Dan Gronkowski Career, Background, Wife and Honors

Published Date   25th May. 2017, 01:01 am
Dan Gronkowski Career, Background, Wife and Honors
Quick Info
Birth Name: Dan Gronkowski
Date of Birth: 21/01/1985
Age: 36 years old
Nationality: American
Qualification: Graduation in advertising

Dan Gronkowski career as a tight end football player started with the influence of his family involved in various sports which led him to be one of the most amazing, honorable and influential players today.


An American Football tight end, Dan Gronkowski career was preset as a player since he started playing from his college days at Maryland. The other teams Dan has played for are Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos and New England Patriots. His family had a sporty background since his grandfather was a cyclist and his brothers, like him, have remarkable position  in the world of football and baseball.

Background and Early Days

Dan Gronkowski was born on 21 January 1985 at Amherst, New York as Daneil Thomas Gronkowski. His parents are Gordon and Diane Gronkowski. He is an American while his ethnicity is not disclosed.

Dan’s family has a long record of sports. His great-grandfather, Ignatius, was the part of US Olympic cycling team in Paris during the year 1924. Dan grew up with other four brothers who all have made their career in football as excellent players except one, who is also an excellent player in baseball. Chris Gronkowski is a former football fullback who played for Dallas Cowboys, Glenn is a football fullback who plays for New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski is notable player currently serving for New England Patriots and Gordie is a pro baseball player in the Los Angeles Angels’ organization. Since almost all the members have established career in sports mainly in football, Dan Gronkowski career as a football player did not undergo a hard time to hike. Instead, he received ample of support from his family.

Dan attended Williamsville North High School in New York where he played different sports like basketball, football, baseball and ice hockey. Dan Gronkowski career could be predicted to be bright as he was an active and valuable player since his school days. As a sophomore in 2001, he has set school record for 539 yards. In 2003, he finished 122 out of 127 passes to 1407 yards with 16 touchdowns for which he set class records.

Not only active in sports, Dan was also a brilliant student. He did his graduation in advertising. He got a contract while he was doing his MBA graduate degree. During his final year at the University of Marryland, he was about to get chosen for Rhodes Scholar.

Professional Career and Honors

Dan Gronkowski career as a tight end started from his early days as a college student which later turned to complete professional career. He is one of the most remarkable players. Therefore, Arizona, Syracuse, Maryland and Purdue valued and recruited him. He turned redshirt in 2004. In 2005, he played 5 games for which he committed 2 receptions for 37 yards. Also, he received 2 catches for 37 yards, including 25-yard touchdown. He covered 13 matches including 9 begins in 2006. Due to his performance, he picked up the George Boutselis Devotion Honor for the highest GPA a year later. In 2007, Gronkowski played more than 11 matches where he committed to 8 begins and caught 7 passes for 66 yards. For his successful commitment, he received a public service award C. P. “Lefty” McIntosh Honors. The honors proposes Dan Gronkowski career as a successful one.

Physical Features and Personal Life

He has been an extremely energetic individual from his initial age. With his massively built body and extreme height, his physique definitely looks amazing. Dan Gronkowski career also has an incentive of building ideal body structure. Such structure and the stature of 6ft 5 in (1.96m) might have been magnetic and attracted a number of women throughout his life.

On July 9 2011, he married Brittany M. Blujus at Buffalo New York. The couple had been dating since long time. Brittany and Dan do not have any children yet. The couple is doing well, and there is no rumor about cheating or issues between them. Therefore, there is no sign of separation or divorce till date.

Popularity and Net Worth

Dan Gronkowski career is not only full of honors and achievements due to his excellent performance; his life is also full of fans and followers. Dan is an active user of Twitter and has 23.6 thousand followers proving his popularity among his fans. He has been quite active in the site with his Tweets recording more than 1000 up until now.

Dan Gronkowski career success demonstrates how well earns. As a renowned and valuable player, Dan has received a huge salary but the exact figure is unknown. However, his popularity and award winning performances hints that his net worth is in millions.

Dan has played for several big teams like Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions and New England Patriots. He has always been a valuable team member for each one of them. The honors Dan received prove that he has a career that every player desires.

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