Who is Aaron Donald?
Aaron Donald is an American football defensive tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest defensive players of all time and was selected by the Rams in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft.
Aaron Donald’s full name is Aaron Charles Donald. He was born on May 23, 1991, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the United States to his parents: Anita Goggins (mother) and Archie Donald (father). As of September 2022, Aaron Donald is 31 years old.
About Aaron Donald’s parents
Aaron Donald’s father, Archie Donald was born on December 9, 1965. He is currently 56 years old. When Aaron Donald was a child, he and his father usually woke up at 4:30 am and worked out for nearly two hours in their home gym.
Not much is currently known about Aaron Donald’s mother, Anita Goggins. The year of Archie Donald’s marriage to Anita Goggins is currently unknown but they got divorced in 1999.
About Aaron Donald’s siblings
Aaron Donald is the youngest of three children. His older brother, Archie Donald Jr. was a star linebacker at Toledo who was passed around the NFL as an undrafted free agent until his retirement in 2012.
Not much is currently known about Aaron Donald’s sister, Akita Donald as she prefers to keep out of the spotlight.
About Aaron Donald’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article, Aaron Donald is married to his wife Erica Donald. Aaron Donald and Erica are rumoured to have gotten married sometime around 2019, or thereabouts. Before his marriage to Erica Donald, Aaron Donald was in a long-term relationship with Jaelynn Blakey.
List of women Aaron Donald has dated
Aaron Donald has not had many publicly known relationships/girlfriends.
- Aaron Donald was in a long-term relationship with Jaelynn Blakey.
- Aaron Donald started dating Erica Donald in 2019.
About Aaron Donald’s relationship with Jaelynn Blakey
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Aaron Donald and Jaelynn Blakey were high school sweethearts. The two met during their time at Penn Hills High School. During the course of their relationship, Blakey and Donald had two children together. They welcomed their first child, a daughter named Jaeda in 2013. Their son, Aaron Jr. was born in 2016. Both children stay with their father. Although Jaelynn Blakey and Aaron Donald reportedly split sometime in 2019, they seem to have remained on good terms.
About Aaron Donald’s marriage to Erica Donald
Erica Donald (née Sherman) reportedly met Aaron Donald when she was working as the Community Affairs and Player Involvement manager for the Los Angeles Rams between 2015 and 2020. Erica Donald is currently the Vice President of Athlete Partnerships for Game1, a sports-focused Hollywood production company. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Mass Communication and Public Relations. The exact date of Erica Donald’s marriage to Aaron Donald is currently unknown, but the two are speculated to have tied the knot sometime between 2019 and 2020.
In an interview, Erica Donald revealed that he did not accept Aaron Donald’s proposal at first. She said:
“He proposed to me the first time after four months of dating. The second time he did it, it was my birthday.”
Erica and Aaron Donald announced their pregnancy on May 23, 2021, which coincided with Aaron Donald’s thirtieth birthday. They welcomed their first child together in 2021.
About Aaron Donald’s children
As of September 2022, Aaron Donald has three children. Two of his children are from his previous relationship with Jaelynn Blakey and the last one is from his current marriage to Erica Donald.
List of Aaron Donald’s kids as of September 2022:
- Jaeda Donald
- Aaron Donald Jr.
- Aaric Donald
a. Jaeda Donald
Aaron Donald’s firstborn, Jaeda Donald was born in April 2013 to Aaron and his ex-girlfriend, Jaelynn Blakey. She is currently 9 years old.
b. Aaron Donald Jr.
Aaron Donald Jr. is Aaron Donald’s second child with Jaelynn Blakey. He was born on April 6, 2016. He is currently 6 years old.
c. Aaric Donald
Aaric Donald was born in September 2021 to Aaron Donald and his current wife Erica Donald. His name is a combination of his parents’ first names. He is currently one year old.