Tommy Cook is a Kentucky football player who is more in the limelight being the ex-husband of Amy Reimann. His ex-wife Amy is an interior designer who is currently married to NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr, a two-time Daytona 500 winner who is recognized with the nickname “Pied Piper” of Daytona.
Moving on to Tommy and his ex-wife, Amy’s relationship, they began as a University lover and married after dating for certain years. But their marriage lasted for a very short time, as they parted ways just within a year of marriage. So, what was the reason for their split?
Here, in this article, you will learn the reason behind the separation of Tommy from his wife Amy Reimann. Further, we will talk about Amy Reimann’s ex-husband, Tommy Cook’s personal and professional life in detail. Have a close look.
When Was Tommy Cook Born? His Family And Early Life
Tommy was born ‘Thomas Lee Cook’ to his parents Tommy Cook Sr. and Patty Cook on July 3, 1981, in Housten, Texas, the United States. As of 2022, Cook is 41 years of age. He grew up in his hometown with his athletic family.
Similarly, to gain academic excellence, he went to Victoria High School in Texas and remained there as a student from 1996 to 2000. After that, he enrolled at the University of Kentucky where he earned a degree in Kinesiology & Exercise Science. He completed his Master’s degree in sports leadership.
Besides, he belongs to a white ethnical background and holds American nationality.
Amy Reimann’s Ex-Husband Tommy Cook Comes From Athletic Family
As we said, Tommy, himself is a football player. He was passionate about games since his childhood and we can say that he gained this passion in his genes as his both father and grandfather were a player. Tommy’s grandfather Travis Cook was a minor league baseball player as well as he played football too in his career.
Likewise, his father also pursued a career in games and started playing football and baseball while he was a college student at Blinn Junior College. After he joined Pan American University, he didn’t leave playing and continued to play baseball. Later, he worked as a Football and Baseball coach at Texas High school in 1966.
Tommy Now Works As Executive Recruiter: His Career History
A Texas-born player Cook is an Executive Recruiter at a staffing and recruiting company, Cameron Smith & Associates, Inc. since March 2022. In this company, he has already worked as the Executive Recruiter for suppliers of mass retailers for more than 4 years back from 2014 to 2019.
Moving back and analyzing his career history, Cook started working shortly after his graduation. He began his career as a Regional Sales Representative at Mizuho OSI, a medical equipment manufacturing company where he worked for 5 years. Then, he landed at the University of Kentucky Athletics as an Assistant Director of Football Operations/Director of Player Development.
Following his working experience in athletic institutions, he later served in the position of Director of Football Operations at two places, Kent State University Athletics and Purdue University Athletics. He also became a Territory Manager at Arthrex in Cleveland, Ohio.
He Started His Career As A Football Player
While Tommy Cook was still a high school student at Victoria, he started playing football as a wide receiver as well as a defensive back. In 2001, he played altogether 11 games and emerged as a remarkable contributor in the stretch of the season.
Further, in 2002, he played 12 games and made 7 tackles with excellent coverage. In his playing career, he played a total of 23 games with 17 starts. Tommy’s playing career includes 74 catches for 951 yards and six touchdowns. For this, he was honored with ESPN’s prestigious ‘All-Mayday Team’. He also received a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll and his name was listed in the UK Athletics Society of Character.
Later, Cook left playing and spent some years in the business sector in surgical sales. He also worked as a graduate assistant in some institutions.
Tommy Cook Is The Ex-Husband Of Amy Reimann
As a matter of fact, Tommy rose to prominence as the ex-spouse of Amy Reimann who is now Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Wife. Talking about Tommy’s togetherness with his ex-wife Amy, the two met at the University of Kentucky. At the time, Reimann was a cheerleader while Cook was a defensive football player and with an instant click, they started dating each other.
After dating for some years, Tommy reportedly tied the knot to his University lover Amy in the summer of 2008.
But, sadly, their marriage didn’t last, and within a year, the married duo separated. The reason for their separation seemed to be infidelity on Amy’s side.
Did Tommy Face Betrayal In His Marriage?
As per reports, Tommy’s ex-wife Amy started dating her now-husband Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2009. So, there was news that Amy stayed in a romantic affair with Dale while she was still married to Tommy. When asked about this matter to Tommy’s Father, he had stated,
“My son’s not talking about this. All I can say is that your (Enquirer) story’s true. Amy and Dale have been involved for awhile. My boy’s over it, he’s moved on. But what happened between Amy and Dale was wrong.”
The last sentence “But what happened between Amy and Dale was wrong” somewhat hints that Tommy actually faced betrayal by the love of his life.
What Is Tommy Cook’s Marital Status In 2022?
Besides his professional career and bitter past, nothing about his personal life is out in the media. He seems to be very protective and secretive about his personal affair. So, it is really hard to say whether Cook is married a second time or not. Moreover, he also does not seems to be active on Social Networking sites so is difficult to trace his personal life details.
But there’s a possibility that he may be married or maybe in a relationship with someone special. However, until and unless, he himself won’t talk about his marital life, we cannot say anything more on this issue. On the other side, his ex-spouse is now happily married to NASCAR star Dale and is a mother of two beautiful daughters.
Coming up to 2022, we have no details about a Kentucky football coach Tommy being a father. From his marriage with his ex-wife, he didn’t share any children and after that, his personal life is completely hidden under the curtain.
Tommy Cook’s Net Worth
While researching on several online portals, we could not find Tommy’s net worth as it seems his net worth is still to be estimated. But, we are sure that from his thrilling career as a football player, football coach, and surgical sales, he undoubtedly has earned a great amount of money.
On the other hand, his ex-wife Amy Reimann has a fortune of $1 million as per sources.