Who is Wes Welker’s wife Anna Burns Welker?

By SarahPublished on: March 6, 2024 Updated on: March 7, 2024
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Wes Welker is the Miami Dolphins‘ wide receiver coach. However, before he started a coaching career, he played 12 seasons in the NFL. The San Diego Chargers drafted him in 2004. After playing for a year there, he joined the Dolphins for two seasons. Welker spent most of his time with the Patriots, then a year with the Broncos. His final season was with the St. Louis Rams.

Even though the former wide receiver frequently changed teams during his playing days, he has been with only one woman since 2010. The dating rumors of him and a bikini model, Anna Burns Welker, started surfacing in early 2010. They maintained a private relationship for the first few years before having their dream wedding in 2012.

Well, Anna not only loves her husband but is also a fan of football. She can’t see her team losing, and sometimes, losing gets her emotional. Keep reading to find out more about their special bond.

Wes Welker Is Married To Anna Burns Welker

Welker has been married to Burns for over 11 years. After dating for quite some time, they finally tied the knot on June 24, 2012. The wedding was held in Aspen, Colorado, surrounded by their friends and family. His then teammates also attended the ceremony.

The bride looked beautiful in her white gown, and the groom complimented her with a black suit and white shirt.

Wes Welker marriage with Anna Burns
Wes married Anna in 2012.

The former player tweeted his appreciation: “Can’t thank my friends and family enough. Great times last night. The sleeves got ripped off early and often. Couldn’t have been more perfect.”

They still have a strong bond and have been enjoying their marital life for several years now.

Wes Didn’t Announce His Engagement To The World

Wes and Anna were first seen together in 2010. The duo didn’t confirm their relationship at first, but later, they started cozying up in public. After dating in private for over two years, rumors about their engagement broke in early 2012.

According to some sources, the former wide receiver popped the question during the holiday season in 2011. Anna reportedly asked for a love bracelet for Christmas, but he gave her a ring instead.

Wes Welker and his wife, Anna Burns Welker
The pair got engaged in the winter season.

Whenever reporters asked them about their engagement, the partners would decline the comments, saying, “We’ll keep that personal.” When people were getting confused about their relationship status, the couple surprised everyone with their June wedding after the game season.

The Welkers Have Three Children

Over the years of their marriage, the lovebirds became parents to three kids. Mrs. Welker announced her first pregnancy on 2015’s Father’s Day, flaunting her baby bump and baby daddy.

She gave birth to twins Caroline and Carter on August 10, 2015. Their youngest, Coleman Jack, joined the family on July 13, 2017.

Wes Welker with his wife and children.
The married couple has three kids.

Anna can’t get enough of sharing glimpses of her little ones on social media. The younglings are in middle and elementary school, learning new skills and interests. Even though they are pretty young, the siblings-trio have a strong bond.

Wes Welker’s Wife, Anna, Used To Be A Model

Anna was born on April 13, 1982, as the youngest of seven children. Apart from sharing some photos if her dad and mom, she has yet to reveal anything about them. As for her education, she attended South View High School.

Wes Welker's wife, Anna Burns Welker was a renowned model
Anna used to be an International swimsuit model.

The native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, won the 2005 Miss Hooters. It was the 9th annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant at Jackie Gleason Theatre, Miami. She was also in the 2007 Hooters calendar.

However, after her marriage with the wide receiver coach, she is currently focusing on her family.

Welker’s Spouse, Anna Burns, Lashed Out On Social Media After Her Favorite Team Lost

Wes was playing for the Patriots when he got hitched to Anna. When his team lost to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship, the upset wife went to Facebook to rip Ray Lewis, the former linebacker. She shared how she was proud of her hubby and the Pats. She further added,

By the way, if anyone is bored, please go to Ray Lewis’ Wikipedia page. 6 kids 4 wives. Acquitted for murder. Paid a family off. Yay. What a hall of fame player! A true role model!

Burns later released a statement apologizing for her comments. She shared how the competitiveness of the game and negative comments got to her.

She wrote, “My actions were emotional and irrational and I sincerely apologize to Ray Lewis and anyone affected by my comment after yesterday’s game.” Anna ended her comment by praising both teams for their accomplishment.

About Author: Sarah

Though I have started writing NFL related blogs recently, I have fallen in love with this world. Hope you like my work as much as I enjoy writing these.