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Robert James Gronkowski is a former American football tight end who played in the National Football League for 11 seasons. Nicknamed “Gronk”, Gronkowski played nine seasons for the New England Patriots, then played his final two seasons for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Rob Gronkowski Net Worth

Rob Gronkowski Biography

Nickname Gronk
Full Name Robert Paxton Gronkowski
Profession Football Player
Nationality American
Age 33 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth May 14, 1989
Birthplace Amherst, New York
Religion Not Known

Rob Gronkowski Net Worth

Net Worth: $45 Million
Salary: $9 Million
Date of Birth: May 14, 1989 (33 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.98 m)
Profession: American football player
Nationality: United States of America

Early Life

Rob Gronkowski was born Robert James Gronkowski on May 14, 1989, in Amherst, New York. He grew up in Williamsville with mother Diane, father Gordon (a former Syracuse University football player), and brothers Glenn, Dan, Gordie, and Chris, who have all played professional football. Hockey was Rob’s preferred sport until age 14, then he switched to basketball. While attending Williamsville North High School, he played football (tight end, defensive end, and freshman kickoff specialist), basketball (center), and baseball (first baseman) for the school, and after the family moved to Pennsylvania, he played football for Woodland Hills High School. Gronkowski received several honors during his high school years, including being named an All-Western New York first-team, SuperPrep All-American, and Associated Press Class 4-A All-State player. Rob was recruited by multiple colleges and chose to attend the University of Arizona after graduating from high school in 2007.

Introduction

Robert James Gronkowski is a retired American football tight end who played his professional career for the New England Patriots of the NFL. Gronkowski was a three-time Super Bowl champion, a five-time Pro Bowl, four-time First-Team All-Pro selection, and was the highest-ranked tight end in the NFL Top 100 Players five times.

Personal Life

Rob began a relationship with model Camille Kostek in 2015. The couple made news in May 2020 when they donated 1,600 masks to the Foxboro Fire Department in order to help first responders during the Coronavirus pandemic. Gronkowski and Kostek appeared together in Kygo’s 2020 “I’ll Wait” music video, and Rob has also starred in music videos by Katy Perry (“Swish Swish”) and 3LAU (“On My Mind”).

Rob Gronkowski Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6 foot 6 inches (1.98 m)
Weight 120 kg (265 lbs)
Waist 36 Inches
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Light Brown

NFL Records

Gronk set many records during his career with the Patriots, including Youngest player with 3 touchdown receptions in a game (2010), First tight end to lead the league in receiving touchdowns (2011), and Consecutive seasons with 10+ touchdowns by a tight end (2010–2012). Rob also holds the record for Most receptions by a tight end in Super Bowl history (23), Most receiving yards by a tight end in Super Bowl history (297), Most career postseason receiving touchdowns by a tight end (12), Most career postseason receiving yards by a tight end (1,163), and First tight end with 1,000+ career postseason receiving yards.

College Career

At the University of Arizona, Gronk was a Pre-Business major, and he played football for the Arizona Wildcats from 2007 to 2009. He scored an average of 18.8 yards per reception as a freshman, which was the best of any player on the team, and he was named Rivals.com freshman All-American and “The Sporting News” freshman All-American. During the 2008 season, Rob was named the John Mackey National Tight End of the Week twice as well as an All-Pac-10 first-team tight end and an Associated Press third-team All-American. In 2009, he had back surgery and had to miss his junior season.

Rob Gronkowski Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Rob Gronkowski’s  career:

  • Gronkowski is one of the most recognizable football players of the 2010s
  • The youngest player with 3 touchdown receptions in a game: 21 years, 184 days (2010)
  • Most receptions by a tight end in Super Bowl history: 23

Career

The New England Patriots drafted Gronk in the 2010 NFL Draft; he was the 42nd overall pick, and he signed a four-year, $4.4 million contract, plus a $1.76 million signing bonus. During his first season, the Patriots won the AFC East championship, and Rob earned three Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week nominations and was chosen for the NFL All-Rookie Team. In 2011, he broke an NFL record, touchdowns scored in a single season by a tight end, while playing the Indianapolis Colts, and he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week and NFL.com’s “Hardest Working Man.” The Patriots made it to Super Bowl XLVI but lost to the New York Giants; Gronkowski sprained his ankle during the AFC Championship, and after the Super Bowl, an MRI revealed that he had strained ligaments that required surgery.

In June 2012, Rob extended his contract, signing a six-year, $54 million deal. Later that year, he broke his forearm during a game against the Indianapolis Colts and had to sit out several games; he broke it again during the team’s first playoff game and had to undergo another operation. In February 2013, his forearm became infected, and he had surgery to clear the infection, and a few months later, he had yet another operation to replace the metal plate that was implanted during the second surgery. Gronkowski had back surgery in June 2013 and returned to the game in October; two months later, he tore the MCL and ACL in his right knee due to a hit from T. J. Ward of the Cleveland Browns. In 2014, the Patriots won the AFC East championship again, and Rob was nominated for the Pro Bowl and First Team-All Pro. His performance during the 2014 season earned him the Comeback Player of the Year award at the 2015 ESPY Awards.

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