Tony Cornelius (Don Cornelius’s Son) Biography, Age, Wife and American Soul


Tony Cornelius Biography

Tony Cornelius (full name: Anthony Cornelius). Is an American television producer known for productions like Pacific Blue (1996). Soul Train (1971) and American Soul (2018). He is also known for being the son of the legendary television show host and producer, Don Cornelius.

Tom Cornelius

Tony Cornelius Age

Tony is 60 years old as of 2019. He was born in 1959.

Tony Cornelius Don Cornelius – Tony Cornelius Delores Harrison

Don Cornelius and Delores Harrison are the parents of Tony. Nothing much is known about his mother but his father. Don Cornelius, was the founder of Soul Train in the early 70s.

This was an iconic dance show that gave African-Americans a forum to display their talents. It gained so much popularity that it became one of television’s longest-running syndicated programs, making Cornelius a household name.

The late Cornelius used to end the show with the words. “I’m Don Cornelius, and as always in parting, we wish you love, peace and soul.” Don died at the age of 75 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in his Sherman Oaks, California home on February 1, 2012.

Raymond Cornelius

Tony has a sibling: a brother by the name Raymond. Both are from their father’s first marriage to Delores Harrison.


Tony is not married though, he was however married to Amy Hunter, an American model, actress, and presenter, since Dec 1997 till their break up. Their marriage resulted in the birth of a daughter.


Christina Marie Cornelius, a two-time captain of the Harvard Women’s Volleyball team, is the daughter of Tony and his ex-wife Amy Hunter.

She has studied at Harvard University undertaking a major in Sociology and a minor in African American Studies. According to her LinkedIn page, she has been an SMB Partner Manager Intern at Facebook who also previously worked with Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television.

Net Worth

From all his work in the entertainment industry, Tony has an estimated net worth of $16 Million.

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