Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Aaron Charles Donald


American football player

Birth Date

May 23, 1991


30 years

Zodiac Sign



Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Penn Hills High School; the University of Pittsburgh



Aaron Donald family members

Father's Name

Archie Sr. Donald

Mother's Name

Anita Goggins

Siblings names

Akita Donald (sister), Archie Jr. Donald (brother)

Is Aaron Donald a gay/bisexual?


What is Aaron Donald marital status?

In relation

Who is Aaron Donald wife?

Jaelynn Blakey (long-term girlfriend; baby mother)

How many children does he have?

2 (a daughter Jaeda Donald and a son Aaron Jr. Donald)

Aaron Donald wife

Jaelynn Blakey (long-term partner; baby mother)

Jaelynn Blakey

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Date of birth: November 12, 1987

Jaelynn Blakey is the long-term partner of the most successful tackle in the league and the mother of his two kids. The exact day of their meeting is not known, but obviously, Jaelynn and Aaron were school sweethearts. They both studied at Penn Hills High School.

Aaron’s beloved woman was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She appeared in the center of public attention in 2014 when Donald demonstrated her picture on Instagram and introduced her to his fans as his baby mother. 

Currently, her main activity is caring about her and Aaron’s kids. And of course, to support her famous husband, who performs for Rams on the field.

Aaron Donald kids

Jeada Donald (daughter)

Aaron Donald kids daughter Jeada Donald

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Date of birth: April 12, 2013

Jeada is the first kid for both, Jaelynn and Aaron. The girl was born in one of Pittsburgh clinics in the middle of the spring. She is the only weak point of her famous father Aaron. The fearless man calls her “my little princess” and pampers her with expensive toys, like the huge pink truck, the photo of which he demonstrated through social media.

Jeada adores her daddy, too. From time to time she visits his matches and cheers her father up. 

Aaron Donald Jr. (son)

Aaron Donald Jr.

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Date of birth: 2016

The first son and second child of the best tackle shares with his daddy not just his cute face features, but also his name. Aaron Jr. is just a baby now. He leads the life of a typical pampered little boy – eats, sleeps and plays with his older sister.

Who are Aaron Donald parents?

Archie Donald (father)

Archie Donald

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Date of birth: December 9, 1965

In his interviews, Aaron Donald numerous times emphasized the fact that his father had played a key role in his enormous success. It was Archie, who inspired his 12-year-old son Aaron to practice strength workouts. He woke up his kid at 4 a.m. and they trained in the gym, located in the basement for their house, before school classes almost every day.

Aaron was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. His father, Archie William Sr., was the lead tax investigator in their hometown. He grew up with a younger brother Anthony. Archie was still a little boy when his father left the family.

Mr. Donald was very athletic in his young years. He lifted the weights, participated in sports competitions and played football. Mr. Donald attended Norfolk State University. He dreamed about the career if a football player, but damaged his knee cup and had to leave the sports industry.

He is a father of three kids and the ex-husband of Anita Goggins. He is retired as of now but previously ran the commercial cleaning company. He tried several other odd jobs, too. But he retired after Aaron’s enormous commercial success. His son insisted he had to leave his job and have some rest. In the company of his older brother, Aaron bought $1 million house for his father. 

Anita Goggins (mother)

Anita Goggins

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Date of birth: November 10, 1966

Anita Goggins (former Donald) is Aaron’s mother. She was married to his father Archie for many years, but then the couple separated. Anita moved to Duquesne, PA and found a job there. She serves as a tranportion specialist. Previously, she was a homemaker and cared about her three kids. 

Aaron Donald siblings

Archie Donald III (older brother) 

Aaron Donald siblings brother sister

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Aaron and his older brother Archie Donald III share a close bond. Archie is very proud of his brother and even used to tell in one of his interviews, that his sibling always keeps his head straight and does his best on the field even though he has already gained the star status.

Archie Donald III was educated at the University of Toledo. He played football as part of the University team. But the young man graduated in 2010 and since 2012 he hasn’t participated in football matches. 

Akita Donald (older sister)

Akita Donald

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Akita Donald is Aaron’s older sister. They have close brother-sister relationships. Akita helps Donald with the charity foundation he created in 2019. It aims to support Pittsburg’s unprivileged youth.

Aaron’s sister is a successful woman. She is a good mother and a persistent worker. She serves as a mental care specialist. 


If you still doubt that Aaron Donald is one of the best American football players in the world, then have a look at the NFL Top 100 list, and you will see that his name is written on the first line.

Yes, he tops 100 NFL best players, but what did he do to occupy the rightful place at the sports Olympus?

He was born in Pittsburgh, PA in the family of a businessman Archie Donald and a homemaker Anita Goggins. In his young years, Aaron was quite plump and lazy. But he built a great stature after he started to workout with his father in a gym, which they had created in the basement of their house.

Aaron began to play American football at a high school and received several accolades in his teens. After that, he got three scholarship offers (just three, not more, because of his height, which is not so impressive for an American football player) and preferred the University of Pittsburg to two others.

He continued to practice football as a college student. His results looked impressive and were proved by a string of awards, including the Defensive Player of the Year. In 2014 he was signed by St. Louis Rams and officially started his career. 

Since then Aaron has been playing American football. He plays as a football defensive tackle, and this position is considered as one of the most important and most complicated in American football. But Aaron puts lots of efforts to do the best for his team on the field.

In 2018 he signed the $137 million deal with the Los Angeles Rams, which became the most lucrative in the football history for 24 hours, and then it was exceeded by another defensive tackle, Khalil Mack. In any case, he remains the best player for the wide circle of his fans.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. In 2018 he bought his father a special birthday gift – Rolex watch, which price is close to $40, 000.
  2. He was named the defensive player of the year two times in a row – in 2017 and 2018. 
  3. His height is 6 ft 1 in and his weight is 280 pounds.
  4. In 2019 he was invited as a guest to the show “Sunday NFL Countdown”. That was his first appearance on TV. 
  5. He has already participated in several endorsements, including the sports apparel giant Nike.
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