Who is AJ Dillon’s Wife? The Husband And Wife is Parent to A Boy

By CarolPublished on: December 18, 2023 Updated on: February 20, 2024
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Did you know that the Packers‘ running back, AJ Dillon is a married man? Well, yes! The tall, dark, and handsome athlete has been madly in love with his wife 0f nearly one year. So, who is the woman behind his smile? Where did the footballer meet his spouse? Most importantly, what is their married life like?

In the article below, you will learn exciting details about Dillon and his happily ever after.

Who Is AJ Dillon’s Wife? Their Marriage Details

Indeed, he is married. If you’ve followed the running back for long then you’ll know exactly who he’s married to. Any guesses? Well, it is none other than his long-term girlfriend, Gabrielle Toonen.

The pair tied the knot in a dreamy wedding ceremony on 25th June 2022. The wedding occurred in Toonen’s family’s lake house in Door County, Wisconsin. So far, they’ve been enjoying a blissful married life of over a year. After the wedding, his partner adopted his surname and she is known as Gabrielle Toonen Dillon these days.

Gabrielle Toonen Got The Dreamy Wedding She Longed For

Talking about their wedding day, it was something we only imagined would be possible in a fairytale. Like any other woman on this planet, AJ’s bride also wanted the grand yet classy wedding of her dreams. And what’s more, her wish was her hubby’s command!

As mentioned, the pair tied the knot at her lakehouse in Door County, Wisconsin. The love birds deliberately chose a special venue that they could revisit forever. The beautiful lake in the backyard acted as a picturesque backdrop; the bride and groom exchanged vows right in front of it.

AJ Dillon and his wife had a dreamy wedding ceremony in June 2022
Picture perfect pair – AJ about to kiss his spouse minutes after saying, “I do”

The ceremony was followed by a lavish party. Their reception took place at the Horseshoe Bay Country Club and Beach Club, just two miles away from the lake house. Along with Dillon’s fellow teammates, star NBA player, Sam Dekker accompanied the newlyweds.

What’s more, Gabrielle carefully curated her bridal look. She was clad in a white Sareh Nouri dress which she accessorized with Loeffler Randall shoes. A diamond necklace complimented her entire look. On a similar note, her husband wore a classy black custom-made tuxedo by Master Rudolf Taylor.

Dillon and Gabrielle Married At The Same Venue They Got Engaged

Interestingly, the pair tied the knot at the same place where Dillon asked Toonen to be his wife i.e., her family’s lake house.

On the Labor Day weekend of 2021, the running back decided to pop the big question. He planned everything all by himself with a little help from Gabrielle’s parents.

To keep the proposal a secret, Dillon told Gabrielle that they would be featured in a tourism ad for Door County, Wisconsin and they would be shooting pictures at the lake house. The fake photo shoot was paired with a small interview at the end. Just as the “interviewer” finished his part, AJ got down on one knee and asked, “Will you marry me?”

Flaunting his new fiance on X (previously Twitter), he wrote, “When you know, you know.” Likewise, Gabrielle also posted a series of pictures from the happy day on her Instagram.

AJ And Gabrielle Have Known Each Other Since 2020

The year 2020 is special for AJ Dillon for two specific reasons: (i) he was selected by the Packers in the 2020 NFL Draft, and (ii) he met the love of his life.

RB, AJ Dillon met his wife in 2020
AJ Dillon and his wife Gabrielle sharing a kiss

A few months after he began playing for the big leagues, the footballer came across Gabrielle Toonen. The pair were introduced by a mutual friend and they hit it off in the first meeting. Eventually, they began dating and knew that they were the ones for one another. Even more so, they were open about their affair and they would openly flaunt their romance on their socials.

The Athlete’s Wife Is An Influencer/Photographer

Gabrielle Toonen has a very successful career to back her up. In addition to being a renowned social media influencer, she is a prestigious photographer as well.

She had a keen interest in photography ever since she was little. During her childhood, Toonen used to click pictures with the help of her mother’s camera. Eventually, the hobby turned into her true passion. In the current day and age, she runs her own photoshoot business and showcases her work on Instagram.

Additionally, her stature as a social media influencer is all thanks to her dear hubby. People first noticed her as his girlfriend. With time, they began following her for fashionable tips. Not only this, but she is also well known for sharing her extraordinary recipes.

Husband-Wife Duo Run A Food Page On Instagram

While we’re on the subject of food, AJ and his partner are big-time foodies. The pair also has a separate Instagram account for their delicious outings and homecooked meals. With over 18k followers, the page provides viewers with reviews of food from all the different places. To add to this, they also share their travel experiences through the page.

The Couple Is Raising A Baby Boy Together

Merely months after their wedding, the duo announced that they were expecting a new family member. On 1st December 2022, the footballer posted several photos with his wife; they were holding a sonogram in their hand and wrote “Dillon, party of 3” in the caption.

Dillon and his wife, Toonen gave birth to a baby boy after a year of their marriage
The Dillons – AJ with his wife and kid

Fast forward to 2nd May 2023, their lovely son, Algiers Dillon III was born. The little boy is nicknamed Trey. Interestingly enough, the father and son share a birthday. He posted a cute little picture of him holding his baby boy with the caption, “Birthday Twins”; his son is indeed the best birthday gift he could ever receive!


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Ever since Trey’s arrival, the husband and wife have given all their attention to him. The little guy is also the center of his parents’ world.