- Category : 1977-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/1 - Opportunistic / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (8,10,13,34)
- Incarnation Cross : JX Retreat
American football player, nicknamed Tom Terrific, a quarterback with the New England Patriots for two years when he was named starting quarterback in 2002 due to Drew Bledsoe's injuries. In a controversial decision by Coach Belichick, Brady was retained for the following year's starting position, and Bledsoe left the team, making Brady's position permanent. Tom Brady is considered among the greatest quarterbacks of all time.
In high school, Brady earned two letters in both football and baseball and was drafted in the 18th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball Draft as a catcher by the Montreal Expos. He majored in Organizational Studies at University of Michigan. Brady's grace under pressure had won him praise from coaches and fans alike while his success, good looks and model demeanor have earned him the designation of "heart throb" from fans everywhere.
On February 1, 2004, the New England Patriot won the Superbowl the second time in three years (first win in 2002); Brady was named MVP., the youngest football league player to date to win a second MVP.
His ex-girlfriend Bridget Monahan announced in mid-February 2007 that she was pregnant with his baby. In the meantime he has become romantically involved with Gisele Bündchen, Leonardo diCaprio’s ex-girlfriend.
Monahan gave birth to their child on August 22, 2007 in Los Angeles, CA. The boy’s name is John Edward Thomas Moynahan. Brady and Bundchen became engaged on Januar 9, 2009. She was born in Brazil on July 20, 1980 according to her website. They married quietly, away from the press on February 26, 2009 " just before 6 p.m. at the St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, CA" according to Usmagazine.com. The couple had a second wedding for family and friends on April 4, 2009 in Costa Rica. Their son Benjamin Rein was born on December 8, 2009.
Brady was just leaving his Boston home on the morning of September 9, 2010 when another car crashed into him at about 6:30 AM EDT. Luckily for Brady, his family and the team, he was not hurt and reported for practice later that day.
On January 20, 2011 he had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot. Brady and Bundchen welcomed a daughter named Vivian Lake on December 5, 2012.
The NFL announced on May 11, 2015, that it would suspend Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for four games of the upcoming 2015 regular season for his alleged part in tampering with footballs by the New England Patriots. The accusation was that the New England Patriots tampered with footballs used in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts on January 18, 2015. After NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspension in an internal appeal,the matter was moved to federal court. On September 3, 2015, Judge Richard M. Berman vacated Goodell's four-game suspension of Brady, holding that "...the requisites of fairness and due process" were missing from the process leading to the settlement.