On June 22, former NFL star Tony Siragusa ("Goose") passed away. Here’s what we know about his net worth, wife, and family.
Former NFL player
Net worth: $6 million (estimated)
Former NFL star Tony Siragusa ("Goose") has died at the young age of 55. After leaving professional football, he worked as an analyst for FOX Sports and took up several other on-screen roles.
Birthdate: May 14, 1967
Birthplace: New Jersey
Education: University of Pittsburg
Spouse: Kathy Giacalone
Born on May 14, 1977, Siragusa was nicknamed “Goose.” Only 55 years old when he passed away, he was a defensive lineman for 12 seasons for the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts. After being a professional footballer, he worked as an NFL games analyst at FOX Sports and hosted several TV shows.
The cause of Tony Siragusa's death
Whereas the cause of Siragusa’s death still isn't known, he received CPR at home. After emergency medical services and police officers arrived on the scene, he was declared dead. His father died of a heart attack at the age of 48. Tony, then 21 years old, performed CPR on his father.
Tony Siragusa's net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Siragusa was worth $6 million at the time of his death. In 1997, he signed a four-year, $6-million deal with the Baltimore Ravens. He retired from active sports in 2001 after the deal and took up various on-screen roles. At his peak, he drew an annual salary of $500,000 from FOX Sports.
Tony Siragusa was married to Kathy Giacalone
Tony Siragusa was married to Kathy Giacalone. The couple tied the knot in 1995 and had three children: Samantha Rose, Ava, and Anthony Siragusa. Their children have largely maintained a private life.
Tony Siragusa's professional career
Siragusa entered the NFL in 1990, signing with Indianapolis Colts. He played 96 games for the team between 1990 and 1996, before the joining Baltimore Ravens. In the Ravens' defeat of the New York Giants in 2001, Siragusa played an instrumental role.
After the news of his death, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said, "This is a tremendously sad day for the Baltimore Ravens. We appreciate everyone who has expressed an outpouring of support for our players, coaches and staff.”
Ray Lewis, who played alongside Siragusa at the Ravens said, “From the first day we met, I knew that life was different. I knew he was someone who would change my life forever. He was a one-of-a-kind person who made you feel important and special. You can never replace a man like that.”
Tony Siragusa's early life
Siragusa went to the David Brearley High School in New Jersey, where he played football and wrestled. He later went to the University of Pittsburgh and played football for the Pittsburgh Panthers.
After leaving sports, Goose appeared as a Russian mobster in the 2002 film 25th Hour. He was a supporter of former president Donald Trump and recently criticized Joe Biden for the rising gas prices.