A.J. Dillon of the Green Bay Packers has had an up-and-down 2022, with some impressive performances and some setbacks due to injury. The footballer’s personal highlight of the year was his wedding to the woman of his dreams. A.J. Dillon’s wife, Gabrielle Dillon, was always there to cheer him on at every game. The Dillons’ chemistry and adventures set the bar for other couples. Fans are curious about the running back’s other half, a professional photographer. So we reveal her full background in this Gabrielle Dillon wiki.
|About Gabrielle Dillon|
|Birth||October 30, 1999 Wisconsin|
|Spouse||A. J. Dillon (2022-Present)|
|Children||Algiers "Trey" Dillon III (born May 2, 2023)|
|Parents||David Toonen (Father), Tonya Toonen (Mother)|
|Owns||Gabrielle Toonen Photography|
|Alumni||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Gabrielle Dillon’s Family
A.J. Dillon’s wife, Gabrielle Dillon (nee Toonen), was born on October 30, 1999, to David and Tonya Toonen. She was raised in Wisconsin alongside her siblings, Claudia and Will Toonen.
Her dad is the vice president of Toonen Properties. It’s a real estate company in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Gabrielle Dillon’s brother, Will Toonen, has hosted a podcast with A.J. Dillon called “Toonen to Dillon” since December 2021. The duo talks about everything from sports to home improvement. Meanwhile, her younger sister is a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Gabrielle Dillon’s Education and Career
Gabrielle Dillon has been captivated by photography since she was eight years old. That’s when she started using her mother’s old digital camera to shoot photos while growing up surrounded by stunning hills, sunsets, lakes, and forests.
Later, she pursued her hobby and studied photography editing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After her studies, she started her own photography business.
A.J. Dillon’s wife is also a social media influencer and food critic. Her Instagram handle on food, @diningwiththedillons, has 11.1k followers.
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Gabrielle Dillon and A.J. Dillon’s Relationship
The couple met through a mutual friend in 2020. After dating for a year, the NFL player planned a surprise proposal for his girlfriend on her family’s dock in Egg Harbor. On the pretext of a Door Country, Wisconsin, tourism ad, Dillon called her to the planned place where her family and his mom were already present.
In September 2021, the footballer got down on his knee after clicking a few pictures for the alleged advertisement and popped the question. The lovebirds married in the backyard of Gabrielle’s parents’ lake house on June 25, 2022.
When A.J. Dillon recorded his 20-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles, his wife promptly posted a celebratory story to Instagram.
AJ’s 25th birthday this year became extra special. Gabrielle gave birth to their first child, Algiers “Trey” Dillon III, on May 2, 2023, her husband’s birthday.