Troy Aikman is a retired football quarterback who spent his entire 12-year career playing for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. The number one overall draft pick in 1989, Aikman played twelve consecutive seasons as quarterback with the Cowboys. During his career he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection, led the team to three Super Bowl victories, and was the Super Bowl XXVII MVP. Troy Aikman was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 and to the College Football Hall of Fame on December 9, 2008 in New York City.
Currently Troy Aikman works as a television sportscaster for the Fox network. He is a former joint owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team, Hall of Fame Racing, along with fellow former Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, and is a part-owner of the San Diego Padres.
After his retirement as a player, Troy Aikman joined Fox’s NFC telecasts as a color commentator for the 2001 season. A year later, he was named to the network’s lead announcing crew, teaming with Joe Buck and (from 2002–2004) Cris Collinsworth. Aikman received an Emmy Award nomination for his television work in 2004 and has helped broadcast three Super Bowls (XXXIX, XLII and XLV) to date.
Troy Aikman also hosts a weekly sports radio show which airs on Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. ET on Sporting News Radio, and appears weekly during the football season on the Dunham & Miller morning show on Dallas sports talk radio station 1310 The Ticket. He was a public spokesman for Acme Brick throughout his career. He is also the chairman of the Troy Aikman Foundation, a charity to benefit children that has recently focused on building playplaces for children’s hospitals. The Agency Sports Management & Marketing handles Aikman’s marketing activities, where Jordan Bazant is his lead agent.
How Troy Aikman Made His Money – Football
Estimated Net Worth: $26 Million
Birthday: November 21, 1966