Tom Brady, the NFL’s all-time leading passer, and his son Brady Jr., a Super Bowl champion quarterback, are both parents.
Brady, 46, is Brady Jr.’s father.
Brady Jr, 45, is the son of former NFL quarterback and Patriots owner of the New England Patriots, Bob Kraft.
Brady’s daughter, Cam, is also a mother.
Brady Sr. has two children, Peyton and Eli.
He and his wife, Denise, have five grandchildren.
The Brady family has a long and storied history, and Brady Jr was the first of three sons to be born to his mother, who died in 2011.
Brady had a brother, John, and a sister, Nicole.
Brady was the oldest of seven children and his first cousin.
He grew up in suburban Cleveland, and had a reputation for being a perfectionist.
“He was a perfection guy,” his mother told PEOPLE magazine in 2005.
“That was the main thing that got me.”
Brady was named after his father, who passed away in 2011 at the age of 91.
He is the only player in NFL history to pass for 1,000 yards and rush for 4,000.
“Tom Brady is the greatest athlete of all time, and he has made the game better,” his father told PEOPLE in 2015.
“If he was the quarterback, I think I would have done the same thing.
It’s the most important thing in the world to be an athlete.
I think he’d be a great president.
He’s the greatest president of all- time.”
Brady Sr., the Patriots’ founder and the father of the franchise, also played for the Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, New England Giants, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers.
Brady said in 2007 that he and his sons were raised in the “barns of hell” where they grew up.
Brady did not hold down a job for long.
He earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Akron and was a part-time coach with the Cleveland Browns before joining the Patriots.
His son, Brady Jr.: “I was always trying to do something different.
I’m not a guy that takes it one day at a time.
It was just a challenge for me.”
The Brady children say they have no regrets about their upbringing.
“The way I look at it, it was never a problem,” Brady Sr.’s son Brady told PEOPLE.
“I think I learned the lesson that it’s all about your family and being good parents.
If I could change anything in my life, I’d probably not be playing football at all.”