Troy Aikman

July 5, 2015 by

Early Career

Troy Aikman is a well-recognized name in the American football. He is a former American football quarterback spending 12 seasons of NFL games from Dallas. He became the number one overall draft pick in 1989 by the Dallas Cowboys in NFL draft.  

Professional Career

He is also well known as the Godfather and Roy. In his career time, he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection leading the team to three Super Bowl victories. He was the Super Bowl XXVII MVP.  

He was the co-owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series and also won the San Diego Padres and Hall of Fame Racing. Following his retirement from American football, he is currently working as a sportscaster in the Fox Network.

Troy Aikman has played for the UCLA before joining at Dallas Cowboys as the No.1 pick in the 1989 NFL draft by Dallas Cowboys. He has won several of the awards during his career which includes Consensus All-American 1989, Davey O’Brien Award 1989, six times Pro Bowl, three times SuperBowl champion, three times NFC Champion, NCAA Silver Anniversary Award in 2014, etc. The NFL stats of his career are highlighted with the QB rating of 81.6 with the TD-INT 165-141 and percentage of 61.5.

Journalism Career

After retiring from the football, he became engaged in broadcast journalism as a sportscaster featuring the NFL games. He joined the Fox’s Network NFC telecasts as the commentator. He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2004 because of his outstanding commentaries.

He also helped the Fox Network in having the permission to broadcast four of the SuperBowls till date. Besides being active in television, he also hosts a weekly sports radio show on Sporting News Radio on Thursday aired from 7-8 pm and is also an active social activist.

He is the founder of Troy Aikman Foundation, which aids children. He is one of the members of National Football Foundation Board of Directors and a co-spokesman for Rent-a-Center. Troy is a busy and a very versatile man. He is a part of Oxford Preparatory Academy Charter School Advisory Board since 2011 and a spokesman and partner for IDLife since March 2014. He is also involved in the Hall of Fame Racing since late 2005. He has a net worth of 25 million US Dollars. According to sources, his salary in Fox Network is reported to be $1 million per year.

Personal life

Moving onto his personal life, Troy Aikman is a divorced man. He has been married twice. From his privious marriage, he has two daughters named Jordan Ashley and Alexa Marie. They are grown up now and are in their early teen.

Later he got married to former Cowboys publicist Rhonda Worthey. The couple married on April 8, 2000, in Plano, Texas. The couple has no any child. However, this marriage also could not sustain for long and they got divorced in 2011. Prior to his marriage, he was in long and short-term relationships with Janine Turner, Lorraine Morgan from 1989-1991 and actress Sandra Bullock in 1995.

He once was named as the most eligible bachelor in Dallas by the Texas Monthly Magazine. He has a long list of fans following on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram which has been the best medium to keep updated with his recent activities. There are different internet websites including Wikipedia, IMDb, etc which locates his biography that is helpful to learn more about him.