Troy Aikman Biography

Updated On May 28, 2019 Published On Dec 25, 2015
Facts of Troy Aikman
Date of Birth: 1966 , November-21
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Troy Aikman
Birth Name Troy Kenneth Aikman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City West Covina, California
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television sportscaster
Working For Fox Network
Net Worth $25 million
Salary $1 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown Light
Face Color White
Weight in KG 100 kg
Famous for football quarterback
Affair with Sandra Bullock (1995), Lorrie Morgan (1989 - 1991)and Janine Turner
Girlfriend Janine Turner
Married Twice
Married to Catherine Mooty (m. 2017)
Children Jordan Ashley Aikman, Alexa Marie Aikman
Divorce Rhonda Worthey (2000-2011)
Education Henryetta High School, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Oklahoma
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter
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Sports Emmy Awards nominee for Outstanding Sports Personality-Sports Event Analyst, Troy Aikman is a retired American football quarterback. In his professional career, he played with Dallas Cowboys in the NFL for more than a decade (from 1989-2000). Currently, Troy Aikman works for the Fox network as a television sportscaster.

Troy Aikman's early life and education

Troy Aikman was born as Troy Kenneth Aikman in West Covina, California, the United States of America to American parents, Troy is an avid sportsman since he was a child. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.


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Soon after graduation from Henryetta High School, Troy Aikman was offered to join New York Mets as a baseball player but rather than joining them he joined the University of Oklahoma and began playing football.

Troy Aikman's football career

He then joined UCLA in 1986 and during his junior year where he was honored with the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year. In the 1989 NFL Draft, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys and the play with them for the next 12 years. 

After his retirement, Aikman joined Fox's NFC telecasts as a sports commentator for the 2001 season. In 2002, he was named the network's lead announcing crew alongside Joe Buck and Cris Collinsworth

He also hosts a weekly sports radio show on Sporting News Radio, which airs on Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. ET.

During twelve consecutive seasons as a quarterback at Cowboys, he was a six-time Pro Bowl selection, led the team to three Super Bowl victories and was the MVP of Super Bowl XXVII.

A former joint owner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing team Hall of Fame Racing along with fellow former Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, Troy was also a part-owner of the San Diego Padres.

Troy Aikman's net worth

While he was in Dallas Cowboys, he earned in the range of $ 1.75 in 1994 million to $7.5 million in 2000 and his net worth is $25million. Now the retired footballer makes in the neighborhood of $1 million as a sports commentator.

Aikman became the richest player in NFL history, after his eight-year deal with the Cowboys which he signed in December 1993. As per the contract, he received $11 million as a signing bonus.

As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

Troy Aikman's personal life

Talking about his personal life, Troy Aikman is married twice in his life. He got married to his second wife Catherine Mooty, a high-end fashion retailer on September 2, 2017,  in Santa Barbara, California.

The couple started dating in 2016 and got engaged on June 2, 2017, announced via Troy's Instagram.

Previously, Troy was married to former Cowboys publicist Rhonda Worthey, tying the knot on April 8, 2000, in Plano, Texas. The former duos also share 2 daughters: Jordan Ashley Aikman (born August 24, 2001) and Alexa Marie Aikman (born July 30, 2002). However, after 11 years of marriage, the separated on January 24, 2011, and their divorce was finalized on April 12, 2011.

Also, Troy dated Sandra Bullock (1995), Lorrie Morgan (1989 - 1991)and Janine Turner while he is also rumored to have had a relationship with Abigail Klein in 2012.

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Born in West Covina, California

November 21 , 1966

Born as Troy Kenneth Aikman in West Covina, California, United States of America to American parents, Troy Aikman is an avid sportsman since he was child. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet and four inch tall. 

Graduated from Henryetta (OK)


Though Troy Aikman was born in West Covina, California, he was raised in Henryetta, Oklahoma. He moved there with his parents when he was 12. There he attended some high school and then he graduated from there in 1984.

Joined University of Oklahoma


Troy Aikman is an avid sportsman since he was child. Soon after graduation from this high school, Troy Aikman was offered to join New York Mets as a baseball player but rather than joining them he joined University of Oklahoma and began playing football.

Joined UCLA


While Troy Aikman was in University of Oklahoma, he displayed some qualitative football and this made an impression in several football coaches all over the United States. And then in 1986, he transferred to UCLA and her began playing there as a passing quarterback.

Was honored as Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year


Though Troy Aikman joined UCLA in 1986, he was suspended to play for them for about a year due to college transfer rules. He began playing with them since 1987 but within a year, he became the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year. 

Won Davey O'Brien Award


 Davey O'Brien Award which is also known as Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award is awarded annually. Troy Aikman has also been honored with this award once and that was in 1988 as the nation's top quarterback.

Joined Dallas Cowboys


Within the short period of time, after Troy Aikman began playing the American football he became one of the most talented quarterbacks in the United States. He became the NO 1 peak in the 1989 NFL Draft and that year, he was signed by the Dallas Cowboys.

Announced his retirement

April 9 , 2001

Sports Emmy Awards nominee for Outstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst, Troy Aikman is one of the most reputed American football quarterback. He joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 and he played with them for the next 12 years. In April 2011, he announced his retirement from American football.

Joined Fox's NFC telecasts


After Troy Aikman announced his retirement from American football with the start of 2001, he began his television career. Soon after his retirement, he joined Fox’s NFC telecasts and he began serving them as a color commentator.

Dated several actress and model


Troy Aikman had romantic love affairs with several celebrities before getting married with Rhonda Worthey. He was once in relationship with country singer, Lorrie Morgan. He also dated Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock and American actress Janine Turner for few years.

Married to Rhonda Worthey

April 8 , 2000

All of Troy Aikman's love life with Lorrie Morgan, Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock and American actress Janine Turner came to an end within a short period of time. However, his love life with former Cowboys publicist Rhonda Worthey entered into the new stage of relationship in 2000. They got married on the 8th of April.

First child, Jordan Ashley Aikman

August 24 , 2001

He became father for the first time in his life and that was in 2001. He and his ex wife, Rhonda Worthey welcomed their first child together on 24th of August and that time it was a baby girl and they named her Jordan Ashley Aikman. 

Second child, Alexa Marie Aikman

July 30 , 2002

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 2002. He and his ex wife, former Cowboys publicist Rhonda Worthey welcomed their second daughter together on 30th of July and they named her Alexa Marie Aikman. 

Divorced with Rhonda Worthey

April 12 , 2011

Though he became father twice with former Cowboys publicist Rhonda Worthey, they decided to dissolve their married life with the start of 2011 and they finally got divorced on 12th of April of the same year.

Nominated in Sports Emmy Awards


He has been nominated in Sports Emmy Awards for four different times in his life. He got nominated in this award for the first time in 2004 and that was for Outstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst. Though he has been nominated for four different times, he has not been honored once.

Net Worth Update


As of 2018, Troy Aikman has an estimated net worth of $25 million. After his retirment, he currently works as a television sportscaster for Fox Network.

Got engaged to Catherine Mooty

June 2 , 2017

Troy Aikman, after a year of dating got engaged to his girlfriend Catherine Mooty on June 2, 2017. Catherine is a high-end fashion retailer. The enagement was announced via Troy's Instagram.

Married his fiance Catherine Mooty

September 2 , 2017

It was not more than 3 months, Troy Aikman got married to his fiance Catherine Mooty. The couple tied the knot on September 2, 2017, in Santa Barbara, California.

The couple is yet to share children of their own.