Blake Martinez and Wife Kristy Martinez Are Parents to Two

By PhillipPublished on: December 28, 2023 Updated on: February 21, 2024
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Blake Martinez, the linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers has been married to his wife Kristy Martinez since 2018. The couple met when the footballer used to play for the Green Bay Packers. According to Blake, meeting her was the best thing that ever happened to him. In addition to being an NFL WAG, Kristy is a realtor and a mother. 

Curious to find out how she manages her personal and professional life? If so, you have come to the right place as we will be debunking all the interesting facts surrounding Kristy in this article.

Blake And Kristy Have Been Married Since 2018

The footballer and the realtor got married on June 28, 2018, surrounded by close friends and family members. The groom donned a grey suit while the bride opted for a white gown.

The couple has been married for more than five years now and from the looks of it, their relationship seems to get stronger with each passing day.

The Footballer Proposed To His Wife At A New York Restaurant In 2017

The lovebirds met in 2017 while the footballer was playing for the Green Bay Packers. They started dating on April 8, 2017, and just six months into their relationship, Blake knew that she was the one and proposed to her during their date in a New York restaurant on October 29, 2017.

Blake Martinez and his wife Kristy Martinez.
Kristy and Blake got engaged in October 2017.

Kristy couldn’t believe her eyes and she said Yes! with tears in her eyes. The same day, the NFL star took to his Instagram to share the news with his fans. He posted a photo of the two with a caption that read, “New York is a place I will never forget, and this girl is someone I can never live without 💍❤️

They Are Parents To Two Beautiful Daughters

Blake and his wife Kristy are parents to two beautiful daughters. Their first daughter, Kinsley Rey Martinez, was born on August 3, 2018. Kristy took to Facebook to share a photo of her newly-born on August 5th stating that it was the most amazing experience of her life.

Blake Martinez with his wife and daughter.
Kristy with her husband and daughter.

Furthermore, the linebacker also took to Instagram on the day Kinsley was born to share the news of her arrival with a heartfelt message, “Literally the greatest thing to ever happen to me and Kristy! Unreal experience and Kristy is the strongest woman I have ever met! And our baby Kinsley got all her good looks! 9 pounds 1 ounce!

More than two years after becoming the father, the linebacker announced the upcoming arrival of his second child in February 2021. Announcing the news, he shared a photo of his daughter Kinsley wearing a t-shirt with the words “Promoted To Big Sister.

After the announcement, however, Blake hasn’t talked about his second child in his social media posts. Nothing much about their second daughter is known since both Blake and Kristy haven’t shared anything about her. Meanwhile, their second daughter once appeared on Blake’s Instagram when he wished his firstborn on her fourth birthday.

Kristy Martinez Hails From Livermore, California

Born Kristy Kearney on October 25, 1996, in Livermore California, she is the daughter of Marci J Kearney and the late Mark James Kearney. Her father sadly passed away on March 10, 2011, due to cancer. He was an engineer and had worked for 12 years with Superior Automated Sprinkler Company.

Blake Martinez's Wife with her family.
Kristy with her mother and two brothers.

Kristy grew up in her hometown alongside her elder brothers Kyle Kearney and Jacob Kearney. She is pretty close to her siblings and constantly shares photos of the two on her socials.

Furthermore, talking about her education, she completed high school at Granada High and later joined Santa Barbara City College earning a degree in communication. Likewise, Mrs. Martinez earned a degree in Communication Studies from The University of Arizona in 2017.

Blake Martinez’s Wife, Kristy Martinez Is A Real Estate Agent

Kristy is a realtor. The 27-year-old has always had a passion and interest in homes and discovering neighborhoods from a young age. Hence pursuing her dreams, Mrs. Martinez decided to become a real estate agent.

She has been working as a realtor for Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group since November 10, 2017. She has been contributing to the team with her strong work ethic for the past six years.

Both Of Her Siblings Are Former Athletes

As we stated earlier, Blake’s wife has two elder brothers who are former athletes in their own right. Kristy’s eldest brother Kyle used to play baseball. However, he currently works as a school counselor at Saint Clement Catholic School. Jacob, on the other hand, was a linebacker just like Blake.

He has played for several teams including the California Golden Bears and the Green Bay Packers. Jacob aka Jake was thought to have been a great player on the team, but sadly his career came to a bitter end after he sustained a severe back injury in July 2015.

Blake Martinez wife with her siblings
Kristy’s brothers are former athletes.

The former linebacker even shared his story with the world through a Facebook post in March 2016. Kristy shared the post with a message saying she is proud of him. Similarly, she also told her brother Jacob that it was not the end of the world and countless opportunities were still waiting for him.

Jacob has already moved on and has been working as an accountant executive at Quantcast since February 2022. Before this, he was a surgical consultant at Arthrex from June 2019 to January 2022.