NFL debut which they were playing with New Orleans Saints through which in this season he had had much success which made his team shine through getting a team record of 13 season victories which was the second-best record ever in NFC.
After this Troy then broke Joe Montana’s record through hitting 3,300 yards. In addition to this, Cowboys got another best record at NFC in 1993 and also was of great help for the Dallas to get NFC East Division in the year 1996. He then decided to retire from his career after he failed to get another team. However, Troy remained to be the leading passer in the Cowboys with 32, 942 yards. He gave an announcement of his retirement on April 2001 which was after he had faced some concussion in 2000.
He then moved to the broadcasting acting as a sportscaster in which he is even aired in Fox network to date. In addition to this, he is also a host of one of the weekly radio shows. He also serves as the spokesperson of Brick and Rent-a-Center. He was named as NFL man of the year in 1997 and won the Davey O’Brien Award in the year 1989 and a Ring of Honor by Dallas Cowboys.
Net Worth & Earnings
Troy Aikman has an estimated net worth of $28 Million. This is all accounted for his earnings he has received from his successful career. Having won many championships and awards, being a spokesperson, hosted radio shows and is a sportscaster, he has been able to gang up many earnings thereof.
Troy Aikman left much legacy in football in which he is seen to mentor many. This is through his success in which he is termed as one of the best football quarterbacks in the world.