Romo has played college football for Eastern Illinois University and won the Walter Payton Award in 2002, and led the Panthers football team to an Ohio Valley Conference championship in 2001. In the year 2003, Romo was signed by the Dallas Cowboys and attended the 2003 NFL Scouting Combine.
Tony went undrafted in 2003 despite interest from some scouts. Over the years Romo has been rumored to be involved romantically with many celebrities. He was once rumored to have hooked up with Jessica Simpson, but they denied the rumors. Romo was also linked in an affair with an American Idol winner Carrie Underwood.
Currently, Romo is married to Candice Crawford. Crawford's husband Romo and she were married in 2011 and parents of two children named, Hawkins Crawford Romo and Rivers Romo. Aged 36, Romo holds an American nationality and white ethnicity and his height 6’2 inches and his estimated net worth $16 million.