Avielle Janelle Hernandez

By Prithvi Singh | Updated on July 6, 2022
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    Avielle Janelle Hernandez is the daughter of late American Football player Aaron Josef Hernandez (1989-2017). This star kid became popular in media from the day she was born which often happens when you are born a child of a well-known celebrity.

    On the other hand, her personal life is a completely different story. What happened to her father? Where is Avielle now? What is the star kid doing now? There are a lot of queries and mysteries that need answers. 

    So, let’s find out more about Avielle Janelle Hernandez, as we take a deeper dive to uncover various facts about her including childhood, mother, siblings, net worth, and more.

    Who is Avielle Janelle Hernandez Mother? Details on Her Early Life  

    Avielle is the daughter of Shayanna Jenkins (mother) and Aaron Hernandez (father). Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She was born on 6th November 2012 in Bristol, Connecticut in the United States, and her age is 9 as of 2022. 

    She is of mixed ethnicity born to Italian and Puerto Rican parents whereas, her nationality is American.

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    Avielle with her father Aaron Hernandez

    Furthermore, talking about her education the star kid is currently pursuing dance and is enrolled in a dance school (Cheryl’s School of Dance) in Rhode Island.

    Who was Avielle Janelle Hernandez’ Father Aaron Hernandez?

    Aaron was a famous football player. He was born in Bristol, America, on November 6, 1989. After graduating from Bristol Central High School, he relocated to Florida to further his football career. In the National Football League (NFL), Aaron played for the “New England Patriots” for three seasons.

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    Aaron Josef Hernandez in a Football game

    Additionally, the New England Patriots drafted Hernandez in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. Along with his teammate Rob Gronkowski, the pair established themselves as one of the league’s most effective teams with at least five touchdowns. 

    Moreover, Aaron also made one Super Bowl appearance in Super Bowl XLVI. 

    Her Parents Relationship

    Avielle’s dad Aaron and mom Shayanna were in a relationship since 2007. Initially, the couple first met in elementary school, and this is where their love thrived. After dating for five years, they welcomed their first child, Avielle, and in the same year got engaged. Further, the lovebirds even purchased a $1.3 million four-story home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts.

    Their relationship was tested when Aaron cheated on her but some time later she forgave him and got back in his house.

    How did Avielle Janelle Parents Meet?

    The then couple had known each other since grade school. After graduating from high school in 2007, the two started dating, and soon after Hernandez proposed to Shayanna, and they got engaged in 2012.

    Likewise, in the same year, they conceived Avielle Janelle Hernandez. Although there are rumors that they exchanged vows, it doesn’t seem to be the case.

    Is Aaron Hernandez a Murder?

    He was suspected of murdering Odin Lloyd. On June 18, 2013, the police searched Hernandez’s home to find out the connection and missing pieces leading to his friend’s death. Odin was found dead by multiple gunshots to the chest and back in a park about a mile from Aaron’s residence. Lloyd was the boyfriend of Shayanna’s sister “Shaneah Jenkins”.

    Besides, Aaron’s former “The England Patriots” club cut ties with him a week before his arrest. On June 26, 2013, Aaron was accused and charged with five firearms offenses as well as first-degree murder on June 26, 2013. He was also accused by the grand jury of murdering Odin on August 22, 2013.

    However, he pled not guilty on Sept 6, 2013, but was found guilty on April 15, 2015, and sentenced to life imprisonment.

    He died at the age of 27

    On April 19, 2017, police found Aaron hanging with a bedsheet from the window in his cell at 3:05 am EDT. He was then taken to UMass Memorial Hospital-Leominster where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 am. Investigators say he had been smoking and was using a drug-related to psychosis, thirty hours before his death.

    The report says that Aaron was Suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy 

    Researchers at Boston University studied Aaron’s brain after he passed away and discovered that he had CTE in stages three of four. The disorder occurs by repeated head trauma, which can lead to troubles with rage, bad judgment, paranoia, and many other things. This might account for some of his actions and misdeeds.

    Avielle Janelle and Her Mother Shayanna Jenkins Life After Aaron’s Death

    Shayanna and Avielle Janelle couldn’t believe their eyes and were heartbroken after hearing what had happened to Aaron. Shayanna Jenkins also posted an Instagram story stating that she wants to take a break from social media; and thanked people for all their love and support.

    Jenkins later shared a photo of Aaron Josef holding his daughter Avielle Janelle Hernandez’s shoes on April 19, 2021, as a remembrance where she quoted.

    “Since you’ve been gone, the loss hasn’t gotten any easier … It still hurt. I still cry. I still wonder why. Your memory is what gets me through each day as I remember all the special things about you. -an unknown … you are missed, loved, and thought of heavily today. Avielle and I continue to talk about you and keep your presence alive. May you continue to Rest In Peace and watch over us daily. With love always and forever.”

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    Aaron Josef Hernandez holding his daughter’s shoes

    How Many Siblings Does Avielle Janelle Hernandez Have?

    She has a younger half-sister by the name of Giselle Guilmette, who is the daughter between Shayanna and Dino Guilmette. Both the girls are incredibly close with each other and are often featured on their mother’s social media platform.

    At first, the death of Aaron Josef came as a shock to the family. Shayanna was heartbroken but her life took a turn for the best when she met Dino Guilmette.

    Avielle Janelle Hernandez mother step-father half-sister
    Avielle with her parents and half-sister.

    Meanwhile, her current partner is a former boxer. Dino and Shayanna began dating and are now engaged. Avielle Hernandez lives with her mother, step-father, and younger half-sister in Rhode Island.

    Aaron Josef’s Avielle Daughter’s Career

    Avielle Janelle Hernandez is 9 years old as of 2022. She’s too young to be working. She is, nonetheless, a dance enthusiast; who is presently taking dance classes in Cheryl’s School of Dance in Rhode Island. She has received numerous awards from various dancing competitions. Avielle thus has a great future ahead of her, and we wish her the best.

    Avielle Janelle Hernandez in a dance competition
    Avielle in a Dance Competition

    Her Social Media Handles

    She currently isn’t on any social media platforms. However, her mother Shayanna Jenkins constantly posts her daughter’s photos on her Instagram account by the name of @shayjhernandez.

    Avielle Janelle’s Net Worth

    She is estimated to have a net worth of around $2 million which she received from her late father Aaron Josef Hernandez. 

    While the estimated net worth of her late father was around $8 million. 


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