Adrian Lewis Peterson was born on 21st March 1985. A 35 old American football player has the nicknames A.D (All day) and Purple Jesus. This name is given to him by his father when he was a toddler.
He was born in Palestine and lived in The Woodlands, Texas. Peterson is a devout Baptist. Jesus Christ means everything to him. He has American citizenship and Nationality. The American football player is considered one of the finest running backs in the history of the sport.
As of 2021, Adrian Peterson’s net worth is estimated at $4 million.
Adrian Peterson Early life and education
Adrian was born in Palestine, Texas. He grew up there and joined Palestine High School, where he was an exceptional athlete. When he was 7, his elder brother was killed by a drunk driver. His father was arrested and sent to jail when Adrian was 13. With a traumatic childhood, he put all his attention into football.
Adrian Peterson School, College, and Professional Career
Besides football, Adrian also starred in his high school basketball team. After completing high school, he attended the University of Oklahoma, where he played for their football team from 2004-06. He did not finish college to enter the 2007 NFL draft.
Adrian is one of the most popular players in the NFL. A player has never gone long without extreme difficulty. In 2010, he became the 5th fastest player to run for 5000 yards. He achieved this title in his 51st game. Adrian was the sixth to run for 6000 and third to cross 10000 rushing yards in history.
Adrian Peterson Wife and girlfriends
Adrian has a long dating history, which is as follows-
- Erica Syion- 2007
- Ann Doohen- 2011
- Iliana Fischer- 2013
Finally, Peterson married Ashley Brown in 2014. The model is also the CEO of her company ‘Elizabella Cosmetics’. Her Net Worth is $2,00,000.
Adrian Peterson Kids
Adrian was blessed with four children. They are named as-.
- Adrian Peterson Jr.
- Adeja Peterson
- Tyrese Robert Ruffin- In October 2013, he was beaten to death.
- Axyl Eugene Peterson
Adrian Peterson Parents
His parents Nelson Peterson, and Bonita Brown, had been a star athlete in the college. His father was a shooting guard for Idaho State. Adrian was the star of the football team coached by his father.
Adrian’s mother was a world-class track and field athlete. At Westwood high school, she was the Texas State champion 3 times. On an athlete scholarship, she attended the University of Houston. Bonita was also a long jumper.
Adrian Peterson Siblings
Adrian has 4 brothers who are his best friends.
- Jaylon Brown
- Eldon Peterson-
- Brian Peterson- He was the elder brother of Adrian. When Brian was of 9 years, a drunk driver killed him and ran away.
- Derrick Peterson
Adrian Peterson Salary
A player currently plays for Detroit Lions. He signed a $ 1,050,000 contract with them for 1 year. As of January 2021, his Net Worth is estimated to be the US $30 Million.
On the same token, his annual salary is estimated to be US $2Million. In 2013, 16, and 18, he has won NFL Honors-Ground player of the year.