Aaron Rodgers Mother Was A Dancer And The Strength Behind The Star QB

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“Behind every successful man, there is a strong woman.” And the strong woman behind Aaron Charles Rodgers is his mother, Darla Leigh Pittman Rodgers.

Aaron Charles Rodgers is a professional American Footballer who currently plays for Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).  Aaron has also won several awards. One of them is the NFC Offensive Player of the year award, which he won for the second time in 2011 and 2014.

Also, the FedEx Air NFL Player of the year award was won by Aaron Rodgers twice in 2010 and 2014. Darla has been the biggest inspiration behind all the success of her three sons.  One in a million Edward Wesley Rodgers is the husband of Darla Leigh Pittman Rodgers, and they have been living together since 1980.

Aaron Rodgers Mother: Early Life and Education

Darla Rodgers was born on 26 January 1958 in Mendocino, California, United States. Now, she is 64 years old. She is the daughter of father Charles Pittman and mother Barbara Blair.  Darla has attended college at California State University (Chico), where she also met her husband, Edward Wesley Rodgers. She was also a member of the university’s dance team.

Darla and Edward belong to a bit of athletic background themselves, which their sons inherited.  “I think that my guys [Aaron, Jordan, and Luke] did get some of my dancer qualities,” Darla said.

“You have to know where you are in time and space when you’re dancing, and they are running for their lives. They know where they are in time and space to be elusive, and I think that I kinda gave them some of that.”

Aaron Rodgers Mother: Married Life

Darla has been married to Edward Rodgers for nearly five decades now. Actually, they met at the college while attending the same university.  Their love story is no less than any fairy tale story. They share a beautiful bond and have a fantastic love story.  The lovebirds Darla and Edward tied the knot on 5th April 1980. Since then, they have been living together.


Her husband is now working as a chiropractor. Formerly, he played as a footballer in his young days. From 1973 to 1976, he played as the offensive lineman for the Chico State Wildcats.

They also gave birth to three sons in this period of around five decades.

Darla Rodgers: Kids
Luke Rodgers

Luke is the first child of Darla Rodgers. He is now 41 years old and does podcast shows for a living, as per his Instagram bio. However, he is not associated with any sports but serves at Blurry Creatures, the podcast platform. About his married life, Luke tied the knot in April 2019 with Aimee Rodgers.

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers is her second child who is associated with sports. Presently, he is 38 years old. He has played as a professional American Footballer for Green Bay Packers since 2005. He is one of the highest-paid footballers in the NFL history. Aaron has a net worth of $120 million.

Similarly, Aaron was engaged to actress Shailene Woodley since early 2021.
Jordan Rodgers

Jordan is the last child of Darla and Edward, who is currently 33 years old. He was seen in many reality shows and even won Bachelorette (Season 12). Likewise, he has hosted CNBC‘s show, Cash Pad, with Joelle Fletcher’s now-fiancee (Jojo Fletcher).


Aaron Rodgers Mother: Social Media Presence

Currently, Mama Rodgers is not active on any social media.

If you want to see it, you can look at her husband, Edward Wesley Rodgers, Instagram profile. He has 1.5k followers as of January 2022.

Aaron Rodgers Mother: FAQs
What does Aaron Rodgers’s mother do for a living?

No information about her work has been found. But, she was in a dance team while in university. And after marriage, she has been living with her husband.

How is Edward and Darla’s relationship with their son Aaron Rodgers?

Aaron has some undisclosed disputes with his parents and with his brother, Jordan too. But unfortunately, none of them has shared anything about the reason behind their conflicts. But, according to some sources, their dispute started due to his ex-girlfriend Olivia Munn.

Also, some of the sources found out that the dispute is also because of their religious differences. Aaron does not have particular religion whereas, Edward and Darla are Christian.

Is Darla Alive?

Both Darla and Edward belong to the athletic background; hence, they are fit and alive. And Darla is enjoying her life with his husband and sons.


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