Tom Brady is leaving the Patriots. Here’s how the quarterback and his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen make and spend their millions.

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gets a kiss from his wife Gisele Bundchen following Patriots training camp. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
  • Quarterback Tom Brady announced Tuesday that he will leave the New England Patriots and sign with another NFL team in free agency after months of rumours and speculation.
  • Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, comprise one of the most successful celebrity power couples.
  • Bündchen is one of the most successful supermodels in the world; Brady is widely considered the greatest quarterback of all time.
  • The couple has owned several homes and have been known to take lavish trips around the world.
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Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are leaving their fabulous life in New England behind.

The quarterback announced Tuesday that he will leave the New England Patriots and sign with another team, Insider reported. The departure will be a major lifestyle shift for Brady and Bündchen, who are often regarded as one of the country’s best power couples.

Bündchen was the highest-earning model in the world for 10 consecutive years, according to Forbes. Brady earned six Super Bowl rings and three league MVP awards as a quarterback. Bündchen and Brady married in 2009 and together they lead an extremely fabulous life.

Keep reading to learn more about Brady and Bündchen make and spend their money.

Tony Manfred contributed to this report.


Supermodel Gisele Bündchen and superstar quarterback Tom Brady are one of the most powerful celebrity couples on the planet.

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Brady is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time after earning six Super Bowl rings and three league MVP awards throughout his long NFL career.

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Source: Spotrac


Bündchen reigned over the modelling world for well over a decade and was the top-earning supermodel for 10 consecutive years. Even though she retired in 2015, Bündchen was still one of the top-5 highest-paid models of 2018.

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Source: Boston.com


In his last season with the Patriots, the team paid Brady $US23 million. He has regularly agreed to discount contracts throughout his career to help keep New England competitive.

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Source: NBC Sports


He is the fourth-highest-paid player in NFL history, having already earned $US235.2 million in his NFL career.

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Source: Business Insider


Brady has also made an estimated $US12 million annually in endorsement deals with companies like Under Armour, Intel, Beats by Dre, and Shields.

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Source: Forbes


Brady’s earnings sound enormous, but it’s actually nothing compared to his wife.

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Forbes reported in July 2016 that Bündchen had earned an estimated $US30.5 million throughout the prior year.

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Source: Forbes


She’s had a number of extremely lucrative endorsement deals with major brands, including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, and Pantene.

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Source: The Street


Additionally, Bündchen has made tons of money by allowing companies to monetise her name and likeness. She had a sandals line with Grendene, lingerie brand with Hope, beauty line with Sejaa Pure Skincare, and others.

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Source: Latin Trends


Brady has also had some exciting endorsement deals, including a partnership with Aston Martin.

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Source: The Drive


Aston Martin even produced a limited Tom Brady edition of the Vanquish S Volante. Only 12 were produced and they went for $US360,000 each.

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Source: CNN Money


Together, Brady and Bündchen once owned a custom-built, $US20 million mansion in Los Angeles.

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Brady and Bundchen’s home not pictured. Sundry Photography/Shutterstock

Source: Today


It had a moat and a chicken coop so they could eat fresh eggs.

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Bündchen and Brady’s chickens not pictured. The Washington Post / Contributor

Source: Today


But in 2014, they sold the estate to Dr. Dre for a reported $US40 million.

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Source: LA Times


In 2013, they were reportedly searching for a new apartment in NYC. They were spotted looking at a $US11.5 million duplex in Manhattan that spring.

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Source: Trulia


They eventually settled on a glassy skyscraper condo that they purchased for $US14 million in 2013.

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Source: Bleacher Report


In 2016, they put that condo back on the market with a price tag of $US17.25 million.

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Source: Business Insider


That’s because they reportedly dropped $US20 million on a new waterfront apartment in Tribeca.

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Source: Business Insider


Prior to New York, they lived in a Boston condo, but sold it for $US9.2 million in 2012.

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Source: CBS


The homes are basically Brady’s only lavish purchases.

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Outside of his Aston Martin, his cars aren’t too gaudy. He got in an accident in 2010 while driving an Audi sedan.

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Source: ESPN


He told ESPN that he’s a homebody and has to talk to his friends’ kids about music so he knows what’s popular.

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Source: ESPN


He even likes to do silly things like welcome a rescue dog to the family with a “Lion King” video on Facebook.

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Source: Facebook


He does attend lots of high-profile events though, from the Kentucky Derby …

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Source: NBC Sports


… to Brazil’s famed Carnival …

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Carnival celebration at Rio de Janeiro’s Sambradome. Brady not pictured. Celso Pupo/Fotoarena/AP

Source: Bleacher Report


… to the Met Gala. He and Bündchen were co-chairs of the event in 2017.

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Source: Vogue


The duo also attended the 2014 FIFA World Cup and were spotted hanging out with Ashton Kutcher.

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Source: Getty Images


But Brady insists that he prefers to avoid a flashy lifestyle. He doesn’t own a private jet, but sometimes arranges one to bring his parents to visit him.

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Source: ESPN


He’s just a dad who likes making sand castles with his kids.

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Source: Instagram/Gisele Bundchen


Brady also spends time raising money for various charities, including $US6.5 million for cancer research by buzzing his hair in 2018.

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Source: Business Insider


Bündchen also prioritises her philanthropic work. She donated a whopping $US1.5 million to relief efforts in Haiti in 2009 and regularly supports the United Nations, WWF, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, (RED), and St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters.

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Source: Style Caster, Look to the Stars


She also works with a number of nonprofits to help benefit her birth country, Brazil. She donates a percentage of the profits from her sandals line to protect Amazon Rainforest water sources while supporting other Brazilian initiatives like Y Ikatu Xingu, Nascentes do Brasil, De Olho nos Mananciais, and ISA.

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Source: Look to the Stars


More recently, it seems like most of Brady’s and Bündchen’s big spending is health-based.

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Brady and Gisele have a personal chef who has them on a strict diet that includes no sugar, no tomatoes, and avocado ice cream as a treat.

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Source: Business Insider


The chef even has the couple’s children on a strict diet that is about 80% vegetables.

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Source: Business Insider


In 2016, Brady wrote a $US200 diet book that sold out almost immediately when it was first released.

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Source: Business Insider


In 2017, Brady had a more modestly priced book drop. “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance,” is less than $US20 and is being called “The Athletes Bible.”

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Source: Business Insider


He is also strict on alcohol, even putting Rob Gronkowski on a drinking diet. But Brady does splurge occasionally, — including on New Year’s Eve, apparently, as he said on Instagram that he was curing his hangover with some TB12 electrolytes on New Year’s Day 2018.

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Source: Business Insider


Bündchen is also a stickler for clean eating habits, prioritising home-grown foods.

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Source: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram


Brady also employs a ‘body coach’ and health guru, Alex Guerrero, who works with Brady at least once every day and whose duties include spiritual guide, counselor, pal, nutrition adviser, trainer, and massage therapist.

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Source: Business Insider


Bündchen, meanwhile, regularly practices yoga and mindfulness.

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Source: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram


She even practices with her kids.

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Source: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram


She sometimes exercises at Brady’s gym — TB12 — in Boston and does martial arts.

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Source: Insider


And, on occasion, the duo will play some football in their backyard.

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Source: Gisele Bundchen on Instagram


Brady and Bündchen take offseason vacations with the family to places like Asia (on behalf of his partnership with Under Armour, of course).

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Source: Tom Brady on Instagram


Brady even did some sumo wrestling in Tokyo in 2017.

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Source: Under Armour on Instagram


They have also visited Qatar.

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Source: US Weekly


But despite the occasional lavish trip, Brady and Bündchen are the rare celebrity couple that can actually afford to live a megastar lifestyle, but opt to live more modestly — relative to other high-earning megastars, at least.

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