Tony Reali is an American sports personality and TV host best known as the host of ESPN's sports talk show, Around The Horn.
He joined ESPN in July 2000 as a writer and researcher for the channel's sports quiz show, Two Minute Drill. A year later, in September 2001, he became a researcher at ESPN's Pardon the Interruption. Then in February 2004, he became the host of the famous show Around the Horn, which aired from Monday to Friday at 5 pm. Since then, he has also appeared as a guest on various ESPN radio programs and also worked as a social media contributor at Good Morning America show.
Prior to ESPN, he also served as a sportscaster for WFUV 90.7 FM from 1997 to 2000 at Fordham University in The Bronx. Additionally, he has also worked shortly as a reporter for the New York Yankees, Mets, Giants, and Jets.
Tony Reali's Bio: Age & Education
Tony Reali was born as Anthony Joseph Paul Reali on 4 July 1978 in Staten Island, New York. His family is of Italian-American descent, and he grew up in his strictly Catholic family.
He attended Fordham University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Communications and History.
Married To Wife & Children
Tony Reali is married to Samiya Edwards.
He began dating his now-wife, Samiya, in 2002 when Samiya was an Africa policy consultant. After six years together, the pair tied the knot on 3 July 2008. The wedding ceremony was organized in Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands.
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Now, the couple is blessed with two children; elder one daughter named Francesca Zahra Reali and a younger son named Amadeo.
Tony Reali with his children on 10 July 2019 (Source: Tony Reali's Instagram)
Unfortunately, the couple had lost their baby Amadeo as he passed away at the time of birth. He was the twin of Enzo.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Tony has a net worth of $2 million.
On a Tweet on 1 March 2017 Tony Reali wrote, “For me, it can’t be plugging your ears to what somebody else believes. I am Catholic/my wife was born in Africa, side of her family Muslim.”
He uses the word “squadoosh” to refer to zeros or shutouts.
In 2012, he provided the voice for the character of The Dark One on the animated television series Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil.
In 2013, he visited the White House with Kornheiser and Wilbon where President Obama joked that Around the Horn is ‘the only television show he watches.’
A suspected terrorist drove down a path full of pedestrians with his truck in Manhattan in early November 2017. This incident happened within walking distance of Tony’s family’s apartment and his young daughter’s school and at the time of happening he was hosting a show at ESPN.