Tony Horton is an American fitness superstar, author, and master of motivation. Also a former actor, Horton is best known as the creator of the commercial home exercise regimen P90X.
Tony was born as Anthony Sawyer Horton Jr. on July 2, 1958, in Westerly, Rhode Island, U.S. Tony Horton is the son of Anthony Sawyer Horton (Sr.) and Jean Horton. Rased in Trumbull, Connecticut, Tony Horton has 2 sisters and one of her sisters is Kit Horton Caldicott.
Horton attended the University of Rhode Island. While attending the University he took weightlifting classes, which encouraged him to pursue his career as a fitness trainer. Tony was first inspired to pursue fitness after taking a weightlifting class at the University of Rhode Island.
Horton holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. After graduation, Horton moved to Southern California and took over several jobs, including as a stand-up comedian and gofer for 20th Century Fox.
In 1980, Horton moved to California and began working as a personal trainer to an executive at 20th Century Fox. Horton worked out at the executive's garage, charging $20 per lesson. His client list includes Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Tom Petty, Annie Lennox and Billy Idol.
Tony Horton has appeared on countless television programs as a fitness and lifestyle expert, including the Thighmaster infomercial and a Shakeology commercial. In 2005, he created P90X, a commercial home exercise regimen endorsed by Sheryl Crow, Michelle Obama, and Paul Ryan which became the source of fame and net worth to Tony.
As of 2018, Tony Horton is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $20 million. By 2010, P90X sold over 2 million copies, though, in that year, P90X sales dropped off dramatically. However, they still represented half of Beachbody’s $430 million revenue in 2010.
Talking about his personal life Tony Horton is a married man. He and his wife Shawna Brannon are married since 2015. The couple tied the knot after dating for a long time. The boyfriend-girlfriend turned husband-wife are still living together, but have not shared any children.
Horton, 5ft 11 inches tall is active on Instagram and Twitter where he has over 207K followers and 177K followers respectively.