NFL player Rob Gronkowski has become popular since he was drafted by the New England Patriots in 2010. He has been exceptionally good on the pitch since then and has been described as the best all-around player in the draft evaluation made in May 2016.
Here are all the juicy details you need to know about Gronkowski’s wife, net worth, and his very athletic family.
Early Days & Career
Born in Amherst, New York on May 14, 1989, Gronkowski’s interest in sports started back in his high school days at Williamsville North High School where he played tight end in football and center in basketball on the Spartans sports teams. During those years, 36 receptions for 648yars and 7 touchdowns on offense accompanied by 73 tackles and 6 sacks on defense were recorded for him which landed him an All-Western New York first-team and All-State second-team player titles. He also won several titles as a Senior at Woodland Hills High School in Churchill which includes a SuperPrep All-American and a PrepStar All-American title.
During his university days at the University of Arizona, he played for the Arizona Wildcats and had an excellent performance which gained him the titles ‘The Sporting News Freshman All-American, The Sporting News freshman Pac-10 and All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention Player’. Though the player missed 3 games during the opening season of the 2008 season, he was able to make up for the loss in his subsequent games and was named an Associated Press third-team All-American and All-Pac-10 first-team tight end. However, his draft stock dropped in 2009 when he missed his Junior Season in 2009 due to back surgery.
Upon graduation in 2009, Gronkowski was signed by the New England Patriots in 2010. During that season he broke the record as the first and youngest rookie in NFL history to catch 3 touchdowns in a single game which earned him the Rob Gronkowski Award from Madden NFL 12 (An award created in honor of his feats). The player’s success on the pitch continued and in June 2012, he extended his contract with the Patriots for a 6 year period. So far with the progress of his career at Patriots, the player was recorded to have the highest receiving yards in a game, the most touchdown receptions in a game, he is the youngest Patriot player with 3 touchdown receptions in a game and 3 touchdowns in a playoff game.
Rob Gronkowski’s Height, Weight, Injury
The Patriot star like most football players is gallantly built with a height of 6ft 5inch and a weight of 120kg.
Gronkowski has suffered a number of injuries in his career as a footballer which dates back to his college days when he had to undergo back surgery which made him miss his Junior season. He has also broken his arm twice in 2012 and in 2015, he sustained a dislocated knee. In 2016, he sustained a chest injury while playing against Seattle Seahawks and a back injury that landed him in the theatre again.
The player had a healthy year in 2017 with only minor injuries that did not make him miss any game but on 21st January 2018, he suffered a concussion while playing against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the AFC championship. However, reports have it that he has fully recovered and has been cleared to participate in the Super Bowl games on the 4th of February 2018.
Rob Gronkowski’s Girlfriend, Wife
Gronk as the player is fondly called is a playboy whose escapades with women have been making headlines as he has never been married. Back in 2011, he had a fling with Bibi Jones who is an American P*rnographic Actress & Model. He dated Camille Kotesk in 2015 and Hailey Clauson another model in 2016.
The dashing dude is presently believed to have rekindled his relationship with his ex Camille as the pair have been seen together a lot lately.
Gronkowski is the second son of five boys born to Dianne Gronkowski Walters and Gordon Gronkowski who were all sportsmen back in their college days
Gordie Jr. who is the eldest played for Jacksonville University before playing professional baseball for Southern Illinois Miners back in 2011. Dan played football for Maryland University before being drafted by the New England Patriots in 2009 where he played for 5 years. Chris also played for the University of Maryland before being drafted to play the professional league. Glenn the youngest brother is playing for the New England Patriots as a fullback.
The Patriot player has made quite a substantial amount of income from his career over the years and with the extension of his contract with the Patriots, he is believed to have a net worth of about $35 million.