The lives and loves of sports stars off the field is often a point of fascination for many fans around the world. As you can imagine, interest in NFL megastar Tom Brady is no different, especially now that he may be retiring after 22 extraordinary seasons.
Man, Myth and Legend
When it comes to most elite-level professional athletes, the salaries they receive and the lifestyles they live can be pretty staggering. On the other hand, we don’t often get a glimpse of the dollars and cents when they collapse. How many houses do you own? how many cars First of all, how much do they get paid to be able to afford all this? These questions and more will be answered as we take a closer look at Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Junior or how the world came to know him, Tom Brady, the quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
At 44 and seemingly showing no signs of wear, it’s hard to forget Brady’s impressive 20 seasons with the New England Patriots where he became not just a household name but a legend. With the Patriots, Tom was a central figure in what would eventually become a dynasty over the 2001-2019 period. Considered by many sportswriters, commentators, players and fans to be the greatest quarterback and player of all time, one can only imagine the wealth he possesses.
How much money does Tom Brady make?
According to Forbes, Brady ranks 64th among celebrities by making money a salary of $45 million in 2020; that consisted of $33 million in Buccaneers salaries and earnings and an additional $12 million in advertising revenue. As for his total net worth, Celebrity Net Worth estimates Brady’s net worth about $250 million. That includes the roughly $20.3 million a year he’s reportedly making from his lifestyle brand, TB12.
His deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will have earned it a salary of at least $280 million and $140 million from endorsements. So at the end of his career, Tom Brady’s earnings were expected to exceed $420 million.
But there’s also Brady’s “side hustle” that, according to New York Post is a delicious real estate portfolio valued at $26 million. In fact, it seems that Tom is together with his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen – who herself has a net worth of $400 million – has proven to be quite adept in the industry, having already sold over $140 million while raking in a whopping $30 million in commissions. To date, the couple continues to negotiate multimillion-dollar sales with no signs of slowing down.
But is Tom Brady the GOAT?
It’s safe to say that when it comes to stars in all sports, opinions tend to be divided at the end of the day. On the other hand, things can get even more heated when it comes to someone considered the greatest of all time. Is Tom Brady the best of all time? It’s a question everyone from fans to Lebron James has been asking and while it will always be a matter of preference, the numbers just don’t lie.
There is no other NFL player who has ever appeared in more Super Bowls or won more than Tom Brady. How many Super Bowls are you asking? As of January 2022, Brady has 7 Super Bowl titles.
Well, if When the GOAT leaves the NFL, he will be #1 in completions (7,263), pass attempts (11,317), yards (84,520), pass TDs (624), starts (316), QB wins (243), Pro Bowl pitches (15), and Super Bowl MVPs (5). Additionally, Brady led the NFL five times (2002, 2007, 2010, 2015, 2021) in TD passes, more than any other player in NFL history.