Biography

Among the most accomplished tight ends in the NFL, Tony Gonzalez's talents have extended far beyond his tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs, as the athlete has devoted many dollars and hours to the pursuit of philanthropy. Setting up both the Tony Gonzalez Foundation and the Shadow Buddies Foundation, Gonzalez has found many ways to express his deep-running desire to help sick kids. In 2008, he joined Oprah Winfrey as a judge for the TV series Oprah's Big Give. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi