33 year old, Timothy Richard Tebow is an American former professional football quarterback, former professional baseball player, author, and broadcaster. Yip, you read that all correctly, at such a young age he has managed to hold many different career titles. However, there really is so much more to know about this sporting superstar. So keep reading to learn some little-known facts about Tim Tebow.
Tim Tebow is absolutely obsessed with the holiday Christmas, he has been most of his life. He once said, “I love Christmas decorations. This is not a joke, and I’m not exaggerating. Today, during my workout, I was listening to Christmas music. I’m a Christmas junkie. In my house in Colorado, I had five trees—the one in my room was all white. My home was decorated for Christmas before Thanksgiving last year.”
From the time that Tebow was in college, he envisioned a foundation that could give back to others in various ways. So in January 2010, his dream became a reality when he launched the Tim Tebow Foundation. Their mission is to bring faith, love, and hope to those needing a brighter day during the darkest times. The foundation uses Tim Tebow along with other public platforms to help inspire and make a difference in people’s lives all over the world.
Despite the fact the Tebow’s first started his career in the NFL, in August 2016 he announced that he had a great interest in pursuing a baseball career. Even though the last time he played baseball full-time was back in 2005 during school. Within in no time of making revealing the big news, Tebow received contracts from independent teams like Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League and the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and later an offer from a Venezuelan Professional Baseball League team Aguilas del Zulia. He also held a tryout at the Dedeaux field in the presence of 40 MLB scouts and members of the media. Eventually, Tim signed with the New York Mets in 2016.
Married To Miss Universe
At the beginning of January 2019, Tebow announced his engagement to the stunning Miss Universe 2017 and South African model Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. The couple was officially married in an intimate ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa exactly one year after they were engaged. The gorgeous couple now happily live in a beautiful home in Jacksonville, USA with their two adorable dogs.
In the midst of various careers, Tim Tebow was hired by ESPN as a college football analyst at the end of 2013. He appears mainly on the SEC Network as co-host of SEC Nation, a traveling pre-game show. During this time, he did not give up on playing in the NFL as he was fortunate that his contract allowed him to continue to pursue opportunities as a player. Additioally, Tebow was asked to co-host ABC News’ Good Morning America just two days before Super Bowl XLVIII, and was joined on the morning show by Eli Manning.