Aug 3, 1977
San Mateo, California, U.S.
Source(-s) of wealth
Who is Tom Brady?
Tom Brady is an American football player that plays quarterback with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL (National Football League). From 2001 to 2019, he played for New England Patriots before moving to his current team. He is regarded as the best quarterback of all time in NFL history. He has a record 9 Super Bowl victories out of 10 appearances. He holds several NFL records such as most career quarterback wins of 244, passing attempts of 11,344, passing completions of 7,281, touchdowns of 625, passing yards of 84,732, pass completions in a season of 285 and longest touchdown pass of 99 yards.
He has 7 super bowl champions, 5 super bowl MVPs, 3 NFL MVPs, 15 Pro Bowls and many others.
He won 17 division titles (11 consecutive titles) with the Patriots. He holds nearly all the major records in NFL history.
A brief history of Tom Brady
Tom Brady Childhood & Education
Born Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr on August 3, 1977, in San Mateo, California. He is the only son with three sisters. Brady started attending NFL games at the early age of four. Brady graduated from Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo in 1995. While in high school, he played basketball, baseball, and football as well. In college, he was a backup quarterback for the Padres junior team.
Tom Brady’s Football Career
Between 1995 to 1999, Tom Brady played football while at the University of Michigan. He set new records at the university in his first year as a starter. He had a massive 395 completed passes out of 638 attempted while in college. Also, he had a good pass completion rate of 61.9, making 30 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. In 1999, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in General studies from the University of Michigan.
Brady started his NFL professional career with the New England Patriots in a remarkable way. In his first 23 seasons, he started 364 games, which was a record. Brady won 17 AFC East titles with the New England Patriots. In NFL history, only Brady has won over 244 season games with 35 post seasons games for 279 games. He currently has a winning percentage of .770. he has won 16 regular season games, the only NFL player to do that. He has defeated all 23 NFL teams, a record he shares with three other players. With 15 Pro Bowl selections, Brady has the highest so far.
Brady currently has over 600 passing touchdowns in only the regular seasons. He has a total of 317 career starts with 112 consecutive starts. Since joining New England Patriots Brady has made a tremendous impact, which prompted a $70 million contract extension for the 2021 season. He earned $21.5 in 2019, becoming the highest-paid player in NFL. In 2020, Brady signed a $50 million contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the contract expired with the New England Patriots. His new contract comes with an incentive of $4.5 million per year. Currently plying his trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Brady has played 47 games with 86 passing touchdowns. He holds the most records for all categories. He is regarded as the greatest NFL quarterback of all time.
Tom Brady’s net worth
In 2007, Tom Brady got a modelling endorsement deal with Stetson Cologne worth $7 million. Brady started “Autograph” an NFT platform with Richard Rosenblatt and it raised about $170 million in funding. Brady had a deal with Fox Sports worth $375 million.
Brady earned over $18 million per year, making him the highest earning in NFL. He is currently worth $250 million.