AJ McCarron is a popular and accomplished American football quarterback who plays for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). As a result of his fame, many people are curious about AJ’s private life, especially information about his wife.
Prior to playing for the Houston Texans, he played for the Cincinnati Bengals, the Buffalo Bills, and the Oakland Raiders. McCarron was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Prior to that, he played college football at the University of Alabama. As a testament to his legacy, AJ is remarkably one of only seven quarterbacks in history to win back-to-back titles in some form.
The star athlete, Raymond Anthony “AJ” McCarron Jr., was born to Dee Dee Bonner and Tony McCarron on September 13, 1990, in Mobile, Alabama, the United States. His parents later got divorced, after which his mother got married to Derek Bonner, leading to her change of name. AJ has a younger brother, Corey McCarron, who is also a football player. Now, let’s explore his love life.
Who Is AJ McCarron’s Wife?
Being an athlete and a public figure, it is not surprising that fans and the media are curious about AJ’s personal life and want to know if he is married.
For those who are curious, AJ McCarron is married to Katherine Webb-McCarron: a model, beauty queen, and a television personality. She was born on the 24th of April 1989 in Montgomery, Alabama. Katherine won the Miss Alabama USA pageant in 2012 and made an appearance at the broadcast of the BCS National Championship Game the following year. The beauty queen is better known in the modeling world by her maiden name, Katherine Webb.
AJ got engaged to Katherine Webb in March 2014 before tying the knot on July 12, 2014, in Orange Beach, Alabama. On December 8, 2015, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child, and on May 24, 2016, his wife gave birth to their son Raymond “Tripp” McCarron III. In December 2018, Katherine Webb gave birth to the couple’s second son.
There have been no reports about the duo having marital problems, it appears AJ McCarron and his wife are living a happily married life together.
Other Facts About Katherine Webb
Prior to winning the Miss Alabama USA pageant in 2012, Katherine was a semi-finalist at the Miss Georgia USA 2008 Pageant. After her Miss Alabama USA win, Katherine Webb then went on to land a top ten position at the Miss USA 2012 pageant.
What Are Her Educational Qualifications?
Growing up, AJ McCarron’s wife schooled in Columbus, Georgia, graduating from Northside High School in 2007. Moving forward, she attended Auburn University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Administration in May 2011.
An interesting fact about her education is that she attended Auburn University while her husband attended the University of Alabama. Why this is considered interesting is because both schools have had a long-standing football rivalry which dates back to 1893.
What Religion Does She Practice?
It is common knowledge that AJ McCarron is a Christian and a devout Catholic. As such, it is not surprising to know that like her husband, Katherine Webb is a Christian. The American model is also frequently involved in different programs and activities in her church.
BCS And Rise To Fame
Katherine Webb, who was AJ McCarron’s girlfriend at the time (not wife), gained national attention in 2013 when she attended the BCS National Championship Game. During the game, Brent Musburger the announcer, commented on Webb’s looks when the broadcast image centered on her as she was watching the game. The announcer referred to her as ‘beautiful’ and called her a lovely lady. His sentiments were reinforced by Kirk Herbstreit, who was Musburger’s broadcast partner. Many viewed Musberger’s comments as sexist and ESPN issued an apology; however, Katherine later revealed she was not offended by the announcer’s comments.
After the game, the pair’s comments received widespread attention, making the public curious about the lady in question. As a result, her Twitter account gained over 173,000 new followers overnight; these followers included star NBA player, Lebron James.
‘AJ McCarron girlfriend’ was also one of the most searched terms on google the next day, with over 1 million searches. A video of her coverage at the game has been viewed over 3 million times on YouTube.
AJ McCarron’s wife gained immense popularity after the BCS National Championship. Due to the massive interest in her, Katherine was offered a position as a Miss USA judge by Donald Trump, the owner of the Miss USA Pageant. However, she opted to accept an offer to cover the Super Bowl XLVII for Inside Edition.
That’s not all, Katherine Webb was also offered a spot as a contestant on Splash, an American reality competition series. She then appeared as a model for Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue in 2013.