Is Julian Edelman married? No, he isn’t. However, he has been romantically linked with numbers of beautiful women. Previously, he has dated Swedish model, Ella Rose with whom he welcomed a beautiful daughter on the 30th of November 2016 named Lily. It was supposed that Ella Rose would be Edelman’s future wife but the couple has already separated. In 2014, he also dated his ex-girlfriend AnnaLynne McCord.
In addition to that, he was also said to be romantically linked with the Brazilian model, Adriana Lima. As per the reports, Lima wished to have a child with Edelman, but he denied and this was the reason for the termination of their relationship. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and bio of Edelman:
Who Is Julian Edelman?
Born as Julian Francis Edelman, he is an American sportsman and a businessman as well. He was born on May 22, 1986, which makes Edelman’s age be 34 years old as of 2020. He is known for playing for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) as the football wide receiver and punt returner. Before that, he also played as a quarterback for the College of San Mateo at Kent State.
His performance made him drafted in the 2009 NFL Draft in the seventh round by the Patriots. He turned as the receiver of the Super Bowl LI and Super Bowl XLIX with the Patriots. For the entire 2017 season, the footballer was sidelined with an ACL injury. For violating the policy against the drugs used for boosting performance, he was given the suspension for four games in July 2018.
Early Life and Education
The American footballer was born in 1986 and his place of birth is in Redwood City, California. He was raised in Christianity background and regarding his ancestral background, he carries English, Greek, Irish, Scottish, German and Ashkenazi Jewish descent.
He was born to the parents named Frank Edelman (father) and Angela Gole (mother). He has spent some memorable childhood days with his brothers named Jason and Nicole. His father Frank Edelman is Jewish whereas his mother isn’t. He has revealed that he defines himself as Jewish and also celebrates the Jewish holiday Hanukkah during an interview at NFL Network in December 2013.
Talking about his education and academic achievements, he went to the Woodside High School located in Woodside, California, the United States. He used to play as the quarterback for his school and later turned as senior in 2004 where he led to a 13–0 record. He had 2,237 yards and 29 touchdowns passing during his high school career.
Career and Professional Life
Edelman is an avid footballer who started his playing career from his school days. After completing his high school, he attended the College of San Mateo for a year where he had 14 touchdowns and 1,312 yards. After that, he was transferred to Kent State University where his subject was focused in business management.
While being there, he was the three-year starter at quarterback and later became the Golden Flashes’ leading passer during his senior year where he completed his 56% passes i.e. 153 of 275 passes throwing 11 interceptions, 13 touchdowns for 1,820 yards. By gaining 1,370 yards on 215 attempts, he turned as their leading rusher and impressed with 13 touchdowns. The record set in 2003 by Joshua Cribbs was broken by him.
Edelman was selected as the 27th pick of the seventh round by the New England Patriots after conducting private workouts before the 2009 NFL Draft. He made a four-year contract deal on July 16, 2009, with the Patriots. The deal also includes 49,700 USD signing bonus.
On August 13, 2009, he scored his debut professional points against the Philadelphia Eagles in the pre-season game. Because of being injured in his ankle, he missed the Patriots’ Week 1 game which was against the Buffalo Bills. the Patriots’ 59–0 out of the Tennessee Titans, he got his arm injury and was unable to join them on the London’s trip to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In a game against the Indianapolis Colts, he returned back to the ground and scored his first official NFL touchdown. After tearing his MCL and ACL against the game with the Houston Texans, he was sidelined for the season.
The 2010 season wasn’t good for his statistics as he had four receptions for 14 yards only through 15 games. Later, with an average 15.3 yards per return, he set up a franchise record. As of total in the 2010 season, he had 7 receptions through 15 games with 86 yards and 321 return yards.
At the beginning of the 2011 season, he was used as a kick and punt returner. For the team’s Week 10 game which was against the New York Jets, Edelman was pushed into service as a defensive back. Against the game with the Kansas City Chiefs, he appeared playing as the defensive back. He was nominated for Hardest Working Man by NFL in Week 12 of the season for his outstanding performance against the Philadelphia Eagles. For the season, he played total 13 games during which he made 4 receptions for 34 yards alongside 584 return yards on 40 kickoff-punt.
In the 2012 season, he suffered from an injury during Week 3 while playing against the Baltimore Ravens which made him incompetent for the next three games. Later, he impressively played against New York Jets. On December 2, while playing against Miami Dolphins, he was placed on injured reserve after broking his right foot. Analyzing the overall performance of the 2012 season, he played a total of 9 games where he had 21 receptions for 235 yards and 301 return yards.
After the end of 2012 season, he turned as the free agent and later re-signed with New England. The signing was done on April 10, 2013, which includes a year deal. He scored for the New England’s touchdowns against the match with the Buffalo Bills for the 23–21 win in Week 1 of the 2013 NFL Season. With successful catches, he impressed the team performance over the game against the Denver Broncos. He turned as the third Patriots player in Week 17 of the 2013 NFL season.
In 2014, he started for 14 games and had 92 receptions for 972 yards. With 109 yards on 9 receptions, he led all receivers in yardage in Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks.
On opening night against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 10, he made his start and led the team in yards and reception where he caught 11 balls (for 97 yards). He went through an injury during the match against the New York Giants. For the recovery, he went through the foot surgery on November 16, 2015. For 52 yards, he had 7 receptions in the AFC Championship game but unfortunately, the team lost by 20-18 against the match with Denver Broncos. He was ranked at 87th position on the list of NFL Top 100 Players of 2016 for his outstanding performance in 2015 season.
Edelman was fined 26,309 USD on September 15, 2016, for hitting linebacker Deone Bucannon helmet-to-helmet who was a defenseless player. At the end of the season, he set a career-high 1,106 receiving yards on 98 catches and was ranked at position 71st on the list of the Top 100 Players of 2017.
Edelman entered into an extension contract by signing a two-year deal with the Patriots on June 8, 2017, where 9 million USD was guaranteed through the 2019 season. On September 2, 2017, he was placed on injured reserve after completely tearing his ACL. This was the end of his 2017 season performance.
After the injury in 2017, he was said to come back by the 2018 training camp. However, he got suspended for four games which was announced on June 7, 2018. The reason behind the suspension was his use of performance-enhancing drugs. His appeal was also denied which he made in July 2018. He played on Thursday Night Football on October 2, 2018, in a match against Indianapolis Colts.
The NFL player Julian Edelman has never been married which means there is no one as ‘wife’ in his life. His sexual orientation is straight which he has proven from his past relationship with beautiful girls and also has a baby named Lily with his ex-girlfriend Ella Rose. The couple welcomed their child on November 30, 2016.
Talking more about his personal life, Edelman has been provided with multiple nicknames. Some of his nicknames are The Squirrel, Megatron, The Energizer Bunny, Minitron and among them “The Squirrel” is his favorite.
Moving to his body measurements, sportsman Edelman stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches. Earlier, he was listed as 6 feet tall by the websites of Kent State and Patriots. During the 2010 preseason, the website of Patriots changed his height details to 5 feet and 10 inches. He weighs 90 kilograms which are perfectly balanced to his tall height. During his career, Edelman had encountered numerous injuries but his self-esteem and confidence have always helped him to get recover soon.
Salary and Net worth
Julian Edelman has an estimated net worth of 9 million USD from his successful professional playing career. His memoir was published on October 24, 2017, by Hachette Book Group which was named Relentless. In addition to the millions amount of signing, he has also contributed his income from his business ventures.
He owned JE11, his own clothing brand. His apparel for men/ women and children including sweaters, shaker bottles, shirts, hats, gloves, etc. are sold by the online database. Further, he operates a website in JE11’s name where he promotes his football camps for children. For the expansion of the business, he has partnered with Joes Jeans and Cutters. According to some sources, he is fond of cars and owns Ferrari, BMW, Audi Q7 and Porsche.
Wiki and Facts
One of the popular American NFL players, the bio of Julian Edelman is available on numbers of wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Find him on Instagram @edelman11 where he has amassed over 1.7 million followers. Similarly, he is also active on Twitter @Edelman11 with above 1.24 million followers. He is also strongly active on Facebook through his official page available @JulianEdelman. The athlete’s email address for business inquiries only is [email protected]. You can shop for his product through the website www.julianedelman.com.