After what seemed like an endless career in New England involving pay cuts for “the good of the team,” Tom Brady shocked the world by taking his talent to Tampa Bay where he could get top dollar for his service. This left fans wondering how much the GOAT is really worth.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Brady has a net worth of around $250 million. We’ll break down how he got there, from salaries to endorsements and investments, and how he is setting up for a lucrative life after football.
Tom Brady’s Rookie Deal
After getting drafted with the 199th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft, his contract was worth $193,000. However, this was restructured after he took the league by storm and won the 2001 season super bowl.
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Restructured Deal After the 2001 Super Bowl
His newfound success allowed him to negotiate a $30.52 million five year deal with a $10 million signing bonus. The contract including significant bonuses: super Bowl and AFC Championship wins added $250,000 each.
Through is continued success, he added $1 million to his pay thanks to strong seasons in 2003 and 2004. His initial 2002 salary of $375,000 stayed intact, but increased the subsequent payouts to $3.1 million, $5.5 million, $6 million during the 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 seasons.
His contract was altered slightly to help the team acquire more cap space in 2003 and 2004. His pay ended up finishing the period with $10 million in 2005 and $14 million in 2006
A New Deal After More Success
In 2005, after intense negotiations, Brady and the Patriots came to the agreement to a six year, $60 million contract. The signing bonus of $26.5 million, of which $12 million with a roster bonus for 2006, lacked guaranteed money.
In 2010, the Patriots organization and owner Robert Kraft agreed to a 4 year, $72 million deal with $48.5 million guaranteed. This was a record contract in the NFL at the time.
Brady went on to win MVP in 2010, reached the Super Bowl in 2011, and made it to the AFC championship in 2012. This allowed him to restructure his contract ahead of the 2013 season.
This 2013 contract was more conservative, with Brady taking a pay cut on a three year extension for $27 million. This gave the team much more flexibility to sign other players like Danny Amendola.
His contracts in the following years were $13 million in 2015, $14 million in 2016, and $15 million in 2017. The deal was $57 million in total for the entirety of 2013 to 2017, with $33 million in guaranteed money.
In 2016, Brady signed a $41 million contract for two seasons which included a $28 million signing bonus. This happened shortly after Jimmy Garappolo joined the team as a rookie, which pushed Tom to take a lower deal to ensure his loyalty to the team.
For the 2019 season, Brady signed a one year contract for $23 million with an $8 million signing bonus. The length signaled a potential end to Brady’s tenure with the Patriots, which came to fruition in 2020.
In March 2020, Tom Brady signed a two year, $50 million contract with the Tampa Buccaneers, and went on to win the 2020 Super Bowl with the team. His first contract with the Bucs lacked a signing bonus, but came basically fully guaranteed.
In total, Brady has earned $235,166,804 playing for the Patriots and $55,920,588 (and counting) for the Bucaneers. This amounts to nearly $291,087,392 over his career on contracts alone.
How Much Is TB12 Worth?
Tom Brady launched his personal lifestyle brand, TB12 in 2017. TB12, which infamously received a $1 million PPP loan in 2020, is estimated to make around $20 million annually.
It is unknown exactly how much of Tom Brady’s net worth is locked up in TB12.
Brady bought a yacht in 2021 which cost him a cool $6 million. His cars include a $3 million Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, $212,000 2017 Aston Martin DB11, 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost, 2018 Limited Edition TB12 Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante, $230,000 2015 Ferrari M458-T, and a $165,000 2009 Audi R8,
Tom Brady is savvy when it comes to buying and selling property. He made around $30 million in pure profit from selling over $140 million worth of property.
With his new home in Tampa, he purchased a $17 million mansion in Miami, Florida. He also owns a sleek $3.6 million pad in Tribeca, New York City, a $5.7 million condo at the Yellowstone Golf Club in Big Sky, Montana, and a home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica for an unknown price.
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