Rob Gronkowski is a well-known American footballer who plays for the New England Patriots of National Football League. He has played the college football at the Arizona where he won several awards. Among the awards that he has pocketed includes being named as the Sporting News as well as the Rivals.com freshman. The Patriots got to draft Gronkowski in the second round of NFL Draft with a 42nd pick. In the year 2011, he got to set a season record best for the touchdowns. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Rob Gronkowski in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Robert Gronkowski was conceived in the year 1989 on May 14th. He grew up in Williamsville, which is situated in the New York. He schooled at the Williamsville North High School for three years, where he was playing tight end in the football and center when it came to basketball. When he was playing as a junior player in football, he was able to record 36 receptions for the 648 yards and this included over seven touchdowns on offence.
In the year 2006, that was when he moved to the suburban Pittsburgh. It is here where he got to attend the Woodland Hills High School when he was a senior. At the Woodland Hills, he was able to record eight receptions and also this included for the 152 yards and the four touchdowns. He got to be named the SuperPrep All American among many more.
He is the second born in a family of five boys, and all of them are accomplished sportsmen. The eldest brother in the family is, Gordie Jr., who also played baseball at the Jacksonville University and lastly appeared for Southern Illinois Miners of Frontier League in 2011. Dan played for five years in the NFL while Chris played for two years at the University of Maryland before he later transferred to Arizona and also playing for four seasons in NFL. The youngest brother in the family is named Glenn, and he was a fullback for the Patriots.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 2010, Rob got to be drafted by New England Patriots in the second round. He later signed a contract in 2010 that was when he signed a contract for four years, He started to play from the year 2010 season and got to make 546 yards with over 42 passes in sixteen games. In 2011 season, he went on to break the record of the touchdowns that were scored in a single season of the NFL.
In the year 2012, he signed an extension of the contract with Patriots for six years. In eleven games, he got to make eleven touchdowns and 790 receiving yards. During 2013 season, he was operated on by many surgeons and only plated for seven games achieving only four touchdowns. Among the awards that he has received includes ESPY Award for the Comeback of the Year.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Rob Gronkowski is over $17 million. He has created this fortune from his career as a football player. In the year 2010, his contract with Patriots was estimated to be over $4.4 million. After the extension of the contract, it was estimated to be over $54 million. He has been involved in the promotion of brands such as Zynga and Super Drink.
Rob Gronkowski has been considered to be among the best footballers in the world. His popularity in the football world has also seemed him appear in the media including the WWE WrestleMania 33.