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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is a well-known American football quarterback. Aaron Rodgers recently gained immense fame for his engagement with Shailene Woodley, an actress, activist, and film producer.

Early Life and Childhood

Aaron Rodgers

Caption: Aaron Rodgers posing for a photo with his family. Source: People

Aaron Rodgers was born on December 2, 1983, and he is currently 40 years old. He hails from Chico, California, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Talking about his family, Aaron’s parents are his mother Darla Leigh (née Pittman), and his father Edward Wesley Rodgers.

Edward is a Texas-born chiropractor. Aaron’s father also played football as an offensive lineman for the “Chico State Wildcats” from the year 1973 to 1976. Aaron also has two brothers namely Luke and Jordan. Similarly, Aaron’s ancestry includes English, Irish, and German.

Moreover, Aaron’s family moved to Ukiah, California. There, Aaron attended Oak Manor Elementary School. At the young age of ten years, Aaron was featured on the front page of the “Ukiah Daily Journal”. This was for Aaron’s top performance at a local basketball free throw competition.

Later on, Aaron’s family moved to Beaverton, Oregon. There, Aaron Rodgers attended Vose Elementary School and Whitford Middle School. He also played baseball in the Raleigh Hills Little League at shortstop, center field, and pitcher.

Aaron Rodgers – Career and Professional Life

Aaron Rodgers is a popular American football quarterback. He plays for the “Green Bay Packers” of the National Football League (NFL). The footballer played college football for the “California Golden Bears”. There, Aaron set several career passing records. This includes the lowest single-season and career interception rates. Aaron was also selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.

Talking about his initial football career, Aaron began playing as a quarterback for two years and garnered 4,421 passing yards at Pleasant Valley High School. This was possible after Aaron’s family returned to Chico in the year 1997.

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Caption: Aaron posing for a photo with his teammates Tim (right) and Jordan (middle). Source: Instagram

Moreover, Aaron set single-game records for six touchdowns and 440 all-purpose yards. The young player also set a single-season school record with 2,466 total yards in the year 2001. Aaron graduated from Pleasant Valley High School in the spring of 2002. The footballer scored 1310 on the SAT with an A- average.

Similarly, Aaron Rodgers became the Packers’ starting quarterback in the year 2008. This was after backing up Brett Favre for the first three years of his NFL career. Then in 2010, Aaron led the Packers to a victory in Super Bowl XLV over the “Pittsburgh Steelers”. In this game, Aaron earned the Super Bowl MVP. They also named Aaron “Associated Press Athlete of the Year” in 2011 and the Associated Press voted him the league MVP for the 2011, 2014, and 2020 NFL seasons.

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Furthermore, Aaron led the NFL five times in touchdown-to-interception ratio in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018, and 2020. Similarly, he also led the NFL five times in lowest passing interception percentage in 2009, 2014, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Aaron led the NFL three times in passer rating in 2011, 2012, and 2020, touchdown passing percentage in 2011, 2012, and 2020, and total touchdowns in 2011, 2016, and 2020. Additionally, Aaron also led NFL twice in touchdown passes in 2016, and 2020, once in yards per attempt in 2011, and completion percentage in 2020.

Also, Aaron is the third on the NFL’s all-time regular-season career passer rating list. His regular-season career passer rating is over 100. Aaron is the first to ever have a career rating over 100. Moreover, Aaron also has had the highest passer rating, the best touchdown touchdown-to-interception ratio, and the lowest passing-interception percentage in NFL history throughout the entire 2010s decade.

Furthermore, Aaron is also second in postseason touchdown passes and fifth all-time in postseason career passer rating. The footballer also has the second-best touchdown-to-interception ratio in NFL history at 4.63.

The young player holds the league’s lowest career interception percentage at 1.4 percent and the highest single-season passer rating record of 122.5. Furthermore, many sportscasters and players consider Aaron as one of the greatest and most talented quarterbacks of all time.

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Caption: Aaron appears on the Packers’ poster. Source: Instagram

Aaron Rodgers – Relationship Status

Recently, Aaron confirmed his engagement with actress Shailene Woodley in February 2021. Actress Shailene is famous for her roles in films like The Descendants, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Big Little Lies, The Spectacular Now, and The Fault in Our Stars among many others. Aaron’s fiancée is also a film producer and activist.

On Super Bowl Sunday, the footballer dropped the huge announcement when the Green Bay Packers quarterback casually dropped in an announcement on Saturday evening.

Previously, Aaron was romantically involved with actress Olivia Munn from 2014 to 2017. Similarly, he also dated the former NASCAR driver, Danica Patrick, from the year 2018 to 2020.

Talking about the newly engaged couple, Aaron and Shailene have been linked to each other since the second half of 2020. In February 2021, Aaron thanked his “fiancée” during his NFL MVP acceptance speech. This was the confirmation regarding his engagement with actress Shailene.

The lovers were further spotted in the Green Bay area during COVID. This helped fuel the romance rumors. However, Aaron and Shailene’s relationship turned serious much sooner than people expected. Regardless of whether they are moving fast with their relationship or not, the couple is very happy with each other.

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Caption: Aaron recently announced his engagement with actress Shailene Woodley in February 2021. Source: Chicago Sun-Times

Body Measurements

Aaron Rodgers’s registered height is 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 meters and his weight is 225 lbs or 102 kgs. Similarly, Aaron has blue eyes and dark brown hair color.

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Aaron joined Twitter in April 2010 and so far has over 4.4 million followers on his @AaronRodgers12 account. He is also available on Instagram under the username @aaronrodgers12.