|Andrew Gregory Dalton
|Texas Christian University
|6ft 2in (1,88m)
|100 kg (220 lbs)
Popular with the nickname “Red Rifle” among the fans, Andy Dalton is an American professional football quarterback player who currently plays for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). Andy was initially drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 NFL draft.
3 times Pro Bowl named Andy is also blessed in terms of his personal life. He is happily married to his wife and is now the father of 3 children. Here let’s have an insight into the life of Andy.
Married Life: Wife & Children
Andy Dalton is happily married to his girlfriend turned wife Jordan Dalton. The duo first met at the Texas Christian University during their senior year and soon began dating.
Andy and his lady loved tied the knot on 9th July 2011 and prior to getting married, the duo got engaged back on 7th October 2010.
Andy and his wife Jordan have their own foundation named “Andy and JJ Dalton" Foundation which provides supports and resources to seriously ill and physically challenged children and their families. Andy Dalton is the founder and president of the company whereas his wife Jordan is the vice president of the company and Andrea Baker is the Managing Director.
The happily married couple are blessed with 3 kids together 2 sons and a daughter. The duo welcomed their first son Noah Andrew Dalton on 30th June 2014. They were then blessed with their second son on 16th March 2017 whom they named Nash Gordon Dalton. Their happiness then expanded more with the arrival of a beautiful daughter, Finley Jones Dalton on 12th January 2019.
As of now, Andy’s family of 5 reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Career And Net Worth
Andy Dalton used to play for his high school football team and he later got committed to playing college football for Texas Christan University.
Andy was named the 2007 Texas Bowl MVP during his redshirt freshman college year and then in his sophomore year, he was named 2008 Poinsettia Bowl.
Andy’s professional career began after he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2011 NFL Draft with 35th overall in the second-round pick. Andy then signed a 4-year rookie contract of $5.21 million with the Cincinnati Bengals on 29th June 2011.
Andy was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for October on 3rd November 2011. Furthermore, during the rookie season of Andy, he had four wins which also featured fourth-quarter comebacks. At the end of the season during the NFLPA PULSE Awards, Andy received the Emerging Player Awards from the NFL Players Associations and he was later also named as the Pro Bowl Alternate in his first year.
In the 2014 season, Andy received a 6-year contract extension and he started off the season with 3 wins.
Moving forward, after completing 9 seasons with the franchise and after quarterback player Joe Burrow’s selection in the 2020 NFL Draft, Andy was released by the Cincinnati Bengals on 30th April 2020.
Then Andy signed a year contract of $7 million with the Dallas Cowboys of NFL on 2nd May 2020. As of now, he has signed a year contract with the Chicago Bears on 17th March 2021. Moreover, as of 2021, Andy will earn a base salary of about $2,500,000 and he has accumulated a net worth of about $35 million.
Bio: Family & Siblings
Andy Dalton was born on 29th October 1987 in Katy, Texas to father Greg Dalton and mother Tina Dalton. Andy has 2 siblings, a brother named Avery Dalton and a sister Ashley Dalton.
Andy went to Katy High School and later became committed to the Texas Christian University.
His birth name is Andrew Gregory Dalton and he holds American nationality. Andy celebrates his birthday on 29th October so his zodiac sign is Scorpio.
Talking about the height of the quarterback player Andy, he is about 6ft 2in tall which is around 188cm and he weighs around 100 kg (220 lbs).