The famous running back, Adrian Peterson, has been in the football scene for quite some time now, from playing with the Minnesota Vikings to Seattle Hawks. Because of his quality skills, he earned himself a name and a huge net worth.
Aside from his income, fans want to know his height and relationship with his wife, Ashley Peterson, and kids. Read here to learn more details about the football star.
How tall is Adrian Peterson?
Adrian Peterson has some height fitting of an NFL player. He presently stands at 6 feet tall. Thus compared to Tennessee Titans’ Derrick Henry (6’3″) and Free Agent Le’Veon Bell (6’1″), he is of perfect NFL height.
The Texas-born Adrian found interest in football at the young age of 7. However, the young player was also good at basketball. But everyone knew him more like a football player. Moreover, Adrian has always been a star player, even during college days.
His NFL career began in 2007 when the Minnesota Viking drafted him. He then made an outstanding performance for the NFL Pro Bowl in 2008. Around 2009, he joined the ‘AP All-Pro’ team.
Then by 2010, he created records and became one of the top players in the NFL. Peterson was the highest-paid running back of the NFL during his time with the Vikings.
He continued to gain recognition for his skills. Although his long career in the football world earned him around $100 Million, Adrian Peterson struggled to manage his money. The financial trouble left him in debt.
Thus at present, he only has a net worth of $4 Million. However, he aims to stay a little longer in the NFL. Hopefully, he’ll be able to stabilize his money worries.
Adrian Peterson is Married to his wife, Ashley Peterson.
The American Football player has been a married man since 2014. His wife is the lovely Ashley Brown Peterson. The couple first met in college around 2011.
Moreover, their close relationship led to them dating. Thus, the two secretly tied the knot in 2014. The couple showed up at the Starkey Hearing Foundation gala with matching rings, revealing their relationship.
On February 3, 1982, Adrian’s wife, Ashley Brown, was born in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Thus, she is 39 years old as of writing. Information about her family is not posted online. However, there are details about Ashley’s career.
Ashley Brown was a former model named Ashley Thompson. The ex-model was featured in several magazines during her heyday. Moreover, Adrian’s spouse was a case girl for the show Deal or No Deal. Ashley is currently working as an entrepreneur. Moreover, because of her love for beauty products, she founded Elizabella Cosmetics in 2018.
In addition to her own business, she runs a charity with her husband, ‘The Adrian & Ashley Peterson Family Foundation.’
Ashley is currently active in social media. You may also find her on Elizabella’s website.
Although he usually refuses to reveal the exact number of children. Adrian Peterson has four known kids. Namely Tyrese, Adeja, Axyl, and Adrian Jr.
Adeja Peterson is the daughter of Adrian from a previous relationship. There are no other details except for her name.
Meanwhile, Tyrese Robert Ruffin is the late son of the running back. In 2013, Peterson’s two-year-old son was beaten to death. The mother of the child charged Joseph Patterson for manslaughter over the child.
However, his defense was that the child was choking and he was saving him. The court ruled against Patterson. The tragic event was devasting for Adrian.
The former Washington Redskins player has two other children with his wife, Ashley. Their eldest is Adrian Peterson Jr., born three years before their wedding in 2011.
An incident brought Adrian to the limelight for possibly beating up his kid. However, according to the player, he was only disciplining his son. The event led him to miss all but one game in 2014.
The couple’s second child Axyl Eugene Peterson was born in 2015. His name means “father of peace.”
|Full Name||Adrian Lewis Peterson|
|Birthdate||March 21, 1985|
|Age (2022)||35 years old|
|Birth Place||Palestine, Texas, United States|
|Spouse||Ashley Brown (m. 2014)|
|Children||4 (Tyrese Robert Ruffin, Adeja Peterson, Axyl Eugene Peterson, Adrian Peterson, Jr.)|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|