Jon Dorenbos
Jon Dorenbos
Real Name/Full Name Jonathan Paul Dorenbos
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jon Dorenbos
Birth Place: Texas, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 July 1980
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 113 Kg
In Pounds – 250 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Alan Dorenbos
Mother – Kathy Dorenbos
Siblings: Randy and Kristina Dorenbos
School: Pacifica High School
College: University of Texas
Religion: Non-religious
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Annalise Dale
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Former American football long snapper and magician
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Jonathan Paul Dorenbos is a magician and former American football long snapper. He attended the University of Texas at El Paso and was signed as an unsigned free agent by the Buffalo Bills in 2003. Dorenbos has spent 11 seasons and 162 games with the Tennessee Titans and Philadelphia Eagles, with whom he appeared in 162 straight games.

Dorenbos’s career was cut short when he was traded to the New Orleans Saints in the 2017 preseason due to an aortic aneurysm that needed emergency surgery. The Eagles canceled the exchange and returned the pick to the Saints. The Eagles went on to win Super Bowl LII that season and Dorenbos was named the MVP.

Dorenbos also works as a professional magician in his spare time. He was a finalist on season 11 of America’s Got Talent, where he performed his magic acts. He ended the season in the third position.

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Biography and Early Life

Dorenbos grew up in Woodinville, Washington, after being born in Humble, Texas. His mother, Kathy, was killed by his boyfriend, Alan, a software specialist, on August 2, 1992, when he was 12 years old. His father was charged with second-degree murder and found guilty, receiving a sentence of 13 years and eight months in jail.

Dorenbos was placed in a foster family. Susan and Steve Hindman, his aunt and uncle, adopted him after a court dispute. Dorenbos turned to sorcery to relieve his stress. Dorenbos, on the other hand, had a brief reconciliation with his estranged father in 2019 and stated that he forgives him for killing his mother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jon Dorenbos in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jon Dorenbos’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 21 July 1980. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 250lbs in Pound and 113kg in Kilograms.


Dorenbos was a letterman in football, basketball, hockey, and baseball at Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, California. In both football and baseball, he was named to the all-league team. In high school, he was on the Dean’s list and was an honour roll recipient.

Dorenbos went to Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, as a freshman. Paul Tessier, his best friend at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), contacted him during his freshman year to see if he wanted to be the long snapper for the UTEP Miners football team, which needed one.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jon Dorenbos With Wife Annalise Dale
Jon Dorenbos With Wife Annalise Dale

Dorenbos married Annalise Dale in 2017. Jon is the proud owner of Saint, a guide dog. Kristina Dorenbos, Dorenbos’ niece, is a pharmacologist at Creighton University School of Medicine. Randy, his younger brother, works for “MD Roofing” in California. Though he had been living a quiet life since retiring, he came to the limelight again after auditioning for the America Got Talent competition.

Is Jon Dorenbos Gay?

No, he is not gay. When he was auditioning for the America Got Talent show, he introduced his fiancée Annalise who he later got married to. The two are happy together. This affirms our earlier statement that Dorenbos is straight.

Professional Career

Dorenbos averaged 0.62 seconds in snapping the ball to the punter at UTEP’s Pro Day practice, which was attended by six players. One snap took 0.59 seconds to complete. In the NFL, a good time is described as 0.70 seconds to 0.75 seconds. Dorenbos was selected as an undrafted free agent by the Buffalo Bills as a long snapper during the 2003 NFL Draft.

In 2003, he was one of the two unsigned free agents who made the roster. The Tennessee Titans signed Dorenbos on October 26, 2005, the same day he tried out with the club. In the last nine games of the 2005 season, he appeared in nine games. In 2006, he was set to become a restricted free agent, but the Titans opted not to sign him.

The Philadelphia Eagles signed Dorenbos to a two-year deal on November 29, 2006, after Mike Bartrum sustained a career-ending neck injury. He appeared in the last seven games of the 2006 regular season, as well as two playoff games. In 2006, he had two special team tackles.

Dorenbos was dealt to the New Orleans Saints on August 28, 2017, in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick in 2019. The Eagles won Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018, and Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie promised Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring along with the rest of the team after the win.


Over the course of his life and career, Dorenbos has won the following awards:

  1. Jury Award winner in 2014 at the Asheville Cinema Festival.
  2. His performances won him a Mid Atlantic Emmy Award in 2009. In appreciation of his creative innovation and perseverance, the Mattia Foundation will present former Philadelphia Eagles star and wizard Jon Dorenbos with the inaugural “Charles D. Close School Resilience Award.”
  3. The Philadelphia Eagles’ candidate for the 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award is Jon Dorenbos.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jon Dorenbos in 2024

Jon Dorenbos Net Worth
Jon Dorenbos Net Worth

As of 2024, Jon Dorenbos currently has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jon was diagnosed with an aortic aneurysm after a physical which underwent open-heart surgery. He has since made a full recovery and is in good health. In November 2017 and March and May 2018, Jon appeared as a helper on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Jon Dorenbos is a man of many talents and has done so much in his lifetime. After his football career, Dorenbos is currently doing very well as a magician and also as a filmmaker.


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