Aaron Rodgers Biography

Aaron Rodgers, in full, Aaron Charles Rodgers is an America-based football quarterback professional player. He plays for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL (National Football League). During his early days, Rodger played college football and scored several career passes in his records. In 2005, he was first selected by the Packers in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played so well as the quarterback that it led to the victory of Super Bowl XLV and earned the Super Bowl MVP for the team. He fetched the title of Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011 and was voted as the league MVP for the NFL season of 2011, 2014, and 2020.

Aaron held the position of being a leader in the NFL five times in touchdown-to-interception ratio (in the year 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018, and 2020), twice in touchdown passes (2016, and 2020), once in yards per attempt (2011), competition percentage (2020), three times touchdown percentage (2011, 2012 and 2020), three times in passing rate (2011, 2016 and 2020), etc., he came at the third place while being in the list of NFL’s all-time regular season out of the career rating of over 100. Rodgers had the higher passer rating with the best touchdown to interception ratio and lowest interception percentage in the whole decade of 2010. He was ranked second in terms of postseason touchdown passes and ranked at fifth place in postseason career passer rating. He is one of the most considerable and talented quarterbacks of all time.

Early Life

Aaron Rodgers was born on 2nd December 1983 in Chico, California. The names of his parents are Darla Leigh and Edward Wesley Rodgers. His father was born in Texas and used to play as an offensive lineman for Chico State from 1973 to 1976. His father belongs to Irish and German ancestry. Rodger’s family moved to Ukiah, California where he went to Manor Elementary School and attained his education. He has three siblings including him. His father Edward Rodger used to play football with all of his three sons named Luke, Aaron, and Jordan. He used to tell them not to drink and party in college. All three sons of him enrolled themselves in football as he did during his time. they used to take the advice of their father to their heart.

Aaron was first time featured on the front page of the Ukiah Daily Journal when he was merely 10 years old. His picture was displayed in the newspaper because he attained the top position in the local basketball free throw competition in his school. The family then moved to Beaverton, Oregon where Rodger went to Vose Elementary School and later to Whitford Middle School to attain his further education. He used to play baseball while being in the school in the Raleigh Hills Little League at shortstop. In 1997, Rodger’s family returned to Chico and attended Pleasant Valley High School with two years devoting completely to the quarterback and accumulating 4,421 passing yards. He did his graduation from Pleasant Valley High School in 2002 and scored almost 1310 on the SAT with an A-average rank.

Aaron Rodgers Career

Aaron has maintained an impressive college career while playing for his college games. He has attained his rank in Division I programs. After declining the proposal of playing competition at the University of Illinois for the scholarship, he was recruited to play football at Butte Community College in Oroville. Because of his good scholastic career in high school, he was eligible to get transfer to the University of California in Berkeley. He made 26 touchdowns in his freshman season after getting selected at Butte Community College leading to a record of 10-1. Rodger maintained three years of eligibility at Cal. He won the name of starting quarterback while being in the fifth game of the 2003 season.

While playing as a sophomore, he helped his team named Golden Bear to attain an overall score of 7-3 as a starter. Aaron Rodgers was once selected in the first round of the NFL draft 2005 by the packers after dropping out of his college. After backing up for three years, he got the chance to attain his standing position as the team’s starting quarterback in 2008. In 2010, he won the title of Super Bowl XLV over Pittsburg Steelers and earned himself the Super Bowl MVP. In 2020, he was being voted one of the valuable players at AP NFL. Till now, he has completed 70 percent of his passes with 4,299 passing yards and a 48-5 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

Aaron Rodgers Biography

Real Name Aaron Charles Rodgers
Birth Date 2 December 1983
Age (as of 2021) 37 Years
Birth Place Chico, California, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Quarterback
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 102 kg  –  in Pounds –  225 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Athletic


Father Edward Wesley Rodgers
Mother Darla Leigh
Sister None
Brother Jordan Rodgers, Luke Rodgers


School Oak Manor Elementary School, Pleasant Valley High School
College Butte Community College, University of California

Relationship Status

Marital Status Engaged
Affair No
Fiance Shailene Woodley

Personal Life

While standing for his acceptance speech at the NFL Honors award ceremony in February, Aaron Rodgers announced his secret engagement with Shailene Woodley who is 29 years old and is best known for her role in the “Divergent” film series. The couple came together in 2020 and when things heated up quickly they started moving into each other’s spaces while dating each other and setting off traveling dates. In March 2021, the well-known actress confirmed the engagement. On the other hand in the second week of September 2021, Shailene Woodley posted a picture of baby feet (in black and white color imaging).

It is assumed that the couple was pregnant with their child whom they have not revealed in front of their fans. The fans are speculating that the couple is either pregnant or already have a baby. Woodley posted the picture of the baby’s feet on Instagram and soon it got viral with many questions. People are asking questions on Twitter like “Did Shailene Woodley and Aaron Rodgers have a baby??…. To all of these questions, neither Woodley has affirmed the details nor Rodger has commented anything. Earlier also, they kept their relationship private from the public’s eye. And now the picture of the baby’s feet is heating up the whole scenario. They revealed in public about their relationship only because they wanted their fans to hear it from the first.

Aaron Rodgers Net worth

The 37-year-old man is still living in the elite years of his career with NFL. Since his college career, he has scored over 65% of pass completion record while playing for California Golden Bears. As of 2021, the net worth of Aaron Rodgers is estimated to be around $120 million. On the other hand, Forbes reported Rodger to be one of the highest-paid athletes in the world of all top 45 players. He has made some profit-making deals this year. The athlete ranked in the list of people who make $9 million out of their brand endorsements. Till now, he has worked with Adidas, Pizza Hut, IZOD, State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance, Sharpie, Prevea Healthcare, and Panini. His state farm commercial is estimated to be around $2-3 million that comes under one of the richest endorsement deals in the NFL (according to Forbes).


  • He maintained his three-year career with NFL while playing for Packers starting quarterback in 2008.
  • Rodger always wanted to attend Florida State and play under the coaching of Bobby Bowden but was rejected.
  • Later, he was offered an opportunity to compete for the scholarship at the University of Illinois.
  • But he refused to compete for the same and declined the invitation and considered quitting football while continuing his law studies.
  • He is being considered by many sportscasters and is one of the great players of the time.
  • Rodger has won the title of Best NFL Player ESPY Awards four times in his entire career life.
  • During the late summer season, Rodger was enjoying his summers away from the field and was traveling with his fiancé around the world.
  • The couple has not yet announced the wedding seeing the increasing risk of the pandemic COVID-19.

1 thought on “Aaron Rodgers Biography”

  1. Aaron Rodgers is one of the most valuable quarterbacks playing football today. I have followed his career for many years and I am always amazed with the way he “reads” his
    team mates and his skills are like none I have ever seen. He makes football not only fun
    but interesting. I always appreciate watching him and the Packers.


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