Andy Dalton is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League(NFL). Dalton is the only quarterback to lead the Bengals to five consecutive playoff berths and also the Bengals franchise record holder for passing yards and touchdowns in a season. Nicknamed “The Red Rifle,” Andy Dalton led Texas Christian University(TCU) to a win in the 2011 Rose Bowl.
What is Andy Dalton Famous for?
- Famous as football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL.
Where was Andy Dalton Born?
Andy Dalton was born on October 29, 1987, in Katy, Texas, United States. His birth name is Andrew Gregory Dalton. His nationality is American. Dalton belongs to White ethnicity while Scorpio is his zodiac sign.
Andy is the son of Gregory Jerome Dalton(father) and Tina Denise Dalton(mother). Dalton was raised in his hometown where he attended Katy High School. At Katy High School, he played on the Tigers football team and as a quarterback as a senior.
In 2005, he was even named the “Greater Houston Area Offensive Player of the Year” by the Houston Chronicle. On October 19, 2005, he was committed to Texas Christian University. He was named the 2007 Texas Bowl MVP and 2008 Poinsettia Bowl MVP.
Andy Dalton Career Highlights
- Andy Dalton started his professional career after he got selected as the 35th overall in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals.
- Dalton made his first NFL regular-season debut with a win against the Cleveland Brown on September 11, 2011.
- Dalton was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October and even earned Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors.
- During the 2012 Pro Bowl, Dalton threw for 99 yards and 2 touchdowns.
- Dalton and his team, Cincinnati Bengals became the 2013 AFC North Division Champions and he even earned his third consecutive berth to the NFL playoffs.
- Dalton kicked off the 2014 season with three wins and received a six-year extension with Bengals.
- Dalton was selected for the 2015 Pro Bowl which was his second Pro Bowl appearance on January 20, 2015.
- The Bengals’ win over the Seattle Seahawks, marked itself as the second-biggest comeback in franchise history.
- Dalton was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October 2015.
- Dalton was ranked 35th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
- Dalton began the 2016 season with a win over the New York Jets.
- Dalton threw three interceptions in the first half during the home opener against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1, 2017.
- The Bengals kicked off their 2018 season with a win over the Baltimore Ravens on September 13.
- Dalton finished the 2018 season with 2,566 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions.
- The 2019 season marked Dalton on the bench in favor of rookie, Ryan Finley on Dalton’s 32nd birthday.
- In about 8 matches of 2019 season, the Bengals couldn’t win any of the matches.
Who is Andy Dalton Married to?
The NFL player, Andy Dalton is a married man. Dalton got married to his longtime girlfriend, Jordan Jones on July 9, 2011. Dalton met Jones at Texas Christian University(TCU). The couple together has two sons: Noah Andrew Dalton(born on July 1, 2014) and Nash Gordon Dalton(born on March 16, 2017).
Dalton and his wife, Jordan, have founded the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation.
What is Net Worth of Andy Dalton?
Andy Dalton has quite a great earning through his professional career as a football quarterback. Dalton has managed to amass a great fortune of the amount in million dollars fro his contract deals and salaries.
In 2011, he had signed a four-year rookie contract worth $5.21 million with the Cincinnati Bengals. Also, he had signed a 6-year contract worth $96 million with the Cincinnati Bengals with an average annual salary of $16 million.
Currently, Dalton has an estimated net worth of $25 million and he earns a base salary of $16 million. With all the fortune in a million dollars, he has managed to live a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
How Tall is Andy Dalton?
The 32 years old player, Andy Dalton has a well maintained athletic body physique. Dalton stands tall with a height of 6ft. 2inch(1.88 m) while his body weighs around 100kg(220lbs). Dalton has a fair complexion with brown hair and green eyes.