Tony Siragusa was but 55 years old when he died.
Sports commentators tend to be former athletes.
As such, people tend to believe they are in fairly good health.
This assumption makes the death of Tony “The Goose” Siragusa in June of this year surprising.
According to a recent MSN article titled “What Was NFL Legend Tony Siragusa’s Net Worth When He Died?,” the cause of death was not given when his death was announced.
Although no cause of death was given at the time, Siragusa had a family history of heart disease.
Tony shared how his own father died of a heart attack at age 48 in an interview with Howard Stern in 2012.
Siragusa was working as a commentator for Fox Sports when died.
In fact, he worked for more than a decade on the sidelines for the network.
He began his career in 1990 as a tackle for Indianapolis.
Siragusa went on to play 12 years in he NFL.
With a successful career on and off the field, Tony Siragusa likely left a significant estate for his family.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Siragusa had an estate worth $6 million when he died.
His contract with “Fox on Sunday” alone gave him an annual salary of $500,000.
While most known for his work in football and football commentating, Tony Siragusa also acted.
He had a part in “The Sopranos” on HBO.
Siragusa also served as a host for the show “Man Caves” on the DIY Network.
Additionally, Siragusa made other television appearances.
Although Siragusa may have left behind a large sum of money, he also left behind a loving family as he is survived by his wife, Kathy, and their three children.