Tom Brady is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He signed the team in 2020 and extended his one-year contract in 2021 for his 2022 season games. Previously, he began his professional football career with the New England Patriots in the 2000 NFL draft. He played for the team until 2019 and amassed six Super Bowl Chapionships wit the tam and many more highlights of his career.
Furthermore, his other honors and awards include three NFL Most Valuable Player, three NFL passing yards leaders, and 14 Pro Bowl (also called AFC-NFC Pro-Bowl). In addition, he is the only quarterback who gained the two title first-team all-decade teams in 2000 and 2010. Wanna know more about one of the NFL’s greatest players in sports history, then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The quarterback Tom Brady of National Football League.
Tom Brady: Bio, Family, Education
He was born on 3 August 1977 as Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. in Sant Mateo, California, the United States. Tom is the fourth child and only the son of his parents Galynn Patricia and Thomas Brady Sr. He grew up with his three older sisters: Nancy, Julie, and Maureen in the Catholic religion. Additionally, he has a nationality of America and mixed ethnicity of Irish, German, Norwegian, Polish, and Swedish ancestry.
From the tender age of three, he began interested in football, so he used to attend the games of San Francisco49ers as well as the 1981 NFC Championship. Also, he has joined a football camp at the College of San Mateo as a child. Further, he graduated his schooling from Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo in 1995. During his high school, he also played basketball and baseball along with football training. In his junior year, he held the position of varsity starter till his graduation. In his senior year, he got noticed by college coaches for creating highlight tapes.
Moreover, he was inducted into the Junipero Serra High School Hall of Fame in 2003. In 2012, his high school administrators announced that they had named the football stadium Brady Family Stadium when he revisited it two weeks after Super Bowl XLVI. In addition, he worked at Merrill Lynch as an intern during the summer break of 1998 and 1999.
Caption: Young Tom Brady with his parents and sisters.
Tom Brady: Career & Life Achievements
In his high school days, he was drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft. However, he followed his passion for football and played for it. Next, his college football career started after he joined the University of Michigan that lasted from 1995 to 1999. His college play completed ranking third in Michigan history with 710 attempts and 442 completions, fourth with 5,351 yards and 62.3 completion percentage, and fifth with 35 touchdown passes. Further, he graduated from his university with BA in General Studies in 1999.
His professional football began when he was drafted by New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft as well as seventh quarterback. On 20 March 2020, he signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the worth of $50 million full guarantee money and $4.5 million incentives each year. He extended his one-year contract with the Buccaneers on 21 March 2021 for the 2022 season games. However, he experienced knee discomfort in most of the 2020 season that quired a minor arthroscopy for routine cleanup.
Apart from his game-playing career, he is also a political participant. In 2004, he attended the 2004 State of the Union Address as a special guest of then-President George W. Bush. Additionally, he told that he is a friend of former President Donald Trump for 16 years in 2017. Moreover, he has started his own line of vegan snacks as well as announced to launch his website ‘TB12Sports.com’.
Tom Brady: Personal Life & Wife
Speaking of his personal life, before his marriage to Gisele, he had dated actress Bridget Moynahan. They were together from 2004 until December 2006. After their break, the actress confirmed that she was more than three months pregnant with Brady’s child on 18 February 2007 to People magazine. However, by the time, Brady and Moynahan ended their relationship. Further, she gave birth to their son John Edward Thomas Moynahan in August 2007.
After their break up, he moved on and began his relationship with Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen. They are together since December 2006 after they met each other at a blind date set up by their mutual friends. The duo married on 26 February 2009 in an intimate Catholic ceremony in Santa Monica, Califonia. The couple had welcomed two children: a son Benjamin Rein (b. December 2009) and a daughter Vivian Lake (b. December 2012).
Caption: Tom Brady with his wife and kids
Tom Brady: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has a net worth estimated at around $200 million from his football-playing career. The footballer is also highly active over social media platforms amassing a million followers that have helped him to make a profitable amount. Also, he endorses and promotes the top brands/products through these platforms. He has bought a few properties including his latest purchase of a $17 million home on Indian Creek Island in Miami.
The athlete is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has an Instagram account @tombrady with 9.5 million followers. On Twitter, he goes by the handle @TomBrady with 1.8 million followers. He has a Facebook account under his name with 4.8 million followers.
Tom Brady: Body Measurements
The athlete has a fit and well-exercised body that stands to a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. His athletic body weighs around 102 kg with 16 inches biceps and unknown body measurements. He has light blue eyes color with brown hair color.