Early Life and Education
Andy Dalton was born on 29 October 1987 and he is currently 34 years old. He hails from Katy, Texas, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.
His parents are his father Greg and his mother Tina Dalton. Likewise, he has two siblings namely Avery and Ashley Dalton. Moreover, his full name is Andrew Gregory Dalton.
Talking about his educational journey, Dalton attended Katy High School where he played for the Tigers football team.
In the year 2005, Houston Chronicle named this player the Greater Houston Area offensive player of the year.
For his higher education, Dalton attended Texas Christian University. He committed to this university on 19 October 2005.
Andy Dalton – Net Worth 2023
This successful NFL player has earned a hefty amount of money throughout his career. Moving on, Dalton has a net worth of around $35 million US dollars.
Andy Dalton stands tall at an approximate height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters and his weight is around 220 lbs or 100 kg.
Likewise, Dalton has auburn hair and blue eyes. Besides these, the American footballer’s other body measurement details are still under review.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Andy Dalton is a famous American footballer. As such, he plays as a quarterback for the National Football League (NFL) team New Orleans Saints.
His nickname is “The Red Rifle”. Previously, this player played for the teams like Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, and Chicago Bears.
Further, Dalton played college football at TCU. At this institution, Dalton became the school’s leader in quarterback wins and also won the 2011 Rose Bowl.
Moreover, this American footballer played his initial 9 seasons with the Bengals. The Bengals selected Dalton in the 2nd round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
This player is a 3-time Pro Bowl selection with Cincinnati. As such, Dalton led the team to 5 consecutive playoff appearances from 2011 to 2015. This made this footballer the franchise’s only quarterback to do so.
In his 1st season, this player and wide receiver – A. J. Green – obtained the records for completions and yards by a rookie quarterback/receiver combination.
Moreover, Dalton also became one of ten NFL quarterbacks to throw for over 3,000 yards in his 1st three seasons.
Also, this footballer became one of six players to throw 20 touchdowns in his initial three seasons and one of five to reach the playoffs in his initial five seasons.
At the conclusion of his Bengals tenure, this American footballer set the franchise records for passing yards in a season, passing touchdowns in a season, as well as career passing touchdowns.
Furthermore, despite his regular-season success, this footballer went winless in the playoffs. Further, the Bengals released this player in the year 2020.
This was done after four consecutive losing seasons. This football quarterback signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys as a backup for Dak Prescott.
This led to this player becoming the starter when Prescott suffered a season-ending injury.
Following his Dallas leave, Dalton alternated as a starter and backup for the Bears in the year 2021. The next year, this football quarterback joined the Saints.
Andy Dalton is a happily married lad. His wife is Jordan Jones and the two tied the knot on 9 July 2011. The two were longtime lovers prior to their wedding.
The lovers met each other at TCU. Then in July 2014, the couple welcomed their first son named Noah.
The family then welcomed their second son in March 2017 and his name is Nash. Finally, the family welcomed their third child, a daughter, named Finley in January 2019.
Dalton founded the “Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation” with his wife. This foundation aims to help families and children in need.
After this personality helped the Bengals defeat the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17 of the 2017 season, this allowed the Buffalo Bills to enter the playoffs.
Many Bills fans donated to Dalton’s foundation in gratitude for helping their team snap their 17-year playoff drought.
In less than a week, their foundation’s donations exceeded $360,000 from over 16,000 donors. Most of the donations were in the amount of $17.
This symbolized the 17-year playoff drought that ended with the Bengals’ victory over the Ravens.
The couple rented five billboards in the Buffalo area to thank the Buffalo Bills fans. The billboards read “Thank you Buffalo and good luck.”
Andy Dalton – Social Media
Andy Dalton joined Twitter in April 2012 and so far has more than 229.8K followers on his @andydalton14 account.
Likewise, his username on Instagram is @andydalton14, and has over 223k followers. He has 8.6K followers on his “Andy Dalton” Facebook page.