Who are Stefon Diggs’ parents Stephanie Diggs and Aron Diggs?
Learn all about Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs and Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs' parents, Stephanie Diggs and Aron Diggs.
Stefon Diggs with his parents
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs is one of the best players in his position in the league. Now playing his ninth season in the league, the 29-year-old continues to perform consistently for his team. Amid all speculations regarding the player, exactly how much do we know about Stefon Diggs’ parents and his roots?
Stefon Marsean Diggs was born to Stephanie and Aron Diggs on November 29, 1993. His name ‘Stefon’ was beautifully coined from his mother’s name ‘Stephanie’ and his father’s ‘Aron’. He also has a younger brother, Trevon Diggs, who now plays for the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL.
Growing up under the influence of their father, Aron, who was largely into basketball, it was no surprise that the Diggs brothers would take to sports in their early childhood. Unfortunately for the family, Aron passed away due to congestive heart problems when his children were still young.
Stephanie, their mother, had to work multiple jobs to sustain her children’s education and saw to it that they worked hard to pursue their goals. To this day, both Stefon and Trevon credit their parents for their success and share a beautiful bond with their mother. Here’s what you need to know about Stefon Diggs’ parents, Stephanie and Aron Diggs.
Who are Stefon Diggs’ parents?
Aron Diggs and Stephanie Diggs are the parents of NFL professional Stefon Diggs, who plays for the Buffalo Bills. His brother Trevon Diggs also plays in the NFL, currently as a cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys. Both Stefon and his brother were mentored by their dad to follow a career in sports.
Aron Diggs originally played Amateur Athletic Basketball but had to give up the sport due to his deteriorating health. But he continued to inspire his sons to pursue their dreams in whatever sport they chose. Stefon and Trevon were already playing football by the age of 5, overseen by their father.
Tragically, Aron Diggs passed away when Stefon was only 14, and their mother, Stephanie had to work multiple jobs to make ends meet. Despite their many difficulties, Stephanie continued to make sure both of her sons went to the right school and did well in their academics as well as sports.
Stefon and Trevon largely acknowledge the sacrifices their mother made and hails her as their ‘Superwoman’. “That’s Superwoman. She did a great job in raising me. My mom taught me so much. She taught me so much along the way as far as how to handle my business.”, Stefon said.
Speaking of his mother, Stefon explained how influential she was in his career. “She weighed the good and the bad for each college, and then helped me make the decision I wanted to make.”
“She loves me and wanted me to make the decision that I’d be happiest with.”, he added. The Diggs brothers also keep their beloved father in memory and they continue to excel in their professional career in the NFL.
Where do Stefon Diggs’ parents live?
Stefon Diggs was born in Alexandria, Virginia, where his parents originally lived. They later moved to Maryland, where Stefon attended high school in Montgomery County, Maryland.
What did Stefon Diggs’ parents do for a living?
Stefon Diggs’ mother, Stephanie, worked over three decades at Amtrak to raise her children after Aron Diggs passed away. She also had to take multiple part-time jobs to make ends meet.
Aron Diggs pursued a personal business but had to stay at home due to his ailing health. He would still coach his sons from a chair as they practiced in the backyard. Aron was a huge Cowboys fan but never really lived to see his sons pursue their professional careers in the NFL.
Stephanie Diggs now attends her sons’ games in the NFL, traveling from city to city. “My mom worked for a very long time,” Diggs told in an interview to Sports Illustrated. “So this is the fun stuff that she likes – bouncing around city to city, to see new places and travel. So I think this is a nice life.”
Stephanie voiced the same saying, “I’m in a good space. I’m happy. My kids are happy. They’re all doing well. I think I did something right.”
What is the estimated net worth of Stefon Diggs’ parents?
NFL professional Stefon Diggs is now playing his ninth season in the league. The seasoned veteran has already made an impressive fortune for himself and his estimated net worth in 2023 is about $12.5 million.
As for the net worth of his parents, there are very few details about the Diggs family assets. Hence, Stefon Diggs’ parents’ net worth remains unknown.
Stephanie Diggs is NFL professional Stefon Diggs’ mother.
Aron Diggs was Stefon Diggs’ father.
Stefon Diggs has a younger brother, Trevon Diggs, who plays in the NFL.
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