Rob Gronkowski is an American football tight end player and actor. He previously played for the New England Patriots and currently plays in the tight end position for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His stats are 621 receptions, 9,286 yards and 92 touchdowns. In 2011, he was honored as the NFL Rewarding Touchdowns Leader.
Rob Gronkowski was born on May 14, 1989 in Amherst, New York, United States of America. His parents’ names are Gordon Gronkowski and Diane Walters. He has four brothers whose names are Gordie, Dan, Chris and Glenn. He showed an interest in sports from a young age, having previously played hockey and basketball.
Rob attended Williamsville North High School and was spotted playing American football. When his family moved to suburban Pittsburgh, he attended Woodland Hills High School. He had a GPA of 3.75 and 1560 out of 2400 in SAT. He later went to the University of Arizona for his advanced and postgraduate studies.
Rob Gronkowski career
Rob Professional played American football at his college under head coach Mike Stoops. In 2009 he was unable to play due to his surgery. His entire collegiate career included 75 receptions, 1,197 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns. In 2010 he went to the NFL draft and was selected in the 2nd round by the New England Patriots with 42nd overall.
From 2010 to 2014 he was seen in various matches. He played in Super Bowl XLIX and Super Bowl XLVI. He also played games against the Washington Redskins, St. Louis Ram, Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans and other NFL teams.
Film, television and other media
In 2015, he had a cameo in the film Entourage. His total points during the 2015 season were 72 receptions, 1,176 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. From 2016 to 2019 he played in Super Bowls I, II and III. He also played games against the Miami Dolphins, Houston Texas, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints, and other teams.
In 2017 he appeared in various TV series and films such as American Violence, You Can’t Have It, The Clapper, Crashletes, MVP and Family Guy: Gronkowsbees. He has also appeared in music videos for Katy Perry’s Swish Swish and 3LAU’s On My Mind.
On March 24, 2019, after nine seasons, he announced his retirement via Instagram post. Later, on April 21, 2020, the Patriots traded him to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played against Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs in the 2020 season and also featured in Super Bowl LV. Over the next year, he played games against the Los Angeles Rams, Dallas, Atlanta, and other teams. There’s a chance he won’t return to play in the 2022 season.
Rob Gronkowski Biography
|Real name||Robert James Gronkowski|
|Date of birth||May 14, 1989|
|Age (as of 2022)||32 years|
|Place of birth||Amherst, NY, USA|
|profession||Football tight end|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 6” – in centimeters – 198 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 120kg – in pounds – 264 pounds|
|shoe size||14 (USA)|
|hair colour||light brown|
|eye color||dark brown|
Rob Gronkowski Family
|Brothers||Dan Gronkowski, Chris Gronkowski, Glenn Gronkowski, Gordie Gronkowski, Jr.|
|school||Williamsville North High School, Woodland Hills High School|
|University||University of Arizona|
|Marital status||In relation|
Rob Gronkowski has been in a relationship with Camille Kostek since 2015. Camille Kostek is a model, TV presenter and actress. The duo first met at a Patriot charity event on Thanksgiving 2013. Together they have a dog named Ralphie, a French bulldog.
Rob Gronkowski Net Worth
Rob Gronkowski has earned a lot from his football, acting career and various endorsements. He signed a $4.4 million deal with the New England Patriots with a $1.76 million signing bonus. At the same time, he signed a six-year contract extension worth $54 million. In 2021, he signed a one-year, $10 million contract with the Buccaneers. His salary is reported to be $9 million per year and his net worth has been estimated by sources to be around $45 million.
Facts About Rob Gronkowski
- His father was a former Syracuse University college football guard.
- His grandfather Ignatius represented the United States in cycling at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.
- He also played baseball at Williamsville North High School.
- In 2013 and 2016 he did not play due to injury.
- In 2018 he appeared in TV series as himself and also as executive producer for a series called Shark Week’s 50 Best Bites Monster Tag and Unsportsmanlike Comedy with Rob Gronkowski.
- He founded a nonprofit organization called the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation that focuses on granting athletic programs with a focus on health, community, and fitness.
- In 2020, he starred in Kygo’s music video titled I’ll Wait.
- In 2019 he hosted Fox’s New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey and worked as a football analyst for NFL at Fox.