When it comes to football celebrities, there is no doubt one may think back of someone who played ten seasons of Minnesota Vikings! And right, he is Adam Thielen, a football wide receiver with eight 100-yard receiving games.
Adam was born in Minnesota and couldn’t imagine his life without sports. While studying in high school, he attended football, golf, and baseball. Yet, his infinite love of Chris Carter and Randy Moss made him choose football over other kinds.
In 2013, he signed with the Minnesota Vikings. He made his NFL debut in 2014 in the game against the St. Louis Rams. His day-to-day achievements led to his playing for the team till 2023. In March 2023, he signed with Carolina Panthers.
Now let’s skip the entire intro and take a look into Adam’s family background. Who are the people that stay shoulder-to-shoulder with the NFL star? Here we go.
Adam Thielen parents
Pete Thielen (father)
Date of birth: unknown
Pete is American born and is a Christian. There are few details about him as Adam didn’t reveal the occupation of his parents.
It is known that Pete likes sports and often watches football games with little Adam. Therefore, he supported his career choice and helped him out in different situations.
Jayne Thielen (mother)
Date of birth: unknown
Jayne’s name is often searched concerning her famous son. But as they chose to keep things more private, there is no information about her job or hobbies.
In her marriage with Pete, she gave birth to Adam and Amanda. They lived in Minnesota, in Detroit Lakes.
Jayne has a Twitter account with the handle @JayneThilene, but she seems not active in recent years.
Amanda Welken (sister)
Date of birth: March 1979
It is known that Amanda lives in Minnesota and is the top loyal fan of her brother Adam. She is married and has two sons. Unfortunately, there are no details about her job or hobbies.
All the family routes for Minnesota Vikings and even has a set of Vikings’ t-shirts and jerseys.
Angela Thielen Escalante (sister)
Date of birth: December 28, 1983
She works at Barrow Neurological Institute as a hand therapist and has 3 kids.
Caitlin Graboski (wife)
Date of birth: September 27, 1991
Marriage duration: 2015 – present
Adam is a lucky family man, whose wife is Caitlin. The future couple met in 2011 when their friend planned a date for them. By that time Caitlin was studying at Iowa State University and didn’t want to mix her studies with relationships. Yet, Adam was persistent enough to change her mind. When Caitlin finally gave a green light to Adam, she had to transfer to another university in Minnesota.
No wonder, Adam is so in love with Caitlin. During her studies, she was an active soccer player and took part in Iowa State University’s competitions.
With her transfer to Minnesota State University, she got a degree in Communications and Speech Pathology. She indulges herself in lifestyle blogging.
The couple also takes part in charity events and recently donated $100,000 to the Masonic Children’s Hospital in Minnesota.
Adam Thielen kids
Asher John Thielen (son)
Date of birth: October 11, 2016
Asher is their firstborn child and resembles his parents a lot. He already shares a little piece of fame as his father is one of Viking’s best football players and is searched on the internet.
Adam posts with his son and family a lot and wears a specially tailored Vikings’ jersey.
Hudson James Thielen (son)
Date of birth: January 8, 2019
Hudson is the middle child and always hugs his parents on the camera.
Cora Jean Thielen (daughter)
Date of birth: June 22, 2021
Cora is the latest family addition and the only daughter in Adam’s family. They often go sightseeing and take photos. As she is still a toddler, she is a round-faced baby girl.