Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Football Player

Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

Full Name
Aaron Charles Rodgers
Dec 2, 1983
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Aaron Charles Rodgers was born on December 2, 1983, in Chico, California. He is the son of Darla Leigh and Edward Wesley Rodgers. His ethnicity is Caucasian and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

Rodgers attended Pleasant Valley High School in Chico, where he played football for the school's team during his junior and senior years. He then attended Butte Community College in Oroville, California before transferring to the University of California-Berkeley to play football with the Golden Bears. His collegiate career was successful as he set several records including most passing yards in a single game (566) and most touchdown passes in a single game (6).

In 2005, Rodgers was drafted by the Green Bay Packers as their 24th overall pick. The following season, Rodgers became the starting quarterback for the team after Brett Favre retired. After three seasons of being a back-up quarterback, Rodgers led the Packers to their first Super Bowl victory since 1997 in 2011 when they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25. Since then, he has been selected to eight Pro Bowls and won two MVP awards (2011 & 2014).

In 2018, Rodgers signed a four year extension with the Packers worth $134 million making him one of the highest paid players in NFL history. He has also become one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history with numerous records including most touchdown passes thrown without an interception (402), highest passer rating by season (122.5) and lowest interception rate among qualified passers (1.6%).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1983</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Aaron Rodgers is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On December 2, 1983, Aaron Rodgers was born in Chico, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2002</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Commits to University of California Berkeley</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Rodgers commits to play college football at the University of California Berkeley.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drafted by Green Bay Packers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Aaron Rodgers is drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round (24th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named Starting Quarterback</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Becomes the starting quarterback for the Packers in 2008.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins 1st Super Bowl</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Leads the Packers to victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV and wins his first Super Bowl MVP Award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Breaking Contract</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signed a five-year contract extension worth $110 million, making him one of the highest paid players in the NFL.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs Record Breaking Deal with Packers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs a four-year, $134 million contract extension with the Green Bay Packers, making it the largest deal ever given to an NFL player.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Talented Player</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Rodgers is an incredibly talented quarterback. He has been named the NFL's Most Valuable Player multiple times, and he always puts in a great performance on the field. He has incredible accuracy and ability to read defenses, which makes him one of the most respected players in the league.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Leader</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Rodgers is an amazing leader on and off the field. He leads by example with his hard work, dedication, and high standards. He is also a great role model for young athletes, showing them that you can achieve greatness through dedication and hard work.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Fun to Watch</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Aaron Rodgers is fun to watch when he plays. His quick releases, accurate throws and audibles make every game exciting. Watching him move around the pocket and extend plays is captivating, and it makes it even more enjoyable to watch him play.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Graduate of University of California, Berkeley</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Rodgers attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a degree in economics.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Super Bowl XLV MVP</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Rodgers was named the MVP of Super Bowl XLV, leading the Green Bay Packers to victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Holds NFL's Single Season Record for Passer Rating</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Rodgers holds the NFL's single season record for passer rating with 122.5, set in 2011.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Played Football and Baseball at High School Level</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Aaron Rodgers played both football and baseball at the high school level. He was offered a full scholarship to play baseball at the University of Miami.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Co-Hosts the "Jeopardy!" Game Show</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2020, Aaron Rodgers began co-hosting the popular game show "Jeopardy!", filling in for Alex Trebek who had recently passed away.</p></div>


Arrow icon

Arrow icon

Arrow icon