Erica Donald (born 23 May 1991) is an American woman who works as a sports marketing executive at DONDA Sports. She is also famous for being the wife of NFL star Aaron Donald who is regarded as one of the greatest defensive players of all time.
Erica met her athlete husband in 2015 while she was working for the St. Louis Rams. They fell in love and started dating before getting engaged and exchanging marital vows in 2021. They are now enjoying wonderful family life with their son, Aaric, and Aaron’s two other children from a previous relationship.
Biography Summary of Erica Donald
- Full Name: Erica Donald (nee Sherman)
- Date of Birth: 23 May 1991
- Ethnicity: African American
- Nationality: American
- Education: Louisiana State University
- Profession: Sports Marketing Executive
- Marital Status: Married
- Erica Donald’s Husband: Aaron Donald
- Children: One son (Aaric)
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm)
- Weight: 55kg (121lbs)
- Instagram: ericadonald99
Erica Donald was Born in 1991
Erica Donald was born on the 23rd of May 1991and is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. Much about Erica’s family is not known, but we know that she has a sister named Alana and an older brother named Raymond II, who tragically passed away in 2003 at the age of 14.
For her education, Erica attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. There, she completed the requirements to be awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication. During her time in school, she was a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority and was president of the student activities board.
Erica Met Aaron Donald in 2015 While Working for the St. Louis Rams
Erica and Aaron Donald’s paths first crossed in 2015 while they were both employed by the St. Louis Rams organization. At that time, Erica had been hired as the team’s community affairs and player involvement manager, while Donald was just in his second season in the league.
The pair first became friends before they kicked off a relationship sometime around 2020. Aaron was evidently deeply in love with her that he wasted no time in proposing. He is said to have popped the big question just four months into the relationship while the couple was on vacation. Erica, however, didn’t accept the offer because he didn’t have a ring.
The second time that Aaron Donald proposed to Erica was on her birthday in 2021 with a ring, and a diamond-studded heart locket bracelet with a childhood photo of herself and her late brother inside. Erica got emotional and cried tears of joy before accepting to become Aaron Donald’s wife.
Erica Donald and Aaron Donald Got Married in 2021
After a relationship that had lasted just over a year and a friendship that was about five years old, Aaron Donald married Erica in 2021. Details about the wedding are not known as the couple kept their marriage ceremony a secret.
Their life together as a couple is, however, open to the public as they are always sharing stuff on social media and participating in one trend or the other. In April 2022, Erica shared a video of their joint workout sessions. She was seen carrying her husband on her back before he turned around to bench press her more than 10 times.
Aaron Donald and Erica Donald have a strong marriage that has so far avoided scandals and controversies.
The Couple Have a Son
Erica and Aaron Donald have one child together. They welcomed a son named Aaric (a combination of his parents’ first names) in September 2021. Their son made his first public appearance when Aaron and the Rams won the 2022 Super Bowl.
The Donald family lives in a $17 million mansion located in Hidden Hills, California. The house has eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, a game room, a movie theater, a gym with a steam shower, a sauna, a four-car garage, and an outdoor pool. Previously, they stayed in a 7,036 square-foot six bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms home in Calabasas, which they sold for $6.258 million in April 2022.
She is a Stepmom to Her Husband’s Two Other Children
Prior to dating and marrying Erica, Aaron Donald welcomed two children with his high school sweetheart, Jaelynn Blakey. They have a daughter named Jaeda and a son named Aaron Jr. Erica loves her stepchildren as much as she loves her son and the kids appear to also like her.
When Jaeda and Aaron Jr. are not with their mom in Pittsburgh, where they live, they are in Los Angeles with their father. Aaron has confessed that he wishes he could spend more time with them and, as a result, has contemplated retirement.
What Does Erica Donald Do for a Living?
Erica Donald works as a sports marketing executive at DONDA Sports. She also serves as her husband’s marketing manager and the Interim Chairperson of his AD99 Solutions Foundation. Another position she reportedly has is that of the Vice President of Athlete Partnerships for game1.
Prior to these gigs, Erica Donald had worked at several other places relating to the sports industry. She is said to have interned at Fox Sports before taking up the position of an assistant at the Glazer Family Foundation. Her next job was as the manager of community affairs and player involvement at the St. Louis Rams.