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Gronk saves all his NFL money, lives off endorsements


Rob Gronkowski may be a knucklehead, but he’s a knucklehead who’s wise about his money.

In fact, Gronkowski writes in his new autobiography that he’s downright thrifty. Although Gronkowski has already made more than $10 million from the Patriots in his five NFL seasons, he says he hasn’t spent any of that. He lives on his endorsement and appearance money and saves his NFL money for retirement.

“To this day, I still haven’t touched one dime of my signing bonus or NFL contract money. I live off my marketing money and haven’t blown it on any big-money expensive cars, expensive jewelry or tattoos and still wear my favorite pair of jeans from high school, Gronkowski writes, via

Gronkowski goes on to point out that any off-field antics he’s been involved with have been victimless, and he’s just a guy who likes to have a fun time. By saving his money, Gronkowski is ensuring that the good times will last long after his playing career ends.