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Robert Paxton “Gronk” Gronkowski, was born on 14th May 1989, in Amherst, New York State USA. He is a professional NFL player at the American football team New England Patriots. He has registered nine records in the NFL, including youngest player with three touchdown receptions in a game, most touchdown receptions by a tight end and consecutive seasons with 10+ touchdowns by a tight end.
So just how rich is Rob Gronkowski? Rob has an estimated net worth of $15 million, most of it a result of his football career. In 2012 he signed a six-year contract with the Patriots which will bring him a total income of $54 million, and is the is the largest agreement between a team and a tight end ever done in the NFL. The player says that he hasn’t yet spent any money from what he has already been paid (about $16 million), as he has enough money from endorsements, which has brought him about $3.5 million until now. In 2012, Rob bought a 4,781-square-foot mansion in Tampa, Florida, for about $1.5 million, and sold it a year and a half later, for $2 million. He owns several cars, including an eight-seater bus. Rob Gronkowski has a financial advisor, a family friend called Fred Rickan, from Morgan Stanley Wealth Management (MS).
Rob Gronkowski Net Worth $15 Million
Rob played football, as a tight end, at Williamsville North High School and then at Woodland Hills High School. From 2007, he played for the Arizona Wildcats, the football team of the University of Arizona. In his first year, his records were 28 receptions for 525 yards and 6 touchdowns. During college, he succeeded in setting records for: tight end for single-game, single-season, and career receptions, yards, and touchdowns.
In 2010, he signed a four-year contract with the New England Patriots, for $4.4 million, plus a signing bonus of $1.76 million. After two great seasons in which he set several records, the player was offered a six-year contract extension, which really made him rich. According to the agreement, Rob received a signing bonus of $8 million and will get roster bonuses of $500,000 in 2016 and $750,000 in 2018 and 2019. His base salary in 2015 is $4.75 million. Patriots records set by Rob include highest receiving yards per game average for a tight end: 82.9 and youngest Patriot with 3 touchdown receptions in a game. Such performances ensure that Gronk’s net worth will continue to rise, at least from football.
Besides football, Rob Gronkowski increases his net worth from endorsement activities. He has contracts with famous brands such as BodyArmor, SuperDrink, Dunkin’ Donuts and Nike, while being an ambassador for Zubaz. From 2015, he has promoted a Zynga mobile application called “NFL Showdown: Football Manager”.
Together with his brothers, who are also sports players, Rob has created Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, an organization which supports children and young people to be positively involved in sports, community activities, education, and fitness. The foundation contributes with financial resources at events organized for children with an emphasis on health, education and fitness. In 2015, Rob Gronkowski launched a book, called “It’s Good to Be Gronk”.