Boston’s golden boy, Tom Brady, turns 40 years old on August 3, and the city can’t wait to celebrate. Football fans will gather in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace on Brady’s big day to sing “Happy Birthday” and eat cake in honor of the New England Patriots quarterback.
Brady won’t be attending the festivities, however, as he will be in training camp. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, the football phenom said he’s hoping his birthday comes and goes quietly — but wouldn’t be surprised if fun-loving teammate Rob Gronkowski had some sort of surprise up his sleeve.
In anticipation of Brady’s birthday, see how the ultra wealthy athlete built his fortune through stellar on-field performance, endorsements and more.
Tom Brady Net Worth: $180 Million
In 2016, Tom Brady earned $44.1 million, landing him at the No. 15 spot on Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes. In March 2016, Brady signed a $41 million, two-year contract extension — that included a $28 million signing bonus — with the Patriots. The contract will take him through 2019.
According to celebrity finance website Celebrity Net Worth, Tom Brady’s net worth is $180 million. It’s a hugely impressive number, but it can’t compete with that of his better half: supermodel Gisele Bündchen. Tom Brady’s wife has a net worth of $360 million, bringing their assets to a grand total of $540 million.
Tom Brady Football Career
Tom Brady is entering his 18th year in the NFL, and he’s played every game in a Patriot’s jersey. Since joining the Patriots in 2000, Brady has led the team to seven Super Bowls, finishing five on top. Tom Brady’s Super Bowl record also includes being crowned MVP four times. He is largely considered one of the best players — if not the best player — in NFL history, earning him the nickname GOAT (Greatest Of All Time).
Despite Tom Brady’s age, he has no plans to retire in the near future. Brady has said he is hoping to stay in the game until at least age 45. If he does, he will break the record of oldest starting quarterback, which is held by former football player Steve DeBerg (44 years and 279 days).
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Tom Brady Endorsements
Tom Brady’s stats have helped him garner a slew of endorsements. In 2016, he earned $8 million from sponsors like Tag Heuer, Simmons Bedding Company, UGG and Under Armour, according to Forbes. In May 2017, Aston Martin announced a multi-year partnership with Brady to promote its DB11 car, which starts at $211,995.
When he’s not promoting other businesses, Brady stays busy with his own endeavors. He has a sports medicine clinic, the TB12 Center, in Foxborough, Mass., and a partnership with plant-based meal delivery service Purple Carrot for his TB12 Performance Meals.
Tom Brady Wife and Family
Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen have been married since 2009. They have two children together: son, Benjamin, born in December 2009 and daughter, Vivian, born in December 2012. Brady also has a son — John “Jack,” born in Aug. 2007 — with former girlfriend, actress Bridget Moynahan.
The Brady clan primarily resides in a custom-designed, five-bedroom compound in Brookline, Mass. The home cost $4.5 million, according to Forbes. The family also has a $14 million New York City penthouse, but they’re trading up to a new $20 million, 5,000-square-foot apartment in the city that is expected to be completed in 2018. The family previously owned an 18,298-square foot estate in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. They sold the property for $40 million to Dr. Dre in 2014.
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