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Rob Gronkowski

American Football Tight End

Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski, American football tight end source: Instagram

Rob Gronkowski plays a role of an American football tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

Similarly, he is considered a three-time Super Bowl champion, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, and a four-time First-Team All-Pro selection.

Rob Gronkowski | Early Life & Education

Rob Gronkowski opened his eyes on May 14, 1989. Likewise, he opened his eyes in Amherst, New York, to his parents Gordon Gronkowski and Diane Walters.

Similarly, he has two siblings. Rob used to play hockey until he was fourteen, then he intended to play basketball.

Furthermore, Rob joined Williamsville North High School for his first three years of high school. Moreover, he was a tight end and defensive end in football and basketball for the Spartan’s athletic teams.

Likewise, he received the title of an All-Western New York first-team and All-State second-team player.

Gronkowski joined the National Honor Society for his education, taking math as his best subject and English as the worst. In addition, he went to the Woodlands hills Highschool in Churchill, Pittsburgh, for his senior year.

On the other hand, Rob also got scholarships from Kentucky, Arizona, Clemson, and Louisville. Similarly, he did her graduation from Woodland Hills with a 3.75 GPA in 2007.

Parents and Siblings

Rob’s father, Gordon Gronkowski, is a former college football guard for Syracuse University from 1977 to 1981. Similarly, his great-grandfather is Ignatius Gronkowski who represented the United States in cycling.

Likewise, he has grasped five world records in the sport. Furthermore, Rob’s brothers played for the University initially, but later, they also became professional sportspersons.

However, his parents got divorced in the year 2008.

Rob Gronkowski | College Career

Similarly, Rob went to the University of Arizona and played for the Arizona Wildcats football team from 2007 to 2009. Likewise, he played well during his freshman year and make 28 receptions for 525 yards and six touchdowns.

However, he failed to attempt the first three games in 2008 but later scored 47 receptions for 672 yards and a team-best ten touchdowns.

Furthermore, Rob was awarded Associated Press third-team All-American and All-PAC first-team tight end.

Similarly, he had his back surgery in 2009 and had to miss out on most of the games for the season. Also, Rob lost the chance to grab the Lombardi Award.

Professional Career| Rob Gronkowski

The footballer got selected by The New England Patriots in the 2010 NFL Draft. Likewise, he got NFL receiving touchdowns leader (2011). Likewise, he was the first tight end to record more than 10 touchdowns and thousand receiving yards.

However, Rob played only seven games in 2013 because of several surgeries for his back and forearm. Moreover, after a year he made 596 receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Likewise, Rob returned back in the year 2014 and won the ‘Comeback of the Year’ award at the ESPY awards. Similarly, Gronkowski is the ninth-best player on the NFL Top 100 players of the year 2016.

Super Bowls XLIX, LI, and LIII

Rob also received Super Bowls XLIX, LI, and LIII with the Patriots. Likewise, he is a five-time Pro Bowl selection and a four-time First-Team All-Pro selection.

Moreover, Gronkowski is also on the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team and NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team. In the 2018 season, Rob completed 47 receptions for 682 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns.

After playing for nine seasons, he declared his retirement via Instagram on March 24, in the year 2019. Likewise, he led the team to win over the Gren Bay Packers.

Moreover, after playing the match against Detroit Lions, Rob recorded two catches for 58 yards with a win of 477 wins. In addition, he again re-signed a year one contract with the team for the 2021 season worth $10 Million.

Rob Gronkowski | Personal Life & Relationship Status

This footballer has always kept his life and personal information private. However, he is in a relationship with model Camille Kostek since 2015.

Rob Gronkowski
Rob with his wife, Camille Kostek source: Instagram

Likewise, this couple first met at some event in the year 2015 and started dating each other. Similarly, they live together in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

 

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Rob Gronkowski | Endorsements and Sponsorship

Rob has shown up for print, television, and online advertisements like Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts, Visa, T-Mobile, Cheerios, and video games Mobile Strike and Halo among others.

Moreover, Rob found the Gronk Nation Youth Foundation, which is an initiation to let the kids pursue their dreams and not lagged in health, sports, and fitness.

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Rob Gronkowski| Injury

Gronkowski has suffered from various injuries during his previous 10 NFL seasons. On May 27, 2013, he had a fractured vertebra. Likewise, he had two forearm fractures in the years 2012 and 2013.

Similarly, Rob suffered from a pulled hip on September 28, 2012. Furthermore, he had an ankle sprain in the year 2012, on January 22.
Moreover, he suffered from a bulging disc in his back, torn right MCL and ACL, hamstring pull, and herniated disc. However, he has recovered now and is living a happy life.

Rob Gronkowski| Hims ‘Hair Talk’

In September 2021, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob signed a partnership with Hims & Hers Health Inc (HIMS). Likewise, he also works as a Creative Advisor for a brand focusing on men’s health.

 

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Rob Gonkowski| TV Shows and Appearances

Similarly, Rob was shown on the covers of GQ, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN The Body Issue, and many more. Likewise, he was also on the cover of the video sports game Madden NFL 17 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360.

About Rob’s movie appearances, Rob appeared in a cameo role in 2015 for the movie “Entourage.”

Furthermore, he was also in the movie American Violence where he played the Brad role. In addition, Gronkowski played the role of Officer Wheadon in the movie call.

Likewise, he has also done co-hosting for Crashletes on Nickelodeon.

 

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On the other hand, Rob also worked as an analyst on Fox Sports for NFL programs during his retirement in 2019.

Rob Gronkowski | Net Worth & Salary

Rob is taken as “NFL Supernova,” a “Gold Standard,” a “Generation Marvel.” Similarly, Gronkowski has an estimated net worth of $40 million as of now.

Likewise, he also earns from endorsements and tv appearances. Furthermore, Rob earn $10 million (9 million guaranteed and 1 million for workout bonuses) after signing a contract with the Bucs.

Moreover, he purchased a $7 million condo in New York’s Hudson Yards and has a variety of car collections.

Rob Gronkowski | Social Media Profile

This footballer is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook.

Facebook– 1.9M followers

Instagram– 4.6M followers

Twitter– 3.1M followers

YouTube-127K subscribers

Some FAQs

Were Rob and Aaron Hernandez Friends?

Rob and Aaron’s names used to come together and their relationship seemed to be close.

What happened to Rob Gronkowski?

He suffered from different injuries and surgery like back surgery and knee injury during his college and NFL career.

What is the Jersey number that Gronkowski wears?

Gronkowski wears Jersey Number 67.

What record did he break?

He set a Guinness World Record with a 600-foot catch and he is the longest catch in NFL History.

Quick Facts

Full Name Robert James Gronkowski
Birth Date May 14, 1989
Birth Place Amherst, New York
Nick Name Gronk
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Woodland Hills High School, Arizona
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Gordon Gronkowski
Mother’s Name Diane Walters
Siblings Chris Gronkowski, Glenn Gronkowski, Dan Gronkowski, Gordie Gronkowski, Jr.
Age 32 Years Old
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 268 lb (121 kg)
Shoe Size 16 (us)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Measurement Wingspan(2.13m), Chest size (49 in), Waist size (36 in), Arms/ Biceps (16 inches)
Build Athlete
Married No
Girlfriend Camille Kostek
Position Tight end
Profession NFL Player
Net Worth $40 million
Salary $9,000,000
Currently Plays for Tampa Bay Buccaneers
League NFL
Active Since 2010
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Merch Jersey, Autograph
Last Update April 2022

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