Tony Grimes is an American football player from Virginia Beach, Virginia, the USA who plays as a Corner Back North Carolina Tar Heels.
Quick Wiki Facts and Information on Tony Grimes
|Birthday / Date of Birth||8 April 2002|
|Real Name / Full Name||Antonio Grimes|
|Home Town||Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA|
|Address||North Carolina, USA|
|Team||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|Twin Brother||Tino Grimes|
|Half Brother||Isaiah, Aaron|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches/ 1.85m|
|Weight||170 lbs./ 77kg|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Education||Princess Anne High School
North Carolina University
Tony Grimes Career Biography: Stats
Tony is a five-star prospect that has reclassified to the Class of 2020 and has enrolled at UNC in August. He was listed in the Class of 2021 as the nation’s No. 7 players, the nation’s No. 1-ranked cornerback, and the No. 1 player in Virginia in the 247SportsComposite, Ranked as the nation’s No. 6 players, No. 1 cornerback and No. 1 player in Virginia by ESPN.
Tony was even invited to play in the Under Armour All-America Game and was even selected for the first-team all-state as a junior. Furthermore, Tony was named the Class 5 Region A Defensive Player of the Year as a junior when he made 48 tackles and four interceptions while also contributed 768 all-purpose yards on 40 touches and 14 touchdowns on offense.
Tony Grimes Dating, Girlfriend
Tony is believed to be single at the moment. He has not mentioned his love life and his past relationships in an interview or in his social media account.
Tony is too focused on his career and maybe he does not have any time for a relationship. Certainly in the future, he would love to settle down with a beautiful wife and kids but at the moment he is too busy in his football career.
Tony Grimes High School
Tony Grimes’s stepfather Deon Glover also coached him along with all the other defensive backs at Princess Anne High School in Virginia. Tony’s half-brother Aaron Glover also played his high school ball in Princess Anne High School.
Tony helped Princess Anne to an 8-3 record and a berth in the Class 5 state playoffs as a junior. He scored 11 touchdowns and had eight PBUs as a sophomore. Whereas Tony had eight TDs and seven INTs as a freshman. He even had success in track & field in sprint events, relays, and long jump.
Tony Grimes Social Media
Tony is active on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat. He joined Twitter in February of 2017 and at the beginning of 2021 has accumulated 10.5K steadfast followers.
Furthermore, the college football star has 13.9K followers on his Instagram with only 25 posts. Tony mostly posts pictures of him working hard on the training ground and his parents.
Tony Grimes Net Worth, Salary 2021
College football stars receive free college tuition, stipends, and a platform to showcase their skills for their respective teams.
The NCAA voted in October to allow college athletes to profit off of their name, image, and likeness (opening the door for them to earn money from endorsements or branded social media posts). On average a 3-star college football player makes above $100K annually.
Also considering that Tony got listed as the nation’s best cornerback in the Class of 2021 by 247 Sports composite rankings, before getting reclassified; he sure is paid well.
As of 2021, Tony Grimes’ net worth could be somewhere around $100,000. But with a promising career like his, Tony’s net worth soon might turn out to be in millions.
Tony Grimes Age, Birthday, Family
Born in the year 2002, in Virginia, United States, Tony Grimes is 19 years old now. Tony celebrated his 19th birthday this year on April 8. Deon Glover is Tony’s step-father. Grimes refers to him as his “Dad” often. Deon and Tony are very close to each other. Glover is also an author. He published the book “Turning the Hearts of Fathers Back to Their Children”. Regarding Tony’s biological father he is currently locked up in a prison.
Deon Glover married Tony’s mother (Nikki Glover) on March 15, 2014. Deon has been in Tony’s life for almost a decade. Glover has been there for both of Nikki’s children, including Tony’s twin brother (Tino Grimes) who is also a high school wrestler.