Tom Brady, in full, Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. is the name that doesn’t need any introduction. He is an American football quarterback professional player currently playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of NFL. First, he started with playing for the Patriots for which he earned the title of Super Bowl while being ranked at 199 in 2000 playing for NFL Draft and in which he earned the reputation of biggest draft steal.
He is counted as the leader of super bowl games who has succeeded in almost all the seasons for which he played. Tom has never seen any losing game in his career. He is one of the oldest NFL quarterback players. During his childhood days, his inspiration was Montana whom he used to consider the idol of all the games he used to play. During his school days, he used to attend football camps where he was taught about how to throw the ball by camp counselors and other future quarterback players.
Tom Brady was born on 3rd August 1977. He is the only son of his parents who are named Galynn Patricia and Thomas Brady Sr. he is the youngest of all his three sisters’ named Nancy, Julie, and Maureen. He was brought up as Catholic. His father belongs of Irish descent while his mother is from mixed ethnicity. His mother is basically from different ancestry; belongs to German, Polish, Swedish, and Norwegian antecedents. At the age of four, Brady attended a football game that included his idol Montana where he was stood against Dallas Cowboys in the 1981 NFC Championship.
Brady visited Junipero Serra High School in 1995 and attained his graduation from there only. He used to play basketball, football, and baseball during his school and college days. Brady participated in many teams making great career opportunities for himself. He began his career as a football quarterback player in the varsity team of Padres. Earlier, he was not enough good on the teams and scored only 0-8 having no touchdowns all the year but later he started ascending for positions.
He started holding a position in his team which he continued to maintain till his college days. His skills impressed his coaches and then he was drafted in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft. He was projected as one of the potential stars claiming that he had the potential of being the excellent catcher of his times in the graduation days. Tom completed his school football career while scoring 236 out of 477 passes, 31 touchdowns, and 3,702 passing yards. He also got recruited as an intern at Merrill Lynch during his summer break in 1998 and 1999.
Tom Brady Career
Brady began his career as the football quarterback backup. At first, he was not very good with his performance and got many injuries while playing for the game. He became the varsity player during his junior years and clenched the position until he attained graduation. As a senior, he was strived to be noticed by his coaches. He started creating highlights by considering schools for playing the game. The time of recruiting was quite different when Brady was in his growing stages. He used to rank at a four-recruit stage which was a further high-rated prospect. After getting recruited, he got enlisted for majorly five schools. He shared many national championships during his graduation days.
While coming out of college as a successfully graduated personality, his professional career started growing up and he became one of the leading prospects of his times. He spent his time playing for 20 seasons with New England Patriots from 2001 to 2009 where he was assumed to be the central contributor of the franchise’s dynasty. Tom is one of the top-notch players who play quarterback all the time. He attained the title of Male Athlete of the Year 2007 and became the second NFL player to win the award after Joe Montana (who is now the former quarterback player based in America).
Rise to Fame
Till now, Montana and Tom Brady are the only two players who have won multiple NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP awards. Brady became the quarterback during his second season which made the Patriots have their first Super Bowl title in Super Bowl XXXVI. Later he head the team with 17 division titles (from 2009 to 2019), 13 AFC Championship Games (2011 to 2018), appeared for nine Super Bowl Games, and attained Six Super Bowl titles. Thereafter in 2020, he joined Buccaneers and led the team to attain the power of win with Super Bowl LV where Brady stretched his individual record to 10 Super Bowl appearances and a total of seven victories.
Tom Brady dominated many quarterback records which further includes 91,653 yards (passing), 664 touchdown passes, 8542 completions, and 14 pro bowl selections. He never had a losing season and leads the NFL quarterback career with 264 wins, 34 quarterback playoff wins, 5 super bowl MVP awards, and 230 quarterback regular-season wins. He has attained a long win in his quarterback career with the super bowl for almost three consecutive decades. Brady is currently 43 years old and merely at this age, he has been named as one of the oldest players to successfully attain Super Bowl MVP on his name. He ranks as one of the oldest NFL MVP players, the title of which he attained in 2017 at the age of 40.
Tom Brady Biography
|Real Name||Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr.|
|Birth Date||3 August 1977|
|Age (as of 2021)||44 Years|
|Birth Place||San Mateo, California, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 102 kg – in Pounds – 225 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Father||Thomas Brady, Sr.|
|Sister||Three (Nancy, Julie & Maureen Brady)|
|School||Junípero Serra High School|
|College||College of San Mateo, University of Michigan|
|Children||John Edward Thomas Moynahan, Vivian Lake Brady, Benjamin Brady|
Tom Brady Personal life
Earlier, Brady was in a relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan. The couple started dating each other in 2004. But later in December 2006, Brady ended the relationship while it was being announced that Moynahan was three months pregnant with Brady’s child. The news of her pregnancy was announced or confirmed by the magazine “People”. Thereafter, Brady began dating a Brazilian model named Gisele Bundchen at the end of the year 2006.
In 2009, Brady affirmed his relationship with the model saying that one of their mutual friends confirmed their blind date and that was how they met. Later on 26th February 2009, the pair married each other and initiated a catholic ceremony at Santa Monica in California. Currently, the pair is together since 2009 and they both have two children. One of their children is a son named Benjamin Rein born in December 2009 and the other one is a girl named Vivian Lake born in December 2012.
At the time when Gisele and Tom Brady came together, there was news in the industry that his ex-girlfriend named Bridget Moynahan who has remained a famous actress was pregnant with Brady’s child. In response to this, Gisele wrote in her memoir named “Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life” that her world was turned upside down when she heard the news that she was two months pregnant with Brady’s child. Though it was a difficult time for her, it was quite meaningful and one of the most growing up periods for her. She welcomed her child who was later named Jack in 2007. He was like a huge blessing and gift for her. On the other hand, it greatly affected the relationship of Brady with Gisele.
The couple almost broke up. But they decided to stay together in spite of Bridget’s pregnancy. Brady stood with his ex-girlfriend when she was in the hospital the later day of the birth of his child. Later in 2009, Tom Brady proposed the love of his life Gisele on a private plane that was going from New Jersey to Boston. On his journey in the plane, Brady loaded the jet with dozens of roses and flowers and proposed to his girlfriend (now wife) in a very beautiful way. Within two weeks, the couple married each other and planned the whole thing in like 10 days that was like a quite different world for Gisele as per her thoughts shared publically. Thereafter, the couple celebrated their second ceremony two months later at the beach Santa Teresa where they now own a house together.
Tom Brady Net worth
Tom Brady is not merely a quarterback football player; he is like a superstar who owns the world with himself. With his unparalleled awards and achievements, he has won the hearts of many. He not only led the New England Patriots but also gained a total of six victories of his time in super bowls out of all 20 seasons. He is noted to have a net worth of around $250 million that is quite an impressive number and is also less than his wife.
His supermodel wife, who has turned entrepreneur, possesses a net worth of around $400 million. This scenario is quite rare where you can find an outstanding personality with such a long-run professional career. While he was in a stellar career with the Patriots, he led the team to make a record of nine super bowl appearances. At that time he used to earn $230 million with $100 million in the endorsement. In 2021, the time when he joined Buccaneers, he is expected to get an annual salary of around $27.5 million.
- As a child, he participated in many football camps where was often taught to play with the football and handle it.
- Brady grew up while being a huge fan of Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics teams.
- His career can be traced back to the 1980s when he developed his passion for quarterback games.
- He became one of the active personalities and attained his hobby in games like basketball, football, etc.
- Tom has gained the name of NFL quarterback from the last two decades i.e. 2000s to 2010s and was unanimously been named as 100th Anniversary All-Time team in 2019.
- He has also won the title of AP Male Athlete of the Year 2007 and four ESPY Awards.
- Being from a small city in California, and one of the youngest of all siblings in his family, he managed to play football since his childhood days.