Tom Brady’s bank account keeps growing as he heads to another Super Bowl
- Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are once again heading to the Super Bowl.
- Super Bowl LIII will mark Brady’s ninth appearance at the football championship.
- Brady has made nearly $200 million over the course of his football career since 2000, as of February 2018.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading to the Super Bowl again, after an impressive 37-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 20.
Despite Brady’s familiarity with the Super Bowl — he’s appeared in eight of them and helped win five — even he was overcome with emotion at the championship game’s results. When asked how it felt to be going back to the Super Bowl, Brady gushed: “Un-****ing-believable, bro.”
Super Bowl LIII, which is scheduled for kickoff on Feb. 3 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta against the Los Angeles Rams, marks Brady’s ninth Super Bowl appearance and could result in his sixth title win.
In anticipation of Brady’s upcoming big game, see how the ultra-wealthy athlete built his fortune through stellar on-field performance, endorsements and more.
Birthdate: Aug. 3, 1977
Net worth: $180 million
Primary sources of income: Professional athletic salary, endorsements
Career highlights: Eight previous Super Bowl appearances, with five Super Bowl title wins
Tom Brady Net Worth: $180M
In 2016, Tom Brady’s $44.1 million in earnings landed 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. This contract resulted in Brady’s base salary of $14 million for 2018 and 2019, nearly double his previous salary of $8 million. All told, he has made nearly $200 million over the course of his career, Forbes reported in February 2018.
Tom Brady’s net worth is $180 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. 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 $400 million, bringing their assets to a grand total of $580 million.
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Tom Brady Football Career
By the time Super Bowl LIII rolls around, Tom Brady will have 19 years of experience in the NFL, and he’s played every game in a Patriots jersey. Since joining the Patriots in 2000, Brady has led the team to eight previous 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 appears to have 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 so as a starter, 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. Between June 2015 and June 2016, he earned $8 million from sponsors such as Tag Heuer, Simmons Bedding Company, Ugg and Under Armour, according to Forbes. In May 2017, Aston Martin announced a multiyear 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 therapy center, the TB12 Center, in Foxboro, Mass., and partnered with meal-kit company Purple Carrot for his TB12 Performance Meals.