Robert Gronkowski is a widely acclaimed NFL player who plays as a tight end with the New England Patriots. He will be one of the most exciting players to watch in Super Bowl 52 on Sunday February 4, 2018!
So what is Robert Gronkowski net worth in 2018? What are Robert Gronkowski’s salary/earnings? Read on…
Robert Gronkowski was born on 14th May in 1989. He is the second to last of five brothers. All of his brothers have played collegiate sports too in their school lives. He is a National Football Legeau (NFL) player who plays as a tight end and has been with the New England Patriots since 2010. Robert started his career way back in college where he played college football at Arizona and bagged several awards. Up to date, he has achieved five All-Pro selections and five Pro Bowl selections.
During the second round (42nd overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, Gronkowski was drafted by the New England Patriots. This happened after a draft-day trade was done between the Patriots and Oakland Raiders. Before the drafting, scouts had rated him as the “best all-around player in the draft”. During the drafting, he bagged and signed a contract that would see him play for the New England Patriots for four years. The deal signed on July 25, 2010, was worth $4.4 million plus a signing bonus of $1.76 million.
This was to mark his success in sports as he became one of the three players in NFL to score four touchdowns during the preseason. Gronkowski also caught his very first regular touchdown of the season in the 4th quarter on a one-yard pass that came from Tom Brady. This performance was followed by three touchdowns in their week 10 victory against Pittsburgh Steelers. It was then that he became the first rookie in Patriots’ history to do so as well as the youngest rookie in the history of NFL to accomplish such a feat. The Rob Gronkowski Award was born in honor of this feat. Since then, Gronkowski has made quite a formidable force making him the most celebrated NFL player of his time and age.
During his 2017 season, Gronkowski made a personal best and NFL history of being the fourth player with four 1000-yard seasons. On 19th December 2017, he was named to his fifth Pro Bowl. He was then named in the Associated Press’ All-Pro First Team in January 2018. This naming saw him earn a record $2.5 million incentive.
Gronkowski signed a two-year contract with Dunkin’ Donuts in March 2012. The endorsement was to endorse Dunkin’ Donuts’ products as well as appearing on television and radio sports. He also became an investor in August 2012 and sponsored Bodyarmor SuperDrink, an energy drink.
During the same year, his name was used on newly-launched Gronk Flakes. The flakes were made by PLB Sports and sold in New England. A part of the profits from the sale of the corn flakes go to the Gronk National Youth Foundation. During the year 2015, Gronkowski was involved I a joint promotion of a mobile application. He teamed up with Opendorse to promote NFL Showdown: Football Manager, a Zynga mobile application.
Come 2016 and Gronkowski launched a signature “Gronk” beverage. This was a collaboration between him and Monster Energy. The drink’s distribution was given to Coca-Cola.
In May 2016, Gronkowski emerged second in a fan voting exercise to appear on the Madden NFL ’16 cover. However, all was not lost when he was selected without voting to appear on the cover for 2017. This was in the Madden NFL ’17 publication.
Gronkowski has been quoted, from his book, It’s Good to be Gronk! saying that he has never spent his NFL career salary. He says that he has constantly lived on his endorsement, promotions, and appearances fees.
In all, we estimate Robert Gronkowski net worth in 2018 at $15 million.