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Is Aaron Rodgers Married or Gay?

Updated On: 11 Sep, 2018

Is Aaron Rodgers Married or Gay?

NFL star Aaron Rodgers is known as the quarterback of the Green Bay Packers. During his professional career, he won Super Bowl MVP and secured Bert Bell Award on his name.

He has set various records including single-season passing yards and touchdowns with Packers. With his reputation, Packers made a deal with Aaron to a four-year extension worth $134 million along with $57.5 million signing bonus in August 2018.

Dating Danica Patrick; Girlfriend's Family Fan Of Chicago Bears

Aaron's girlfriend, Danica Patrick, who is a former American racing driver, became the first woman to host the ESPY Awards in July 2018. She attended the red carpet with the NFL player to celebrate her accomplishment and posed together for the cameras. The duo, who marked their public appearance in 2018 ESPYs, met each other at the 2012 ESPYs and remained long-time friends.

His girlfriend described their first encounter during an interview on Jenny McCarthy’s SiriusXM radio show. After the meeting, the duo exchanged email address but not phone numbers. They even referred each other as Chicago and Green Bay, which Danica still finds cute. It took nearly six years for Aaron and Danica to commence their dating in January 2018.

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Danica was a Bears fan, but Aaron was a starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, which is a rival of the Bears. Even her father TJ Patrick was a longterm fan (over 50 years) of Bears and raised his family a Chicago Bears sworn. But during Aaron's encounter with Danica's father, he gave the stamp of approval and said there are no problems for his daughter to be a fan of Aaron. TJ found the Green Bay quarterback intelligent and liked his sense of humor.

Though the couple did not confirm their dating till late January 2018, their dating rumors breezed across the tabloids. On 13 January 2018, the couple attended dinner together at The Mission in Scottsdale, Arizona with a couple of friends. Later, they confirmed their relationship and appeared in 2018 ESPY's. On 19 July 2018, Danica took her Instagram and showcased the couple's snapshot.

Aaron Rodgers and his girlfriend, Danica Patrick in a picture posted on 19 July 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

Although the couple is in a long-time relationship, Aaron has yet to take Danica as his wife. As of September 2018, the American football quarterback is reportedly unmarried. Before Danica, he dated actress Olivia Munn and had a split in late 2017. His girlfriend Danica was previously married to a personal trainer and physical therapist Paul Hospenthal with whom she had a divorce in 2013.

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Abused By Brett Favre; Denied Gay Accusations

The American football quarterback's teammates thought he was a gay while he was a rookie at Packers. He got abused by the former American football quarterback, Brett Favre. According to the source, Brett humiliated him by inscribing his headgear. One of the friends of Aaron has also described the incident by saying,

Aaron does not have a kind word to say about Brett. Nothing even slightly kind. He was always a dick to him. It was never ending. Rodgers was the butt of jokes—some that he heard, many that he did not. A rumor circulated around the locker room that he was gay, based upon the fact that—unlike many of his teammates—he wasn’t one to brag about his penis size or his endless string of sexual conquests. 

Amidst the gay hoax, the NFL player talked with 540 ESPN Milwaukee in December 2013 and declared that he likes women and is not a gay. He denied all the accusations, and his relationship with Danica Patrick also proves that the NFL star is not a gay.

Short Bio

Born on 2 December 1983 as Aaron Charles Rodgers, the quarterback is a native of Chico, California. At the age of ten, Aaron won the free-throw competition and emerged on a local newspaper. As per wiki, he played NFL for two years in the University of California at Berkeley. 

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The NFL star was born as the second son of his parents Ed and Darla Rodgers and has two siblings. One of his brothers, Jordan Rodgers, played quarterback at Vanderbilt University whereas his second brother, Luke Rodgers is a Whiskey Ambassador. Aaron stands at the height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and weighs around 225 lb (102 kg).