Rob Gronkowski is a well-known football tight end from America who has been playing in the NFL (National Football League) for New England Patriots. Gronkowski has also played college football for the Arizona Wildcats football team. He has made a single-season record of 1,327 receiving yards. He has been active in his career since 2010 and has only played for the Patriots. Now let’s have a close look on Rob Gronkowski’s net worth in 2018.
Robert Gronkowski was born on May 14, 1989, in Amherst, New York to his parents Gordon Gronkowski and Diane Walters. He grew up in Williamsville, New York.
He went to Williamsville North High School and used to play football and basketball. He used to play for the athletic team Spartans. During his juniors, Gronkowski made 73 tackles, 7 touchdowns, and 36 receptions.
Rob Gronkowski is in a relationship with cheerleader Camille Kostek since 2015. All his brothers have played football for their colleges.
Following his high school, he went to the University of Arizona and played for football team Arizona Wildcats. He played for them from 2007 until 2009. However, he missed his junior season due to a surgery in 2009. His college statistics include a total of 16 touchdowns with 75 receptions for 1,197 yards in 22 games.
At the 2010 NFL Draft, Rob Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round. He signed a contract in July 2010 for four years. He began playing from the 2010 season and made 546 yards with 42 passes in 16 games.
In the 2011 season, he broke the record of touchdowns scored in one season of NFL. In June 2012, he extended his contract with the Patriots for six years. In 11 games, he made 11 touchdowns and 790 receiving yards. During the 2013 season, he underwent many surgeries and played in only 7 games by producing 4 touchdowns and 592 receiving yards.
He won the Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks for his team. He was then named for the Pro Bowl, which was the third time for the footballer. He made 5 passes against Pittsburg Steelers in Thursday Night Football. In 2015, the Patriots also recorded a victory over Kansas City Chiefs at AFC Divisional Round.
In 2016, he missed the first two games. In February 2017, the Patriots went on to win the Super Bowl LI. In the 2017 season, Gronkowski made 7 receiving touchdowns with 849 yards.
Awards & Achievements
In 2015, Rob Gronkowski won the ESPY Award for Comeback of the Year. He is a two-time Super Bowl Champion and has also made four times in the Pro Bowl. He is the winner of the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award in 2014 and is the receiving NFL touchdown leader of 2011. He has made several records in the NFL.
Net Worth of Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski has an estimated net worth of more than $15 million. He made this fortune as a professional football player. In 2010, his contract with the Patriots was for $4.4 million. The extension contract in 2012 was worth $54 million. Part of his wealth also comes by doing various endorsements. He has promoted or endorsed brands like Dunkin’ Donuts, Bodyarmor SuperDrink, and Zynga. He also launched the beverage “Gronk” with Monster Energy.
Rob Gronkowski is considered one of the most popular football tight end in the world. His popularity also made him appear in media including WWE WrestleMania 33. He has also appeared in the films ‘Entourage’ and ‘American Violence.’ He is known as a fun-loving personality and is also a very kind person.