Teddy Bridgewater Kids: Does He Have Children With Girlfriend Erika Cardona?

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Currently, Teddy Bridgewater is romantically involved with his girlfriend, Erika Cardona.

Cardona has been with Bridgewater through thick and thin, and she has even authored a book inspired by his life.

According to reports, the couple does not have any kids.

Detroit Lions Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater
Detroit Lions Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (Source: Instagram)

Theodore Edmond Bridgewater Jr., famous as Teddy Bridgewater, serves as the quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the NFL.

A Miami, Florida native, he completed his high school education at Miami Northwestern.

Bridgewater continued his football journey at Louisville, where he played a pivotal role in the Cardinals’ surprising triumph over the Florida Gators in the 2013 Sugar Bowl.

His NFL career commenced when the Minnesota Vikings selected him in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Over the years, Bridgewater has played for various NFL teams, including the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and his current team, the Detroit Lions.

Teddy Bridgewater Kids: Does He Have Children With Girlfriend Erika Cardona?

The 2013 Sugar Bowl Champion Teddy Bridgewater is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Erika Cardona.

As per some sources, Teddy Bridgewater and Erika Cardona do not have any kids together.

Girlfriend: Erika Cardona

Erika Cardona, born and raised in Miami, Florida, earned a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Passionate about reading and writing, she translated this passion into the creation of the “Little Bear Teddy” children’s book series, drawing inspiration from Bridgewater’s life.

Expressing his gratitude for being the inspiration behind the books, Bridgewater remarked,

“It’s a great feeling. You know, you talk about giving a person their flowers while they can still smell them; I think that’s what Erika is doing. And it’s just great that I could be a huge inspiration to her.”

Teddy Bridgewater With His Girlfriend Erika Cardona
Teddy Bridgewater With His Girlfriend Erika Cardona (Source: Twitter)

The series, initiated during Bridgewater’s recovery from an injury in 2016, includes titles like “Little Bear Teddy: Big Dream Come True” and “Little Bear Teddy: Big Change,” reflecting on changes in Bridgewater’s career and unexpected events in Cardona’s life.

On her official website, Cardona affectionately refers to Bridgewater as her closest companion, emphasizing how he has imparted valuable lessons in resilience and maintaining composure throughout their shared journey.

In an interview, Bridgewater reciprocates this sentiment by acknowledging Cardona as his best friend.

How Did They Meet?

Even though Erika Cardona is just Teddy Bridgewater’s girlfriend and not his wife, Cardona has steadfastly supported him through various challenges.

Their story traces back to their formative years in Miami, where they developed a bond during their time at Miami Northwestern High School.

Their relationship, which commenced during their freshman years, has endured over time.

The couple opted to keep details private, as revealed in their interview with Carolina Blitz.

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