Tom Brady is very close with his parents, Galynn Patricia Brady and Tom Brady Sr. The seven-time Super Bowl champion, who announced his final retirement from the NFL after 23 seasons in February 2023, has often spoken about how invaluable his parents’ support has been. During a November 2022 episode of his podcast, Let’s Go! with Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Gray, Tom spoke about his “gratitude” for his parents and their unwavering support throughout his career. “When you think about this holiday and the commitment that parents make and that my parents made to me and my career is unbelievable,” he shared.
“I’m here in my 23rd season, looking forward to finishing strong here after Thanksgiving, and obviously with a lot of gratitude for the people that have made such a huge impact in my life and supported me throughout this amazing career.”Family has always been important to the former New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback. In fact, he first retired from the NFL in 2022 to focus on spending more time with his now ex-wife Gisele Bündchen and his three children. “Our family is my greatest achievement. I always came off the field and home to the most loving and supportive wife who has done EVERYTHING for our family to allow me to focus on my career,” he said in a statement at the time. However, Tom famously un-retired a month later to play one more season with the Buccaneers, and he and Bündchen filed for divorce in October 2022.
Tom Sr. and Galynn were there to cheer their son on during his final season in the NFL, most notably attending Tom’s hometown game against the San Francisco 49ers with 100 friends and family members in December. After the quarterback announced his retirement again in January, he posted a series of photos on Instagram to thank those who have supported him most. The tribute included several snaps of his parents — including one hilarious photo of Galynn trying on one of Tom’s oversized Super Bowl rings.On Mother’s Day 2023, Brady posted sweet photos of his mom on Instagram. In one picture, Galynn sits with her arm around Brady, and in another, she hugs her son on the football field.
“Happy Mothers [sic] Day to all these amazing women who have given our family so much throughout their lives,” Brady wrote in the caption. “Thank you all for your love, compassion and kindness, and for setting such an amazing example for all of our little ones.” Here’s everything to know about Tom Brady’s parents, Galynn Patricia Brady and Tom Brady Sr.