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Dennis Hernandez

Dennis Hernandez was a school employee from America. Dennis Hernandez is popular as the father of Aaron Hernandez. He was an American football tight end as well as a convicted murderer. Unfortunately, Aaron Hernandez has passed away.

Birth Facts

Dennis Hernandez was born in Bristol, Connecticut, USA, on February 9, 1956. He used to hold American nationality. His zodiac sign was Aquarius and he followed Christianity. Hernandez’s ethnicity was Puerto Rican.

His father’s name is Bienvenido Hernandez and his mother’s name is Josephine Garcia Hernandez. He also has a sister whose name is Ruth Hernandez. Dennis also has two brothers and their names are David Hernandez and Vita Hernandez. His brother, David is his twin. He was very close with his sister, Ruth.


Regarding Dennis’s educational background and qualifications, he graduated from the University of Connecticut.

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Caption: Dennis along with his two sons (Source: Daily Mail)


Dennis Hernandez suffered from a hernia. Following the doctor’s advice, he underwent an operation. However, he passed away on January 6, 2006. And, his death shattered his family as well.

Dennis Hernandez – Career and Professional Life

Dennis Hernandez was a school employee from Bristol, USA. He was handling the sports department of the Bristol Central High School. He used to work as a janitor in the past and even called himself a King. Dennis even played for the University of Connecticut and the University of Florida. Likewise, Dennis Hernandez played tight end in high school. Moreover, he was an alcoholic and was involved in gambling and bookie illegal activities. He along with his spouse has been arrested multiple times in cocaine possession.

Talking about his son, Aaron Hernandez was an American football tight end. He played for the New England Patriots in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons before he was released by the team following his arrest for the murder of Odin Lloyd. Aaron along with his fellow draftee and teammate Rob Gronkowski who is one of the league’s most dominant tight-end duos, became the first pair to score five touchdowns each in consecutive seasons for the same team.

Likewise, from the time Aaron Hernandez lost his father suddenly at the age of 16, he had been involved in several violent incidents, including battery, illegal possession of guns, shooting, and murder. And, while most of his legal issues were settled out of court, he was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013. In April 2015, Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder. Subsequently, he was sentenced to life imprisonment and sent to the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, where he committed suicide on April 19, 2017.

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Caption: Dennis with his son, Aaron Hernandez (Source: Decider)

Dennis Hernandez – Net Worth 2024

Even focusing on his earnings and income, Dennis’s exact net worth is not available as of now. However, his main income source is his career as a school employee. At present, he is not signed as a brand ambassador for any brands or products.

Dennis Hernandez – Relationship Status

Dennis Hernandez married a woman whose name was Terri Valentine Hernandez. The couple has two children and their names are Aaron Hernandez and Jonathan ‘DJ’ Hernandez. They had a very unstable relationship. They divorced and married each other a lot of times. During this, time, Dennis was looking after his children.

He was the person who pushed his children to excel in sports activities. He abused them as well as beat them. His children did talk about his complex psychology. Likewise, Dennis didn’t accept his son, Aaron Hernandez’s sexual troubles. He got angry about his child’s sexual issues.

Moreover, Terri Hernandez moved on with Jeff Cummings after Dennis’s death. She lost all her connections with her children.

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Caption: Dennis with his wife and one son (Source: Pinterest)

Dennis Hernandez – Body Measurements

He had a height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight was 70 Kg. However, his other body measurements are unknown. Those body measurements were under review but due to his death, they won’t be available anymore. Moreover, Hernandez has black hair as well as black eyes.

Social Media

Dennis Hernandez is not active on any social media platforms and doesn’t own any social accounts. Hernandez lived a normal life staying away from social life.