Robert James “Gronk” Gronkowski is a former American football tight end player with an estimated net worth of $45 million as of 2022 according to Celebrity Net Worth. He played for 11 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) in a career spanning more than one decade.
He is in the news currently after he took to Twitter to share about his retirement from football on 21st June along with his photo and a snapshot of a message. The post read, “And for this, I want to thank the whole entire first-class buccaneers organization for an amazing ride, trusting me to come back to play and help build a championship team”.
“I will now be going back into my retirement home, walking away from football again with my head held high knowing I gave it everything I had, good or bad, every time I stepped out on the field”, he added.
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) June 21, 2022
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Post completion of his studies, Gronk enrolled at the University of Arizona as a Pre-Business major. He played for 2 years between 2007 to 2009 for the Arizona Wildcats football team. As a freshman, he recorded 28 receptions for 525 yards and six touchdowns. He won many awards during his college days.
Gronkowski could not be part of the first three games of the 2008 season, but joined later and recorded 47 receptions for 672 yards and a team-best ten touchdowns.
Gronkowski then went on play nine seasons for the New England Patriots. He is a receiver and blocker who announced his retirement from the NFL in 2019 at the age of 29. He further explained his decision to quit after five months citing the pain and injuries he had suffered in the game that took a toll on his mental health.
Gronkowski has endorsed several companies like Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts, Visa, T-Mobile, Tide, Lyft, JetBlue, Zynga, Cheerios, Oberto, SixStar Pro, Bodyarmor SuperDrink, DraftKings, Kids Footlocker among others by appearing in print, television and online advertisements.
He created more than 20 NFL records like the most 100-yard games by a tight end in NFL history, the most receptions by a tight end in Super Bowl history, the Most games with 100+ receiving yards by a tight end, the Youngest player with 3 touchdowns receptions in a game: 21 years, 184 days among others which are yet to broken.
He received several prestigious awards in his professional career like Four-time Super Bowl champion (XLIX, LI, LIII, LV), Four-time First-Team All-Pro, Five-time Pro Bowl selection
2014 NFL Comeback Player of the Year, 2010s All-Decade Team and 100th Anniversary All-Time Team by NFL, and One-time 24/7 Champion by WWE among others.
Real Estate Investments
Gronkowski purchased a 2,100-square-foot Boston condo in 2016 for $1.9 million. He is the owner of two homes in Foxborough, Massachusetts since 2014. He bought a 5-bedroom condo in Miami for $1.7 million in 2019.
Luxury Cars Collection
Gronk has a unique taste for high-end luxury and power when it comes to automobiles. He has the below list of cars in his garage.
- Mercedes-Benz S63
- Audi R8
- Audi Q7
- Bentley Continental GT
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