Tony Dorsett
Tony Dorsett
Real Name/Full Name Anthony Drew Dorsett
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tony Dorsett
Birth Place: Rochester, Pennsylvania, U.S
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 April 1954
Age/How Old: 70 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
Weight: In Kilograms – 87 Kg
In Pounds – 192 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Wes Dorsett
Mother –Myrtle Dorset
Siblings: Yes (6)
School: Aliquippa Hopewell
College: University of Pittsburgh
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N.A
Wife/Spouse Name: Janet Harmon Dorsett
Kids/Children Name: Yes 4
Profession: Former Football Player ,Actor
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Tony Dorsett is a sharp-minded football player who has played in the National Football League. Tony is one of the most advance players who uses his techniques. The running back has been served in the prominent team of NFL which is running back till now. He is regarded as one of the best running back in the history of the NFL.

Apart from this, he is the father of NFL player Anthony Dorsett Jr. Tony made two Super Bowl appearances in 1999 and Raiders in 2002.

This footballer has continuously raised awareness against sleep disorder, which is also called Sleep Apnea. This disorder is caused when breathing stops breathing is more often. Dorsett has helped with this disorder over 150 former footballers so that other footballers can overcome this disorder.

Well, how well do you know about Tony Dorsett? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tony Dorsett’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tony Dorsett to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tony Dorsett was born in Rochester, Pennsylvania, situated in the United States. Tony was born in the Dorsett family to his father, Wes Dorsett, and his mother, Myrtle Dorsett. His father was a steel mill worker, and his mother was a house captain. His mother took care of the whole house and also, along with his other siblings. Tony’s family used to reside in a government-funded project which is called Plan 11. His family was not so stable in a financial way but still his family.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tony Dorsett in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tony Dorsett’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 7 April 1954. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 192 lbs in Pound and 87 kg in Kilograms.


Dorsett was playing for the team when he was in school. His talent for playing football had helped him to lead in the group of the school. He has never let his game and team pressure affect his studies. Besides being a good and famous player, he was also a good student.

After getting his high school done from his school, he joins Pittsburgh’s University to complete his graduation. Even at the university, he has also got selected in the football team. After being in the Top 25 Player in the college football history list in 1994, he was inducted into the college football hall of fame.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tony Dorsett With Wife Janet Harmon Dorsett
Tony Dorsett With Wife Janet Harmon Dorsett

Tony Dorsett was born in the year 1954 on 7 April. He was born in the year Rochester, Pennsylvania, the USA, as Anthony Drew Dorsett. He was born in the family of Dorsett. He was born as a son to his father and mother. Even he was also an actor who has acted in many films. He was not from a wealthy family, but still, he was pleased in his childhood as he was taught that you should be happy with what you have.

Is Tony Dorsett Gay?

No, Tony Dorsett is not gay. He has got married to his wife, Janet. He has earned four children from his wife. In-fact his children are also booming, like their father. Tony, his wife and their children are happy living together.

Professional Career

Dorsett has first started his career as being a head coach. He, along with his co-coach, has a different opinion regarding how to rotate the ball. In 1980, he had played his best run with the ball on the four-yard line against the St. Louis Cardinals. He had made the most productive season was in the year 1981 when he had made recorded pf 1646 yards breaking the cowboys franchise record.

In 1986, the running back was signed by the cowboys by Herschel Walker and moved to fullback so that he could share backfield duties with Dorsett. Dorsett was traded to Denver in exchange for a conditional for the fifth round in a choice.


Dorset was awarded Heisman Trophy in the year 1976. Following the year 1977, he was also awarded NFL Honors- AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tony Dorsett in 2024

Tony Dorsett Net Worth
Tony Dorsett Net Worth

Dorsett is a very famous and talented player; he has always done goods things with his earning. His primary source of income is from the NFL. Whatever making he gets, he contributes to the NFL team. Tony has a worth of $6 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Dorsett was not from such a wealthy family. He belongs to a low-income family. His family could not afford everything they desired to get, but his family was still pleased with whatever they have earned. He never felt ashamed of his family’s financial position. Instead, he was pleased in his childhood.

Dorsett was suffering from a sleeping disorder. But as a famous player, he decided to spread awareness about the condition and had even helped 1500 players overcome this disorder.

Dorsett being a famous player he has never shown any disrespect to anyone in his life. He is a successful football player. As a father, his children are also very successful in their life. He was never ashamed of his family’s financial condition; Rather, he was pleased in his childhood.


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