Rob Gronkowski Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend
Robert James Gronkowski, often known by his nickname “Gronk”, is an American football tight end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He has set the single season records for touchdowns (17) and yards (1,327) by a tight end in 2011 and won the Super Bowls XLIX and LI.
Gronkowski was born on May 14, 1989 in Amherst, New York. He is currently 31 Year, 11 Months, 28 Days years old and 6 ft. 6 in. tall. He is the son of father Gordon Gronkowski and mother Diane Walters. He also has four brothers named Chris, Glenn, Dan and Gordie Jr.
Gronkowski attended Williamsville North High School for three years. He played both basketball and football. He had a record of 36 receptions for 648 yards and seven touchdowns on offense, and 73 tackles and six sacks on defense. In 2006 he moved to suburban Pittsburgh, where he attended Woodland Hills High School in Pennsylvania. After high school, he attended the University of Arizona and played for the Arizona Wildcats football team from 2007 to 2009. He had 16 touchdown passes in 22 games. In 2009 he got a back surgery which led to a fall in NFL Draft stock.
In 2010 Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (42nd overall) of the NFL Draft, after a trade with the Oakland Raiders. For the same season he was one of three NFL players to score four touchdowns, and a rookie wide receiver for the New York Giants. He broke the NFL record for touchdowns scored in a single season by a tight end when he had the second three-touchdown game in 2011. He was signed a six year contract extension in 2012 and continued to play flawlessly. In the 2017 season he injured his groin and took a break from the game. He returned in the 2018 season with seven receptions for 123 yards and one touchdown in a 27-20 victory. He has won many awards and endorsed many brands such as Donkin Donuts and Body Armorsuperdrink. He is known for his friendship with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. He has previously dated model Camille Kostek in 2016. Gronkowski has an estimated $54 Million net worth.