According to court records reviewed by the Star Tribune and according to sources familiar with his family, Adrian Peterson has fathered six children by six women. The children live in at least three states, Texas, Georgia, and Minnesota.
Names of three of the children have been made public, a daughter, Adeja, a son, Adrian Peterson Jr. and Ty Robert Ruffin who sadly died October 11, 2013 due to injuries suffered when he was beaten, allegedly by his mother’s boyfriend.
Peterson was born in Palestine, Texas on March 21, 1985. He's a star running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League and was named the NFL MVP in 2012.
Keep up with the latest on Peterson by following him on Twitter @AdrianPeterson.
In the news, Adrian Peterson was recently indicted on a charge of reckless or negligent injury to a child in Montgomery County, Texas. In addition, his foundation, the All Day Foundation, is currently facing accusations of mismanagement. Find out more from NBC News.