NFL David Baker Wife Colleen Baker And Kids

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Former Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker is married to his wife, Colleen Baker.

The two lovebirds tied the knot three decades ago and are enjoying a blissful marital life so far.

Together, David and Colleen are proud parents of four children.

Baker is widely recognized for his role as the former president and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Former Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker
Former Pro Football Hall of Fame President and CEO David Baker (Source: Steelers Now)

Carl David Baker is the former President and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

The  6-foot-9 power forward played basketball at the University of California and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts.

Later, he earned a Juris Doctor from the Pepperdine University School of Law. A Republican for most of his life, Baker was a City Councilman of Irvine, California.

Baker was forced to leave behind his political aspirations in 1988 after being convicted of forgery for attempting to launder $48,000 in campaign funds.

The fourth commissioner of the Arena Football League was announced as the president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on January 2, 2014, and served until October 16, 2021.

Moreover, during his tenure, in 2018, the Pro Football Hall of Famer was voted the Best Attraction for Sports Fans in the USA. 

NFL David Baker’s Wife Colleen Baker And Kids

Colleen Baker is the wife of the former president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, David Baker. David and Colleen exchanged vows in 1993.

By the early 1990s, David was already done with the dating scene.

Fortunately, his secretary would not give up until she set him up with one. Later, she gave Colleen’s number to David and fixed a date at a Mexican restaurant.

After a successful date, they began meeting constantly, but Baker waited six months to confront Colleen and kiss her.

David Baker Wife Colleen Baker
David Baker’s Wife Colleen Baker (Source: Pro Football HOF)

When they met, David and Colleen both had already gone through one failed marriage. 

David brought two sons, Ben and Sam Baker, meanwhile, Colleen brought a teenage daughter, Leyla, and a son named Michael Ray to their relationship. 

Despite sharing different biological parents, all four of the children never felt distinctive towards each other and always felt as one.

Colleen adds, “We came from different interests, but football taught us to be one family team.”

Likewise, as surprising as it may sound, Colleen and David are proud grandparents of 10 grandchildren.

David Sons: Sam And Ben Baker

Sam and Ben followed in their fathers’ footsteps. David’s youngest son, Sam Baker, played for the University of Southern California.

During his time at Southern, they won 35 games in a row, an NCAA record at that time.

Moreover, Sam was a three-time All-American and was selected in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.

David Baker Alongside His Son Sam Baker
David Baker Alongside His Son Sam Baker (Source: Twitter)

Likewise, another son, Ben, competed as an offensive lineman for Duke.

His time at Duke was one that he doesn’t want to recall as they lost 22 games straight, also an NCAA record at that time.

Today, he is a senior manager of broadcasting at NASCAR in Charlotte.

Pratik Prasai
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