Alex Tanney Biography

( 1987 - )
March 17, 2019
First published on:February 3, 2019
by John Max

Facts of Alex Tanney

Date of Birth: 1987, November 11
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Alex Tanney
Birth Place Lexington, Illinois
Famous Name Alex Tanney
Horoscope Scorpio
Father Don Tanney
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $775,000
Past Team Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts
Siblings Mitch Tanney
School Location Lexington, Illinois
University Team Monmouth College
Career Earnings $1.7 million dollars
No. of Twitter Followers 6.7k
Weight 95 kg
Position in Team quarterback
No. of Siblings 1
Current team New York Giants
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession NFL player
Famous for football
Started career as football player
Awards Melberger Award
University attended Monmouth College
School attended Lexington High School
Married to Rebecca Gillen
Children Wyatt Paul Tanney

Alex Tanney is an American professional football player who plays in the National Football League (NFL). As of 2019, Alex Tanney currently plays for the New York Giants as their quarterback. Alex Tanney has played for other teams like Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills, and Indianapolis Colts.


As a quarterback, Alex Tanney reportedly earns around $555,000 as his yearly salary from New York GiantsFurther, Alex Tanney has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. Regarding his personal life, he is married and has two children with his spouse. 

Alex Tanney Salary and Net Worth

As of 2019, Alex Tanney has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. He reportedly signed a contract with New York Giants in 2018. Further, the NBA player has an annual salary of $775,000 in 2019.

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Alex Tanney so far has made earnings of $1,796,363 from his entire NFL career.

Year Team Salary
2012 Kansas City Chiefs $390,000
2013 Dallas Cowboys $119,117
2013 Cleveland Browns $72,000
2014 Tennessee Titans $12,600
2015 Tennessee Titans $51,176
2015 Indianapolis Colts $19,800
2015 Indianapolis Colts $39,600
2016 Tennessee Titans $30,882
2016 Tennessee Titans $30,882
2016 Tennessee Titans $103,500
2017 Tennessee Titans $363,000
2018 New York Giants $555,000
Total   $1,787,557


Other than being a famous NFL quarterback, Alex Tanney is pretty famous in social media. He has thousands of followers on Twitter.

Alex Tanney's Personal Life

Alex Tanney is married to his wife, Rebecca Gillen. Together, they have two sons named Wyatt Paul Tanney and Gunnar. His younger son, Wyatt Paul Tanney was born recently on January 24, 2019. 




Alex Tanney posts family photos of his wife and children together from time to time on his social media pages. This shows his intense love for his beautiful family.

Body Measurements Alex Tanney

Alex Tanney is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The famous NFL star is 6 feet 3 inches in height and weighs around 95 kg.

Alex Tanney's Bio and Early Life

Alex Tanney was born on November 11, 1987, in Lexington, Illinois to parents, Don Tanney. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to the White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Scorpio. He grew up along with his siblings, Mitch Tanney.

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Alex Tanney attended Lexington High School in Lexington, Illinois where he played for his high school football team. After completing high school, Alex Tanney enrolled at Monmouth College and played for the Monmouth College.

Alex Tanney's Professional Life

Alex Tanney began his career by signing a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. In July 2013, the Cowboys signed Tanney to their roster and he played the whole second half of the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

He completed 40 of 73 passes for 423 yards and a touchdown, along with two interceptions. However, he was released by the Cowboys in August 2013.

CAPTION: Alex Tanney playing for the Kansas City Chiefs SOURCE: Zimbio

In November 2013, the Cleveland Browns signed Tanney but he was released soon. Later, he was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in May 2014 and was released in August 2014. In December 2014, he was signed to the Tennessee Titan's practice squad.

Ultimately, he signed a contract with the Titans but was released in September 2015. Tanney was signed to the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills in September 2015. However, he has dropped off the practice squad a day later.

CAPTION: NFL player Alex Tanney SOURCE: Zimbio

In September 2015, he was signed to the Indianapolis Colt's squad but was released a month later. He was again signed to the Colt's practice squad. At the same time, he was signed to the Tennessee Titans' practice squad and he made his NFL regular-season debut on January 3, 2016, against the Indianapolis Colts.

In September, he was waived by the Titans. He was again re-signed to their practice squad the next day and was ultimately promoted to the active roster. In April 2018, Tanney was released by the Titans. Recently, Tanney signed a contract with the New York Giants.


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