The arrest of Adrian Peterson over domestic violence against his wife Ashley Brown has made headlines. Likewise, he is widely considered to be one of the greatest running backs in football history.

Picture of American football running back, Adrian Peterson
Caption: Picture of American football running back, Adrian Peterson (Photo: ESPN)

Is Adrian Peterson still Married? 

As per reports, Adrian Peterson is still married to his wife Ashley Brown. On July 19, 2014, Adrian tied the wedding knot to his wife Brown in front of their family and friends in New York. Before their marriage, the couple dated for years and were college sweethearts. As per reports, the duo met while studying at the University of Oklahoma. Since their college days, the couple has been together sharing a lovely relationship. 

Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown & their kids
Caption: Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown & their kids (Photo: Instagram)

Adrian and Ashley became parents of two kids, shared from their married life. The name of their children are Axyl Eugene Peterson, born in 2015, and Adrian Peterson, Jr. Despite their relationship ups & downs, the couple is still together. Allegedly, Adrian additional four to five children with various women, according to former dancer Erica Syion.

Find About Adrian Peterson Wife Brown

Ashley Brown is a successful Entrepreneur. Likewise, she is a former model. Brown is the CEO and founder of her own beauty life called Elizabella Cosmetics. In the year 2018, she opened her cosmetic brand. Since her early days, Ashley was always interested in doing makeup. 

Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown
Caption: Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown (Photo: Instagram)

Also, she launched her website, through which she learned about online marketing and online sales. Brown along with her husband Peterson runs a charity organization named Adrian & Ashley Peterson Family Foundation. 

Peterson’s wife Brown Breaks Silence on Domestic Violence Arrest Incident

After being arrested over a domestic violence issue against his wife Ashley Brown, Adrian Peterson has made headlines. Reportedly, the couple got into a heated argument while on a plane set to take off from Los Angeles International Airport. According to Peterson, a simple cut on his wife's finger after he tried to grab her by the hand constituted domestic violence in California and was enough for him to be taken into custody. He said 

Adrian Peterson clicking a selfie with his wife Ashley Brown
Caption: Adrian Peterson clicking a selfie with his wife Ashley Brown (Photo: Instagram)

“I was literally mind-blown that they took me to jail,”  “They were like, ‘I’m sorry, Mr. Peterson, but because she had a scratch on her finger, (in) the state of California, we have to take you in.’ I sit there and watch the plane pull back and take off and I’m just like, ‘Wow! I cannot believe this is happening right now. I’m going to jail, and I literally didn’t do anything.’” 


Later brown released a statement via Instagram regarding their “verbal argument”. To protect their children, she requested privacy and game emphasis. The statement read

Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown
Caption: Adrian Peterson with his wife Ashley Brown (Photo: Instagram)

“On Sunday, Adrian and I had a verbal argument,” “Unfortunately, it was on an airplane. At no point did Adrian hit or strike me. This is a private matter between my husband and myself. We ask that everyone respect our privacy so we can focus on what matters most: our children.”


Peterson was released on bail of $50,000. Reportedly, he will not face any felony domestic violence charges as the issue moves back to being a private matter between husband and wife.

More on Adrian Peterson

  • On March 21, 1985, Adrian Lewis Peterson was born in Palestine, Texas. 
  • Adrian is the son of Bonita Brown and Nelson Peterson
  • His dad Nelson was a shooting guard for Idaho State, but his dream of a National Basketball Association career was derailed when a gun that his brother was cleaning discharged into his leg.
  • His mom Bonita, a three-time Texas state champion at Westwood High School, attended the University of Houston on an athletic scholarship as a sprinter and long jumper.
  • His elder brother, Brian. 
  • Adrian saw his 9-year-old brother Brian killed by a drunk driver as he rode his bicycle when he was 7 years old. 
Adrian Peterson posing for the picture
Caption: Adrian Peterson posing for the picture (Photo: Instagram)

  • During this time, Peterson became interested in football and began to deal with his pain through sports.
  • His father Nelson was arrested for money laundering in a crack cocaine ring when he was 13 years old. 
  • Adrian played college football at Oklahoma and set the freshman rushing record with 1,925 yards during the 2004 season.
  • Adrian Peterson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings seventh overall in the 2007 NFL Draft.
  • During his rookie season, he set an NFL record for the most rushing yards in a single game (296 yards) and was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
  • Adrian Peterson earned an estimated net worth of $1 Million
  • Adrian Peterson has a height of 6 feet 1 inches or 1.85 meters tall.