Troy Aikman Biography: Net Worth, Stats, Age, Son, Daughters, Wife, Salary, Hand Size, Wikipedia, Young, ESPN, Rookie Card
Troy Kenneth Aikman (born November 21, 1966), who is known as Troy Aikman, is a professional American football quarterback and sportsperson. He spent 12 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL).
After transferring from Oklahoma, he won the Davey O’Brien Award at UCLA and was chosen first overall by the Cowboys in the 1989 NFL Draft.
Troy Aikman, the Cowboys quarterback with the longest tenure, was chosen for six Pro Bowls and won three Super Bowls between 1992 and 1995.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Troy Kenneth Aikman|
|Stage Name:||Troy Aikman|
|Born:||21 November 1966 (age 56 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||West Covina, California, United States|
|Parents:||Charlyn Aikman, Kenneth Aikman|
|Siblings:||Terri Starns, Tammy Aikman-Powell|
|Wife • Spouse:||Catherine Mooty (m. 2017), Rhonda Worthey (m. 2000–2011)|
|Girlfriend • Partner:||Sandra Bullock (1995-2014), Lorrie Morgan (1989-1991), Janine Turner|
|Children:||Alexa Marie Aikman, Jordan Ashley Aikman|
|Net Worth:||US$65 million|
Early Life & Education
Troy Aikman was born on November 21st, 1966, in West Covina, California, United States. He spent his earliest years as a youngster in West Covina, California.
He was born to Charlyn Aikman (mother) and Kenneth Aikman (father). He has two siblings: Terri Starns and Tammy Aikman-Powell.
When Troy Aikman was 12 years old, his family moved to Henryetta, Oklahoma. He went to Henryetta High School and participated in football and baseball, earning All-State honors in both sports. In 1983, he also took first place in Oklahoma’s high school typing competition.
Troy Aikman played as quarterback for Oklahoma as a freshman for the first time since World War II in 1984. He led the Sooners to victories over Minnesota, Kansas State, and No. 17 Texas in the Red River Shootout in 1985, his first season as a full-time collegiate starter before the team lost to the Miami Hurricanes as he departed the game with a fractured ankle.
Troy Aikman also fell short against Michael Irvin, a future teammate, and Jimmy Johnson, a future head coach who had scouted him while he was the head coach of Oklahoma State.
Troy Aikman dated country singer Lorrie Morgan, and he was once named Texas Monthly’s most eligible bachelor in Dallas. On April 8, 2000, in Plano, Texas, he got married to a former Cowboys publicist named Rhonda Worthey.
Rhonda Worthey has a daughter from a previous marriage named Rachel Worthey. Rhonda Worthey and Troy Aikman have two daughters: Jordan Ashley Aikman and Alexa Marie Aikman. On January 24, 2011, the couple announced their breakup. On April 12, 2011, they officially got divorced.
On June 2, 2017, Troy Aikman announced on Instagram that he was engaged to high-end clothes retailer Catherine “Capa” Mooty. Catherine Mooty had two sons: Luke Mooty and Val Mooty, with her ex-husband, lawyer Jerry Mooty, who is also the Cowboys’ owner and the nephew of Jerry Jones.
On September 1, 2017, Troy Aikman and Catherine Mooty exchanged vows at the Biltmore Four Seasons in Montecito, California.
Troy Aikman has dated Sandra Bullock (1995-2014), Lorrie Morgan (1989-1991), and Janine Turner.
The Dallas Cowboys selected Troy Aikman as the first overall pick in the 1989 NFL Draft. Jimmy Johnson took Tom Landry‘s place after Jerry Jones, the new owner, sacked him on February 25, 1989.
A few months later, Jimmy Johnson selected Steve Walsh, who had played for him at the University of Miami, in the NFL’s supplemental selection. Steve Walsh was moved early in the 1990 season, and Troy Aikman was given the starting quarterback role.
On August 26, 1989, Troy Aikman took the field for his first preseason NFL game against the Denver Broncos. His NFL career began with losing to the New Orleans Saints by 28-0. The Atlanta Falcons won the game despite Troy Aikman throwing his first touchdown pass the following week, a 65-yard completion to Michael Irvin.
He set an NFL rookie record by throwing for 379 yards in a game against the Arizona Cardinals. With a starting record of 0-11, Troy Aikman completed 155 of 293 passes for 1,749 yards, 9 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions.
In 1997, Troy Aikman became the first quarterback in Cowboys’ history to have three straight 3,000-yard seasons, but the team finished 6–10 and missed the playoffs for the first time since 1990. Switzer suffered the first losing season of his career and resigned at the end of the season.
According to sources, Troy Aikman has an estimated net worth of US$65 million. He made his fortune as a sportsman.
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