Tom Brady in High SchoolBrady grew up in Northern California and attended Junipero Serra High School. He was a fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Joe Montana. He was known as Tommy Brady, and wasn't known for being a great athlete.
Brady at Michigan.Brady battled for playing time at Michigan as the Wolverines won a share of the National Championship behind Brian Griese. Because of a lack of playing time, Brady considered transferring to Cal, but ultimately stayed and earned a starting job for two seasons. Brady led Michigan to two bowl victories.
Tom Brady in the NFLThis is picture of Brady before his he was drafted into the NFL. Brady was drafted in the Sixth Round of the 2000 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots (There are only seven rounds). In his rookie season, Brady started out as the fourth-string quarterback, but eventually became the back up. He only took three passes in the entire 2000 NFL season.
Brady Wins his First Super BowlIn his second NFL season, and first as as starter, Brady led the Patriots to a Super Bowl win. He was named the starter in the third game of the season, and guided New England to their first ever NFL title.
Brady Wins his Second Super BowlAfter a shoulder injury, Brady failed to take the Patriots to the Super Bowl in the 2002 season, but led New England to a Super Bowl title the following season. He took home the most valuable player award, with the win over the Carolina Panthers.
Tom Dates BridgetBrady began dating actress Bridget Moynihan in 2004. Moynihan had been known for her role in "Sex and the City" and the film "I, Robot." The couple dated for about two years. There was an age difference between the two, as Moynihan was born in 1970, while Brady was born in 1977.
Brady Wins Another Super BowlThe Patriots repeated as Super Bowl champions behind Brady, as the New England edged Philadelphia in 2005. It was Brady's third title in four years.
Tom Breaks Up with Bridget, and Moves on to GiseleBrady and Moynahan broke up in Dec. 2006. Brady began seeing Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen after the break up. Moynahan gave birth to Brady's son, John Edward Thomas Moynahan, in Aug. 2007.
Brady InjuredLooking for a return to the Super Bowl, Brady injured his arm in 2008, and was out of the season. He would return in 2009, but wasn't quite himself, as the Patriots bowed out to the Baltimore Ravens in the playoffs.
Brady Marries GiseleFulfilling many male fantasies, Brady married Gisele Bundchen in Los Angeles in 2009. It was the first marriage between the two, and months later they would have another ceremony in Costa Rica. The couple gave birth to a child in 2009, Benjamin Rein Brady.
Brady is Back in the Super BowlAfter a four-year drought from the Super Bowl, Brady is back in the big game, and looking for his fourth Super Bowl title. He has two regular-season MVP awards, but the fourth championship ring would put him even with his idol Joe Montana.
As the New York Giants face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl, all eyes will be on Tom Brady.
Known for his ability to win Super Bowls and for his link to beautiful women, Brady is the envy of many men. The 34-year-old quarterback and future Hall of Famer will try to win his fourth Super Bowl title on Sunday, but his road to stardom has been very unique.
Here is a look back at Tom Brady: