Today, we are talking about an athlete, Andy Dalton who has been playing as a professional football quarterback since 2011. He is an American Football player who is playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football league (NFL). In the field of football, he is popularly recognized with his nickname "The Red Rifle" which he got from his hair color.
Alongside his career, Andy is also known to be a perfect husband of a gorgeous wife, a father of three beautiful children, and a founder of the Andy and JJ Dalton Foundation. He works in this foundation alongside his wife. Hence, stick with us and we'll show you everything related to a prominent football player Andy Dalton's personal life as well as professional life.
How Old Is Andy Dalton?
On October 29, 1987, Andrew Dalton was born as Andrew Gregory Dalton in Katy, Texas. So, being born in October, his Zodiac sign is Scorpio and he is 34 years old in terms of his age. Talking about his parents, he is the son of Tina Dalton and Greg Dalton. Dalton's mother, Tina was a teacher, and his father, Greg was a tax attorney.
Dalton's parents were always supportive as he followed in the footsteps of his grandfather who was also an athlete. His grandfather was also a football player. Moreover, he grew up alongside his siblings. He has two siblings, a brother named Avery Dalton and a sister named Ashley Dalton. And speaking about his originality, he holds American nationality by birth and follows Christianity as his religion.
Is Andy Dalton Highly Educated?
As per his educational qualifications, Dalton completed his schooling at Katy High School in Katy, Texas where his mother used to teach. He started to play football in his high school via Tigers Football Team. After completion of high school, he attended Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, to continue his further studies. In TCU, he studied for four years from 2006 to 2010.
What Are The Career Achievements Of Andy Dalton?
The Red Rifle aka Andy Dalton is playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He plays as Jersey number 14. Prior to Chicago Bears, from the year 2011 to 2019, he played for the Cincinnati Bengals and for Dallas Cowboy in 2020. Moreover, with all the hard work and dedication of these years, he has been awarded 3x Pro Bowl (2011, 2014, 2016), 2x MWC Offensive player of the year (2009, 2010), Rose Bowl MVP in 2011, and many more.
Who Is Andy Dalton's Wife?
Andy Dalton married his college sweetheart, Jordan Jones, who is an American homemaker, a philanthropist, and co-founder of Andy and Jordan dalton Foundation. They first met each other in 2006 when they were students at Texas Christian University. Back then, they both graduated majoring in Marketing. After dating for some time, they got engaged and got married on 9th July 2011 in a private wedding ceremony.
Read Full Details Andy Dalton Married Life With Wife And Children
After the marriage, Jordan changed her surname from Jones into her husband's surname 'Dalton'. Andy and his wife, Jordan are blessed with three beautiful kids, two sons, and a daughter. They gave birth to their first child Noah Andrew Dalton on 1 July 2014, their second child Nash Gordon Dalton on 17 March 2017, and lastly, they welcomed their third child, a girl Finley Jones Dalton on 13 January 2019.
What Is The Motto Of The Dalton Foundation?
Taking about their foundation, they own Andy and JJ Dalton Foundation. Andy is the founder and his wife is a vice president. This foundation focuses on helping and supporting sick children around the Cincinnati area. They provide resources to the families of sick children. Bills Fans has donated more than $415,000. They launched this foundation in 2011. Andy and JJ have influenced the lives of more than 3.8 million people.
When Andy and JJ were at TCU, Andy's coach granddaughter was diagnosed with cancer. At the moment, Andy was requested to send well wishes to her and in less time he saw an immediate impact on a child. As for JJ, she has worked with children since high school and she knows what challenges families will go through in such a situation.
How Did Andy Dalton Get Injured?
Dalton injured his knee on a first-half scramble against his former squad Cincinnati Bengals. He gets a bone bruise and tibia colliding on his left knee. He immediately received stitches after the game. Rookie Justin Fields was replaced in dalton's place. Dalton's injury was not so serious so, he does not need surgery. With the hope that he will be able to recover Chicago has not placed him on injured reserve.
How much is Andy Dalton's net worth?
Former quarterback player of the Cowboys Andy Dalton has come a long way since 2011, NFL draft. As of 2021, he is playing with the Chicago Bears and has agreed on terms with them. Also, he has signed a one-year contract worth $10 million and earns an average annual salary of $10,000,000, including $7,000,000 as a signing bonus, 10,000,000 guaranteed.
Andy has acquired tons of wealth as football is the fourth-highest paid sport in America. Hence, according to celebritynetworth.com, he has smashed with a net worth of $35 million dollars from his career as a football quarterback. Furthermore, he has also signed a commercial deal with the brands like Nike and Pepsi Cola from which he earns $1 million annually alone.
What Is The Height Of Andy Dalton?
Speaking about the height and weight of Andy Dalton, he stands tall with a decent height of 188cm which is about 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is about 99.8kg. He has red-colored hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, other information related to his size of bust, waist, chest, shoe, etc. is not available at the moment.