Julian Edelman is a prestigious football player from the United States of America. He is well-known for his robustness and ability to perform well in the field. He was originally named Julian Francis Edelman by his parents. Currently, he plays as a football punt returner and wide receiver for the NFL’s New England Patriots. It’s the professional football team from the Greater Boston area. He rose to prominence after playing college football for the Kent State Golden Flashes team. He also played as a quarterback for the College of San Mateo.
Edelman was picked by the New England Patriots in the 7th round of 2009 NFL Draft. Generally, the strong football player plays as a punt returner. He had to play as a cornerback when Patriots were shorthanded on defense side. The tough guy is considered to be the most dynamic receiver in the post-seasons history. He was ranked 2nd overall in both postseason receptions and post seasons receiving yards. Edelman has successfully showed his football skills in 4 Super Bowls including, Super Bowl LIII, Super Bowl LI, Super Bowl XLIX, and ‘Super Bowl XLVI. He served as the leader for all wide receivers in the first three games.
He was keenly interested in football since his childhood. He used to watch all the football matches on television. He insisted his parents to watch live football in the stadium. They took him to the stadium where his happiness was worth-seeing. Julian attended the Woodside High School located in Woodside, California, USA. He acquired further information and professional career aspiration from the Kent State College, where he played football for the college team. He is a permanent member of the New England Patriots since his debut in 2009.
Who are Julian Edelman's Parents?
Julian was born on May 22, 1986, in Redwood City, California, United States. He opened his eyes to Frank Edelman and Angela Edelman. His father, Frank, is a mechanic owning a company named A-1 Auto Tech. Julian was raised with two lovely siblings named Nicole and Jason. He grew up in a Christian family but wasn’t a practicing man. He belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish, English, Scottish, German, and Greek ancestry. His beloved mother, Angela, was born to German parents in Kitchener, Ontario. She spent time alongside parents in Belgium.
After getting enrolled to Woodside High School, he started playing football as a quarterback. He led the Wildcats to an outstanding 13-0 record in the year 2004. He enjoyed a fabulous career while playing for his high school. He had 29 touchdowns and 2,237 yards passing, in addition to 13 touchdowns and 964 yards rushing. Parents of the determined guy supported him to become a professional footballer after completing his graduation.
After completing his high school, he attended the College of San Mateo for an entire year. Julian threw 14 touchdowns and 1312 yards, rushed for 17 touchdowns and 1253 yards. After enjoying successful student life at college, he went to attend Kent State University where he pursued his educational career and majored in the business management. He kept playing football there as well and earned striking stats.
He was selected by New England Patriots with 27th pick of the 7th round. On Jul 16, 2009, he signed a 4-year contract with NE Patriots that also included a whopping $48,700 signing bonus. On Aug 13, 2009, he played a pre-season game against the opponent Philadelphia Eagles and returned a punt seventy-five yards. He couldn’t play against the Buffalo Bills due to a severe ankle injury. He received injuries quite a few times during his professional football career. However, he never compromised over the quality of his efforts while playing for the Patriots.
The season 2010 turned out to be a good year for the player as he led his team to several victories against tough opponents. Unfortunately, he witnessed a slight decrease in his playtime. During this season, he played against Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, and New York Jets. The performance of the American footballer remained consistent in all matches against different teams. Team management was pretty impressed to see his successful and consistent performance in the field.
Julian has become one of the most spectacular football stars when it comes to talking about the National Football League. He is looking forward to achieving more wonderful things in the next games. He has successfully played 10 seasons after signing a contract with New England Patriots. It seems like he will continue playing for the same team. However, we cannot say anything for sure regarding his future associations with the Patriots. Probably, he may sign a new contract after getting a handsome offer from another NFL team.
Does Julian Edelman have a Girlfriend?
Julian is one of the most sought-after NFL players ever lived in the history of American football. He has lived a prosperous professional career thus far. Critics expect him to attain more attention and love from American football fans. He attracted thousands of female fans from within the United States and other parts of the world. Fans of the robust sportsman remain keen to know about his love associations. The 33-year-old (as of May 2019) star is said to be in an alleged relationship with a Brazilian model named Daiane Sodre.
He has not announced anything publicly regarding his relationship. However, both of them have been spotted together at different events. The Victoria’s Secret model is the 26-year old beauty with 5 feet and 11 inches height. She remains active on social media and has thousands of fans from all over the world. Nothing can be said for sure about the future of their love association. Julian has never married any woman until today, but he fathered a beautiful 2-year old daughter named Lily from his previous relationships with Ella Rose. They broke up back in 2017.
How much is Julian Edelman's Net Worth?
Edelman has signed good deals with his current team. He didn’t enter the professional football world with an intention to make money. It was his passion that paved the way to the NFL. The football star lives a luxurious life from the money that he earns from his career as a professional footballer. He owns an estimated net worth of $2.4 Million.