Tony Romo’s was a seamless transition from the gridiron to the printed sales space, one which has paid off handsomely for the previous Cowboys quarterback.
Romo — who retired from Dallas in April 2017 earlier than becoming a member of CBS as its lead coloration analyst the next season — shortly discovered he had a expertise for in-game evaluation. He has earned widespread reward for his calls, not just for the vitality he supplies alongside play-by-play man Jim Nantz, but in addition due to his data of the sport, courtesy of his 14-year NFL profession.
Romo’s knack for breaking down offensive formations and predicting performs pre-snap shortly made him one of many hottest commodities within the broadcast enterprise, one thing CBS was seemingly conscious of when it made him the highest-paid NFL analyst in historical past earlier this yr.
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Here is a breakdown of Romo’s contract, annual wage and web price after signing his huge CBS contract:
Tony Romo’s web price in 2020
Romo is price $70 million, per Superstar Web Value. That stated, it isn’t fully sure what Romo’s precise web price is. He made greater than $127 million taking part in within the NFL and has secured endorsements from Corona, Starter, Pizza Hut, DIRECTV, Panini, Topps and Beneath Armour. However he’s additionally a identified philanthropist, working with a number of charities through the years.
What’s Tony Romo’s wage by yr?
CBS in February prolonged its contract with Romo, reportedly providing him $17 million yearly (per Andrew Marchand of the New York Publish). Marchand later clarified his report, saying the deal is price $17.5 yearly — or $18 million when contemplating “all of the perks.” That deal is price extra, yearly, than the whole lot of his rookie contract at CBS: $10 million over three years.
Romo did not simply break a private file by signing his new deal. Per Marchand, the earlier record-holder for annual wage for an analyst was John Madden, who secured $eight million a yr within the early 2000s, effectively after he had turn into a broadcasting star. Even when accounting for inflation, Madden’s deal would have been price $14 million yearly in 2020.
Tony Romo contract particulars
Marchand has reported that Romo’s deal will happen over the course of 10 years, giving him $175 million to $180 million. Nonetheless, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that CBS locked Romo up for under three years, and that any extension is based on whether or not the NFL will lengthen its rights cope with CBS (the present deal is locked up till 2022). Ought to that occur, CBS will reportedly add one other seven years to Romo’s contract — even when the NFL’s rights deal is shorter.
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How a lot does Tony Romo make per sport?
Romo stands to make greater than $1 million for every of his 16 regular-season video games in 2020: $1.09 million per broadcast. Extrapolated to incorporate CBS’ 4 postseason broadcasts, then Romo’s deal is price $875,000 per sport known as.
How a lot did Tony Romo make within the NFL?
In response to Spotrac, Romo made $127.four million in complete throughout his NFL profession, averaging $9.1 million per season. Romo solely made greater than $17 million in three seasons: $17.5 million in 2007; $25.5 million in 2013; and $17 million in ’15. Romo’s present contract would eclipse that complete in simply over seven seasons.
Tony Romo’s home
Romo moved his household to the Bent Tree Nation Membership in North Dallas in 2016 to be nearer to the Cowboys’ not too long ago moved headquarters; when he moved, he positioned his former Irving, Texas, house in the marketplace for $1.05 million (although it’s now listed at $994,100 at realtor.com). His former house was a 5,551-square-foot, Mediterranean-style residence within the gated group of Cottonwood Valley.
His former house, in-built 1993, had six bedrooms, 4 baths, a pool, spa and entertaining area within the yard.