Austin Ekeler is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Chargers in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Western Colorado and then signed with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2017.
Ekeler went to Eaton High School in Eaton, Colorado, and played high school football for The Fightin’ Reds. In Week 4, against the Houston Texans, Ekeler had 109 total yards, two rushing touchdowns, and one receiving touchdown in the 34–24 win. In Week 5, against the Cleveland Browns, he had 16 carries for 173 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown. He also had a receiving touchdown in the 30–28 victory.
Talking about his private life, Austin is seeing a woman named Melanie Wilking, with whomhe has been in a relationship for over a year now. In this post, we’ll talk regarding Austin Ekeler girlfriend and more about his personal life.
Know About Melanie Wilking, Austin Ekeler’s Girlfriend
Melanie Wilking is a popular TikTok dancer and social media influencer, and the two often spend time together. She has amassed a huge fan following on her social media accounts. Melanie is Austin’s attractive, empathetic, and supportive girlfriend, frequently goes to the stadium to watch him play.
Melanie is very active user on Instagram. She has a public and verified account. She has amassed a significant amount of fan following. As of this writing, she has 173K followers wo follow her there.
She is known for being flexible and creative, which has helped her get more than 3.4 million fans on the platform so far. She grew up in Michigan and started dancing at age 2. She graduated from Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts.
Austin and Melanie started dating officially in 2021. It is unknown that where they met or what happened at that first meeting.
Austin and Melanie also help each other a lot with their careers. She often goes to his NFL games with his mother, and some of the videos on the social media star’s TikTok channel show her and Austin taking part in some kind of viral challenge.
Austin Was Previously Dating Taylor Frick
Austin Ekeler dated a few other women before he started dating Melanie. Taylor Frick is one of the more well-known names on the list of girls he has dated in the past.
Taylor is a personal fitness trainer at the moment. She had a business registered in Colorado, but she is popularly known as a trainer at UFC Gym in Costa Mesa, California.
About the same time, both Frick and Austin Ekeler went to Western Colorado University. It’s not clear when or how they started dating. Ekeler joined the NFL in 2017 when he signed with the Los Angeles Chargers. Frick was said to have been by his side for most of his career.
However, the couple only dated for a brief period of time before they ended their relationship.