Tom Brady is one of the most prominent player of National Football League. He is an American football quarterback who plays for Tampa Bay Buccaneers in NFL. He spent his first 20 NFL seasons with New England Patriots, where he was the key contributor to franchise’s dynasty for 20 long years. He was born on August 3, 1977, in San Mateo, California.
He was born on August 3, 1977, in San Mateo, California. He was the only son and fourth child of Thomas Brady Sr. and Galynn Patricia. At Candlestick Park In 1980s, Brady regularly attended San Francisco 49ers games, where he was a fan of great quarterback player Joe Montana; Brady called Montana his idol and inspirations. Brady attended the 1981 NFC Championship when he was just 4 years old. As a child, Brady also attended the football camp at the College of San Mateo. He completed his graduation in 1995 from Junipero Serra High School. Brady started his football career as a backup quarterback on the Padres junior varsity team. Brady was also known as a good baseball player in high school
Brady dated American actress and model Bridget Moynihan from 2004 until late 2006. They ended their relationship in early December 2006. Afterwards Tom started dating Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen. Tom and Gisele got married on February 26, 2009, in Santa Monica. Together they have two children- a son born in 2009 and a daughter born in 2012.
Tom adheres to Strict diet plan. He avoids many things like mushrooms, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, Gatorade, white sugar, flour, gluten, dairy, soda, white rice, potatoes, and bread which are not healthy for a sports person. He prefers organic foods. He also performed transcendental meditation. Early to bed, resistance training and neuroplasticity training are the few other things which he has adopted in his daily lifestyle.
Fourth highest paid NFL Player
Money matters and same is applicable here as well ! And Yes, it does impact NFL superstars as well?. With his 9-year career as a NFL player, Tom Brady has total income worth $217.2 million tagging him to be Fourth highest paid player for NFL.
How much does Tom Brady’s wife Earn ?
Tom Brady’s wife Gisele Bundchen , was the World’s top Supermodel for almost 10 years and her total earning’s are estimated to be more than $1 billion in earnings in her career. Financially Brady couple are very strong and their career can be dream of any upcoming youth.
Brady Couple – A Pet Lover’s
Both Tom and Gisele are pet lovers with 3 dogs as their family members. There are named as Lu, Scooby and Fluffy. These Pets of Brady Family are also having good social media appearance and their adorable pics are available all over the internet.
Tom Brady- A Record Machine in NFL
Tom Brady has broken a ton of records in NFL. Let’s have a quick look to his illustrative records
NFL Regular Season Records
Considering the facts for NFL, Tom Brady Holds the record for most games won by a Individual player ( 245). Not only the highest game played by non-kicker (320) , Tom Brady is a only NFL player to beat all 32 teams. Few of the other feathers in Tom Brady’s cap are mentioned below
- One of two quarterbacks to have multiple 5000-yard seasons
- Tom Brady has the record of most games 4+ touchdown passes (39) along with best touchdown to interception ratio in a season- 28-2 (2016)
- Best QBR in a season – 87.0 (2007)
- He has given most touchdown passes to different players – 90
- Tom Brady also Holds record of most wins at home by a quarterback -133
- Most wins in one regular season by a quarterback- 16 (2007)Only quarterback to have three consecutive games with 300+ passing yards, 3+ touchdown passes and 0 interceptions
- Tom Brady is the oldest player to win NFL MVP- 40 and he also Holds the record for most career passing yards with one team- 74,571
- Most career passing yards all time- 84,922
- Quarterbacking most seasons for one team- 20
- Tom Brady possesses Most career passing attempts- 11,378 and Most career touchdown passes- 626
- Last but not the least for NFL, Tom Brady Records for most consecutive 11-win seasons as starting QB- 12
- He has most consecutive seasons in the NFL playoffs by a team as well as individual player- 13 , Tom Brady also possess a win of most playoff matches- 35
- He has beaten most teams as a QB in playoff matches- 19
- Tom Brady hold’s a record for most consecutive wins by a starting quarterback- 10 (2001–2005)
- He is also the oldest player to throw a touchdown pass (44 years, 5 months, 20 days)
- Won most consecutive home games as a starting quarterback- 9 (2013–2019)
- He has given most touchdown passes between a quarterback and receiver- 15 (with Rob Gronkowski)
- Holds the record of Most completed passes- 1,165
- Has intercepted most passes- 39
- Has won most division titles won as a starting quarterback- 18
- Most NFL conference championship wins by a starting quarterback- 10
- He is the oldest quarterback to win an NFC title game- 43 years, 5 months, 21 days,
- Won the most NFL championships- 7
- Only starting quarterback to win the Super Bowl for both the AFC and NFC
- Most Super Bowl MVPs- 5
- Most touchdown passes- 21
- Most passing yards in Super bowl games- 3,039
- Most passes completed- 277
- Most passes completed in a single Super Bowl- 43
- Appeared most times in Super Bowl game- 10
- Oldest QB player from the NFC to win Super Bowl MVP- 43 years, 6 months
- He possesses the record of most championships in professional football history by a quarterback- 7 (tied with Otto Graham)
Awards and Recognitions
Tom Brady has won several awards in his prestigious NFL Career. Below is the list of his few awards. He won 7 times Super Bowl championship (most for any individual player) winning six titles with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as well.
- 5× Super Bowl MVP
- 9× AFC champion (2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2011, 2014, 2016–2018)
- NFC champion (2020)
- 3× NFL MVP (2007, 2010, 2017)
- 2× NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2007, 2010)
- NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009)
- 3× First-team All-Pro (2007, 2010, 2017)
- 15× Pro Bowl selection (2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009–2018, 2021) (alltime record)
- He was part of NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
- Selected in NFL 2010s All-Decade Team
- Selected in NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team
- New England Patriots All-2000s Team
- New England Patriots All-Dynasty Team
- 2021 FedEx Air NFL Player of The Year
All above mentioned Records and Awards speaks about the contribution and calibers of Tom Brady. Undoubtedly, he is considered as The GOAT in NFL History.