Ladainian Tomlinson Wife: Who Is LaTorsha Oakley?

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LaDainian Tomlinson, the renowned former professional running back, is blessed with a supportive wife, LaTorhsa Oakley.

The husband and wife have been together for more than two decades. And they are parenting their two children.

To Ladainian, his wife is the biggest strength and the well-wisher. LaTorsha has been with him since his early days; she was there to cheer him in his college days to enjoy his hugely successful NFL career.

LaDainian is viewed as one of the most celebrated football running backs in NFL history. 

He initiated his professional football journey in 2001 when the NFL’s San Diego Chargers drafted him as the overall fifth pick.

Ladainian Tomlinson Is Married To His Wife, LaTorsha Oakley
LaDainian Tomlinson Is Married To His Wife, LaTorsha Oakley (Source: AmoMama)

During his tenure, he played for two teams, including the San Diego Chargers and the New York Jets.

With the Chargers, LaDainian played for nine years, from 2001 to 2009. With the team, the former athlete won various awards and honors.

For instance, he was the 2006 NFL Most Valuable Player, the 2006 NFL Offensive Player of the Year, the 2006 Walton Payton NFL Man of the Year, and many more.

Moreover, he played two seasons with the New York Jets from 2010 to 2011.

He bid farewell to the NFL in 2011 by making 13,684 rushing yards, 145 touchdowns, 624 receptions, and 17 receiving touchdowns.

Since 2012, the former athlete has been an analyst for the NFL Network.

LaDainian Tomlinson Wife: Who Is LaTorsha Oakley?

The former running back LaDainian Tomlinson is married to LaTorsha Oakley.

Talking about her profession, she is a songwriter and R&B singer. Until now, LaTorsha has released many singles on her YouTube, @TorshaLynnMusic.

Her released singles include In My Skin, Keep Me, and Supa Baddd.

Generally speaking, LaTorsha is very private regarding her personal life. Even her Instagram handle is not public.

Detail On LaDainian Tomlinson And LaTorsha Oakley’s Married Life?

LaDainian and LaTorsha have been married for more than two decades.

They first met while they were students at the Texas Christian University.

Before being in a relationship, the athlete used to get information about LaTorsha’s activities, including her classes and lunchtime, from the juniors.

Gradually, LaDainian and LaTorsha began dating each other.

After being boyfriend and girlfriend for many years, they exchanged wedding vows on March 21, 2003.

Since then, the duo has been together. Recently, the couple celebrated 20 years of marriage.

The Duo Went Through Miscarriage

LaDainian and LaTorsha were expecting their first child and were very happy about it.

However, their happiness turned into sorrow, as LaTorsha had a miscarriage while she was six months pregnant.

After the incident, the couple did not try for kids for many years.

Ladainian Tomlinson With His Wife, And Children
LaDainian Tomlinson With His Wife And Children (Source: Instagram)

Then, in 2010, LaDainian was on cloud nine when his wife surprised him with the pregnancy news.

They welcomed their first child, Daylen, on July 8, 2010.

The following year, the husband and wife became blessed with a daughter, Dayah.

Brief Info On LaDainian Tomlinson’s Age And Parents

LaDainian was born on June 23, 1979, in Rosebud, Texas, in the United States of America. He is 45 years old.

He is the son of his mother, Loreane Chappelle, and father, Oliver Tomlinson. The former athlete’s parents divorced each other when he was just seven years old.

As a result, LaDainian’s mother, Loreane, raised him and his sister and brother by herself. His mother used to serve as a Preacher.

Besides, the former athlete has three half-brothers and one half-sister.

His Birth Father Was Killed

The former athlete’s father, Oliver, was 71 years old at his death.

Oliver had a gruesome death as he lost his breath in a truck accident in 2007.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Who Is The Wife Of LaDainian Tomlinson?

LaDainian Tomlinson tied the knot with LaTorsha Oakley in 2003.

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