Truly multi-talented, Camille Kostek is one woman who wears quite a number of hats in the entertainment industry. Apart from being known as a host, she is also an entertainment reporter, and a model famous for winning the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search.
Although she is well-known for her NFL cheerleading stint and her work with popular brands such as Reebok, Benrus, and Equinox Fitness, fans of Camille Kostek also know her as the girlfriend of NFL star, Rob Gronowski.
Camille Kostek Has Been Dating The NFL Star Since 2015
Camille Kostek’s love life is no secret at all especially because she is in love with another popular person. Kostek is dating American football tight end Rob Gronkowski and the pair have been together for quite a while.
Rob Gronkowski is a big name in the NFL and has set many NFL records. In fact, he is considered by many to be the greatest tight end to ever play the game, having risen to become the only tight end in NFL history to reach 1,000 or more yards.
The Couple Met During 2013 Thanksgiving at a Patriots Charity Event
Koste and Gronkowski met after the former retired from being a cheerleader; it is said that they struck up a conversation at a charity event organized by the New England Patriots in 2013.
They were so smitten by each other that they began dating soon after. At the time they met, Rob Gronkowski was already a very popular figure who was adored by the American public. Camille Kostek was also quite popular within the NFL community but even though she was known by football fans as a popular cheerleader, her popularity was nowhere near the fame Gronkowski had achieved.
So when news began to make the rounds that he was in love with Camille Kostek, it helped to make her more popular, introducing her to a wider fanbase.
Kostek and Gronkowski have been together ever since they started dating. Even though rumors flew around a few times claiming that the lovebirds have parted ways, they were confirmed to be false.
Gronkowski is very supportive of Kostek’s career and has openly expressed his love for her on his social media platforms. Kostek has done the same for the NFL star. The lovebirds are head over heels in love and fans hope the wedding bells ring soon.
Camille Kostek’s Childhood Prepared Her for a Cheerleading Career
Camille Kostek was born in Killingworth, Connecticut, the United States on February 19, 1992, to the family of Alan and Christina Kostek. She developed a love for dancing at an early age. At the tender age of three, Kostek began taking ballet lessons and continued her training at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City up until she was eighteen.
Kostek continued her dancing till she got to college and eventually kickstarted a cheerleading career. She attended Eastern Connecticut State University, Windham where she majored in communications and minored in business studies. In college, Kostek was a member of the dance squad and worked as a fitness instructor at Modern Barre in 2015.
Long before her graduation from college, Camille Kostek got her career as a cheerleader started on the cheerleading team of the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League.
In 2013 when she was just in her junior year in college, she became a member of the New England Patriots Cheerleaders of the National Football League. The next year, she was picked to grace the cover of the school’s annual Swimsuit Calendar; which was shot on the island of Saint Lucia.
Camille Kostek later joined other cheerleaders who were chosen to go on a two-week NFL Tour in China and Hong Kong as Patriot ambassadors. In China, they performed their routines and also taught at youth cheer clinics.
At the height of her cheerleading career, Kostek served as a spokesperson for the NFL team in various TV shows and public engagements. She also appeared in some advertising campaigns for Patriot Place, an open-air shopping center.
Kostek’s Stint as a TV Host Saw Her Work With Multiple Media Establishments
After a successful cheer-leading career, Kostek moved into reporting, a career line she had dreamed of excelling in back in high school; she had anchored and written for her high school’s broadcasting program and her university’s network show.
The former cheerleader started her hosting career by co-hosting programs on local channels such as FOX CT, WBZ, and ABC6. She was a guest anchor on the program, The Rhode Show, which aired on WPRI-TV back in 2015. In 2016, Kostek became a reporter on NESN’s Dirty Water TV.
Camille Kostek has hosted for South by Southwest, the Super Bowl, and the Levitate Music Festival. In addition to that, she covered lifestyle, red carpet, and sports events for Maxim and Sports Illustrated, to name a few.
But like cheer-leading, she soon left reporting to pursue a career in modeling, even after being offered a job on ESPN’s Saturday Night Football.
The Highlight of Her Career as a Model Was Winning The Inaugural Sports Illustrated Swim Search
Camille Kostek has had quite a successful career as a model. The former host had her experience as a model in 2013 when she modeled for boutique Ciao Bella in a series of television commercials. Two years later in 2015, she joined a modeling agency and rose to become a brand ambassador and model for different companies including Dune Jewelry, Benrus, and Equinox Fitness.
The model has appeared on the covers of some luxury lifestyle magazines over the years. Some of these magazines include Haute Living, Ocean Drive, and BELLA. Kostek also did campaigns for top clothing and cosmetic brands such as Victoria’s Secret and L’Oréal.
In March 2018, she beat thousands of other models to win the inaugural Sports Illustrated Swim Search. She has walked the runway for the SI Swimsuit Fashion Show at Miami Beach Swim Week more than once and has also walked the runway for Kittenish in the 2018 New York Fashion Week. In February 2019, she appeared on the headline of Reebok’s PureMove Bra campaign.
Kostek has been included in the “40 under 40” list of influential people by Connecticut Magazine. She has also been named in Maxim Magazine’s Hot 100 list of Sexiest Women in the World.