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Tom Brady Bio, Age, Family & Net Worth



Tom Brady Biography

Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr., known as Tom Brady in the Football world, is the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He is the greatest quarterback and has the awards and accolades to support these claims.

Tom Brady Early Life

Brady was born on August 3, 1977 (age 45), in San Mateo, California. Tom’s parents are Thomas Brady Sr and Galynn Patricia, and he is the last child and only male child the couple share.

Tom has three older sisters and shares the same birth date with the youngest of the three, so they’re mistaken for twice occasionally.

In their younger days, all siblings were involved in one form of sports and were pretty good at it, but his sisters opted for other career parts later.

Tom’s father, Thomas Brady Sr, is of Irish descent, his great grandparents moved to the United States during the great famine, and his mother is of German, Swedish and Norwegian ancestry.

Tom started playing NFL games at age four and developed an admiration for the game from watching Joe Montana. Tony Graziani also started attending football camp early and learned how to throw correctly.

Brady played baseball, basketball, and football in Junipero Serra High School before graduating in ’95. When Brady started playing football, he wasn’t all that, and he played as the backup quarterback for his team until he took over from the starting quarterback after an injury.

He had developed his left-hand bat-catching skills and became known for it. In 1995 he was drafted by Montreal Expo in the 18th selection of the 1995 MLB draft but opted to play football.

Tom Brady Career and Accolades Timeline

Tom Brady Bio, Age, Family & Net Worth

  • 1999

Tom played football for the University of Michigan and got a lot of recognition and awards, including the team’s MVP title. He broke records in his first year by having the most pass attempts and completion by the end of that season in the school and state.

Brady was switched back to backup in another season, but when the team underperformed, he was called upon and led them to a comeback that season.

Before Tom got the opportunity to lead his team, he was barely getting any playing time and suffered from anxiety, and this pushed him to have sessions with a sports psychologist to help him build up confidence.

Brady led Michigan in the Orange Bowl over Alabama and also won the Citrus Bowl getting the team. to an overall ranking of three in Michigan football History by the time he graduated in ’99.

  • 2000

After Tom graduated college, he had a hard time getting scouted and was only selected in the sixth selection for the 2000 NFL draft by New England Patriots as their seventh quarterback.

In interviews later, Tom would express gratitude for being drafted, which ultimately saved him from becoming an insurance salesman.

Brady joined the 2000 season NFL games and became the number two quarterback by the end of the season from being the fourth string at the start.

He replaced the starting quarterback after he sustained an injury and led his team to a win over the Colts and even more wins, earning the Most Valuable Player of the week for the first time on one of those runs.

  • 2002 – 2004

Brady led his team to qualify for the NFL playoffs, and with his passing yards and touchdown score, he solidified himself and even got an invitation to the Pro Bowl 2002 in Hawaii.

After a knee injury, he joined his team at the Super Bowl in New Orleans, leading them to a win over the Rams, earning the Patriots their first championship win and Tom the Super Bowl MVP award. He was the youngest quarterback to ever win at 24+.

Brady earned another AFC Offensive player of the week title after a win over the Steelers. However, the Patriots had a poor performance in the 2002 NFL season. Subsequently, the team went on to qualify and win the 2003 and 2004 Super Bowls.

The Patriots took out the Panthers for a win in 2004 for the 2003 season leading Brady to get the Super Bowl MVP award a second time, and the stats recorded broke some NFL records and got honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame for 21 straight wins.

  • 2004 – 2006

The Patriots, led by Brady, won the 2004 Super Bowl XXXIX over the Philadelphia Eagles, earning the team their third championship win. They became the first since the Cowboys to have this streak, and nobody has beat the record yet.

Tom’s NFL 2005 season saw them winning another AFC East title, but they didn’t make the playoffs after losing to the Broncos. 2006 wasn’t a good year for the Patriots.

  • 2007 – 2009

By the time 2007 rolled in, Brady was back to breaking records, starting with the 16 – 0 regular season record in NFL history. He bagged the AFC offensive player of the week title five times in 2007.

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He also set a franchise record with six passing touchdowns in a game against the Dolphins and earned his second perfect passer rating.

Tom broke Peyton Manning’s single-season 49 touchdowns record with 50 of his own in the last game of the 2007 season, making him the first quarterback in NFL history.

He also bagged the MVP, Offensive Player of 2007, and Male Athlete of the year by the Associated Press. In 2008, Brady had a knee injury and was excluded from games that season and didn’t return till the 2009 season.

  • 2010 – 2014

For Tom’s comeback, he set a record for the most touchdowns in a quarter against the Titans and reached his career-high six-game touchdowns and the highest margin of victory in NFL history with a 59 – 0 win against the Titans.

By 2010 he became the NFL’s highest-paid player. He also earned his second perfect passer rating and was 2010s AP NFL Offensive Player of the year and MVP by a unanimous selection.

Tom Brady earned another AFC Offensive Player of the Season in 2011 in a game against the Dolphins, and he qualified for his fifth Super Bowl, although the Patriots lost to the giants.

Tom Brady became the first QB to lead his team to 10 division titles after a 12 – 4 record in the 2012 season. He also secured a No.1 placement from his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013 and was named to the Pro Bowl for the eighth time and the ninth time in 2014 with a No.3 NFL Top 100 players of 2014 ranking.

  • 2014 – 2016

Tom Brady was named to the Pro Bowl for the tenth time in the 2014 season and ranked No.3 in the NFL Top 100 players of the 2015 list, and He broke some more records.

Secured an AFC championship game for the ninth time and qualified for the team’s sixth Super Bowl, which they won against the Seahawks, tying Tom with Joe Montana, his idol, and Terry Bradshaw, and landing Him his 3rd Super Bowl MVP title.

In 2015, Tom secured his 25th AFC Offensive Player of the Week title and was named to the Pro Bowl for the eleventh time and No.1 on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.

After Brody served his four-game suspension in 2016, he returned and earned the AFC Offensive Player of the Week in a game against the Cleveland Browns and also earned the same award for Player of October.

He was named to the Pro Bowl six consecutively and was ranked No.1 on NFL Top 100 players of 2017. The Patriots won Super Bowl LI after a win against the falcons earning Tom his fourth Super Bowl MVP award with the most Super Bowl wins for any QB in history.

  • 2017 – 2022

In 2017, Brady secured his 28th AFC Offensive Player of the Week title after a 36 – 20 win over the Saints and secured a Pro Bowl selection for the 13th time and NFL’s MVP for the third time.

He was listed as the No.1 NFL Top 100 Players of 2018. The Patriots, led by Tom, won their sixth Super Bowl, making them the second NFL team to win six of those in the NFL. Brady became the oldest Quarterback to win a Super Bowl at 41.

He played for a couple more seasons with the Patriots before leaving on March 18, 2020, leaving behind a very grateful lot in New England if you’re going by the billboards showing their thanks.

He won his first NFC Offensive Player of the Week after his week four performance against the Chargers with the Buccaneers, and he led the team to the Super Bowl, where they won against the Chiefs. Tom took another Super Bowl MVP at the game.

After winning the Super Bowl with the Buccaneers, Tom broke numerous records and became the player with the most championships in NFL history.

He played more games with the team and recorded more wins, including one against his former team, making him the fourth QB to win against all 32 active teams in the league and the sixth to win every official franchise in the NFL.

He also earned the NFC Offensive Player of the Week after a game with the Dolphins and was the only player to score 600 touchdowns by week 7.

Brady announced his retirement and a counter announcement 40 days apart. So we expect him to continue with the Buccaneers in the 2022 season.

Tom Brady’s Personal Life and Family

Tom Brady Family

Tom Brady dated Bridget Moynahan for about two years, and by the time they called it quits, she was already three months pregnant for him. The pair share a son, born in 2007.

Tom Brady started seeing Gisele Bündchen, a Brazilian model, when he was barely out of his previous relationship. The couple met in 2006 and got married in 2009, and they have a son and daughter, born in 2009 and 2012. He lives in Tampa Bay with his family.

Tom Brady’s Net Worth

Tom Brady’s net worth is estimated to be around $250 million. His wealth is amassed from licensing, football salaries, endorsement deals, and other private ventures.

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