Jimmy Garoppolo

James Richard Garoppolo, also known as Jimmy Garoppolo, was born on November 2, 1991, in Arlington Heights, Illinois. He is a football quarterback drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 2014 N.F.L. draft, where he spent four seasons. Garoppolo reached stardom after guiding the San Francisco 49ers to their first National Football Conference’s top seed since 1997.

Fast Facts

Full Name:

James Richard Garoppolo


Jimmy G

Birth date:

November 2, 1991



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6' 2.4"

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Net Worth:

$27 million

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James Richard Garoppolo, or simply Jimmy Garoppolo, is a football player born on November 2, 1991. Garoppolo’s N.F.L. career began in 2014 after being selected by the New England Patriots in the second round of the draft. As a backup to the legendary Tom Brady, Garoppolo won two Super Bowls. Despite expectations that he would become his successor, in 2017 he was traded to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for their second-round pick in the 2018 N.F.L. draft.

In California, he established himself as an N.F.L. star and helped raise the bar for his franchise. After a phenomenal start to his first season as a 49ers quarterback, Garoppolo went on to be the highest-paid player in the league. In the 2020 season, the quarterback led the Niners in the campaign to Super Bowl LIV.

Despite missing two starts, the Niners nevertheless went 10-7 during the regular 2021 season, climbing out of a messy start, and made it all the way to the 2022 N.F.C. Championship finals. As of May of 2022, his future in the 49ers is still uncertain but one thing is for sure — we can’t wait to see what’s coming next for Jimmy G.

Career timeline

The New England Patriots

Garoppolo is selected by the New England Patriots for the second round of the N.F.L. draft.

The Backup for Tom Brady

Garoppolo is named the starting quarterback for the first game of the 2016 season after Brady’s suspension.

The Move to San Francisco 49ers

Garoppolo is traded to the 49ers in return for their second-round pick in the upcoming N.F.L. draft.

The Top 100 Players of 2018

Garoppolo is voted by his peers as the 90th-best player in the league.

The ‘No-Play’ Season

The 49ers team decides not to activate Garoppolo until the end of the season.

The Season History

Garoppolo’s 3,810 pass yards make him eighth-best for a single season in franchise history.

Why We Love Jimmy Garoppolo

  1. He is incredibly grounded

    Despite being one of the highest-profile players in the league now, he has remained pretty lowkey. It is all thanks to his upbringing.

  2. He is grateful for his position

    Garoppolo understands the impact that his position has on society. This makes him constantly express extreme gratitude for being able to live his dream.

  3. His family comes first

    Garoppolo found meaning in his profession. The realization came to him when he saw his family gathering to watch one of his games.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He modeled his play after Brady

    Jeff Christensen, one of Garoppolo’s coaches in high school, would bring a laptop full of Tom Brady’s highlight moments and tell him to be like Brady.

  2. He is a really private person

    Garoppolo has kept his dating life relatively private and avoids exposing his family to the public.

  3. He chose Bob Spoo

    He was so impressed by head coach Bob Spoo that he gave a verbal commitment to Eastern Illinois University Panthers during his weekend recruiting visit.

  4. He also plays soccer, basketball, and baseball

    Despite his participation in baseball, soccer, and even basketball, Garoppolo’s best interest has always been in football.

  5. His family hadn’t been to New York

    It was their first visit to the city and they already got to meet the biggest names in the game.

Jimmy Garoppolo FAQs

Does Jimmy Garoloppo have a Super Bowl ring?

Yes, he has two Super Bowl rings.

Does Jimmy Garoloppo have a brother?

Yes, he actually has three siblings.

Does Jimmy Garoloppo have a no-trade clause?

No, his no-trade clause expired at the beginning of the league’s new year on March 16, 2022.

Jimmy Garoppolo’s birthday dates

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