Emily Nelson is a famous celebrity spouse and an American teacher. She is best known for being the wife of a former American professional football player, Jordy Nelson. He played college football at Kansas State. Later, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) drafted him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
However, he retired from the game on 27 March 2019 after playing eleven seasons. Further, Kansas State renamed their football team’s locker ‘Nelson Family Locker Room’ on 20 August 2015. After Nelson donated an undisclosed amount to renovate their athletic facilities. Additionally, her maiden is Roethlisberger but she is not related to Ben Roethlisberger ‘Big Ben’ of Pittsburgh Steelers.
Caption: Jordy Nelson and Emily Nelson
Emily Nelson: Bio, Family, Career
Jordyn Nelson’s wife was born during the year 1984 which makes her age around 36 as of 2020. She was born as the daughter to supportive and caring parents in Manhattan, Kansas. However, she has not revealed information on her parents or siblings.
Regarding her education, she completed high school from Riley County High School. She, later on, to attend college and enrolled at Bethel College in Indiana, not too far from her family’s home in Kansas. From there, she finished the study in the Early Childhood Education program in 2006.
After completing her college study, she became a kindergarten teacher but soon left to become a stay-at-home mom. Further, she joined Fort Howard Elementary School in Green Bay as its teacher. In an interview with Bethel’s Alumni Magazine, Emily revealed that she became a substitute teacher for one semester before getting her very own kindergarten class.
Emily Nelson: Personal Life & Husband
As stated earlier, she gained fame for her married life with the famous former American football player Jordy Ray Nelson. The duo has known each other since kindergarten and grew up in the same locality. They later step ahead and starter their affair during the sixth grade. After years in 2007, Jordyn proposed his longtime girlfriend during a family vacation to Cancun and engaged with each other.
In the same year, the couple exchanged vows in a closed ceremony attended by their friends and families. The couple has been proud parents to three children: sons Royal and Brooks, daughter Adda Jo. According to Fox11 News, one of their son is also adopted as well as a daughter whom they welcomed into their family in March 2017.
Caption: Emily with her husband Jordy and children
Emily Nelson: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She has a net worth estimated at over $1 million from her works and involvement in her husband’s career as well. Further, she shares a significant wealth in her husband’s net worth which has an estimation of around $25 million. Additionally, after his retirement, he wouldn’t lay back instead he worked 12 hours a day on his family farm in tiny Riley, Kansas along with his brother. He has also put up his Green Bay house in sell in 2019 worth over $3 million.
She does not seem to be active over different social media platforms, unlike her husband. Though she came to highlight for marriage with Green Bay Packers Nelson, she prefers to stay out of it and captured rarely in the cameras.
Emily Nelson: Body Measurements
The beautiful Nelson has a slim and well-maintained body that stands to a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters. Her body weighs around 63 kg with unknown body measurements of waist and hips. She has beautiful pairs of blue eyes and blonde hair.