Malik Jackson Wife: Is He Married To Anyone? Daughter And Family

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Malik Jackson wife is still a mystery for many football fans. Although the player is known to have a daughter, his wife is less talked about.

Jackson is a prominent figure in the world of American professional football. He is known not only for his skills on the field but also for his dedication to his family.

The former Pro Bowl defensive tackle announced his retirement on Friday, July 14th. He has been playing in the NFL for the last 10 seasons.

Malik Jackson
Malik Jackson (Source: Instagram)

Malik Barron Jackson is an American former football defensive tackle who played in the NFL. He was born on January 11, 1990, in Northridge, Los Angeles.

Jackson’s football journey began at Birmingham High School, where he played high school football. After graduating high school, he played college football at Tennessee.

The defensive tackle was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Since being selected, he recorded 292 tackles and 35.5 sacks in 142 career games.

In 2015, he helped the Broncos to a victory in Super Bowl 50. Further, he also earned Pro Bowl honors in 2017 after registering a career-high eight sacks.

Is Malik Jackson Married To Anyone?

Given the player’s stature in American football, fans frequently ask whether Malik Jackson is married or not. If yes, who is Malik Jackson’s wife?

To answer the question, Jackson is not married to anyone. In light of his social media presence, the former footballer does not seem to be in a relationship either.

However, the Los Angeles native has a daughter with his ex-girlfriend, Jade Bennett.

Malik Jackson Ice Skating With Daughter Nahla
Malik Jackson Ice Skating With Daughter Nahla (Source: Instagram)

Malik started dating his part-diva ex-girlfriend in 2015. But it is difficult to say when the couple parted ways.

Jade is a realtor by profession and a resident of Los Angeles. In addition, she runs a retail shop by the name of her daughter Nahla J. Collection.

Born on April 27, 1989, Jade Bennett is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is famous for her short-lived appearance on season 6 of the reality TV show “Bad Girls Club.”

After her single-episode stint on Bad Girls Club, she started a career in modeling. She was a model for Snoop Dogg’s clothing line.

Daughter Nahla Ava Jackson

The adorable daughter of Jackson, Nahla Ava Jackson, was born on December 18, 2015. Malik and Jade announced the pregnancy back in June 2015.

Jackon considers being a dad is the greatest thing in the world. He has proudly shared his experiences and joys of being a dad to his daughter on many occasions.

Nahla goes ice skating with her dad while she enjoys dressing up with her mom. The former player remains an active presence in his daughter’s life. 

Malik Jackson Family

Malik Jackson was born to his parents, Jodie Jackson and Robin Pearsall Jackson. Apart from his parents, he also has a twin brother and sister in the family.

Sadly, his father, Jodie Jackson, died unexpectedly in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 2014 at the age of 47.

Malik Jackson Pictured With Family And Then Girlfriend Jade During His Signing With The Jaguars
Malik Jackson Pictured With Family And Then Girlfriend Jade During His Signing With The Jaguars (Source: Instagram)

His mother, Robin, on the other hand, is adored by all of her children. She used to visit Jackson’s game and cheer for him from the stands.

Jackson’s twin brother, Marquis Ferrod Jackson, is also a football player who signed with the Minnesota Vikings in 2013.

Similarly, Marquis is a Canadian football defensive lineman for the BC Lions in the Canadian Football League (CFL) since 2017.

Furthermore, his sister, Stara Nicole, is a digital creator who lives in Dallas. She is a mother to two little boys named Wolfe and River.

Swochandra Shrestha
Swochandra Shrestha

Swochandra Shrestha

Swochandra Shrestha is a passionate writer with a keen eye for uncovering the human stories behind the world of sports. His articles offer readers a refreshing perspective on athletes and sporting events, blending insightful analysis with engaging storytelling that resonates on a personal level.


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