Akbar Gbaja-Biamila is a prominent figure in American sports industry as he's the former professional footballer playing for Oakland Raiders.

Now, this 38-year-old football guru is busy hosting the popular American sports entertainment competition show, American Ninja Warriors. But today we're here not to talk about his gaming glory but to know him more up close and personal.

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Chrystal Gbaja-Biamila happy married life; blessed with four adorable children and living a life he's always dreamt of. Let's find out more details about their happy couple.

Let's find out more details about their happy couple.

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Chrystal Gbaja-Biamila Married Life: Happy Couple

When it comes to playing football, he's athletic, fast moving and pretty hard headed but when it comes to dating women, he's a one man woman.

Akbar Gbaja-Biamila with his wife Chrystal Gbaja enjoying their lunch together, Source: Fab Wags

Akbar is happily married to his lovely wife Chrystal Gbaja-Biamila since a long time and the pair is living a blissful wedded life together.

The details about their wedding have not yet been revealed but the pair met through mutual friends and fell for each other instantly and the rest is history.

Akbar and his wife Chrystal pose for a photograph with their 11-month-old twins Naomi and Nasir during lunch in downtown Culver City, Source: NFL

But wait, there's more!

There were rumors that this powerhouse couple is facing problems in their marriage but those were all just hoaxes. They are still going strong without any bumps on the road, and divorce is far away out from the picture.

Happy Couple blessed with four children

Akbar and Chrystal together share four bundles of joys.

They first welcomed their twin baby daughters Nasir and Naomi and later gave birth to their son Elijah followed by the birth of youngest daughter Saheedat.

Akbar and his wife Chrystal together with their children enjoying vacation in Hawaii, Source: NFL.com

The perfect family of six spent a lot of time together, going on family vacations and trips.

Just last year on Christmas, Akbar posted a picture of his family celebrating Christmas with his children. Look how happy they are! 


A family that plays together stays fit together. We got our @fitbit! #ChristmasMorning #MerryChristmas

A post shared by Akbar Gbajabiamila (@akbar_gbaja) on

 We would like to wish the wonderful pair life time of happiness and hope the perfect family remains together always.

 Quick facts about Akbar Gbaja-Biamila

  • Born and raised in LA, California, Akbar Biamila is former American footballer, playing as Defensive end/ Linebacker.
  • He's 1.98m tall and he currently co-hosts for American Ninja Warrior.
  • Attended San Diego University and played college football for San Diego Chargers and Miami Dolphins.
  • Used to play basketball at Crenshaw High School but got football scholarship in the University.
  • Akbar's full name is Akbar Oluwakemi-Idowu Gbaja-Biamila, Akbar means "great", Oluwakemi means "God Blessed me", Idowu meaning "born after twins" and Gbaja-Biamila mean "big man come save me".
  • He comes from a Nigerian ancestry and both parents are Muslim but later converted to Christianity.
  • His father was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and in 2000 while his mother died in a car crash.
  • He retired from NFL back in 2008 and turned towards television and started working for CBS Network.


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