Jennifer Kitna is the wife of the former American football quarterback in the National Football League Jon Kitna (aka Jon Kelly Kitna). As a quarterback, her husband played for the Seattle Seahawks, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, and Dallas Cowboys, and is currently the head football coach at Lakota East High School.
Talking about their married life, Jennifer and her husband Jon has been married for almost three decades. The couple tied the knot in the year 1994 and since then they are leading their marriage gracefully. Well, being married for such a long time, does Jennifer shares children with her husband?
Here in this article, know the personal and professional life of Jon Kitna’s beloved wife Jennifer Kitna. Let’s get right into it!
Jennifer Kitna’s Bio: Her Age, Parents, And Early Life
Jennifer Kitna was born ‘Jennifer Diane Durrow’ on August 17, 1971, in Portland, Oregon, the United States of America. As of 2023, she is 51 years of age. Similarly, she grew up in her hometown alongside her sibling Timm Durrow.
Talking about Jennifer’s parents, her father Charles “Chuck” Durrow is reported to be the former U.S. Navy while the information about her mother is unknown. Her paternal grandmother Rosemary Durrow was a nurse.
As for education, she studied at Central Washington University. Besides, Jon Kitna’s wife belongs to a mixed ethnical background and has African roots from her father’s side. Further, she holds American nationality.
Career: What Does Jennifer Kitna Do For A Living?
Jon Kitna’s wife, Jennifer is reported to be a teacher by profession. While she was doing her college study in Central Washington, she had a dream to pursue a career in the teaching field. Alongside her now-famous husband, Jennifer wanted to be a high school teacher. So, probably, she fulfilled her dream of becoming a teacher while her husband, at the time, went on to become a footballer.
Jennifer’s spouse Jon joined the football team while he was still at Central Washington College and completed his college football career with 43 games played, 911-of-1,550 completions, 12,353 passing yards, 99 touchdowns, and 59 interceptions.
But his professional football career started with the American football team Seattle Seahawk in 1996 and later he played for other teams like Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, and Dallas Cowboys.
In 2012, Kitna’s better half Jon began as a football coach. He first worked as a head football coach at Lincoln High School and after three years he moved to Waxahachie High School. Further, he has been the coach at Brophy College Preparatory, Lakota East High School, and Burleson High School. In addition, Jennifer’s other half has also been a math teacher.
Jennifer Kitna Is Jon Kitna’s Wife: Details On Their First Meeting And Marriage
Jennifer and her beloved husband Jon walked down the aisle on August 13, 1994, in Washington. They first met at Central Washington University and slowly with time, the two individuals pace their journey from being strangers to friends and ultimately to a romantic couple.
Before marriage, the duo dated each other for two years and despite many ups and downs in their relationship, the two eventually ended up being a married couple. Coming up to 2023, the couple has been married for 28 years and still leading their marriage gracefully.
Jennifer Once Caught Her Husband Jon Cheating On Her
While Jennifer and her now-husband Jon were still dating each other, she caught Jon cheating on her. It was October 1993 when their relationship almost reached its end due to infidelity on her then-boyfriend’s side. In this regard, the Cincinnati quarterback said,
“I was an alcoholic,” I was cheating my way through college. I was a womanizer. The final straw was my girlfriend at the time caught me in bed with another girl. I was just like, what am I doing with my life? This was the best thing that ever happened to me, something I didn’t deserve. She’s far too beautiful. She loves me. What are you doing?”
After a couple of months, the incident happened both of them turned their way to spirituality and later somehow made their way to work out their relationship. Many years later, in an exclusive talk Jennifer after becoming Jon’s wife recalled the past moments and said,
“Being young and in love, it was a big blow, “We stayed up late that night and talked. I could tell he was genuinely remorseful because he punched the wall with his throwing hand.”
As of now, they have been husband and wife for almost three decades.
Jennifer Kitna shares four Children with her Husband
Together with her husband Jon Kitna, she has four children, three sons Jordan Kitna, Jalen Kitna, and Jamison Kitna. She also has a daughter named Jada Kitna.
Jordan is her oldest son who played quarterback at Colorado State-Pueblo back in 2020. Similarly, her second-born child Jada, an alumnus of Arizona State University worked as an equipment manager for the Sun Devils. As per her Instagram post, she is currently a sneaker designer.
Further, her son Jalen was a quarterback for the Florida Gators football team. Recently, he was dismissed by the team as he was arrested for sharing child p*r*ogr*phy on his Discord account. Jennifer’s youngest son Jamison has also been a high school footballer.
In addition, Jennifer has also been a mother figure to her husband Jon’s teenage cousins Chris Kjos and Casey Kjos.
Is Jennifer Kitna On Instagram? Her Other Social Media Handles
As per our research, the celebrity wife is not on any social media account, neither on Instagram nor on Facebook and Twitter. But she keeps appearing on her daughter Jada’s Instagram which has more than 2000 followers.
On the other hand, her husband Jon Kitna is also on Instagram but he is not that active. To date, he has shared a minimum of 8 posts on his Insta page which has 111 followers.
Jennifer Kitna’s Net Worth
As of now, it seems like Jennifer’s net worth is yet under review. Meanwhile, her player husband Jon Kitna has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2023.