Aaron Hernandez (born November 6, 1989) was an American footballer, and a famous NFL player from Bristol, Connecticut, USA. During his career, he played for New England Patriots. But his career ended in the year 2013 after he got accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd.
He eventually died when he committed suicide by hanging himself in the prison room with a bedsheet. A Netflix series named “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez” is going to be released in January 2020 which is based on his life.
Right from the schooling when his father pushed him into football then he started to develop an interest in the game.
He played for his school Bristol Central High School, Connecticut. After this, even during his college years he played for the University of Connecticut and did very well.
In the 2010 draft, he got drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round. Other teams were not ready to draft him because of his behavior issues and even defined him as “a problem”.
Documentary, Murder, Suicide and other charges
After being brought up in a violent house environment he had also developed a very violent and strange behavior. Because of his fight, he got involved in many criminal activities.
About this, a documentary is about to be released and the trailer of which released on 15 January 2020. The name of the documentary is “Killer Inside”.
In the year 2007 on April 28 in Gainesville Florida, he got involved in a bar fight with the manager of the bar and he also punched near his ear which ruptured his eardrum. But the case got settled out of the court.
The same year of 2007 three men got attacked by a person with a gun. The two sitting in the front got injured but survived but the one sitting at the back left uninjured. After the attack, he described to the police about the attacker.
He said that the attacker was around 100 kg and had tattoos. Police then contacted Hernandez’s coach that they wanted to meet the players of the team but got rejected as they had no proof against them. Later it was found that the attacker was not Aaron.
In 2012 on 16 July two men named Daniel Jorge Correia de Abreu (29) and Safiro Teixeira Furtado (28) got killed when a person fired at them while they were in their car. The witnesses said that bullets got fired from Hernandez’s car.
In the year 2013, his wife also contacted police and complained about him being drunk and violent.
When on June 18, 2013, Odin Lloyd found to be dead with shots in chest and back near an industrial setup, Aaron Hernandez’s NFL team warned him that if he got found to be arrested his team will release him.
After 8 days from the incident on 26 June police arrested him and the other two men who were also attached to the murder.
At around 3:05 am on April 19, 2017, he was found to be dead as he committed suicide by hanging himself from the window with bedsheets. The incident happened at a correctional cell in Massachusetts.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Sexual Molestation
The famous player Aaron Josef Hernandez (age 27 years old, when died in 2017) was born in Bristol, America on 6 November 1989. His childhood was involved in Domestic violence as his father Dennis Hernandez and his mother Terri Valentine-Hernandez keep on fighting.
His mother used to kick his father out of the home but also permitting him to enter later. He also has a sibling named Dennis Jonathan Jr.
Despite being violent Hernandez’s father pushed him and his elder brother to study well and to do well in studies also.
He attended Bristol Central High School for his schooling. After this, he got graduated from the University of Florida whereas his brother played and graduated from the University of Connecticut.
During his childhood, he also got beaten by his father and his brother under the influence of alcohol.
In an interview, his brother and his wife also told that when Aaron Hernandez was only 6 years old he suffered sexual molestation. This affected his mind a lot and struggled to get out of this incident.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
The football player was very tall and had a very muscular body which helped him a lot in succeeding in his game. Aaron Hernandez is a tall athlete along with a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) and his weight is around 245 lbs or 111 Kilograms.
Due to strict and daily practice right from his school days, he had developed a very fine physique. He used to have short black hair and black eyes.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
When he was in elementary school he became friendly with a girl named Shayanna Jenkins. They even attended college together. In the year 2011, he bought a house worth 1.3 million USD in Massachusetts.
After this, Shayanna moved in with him in his house. Next year in 2012, Aaron Hernandez’s girlfriend Jenkins gave birth to a girl “Avielle Janelle Hernandez”. In the same month, they both got engaged.
Later when Jenkins came to know that he is cheating on her then she moved out of his house but later came back.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Aaron Hernandez
|Real Full Birth Name||Aaron Josef Hernandez.|
|Famous Name||Aaron Hernandez.
|Famous as||NFL player.|
|Age (As in 2017)||27 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||6 November 1989.|
|Death||April 19, 2017.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Bristol, Connecticut, America.
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House Location||Massachusetts, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet Inches: 6 feet 2 inches.
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 111 Kg.
Pounds: 245 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Parents||Father: Dennis Hernandez.
Mother: Terri Valentine-Hernandez.
|Siblings||Brother: Dennis Jonathan Jr.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife/Girlfriend||Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez.|
|Kids||Daughter: Avielle Janelle Hernandez (born in 2012).|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||Bristol Central High School.
|Team||New England Patriots.
|Net worth||$50k USD (As in 2020).|
Career & Net worth
He received 2.37 million USD as his signing fees and received a bonus of 200k USD. The team told him that he has to prove himself if he wants to get the signing bonus of 500k USD and an additional bonus of 700k USD.
Later he received a signing bonus of 12.5 million USD which the highest bonus ever to receive by any player from New England Patriots.
He has won many games for his team and was a star player for his team. There is a house on his name in Massachusetts and some other properties.
According to an estimate Aaron Hernandez’s net worth is around 50k USD as in the year 2020. He lost all his wealth because his NFL team forfeited the contract and also the brands which had paid him for their promotion took back their money.
- According to the sources Aaron was paranoid.
- In the year 2006 he had got injured and thee ambulance took him to the hospital.
- Hernandez used to consume marijuana heavily and also was an alcoholic.
- After his father’s death, he started living with his elder cousin.
- He had tattoos all over his body.
- Aaron was very much attached to his daughter.
- He used to carry a Glock with him as the sources say.
- Aaron Hernandez’s father was from Puerto Rico where his mother was Italian.
- Aaron’s jersey number was 81.
- He also got accused of establishing a relationship with his maid