Aidan O'Connell

by Muna 05 Dec,2022
Aidan O'Connell
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Weight in KG 95 kg kg
Weight 95
Personal Info
  • Relationship Status married
  • No. of Twitter Followers 362
  • First Name Aidan
  • No. of Instagram Followers 6,824
  • Wikipedia'Connell
  • Engaged Person Name
  • Last Name O'Connell
  • Birth Name Aidan James O'Connell
  • Net Worth $ 1 million
  • Facebook
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Twitter
  • Married to Jael Johnson
  • Past married if any No
  • Instagram
  • Famous Name Aidan O'Connell
  • Divorce No
  • Girlfriend Jael Johnson
  • Profession American Football player
  • School Location Lincolnshire, Illinois
  • Famous for American Football player
  • Started career as American Football player
  • University Team Purdue Boilermakers football
  • University attended Purdue University
  • School attended Stevenson High School

Aidan O'Connell is a football quarterback who hails from Long Grove, Illinois. He currently plays for the Purdue Boilermakers. He played high school football at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. In 2017, he joined Purdue as a walk-on.

Furthermore, O'Connell chose to return to Purdue Boilermakers in 2022 rather than go to the 2022 NFL Draft. Besides his professional life, O'Connell also maintains a happy married life. He has been together with his wife, Jael, for quite a long time now, and they recently got married.

Aidan O'Connel Wife, Jael Johnson: Aidan  Is Married To His Wife

Starting with his married life, O'Connell tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend-turned-wife, Jael Johnson. The wedding ceremony was held on July 30, 2022, in Spencer, Indiana. Regarding their relationship, O'Connell and Jael met each other at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Purdue in 2018. During that time, Jael was a freshman, while O'Connell was a sophomore.

AidanAidan O'Connell with his girlfriend-turned-wife, Jael Johnson SOURCE: Instagram @aoc16qb

The duo started as a friend, and later, their friendship turned into a romantic relationship. After dating each other for four years, O'Connell proposed to his girlfriend in 2022 and got engaged. Moreover, O'Connell often posts snaps with his life partner on his IG. 

Aidan O'Connell Net Worth: Aidan's Career Earnings, Salary, And Contracts

O'Connell is currently playing for Purdue Boilermakers. He was about to start his professional career, but for some reason, he used his sixth year of eligibility to return to the program the following season. So, O'Connell may earn a good amount of money in the future by playing with professional teams.

AidanAidan O'Connell came out of the first football camp on June 11th SOURCE: Instagram @aoc16qb

A professional football player earns over $1 million annually in the United States of America. Drew Plitt is a professional football quarterback with a net worth of around $1 million. Drew plays for Arlington Renegades in XFL. 

Purdue: Aidan O'Connell High School Stats and Career

O'Connell went to Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois. O'Connell threw for a school-record 2,741 yards and 26 touchdowns as a starter. And in 2017, O'Connell joined Purdue Boilermakers as a walk-on. He didn't play in 2017 and 2018. And in 2019, he played in six games. His first career start came against Northwestern.

In the 2019 season, O'Connell completed 103 passes for 1,101 yards with eight touchdowns and four interceptions. He entered the 2020 season as the starter before having a season-ending injury after three matches. After doing pretty well that season, he joined 2021 as the backup to Jack Plummer. In 2021, he completed 315 passes for 3,712 yards with 28 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

Aidan initially made his mind to list his name for the 2022 NFL Draft but at the end, He changed his mind and decided to withdraw his name from the list. 

Read more about Damien Williams

Family Background: Details On His Parents and Brother

Aidan James O'Connell was born on September 1, 1998, to his supportive parents in Long Grove, Illinois. So, O'Connell holds an American nationality and stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m). His parents are reported to be Bryan and Karen O'Connell.

Aidan Aidan O'Connell with his friends SOURCE: Instagram @aoc16qb

Besides, O'Connell was raised along with his siblings, but their details are not available in the public domain. But we know that O'Connell faced a tragic incident in his life when his older brother, Sean, passed away on November 2022. 

Aidan O'Connell On Instagram

O'Connell is active on Instagram, just like Baker Mayfield. His username is @aoc16qb, and Instagram has verified his account. Apart from that, O'Connell is also active on Twitter. When O'Connell lost his brother, Purdue Football also shared the official news via Twitter. 

More Biography