Tony Dungy Biography

( 1955 - )
April 22, 2019
First published on:August 20, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Tony Dungy

Date of Birth: 1955, October 6
Age: 63 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Anthony Kevin Dungy
Famous Name Tony Dungy
Father Wilbur Dungy
Mother Cleomae Dungy
Nationality American
Birth Place Michigan
Religion Christianity
Currently Working For retired player and coach
Salary $2 million annually
Net Worth $10 million
Weight in KG 85 kg
Currently Married Yes
Married to Lauren Harris (m. 1982)
Children Jason Dungy, Eric Dungy, Jade Dungy, James Dungy, Justin Dungy, Jordan Dungy, Tiara Dungy
Profession former professional American football player and coach
Started career as a free agent by Pittsburgh Steelers
Famous for as a head coach for Indianapolis Colts
Awards 2× Super Bowl champion (XIII, XLI), NFL 2000s All-Decade Team, Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor (2010), & Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor (2018)
School attended Parkside High School, Michigan
University attended University of Minnesota
Full Name Anthony Kevin Dungy
Horoscope Libra
University Team Minnesota Golden Gophers football team
No. of Twitter Followers 854K
Weight 188 lb
Show color analyst of Sunday Night Football pregame show, Football Night in America
No. of Siblings three siblings

Anthony Kevin Dungy a.k.a. Tony Dungy is a retired professional football player. Besides his playing career, he served as a head coach for Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1996 to 2001. Moreover, he also worked as a head coach of the Indianapolis Colts from 2002 to 2008. He is the first black head coach to win the Super Bowl.

On February 6, 2016, Tony Dungy was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is estimated to have the net worth of $10 million. Furthermore, he is married and has seven children. 

Tony Dungy's Net Worth and Salary in 2019

Tony Dungy has an estimated net worth of $10 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earnings. He earned his net worth as a head coach in the National Football League.

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He was the head coach from 1996 to 2001 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and for the Indianapolis Colts from 2002 to 2008. The annual salary of Tony Dungy was estimated to be $2 million during his stint as a football coach.

He owns a beautiful house in Tampa and also has luxurious cars.

Is Tony Dungy Married? Who is his Wife?

Tony Dungy is blessed with happily married as well as family life. He married his beloved wife Lauren Harris in 1982.

CAPTION: Tony Dungy & Lauren Harris SOURCE: heavy.com

The couple has seven adopted children named James Dungy, Eric Dungy, Jordan Dungy, Jason Dungy, Justin Dungy, Jade Dungy, and Tiara D

CAPTION: Tony Dungy has 7 adopted kids SOURCE: The Indianapolis Star

In 2005, their eldest son committed suicide at age 18, outside of Tampa. Dungy's son Eric played football at the University of Oregon for three seasons and was later transferred to the University of South Florida for his final season in 2014.

Besides this, there are no records of his relationships. These couples are maintaining a good relationship so it is impossible to have their divorce. The Dungys still keep their home in the Tampa Bay area.

His nationality is American and the ethnicity is white. His height is 1.83 m and weighs 85 kg.

He began a mentoring program for young people called Mentors for Life and provided Buccaneers' tickets for the participants.

He also supported other charitable programs in the area such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, the Prison Crusade Ministry, foster parenting organizations, and Family First. He is a good friend of Jon Gruden and Bill Parcells.

Bio and Early life of Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy was born as Anthony Kevin Dungy on October 6, 1955, in Jackson, Michigan, the United States. He was born to Wilbur Dungy and Cleomae Dungy.

He is the only son of his parents. His father served as a pilot during World War II as well as a professor at Jackson College.

Tony attended the local school during his childhood. He passed his early life in his own birthplace with his parents. He completed his graduation from the University of Minnesota.

Professional career of Tony Dungy

Tony started playing football since his childhood with his friends. He played on the school teams. He continued his playing career at his university. Well, after playing quarterback in college, in 1977 he was undrafted. After that Pittsburgh Steelers of National Football League signed him as free for his safety.

During his career at Steelers, he played as a defensive reserve and special teams player. As well as he also played Super Bowl champion 1978 season.

Tony played as an emergency quarterback for the team in the place of Terry Bradshaw and Mike Kruczek in 1977 game against the Houston Oilers.

He won the Super Bowl title as a player after his team won the Super Bowl XIII.

Later he joined San Francisco 49ers in 1979. And after year he retired from his professional career as a player after playing for New York Giants in 1980.

After his retirement, he started working as a coach. In 1980 he worked at the University of Minnesota as a coach. But after a year he was asked to join the NFL as a head coach.

 
 
 
 
 
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Well, in 1981, he was hired as an assistant coach for Steelers by head coach Chuck Noll. In 1982 he served as a defensive coordinator for Minnesota Vikings under Dennis Green.

Tony's dream of being the head coach of NFL was fulfilled after Rich McKay hired him to reform the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

During his coaching career at Tampa, his team won many tournaments. He served there until 2001.

After that, he joined  Indianapolis Colts on January 22, 2002. His club was able to win many seasons. Later in 2009, he left the club and Jim Caldwell was chosen as the head coach of the club.

Currently, he is an analyst on NBC's Football Night in America alongside Mike Florio, Rodney Harrison, and Peter King.



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