Tony Gonzalez covers topics from forgiveness to authenticity in his podcast WIDE OPEN
Pro Football Hall of Famer TONY GONZALEZ is best known for getting open on the field, but in his podcast series WIDE OPEN, he dives deep into conversation with the brightest minds in the worlds of business and entertainment to discuss health, wellness and mindset. Each week, listeners learn more about how tackling life's obstacles can lead to an enlightened existence.
Pro Football Hall of Famer, Tony Gonzalez is a former Kansas City Chief and Atlanta Falcons All-Pro tight end. After a 17-year long career, he became an analyst on CBS’ NFL pregame show ‘NFL Today’ before transitioning to FOX, where he is a fixture on FOX NFL Kickoff as well as the FOX NFL Sunday show. In 2019, Tony became an analyst on TNF on Fox Pregame show, alongside fellow Hall of Famers, Michael Strahan, Howie Long, and Terry Bradshaw. He also is an author and an entrepreneur, developing multi-media programs that celebrate and advocate sports for children in an educational format.
In April 2015, “Play It Forward,” a documentary about Gonzalez and his brother premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was seen on Showtime. Tony can also include actor on his resume, recurring in multiple episodes of NCIS as the character Special Agent Tony Francis, as well as making his feature film debut in the 2017 blockbuster ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ alongside Vin Diesel.
His latest venture includes a new podcast, Wide Open with Tony Gonzalez, is an unrestrained and raw look into how to embrace all the revolutionary change taking place in the world of health, mindset, wellness, family and more. Each week, Gonzalez takes you through a different side of his journey and brings on legendary guests to dive deeper into these topics so you can level up your life physically, mentality, and spiritually, in order to have a more successful and enlightened existence.
In addition to an author and actor, Gonzalez is also an entrepreneur, developing multi-media programs that celebrate and advocate sports for children in an educational format. Active in the health, wellness and fitness space, Gonzalez was an investor and trainer in the fitness app FITSTAR, which was acquired by Fitbit
Gonzalez’s philanthropic endeavors include a partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs; Shadow Buddies, an organization that provides emotional support through education regarding illness, disability or medical treatments, as well as being named an ambassador for Scholars’ Hope, working with underserved children in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Gonzalez inspires worldwide audiences with his thoughtful insights on health, how to evolve and better yourself, overcoming the fears holding you back from reaching your goals, and shares lessons learned from his storied career.