Anthony Sawyer Horton Jr. popularly known as Tony Horton is a personal fitness trainer, former actor, and author, who belongs to the United States. He has been featured as a spokesperson for Nordic Track and appeared in some commercials like Thighmaster and Shakeology. He is the person behind the commercial home exercise regiment and all of its variations which include P90X2 and P90X3.
Who Is Tony Horton?
He was born on July 2, 1958, which makes him 64 years old as of August 2022. He was born in Westerly, Rhode Island, the United States of America, and his birth sign is Cancer. Tony belongs to the white ethnicity.
Talking about his siblings, he grew up with two sisters in Trumbull, Connecticut. Later, he decided to move to California to become a personal fitness trainer. After he moved to California, he worked various jobs like a gofer for 20th Century Fox and a stand-up comedian. Tony Horton is practicing Roman Catholic.
|Real Name||Anthony Sawyer Horton Jr.|
|Nick Name||Tony Horton|
|Date of Birth||July 2, 1958|
|Father’s Name||Anthony Sawyer Horton Sr.|
|Mother’s Name||Jean Horton (née Gencarelli)|
|Place of Birth||Westerly, Rhode Island, United States|
|Height (approx)||5′ 10″|
|School||Trumbull High School|
|College||University of Rhode Island|
|Profession||Fitness trainer, Actor, and Author|
|Sexual orientation||Straight (He left homosexuality after he started practicing Roman Catholic)|
|Net Worth (approx)||$25 million|
He completed his schooling at Trumbull High School and after that, he graduated from the University of Rhode Island and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. Before turning 11, his family had moved more than 5 times. His family is Roman Catholic. He grew up with two sisters in Trumbull, Connecticut.
His Father’s name is Anthony Sawyer Horton Sr. and his mother’s name is Jean Horton (née Gencarelli), his father served 3 years in the U.S army as a Lieutenant. Anthony Sawyer Horton Sr. was also a yachtsman, golfer, and minor league baseball player.
Her interest in fitness grew when he joined a weightlifting class while attending college. Before converting to Christianity, Tony Horton was dating a man. But later decided that he could not continue his run. His new religion does not support this entire concept of homosexuality and he stopped seeing men.
He met his wife Shawna Brannon in 2015 and they both fell in love. The couple decided to tie the knots in the same year. Shawna Brannon is also a fitness instructor like Horton. They are living a happy life as they both work together as professional fitness trainers. They don’t have any children as of August 2022 as they both are focusing more on their careers at this time.
In 1980, Tony Horton shifted to California and became a personal fitness trainer to an executive at 20th Century Fox, charging $20 per session and he was working from his garage at that time. He worked as an actor and did some Improvisational theatre. He appeared in some commercials like Thighmaster and Shakeology.
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His exercise videos including Power 90, were marketed by BeachBody. He later created variations like P90X which also include P90X2 and P90X3, these variations were his biggest hit and he started his own streaming service, Power Nation. Tony Horton has trained famous personalities like Bruce Springsteen, Usher, Tom Petty, Billy Idol, and Annie Lennox.
He appeared in a television series fitness and lifestyle expert. In 2017, Tony revealed that he is suffering from Ramsay Hunt syndrome type 2. He is one of the most popular fitness trainers in the world.
Facts About Tony Horton
- He charges around $5000 for each session as an instructor.
- He is a world-class motivational speaker and author.
- Some of his tops selling books are Bring It and Crush It.
- He follows a fully vegan diet.
- He has a Youtube channel with more than 220k subscribers and over 1 million total views.
- Before converting to Christianity, Tony Horton was a homosexual.