Tony Horton is a professional Personal Trainer who has a net worth of around $25 million. He is one of the highest earning fitness trainers in the world and is best known for his global famed P90X fitness program.
Biography & Wiki
Tony Horton’s real name is Anthony Sawyer Horton Jr. is known for his exercise regimen P90X. Tony was born on July 2, 1958 at Westerly, Rhode Islands, U.S. He was raised in Trumbull, Connecticut and has two sisters. Although he earned fame in physical training, he was born underweight and had speech impediment. His father was in Army but he developed interest in fitness and health. He joined University of Rhode Island where he attended weightlifting classes.
After graduation, he shifted to California and started looking for jobs. After trying his hands on different jobs, he finally started working as full time physical trainer. His popularity grew gradually and he earned reputation in fitness. He also tried acting and appeared in some infomercials.
His own product P90X or Power 90 Extreme became instant hit and made his name a popular one on the global scale.
Horton is married to Shawna Brannon and they share a romantic relationship.
Tony Horton had passion for fitness and bodybuilding from an early age. He also joined weight lifting classes during his college days. Later when he moved to California, he searched for career options. He admits that he initially worked as a standup comedian and gofer for 20th Century Fox where he started working out in their garage as personal fitness trainer. His clients grew overtime and so did his reputation. So he began his own business called ASH fitness in Santa Monica.
He tried his hands on acting too and thus starred in a number of fitness videos including Power 90. The videos were very popular among fitness enthusiasts.
He started appearing on different television programs as a health fitness and lifestyle expert. His clients included Billy Idol, Antonio Banderas, etc.
It was in 2004, where in introduced Power 90 Extreme, a fitness program which was a breakthrough hit. He later published his own fitness book which was a success. In 2014, he came up with P90 workout program for fitness.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Tony Horton received the honorary IDEA Jack LaLanne Award at 2016 Idea World Convention, Los Angeles for his extra ordinary fitness workout program P90X.
Net Worth of Tony Horton
Tony Horton has an estimated net worth of $25 million as of 2017. His personally designed fitness system P90X has sold more than 4 million copies. He also released more versions of P90X which are P90X2 and P90X3. Most of his earnings come from his successful fitness program.
Tony Horton is one of the most influential fitness trainers of the world. His carefully designed workout programs have been immensely popular on a global scale. He was born as an underweight and with speech problems but he managed to overcome his challenges.
After graduating from college, he worked in different professions but finally entered into fitness programs. He started with a low profile and eventually grew his reputation. He launched several fitness programs which benefitted millions across the globe and made him a popular fitness star. He authored three books, ‘The Big Picture’, ‘Crush It!’ and ‘Bring It’.