Tony Romo Celebrity Watchlist

Fast Facts

  • His father is Mexican-American.
  • Didn't start playing football until he quit playing soccer in 9th grade.
  • First player from Eastern Illinois to win the Walter Payton Trophy for the best player in Division 1-AA football.
  • Signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2003.
  • Wears No. 9 because it was Roy Hobbs' number in the movie The Natural.
  • An avid golfer, he attempted to qualify for the U.S. Open.


  • Hawkins Crawford Romo — Son
  • Candice Crawford Romo — Wife
  • Jessica Simpson — Ex-significant Other
  • Ramiro Romo Jr. — Father
  • Jossalyn — Sister
  • Carrie Underwood — Ex-significant Other
  • Joan Romo — Mother
  • Danielle — Sister
  • Rivers Romo — Son


  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois, United States (BA in Communications, 2003)


  • Birth Name: Antonio Ramiro Romo
  • Birth Place: San Diego, California, United States
  • Profession: NFL quarterback

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