Tony Wayne Chennault played the point guard for Villanova Wildcats men’s basketball team. He played wearing jersey no. 5. Tony has also released a documentary, In Transition: Tony Chennault.

In the wake of staggering family tragedy and worsening performance, the homeboy of Philidelphia has established himself new in his new career position as a director. Know all about Tony’s personal life, early life, nationality, career, net worth, relationship, mother, father, parents, family, marriage, couple, education, affairs, salary, and much more.

Tony Early life and education

Born on April 14th, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Tony was born to mother Crystal Morton and father Anthony Chennault. Raised up in his hometown Philadelphia, Tony showed brilliance in basketball since his early days at high school. Tony has an elder brother Sean Chennault, who also is a former basketball player and Michael. 

Instagram: Toddler Tony with his mother;

Tony graduated his high school from Neumann-Goretti High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the four years, Chennault was the recipient of the Letterwinner Award under the care of Carl Arrigale.

 In 2009-2010, Tony received Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the state of Pennsylvania. He was also named as the 2009-10 Philadelphia Inquirer’s Southeastern Pennsylvania Boys Basketball Player of the Year and 2009-10 Philadelphia Daily News Player of the Year. Chennault helped Neumann-Goretti High School to rank number 2 in the nationals. Tony ended his high school basketball team with a the-time second leading score of 1,621.

Tony Career

Tony Chennault got enrolled at Wake Forest University in late 2010 and in 2011 started playing for Demon Deacons-mascot for Wake Forest University. Tony started all 31 games at point guard. He was one of the star players for the Demon Deacons.

Tony was ranked second on the team among 31 team members and was third in line in scoring and minutes played both. He scored 20 points at High Point on December and also his score was in double figures in 13 games.  

After 2012, Tony decided to transfer to the Villanova University and the same year 2012-2013 he was the most strong perimeter defender and averaged 18.3 mpg in all 31 games. However, his performance began to see its downfall, Tony couldn’t succeed in making himself significant. In fact, in Big East 2013-14 Tony didn’t score at all and his team lost to Seton Hall in the quarterfinals with 64-63 loss, it was a close match.

All was not lost for Tony in 2014, He was awarded Alexander Severance Award in 2014 at Villanova Basketball Banquet for his diligence in the classroom and academics.

Youtube: Tony’s documentary;

Tony later declared that he was now retiring from his basketball career and would be immersed in his old passion revived; Film-making. In 2014 directed his first short film, Chris. The movie depicts the life of a dead young teen in the inner cities who was killed randomly in a shooting. Later in March 2014, Tony with his 267 Production Studio launched a pilot episode of Tony’s web series Oldhead. Tony has also released a documentary In Transition: Tony Chennault.

Tony Personal life and Family Relationship

Tragedy seems never to leave Tony’s side. From his parents’ divorce to death of his beloved brothers, Tony has faced several bereavements. Tony was most affected by his mother’s death from a heart stroke.

Image: Tony with his father on his fathers 88th birthday;


Tony’s brothers Chris and Michael Jay, both were innocent victims of random shootings. Three deaths and a divorce seemed to take a toll on Tony’s playing and hence the reduced performance.

He has no known girlfriend or wife. Tony is 6 feet and 1 inch in height. 

Tony Net worth

The basketball player turned director has not revealed his net worth or any amount of salaries he has received from his playing years.

As most players do, we can assume that Tony is well-off. He must have acquired a huge sum of money from his active playing years and his short movie, web-series is doing well too. Tony has surely added million dollars to his net worth.