Anthony Edwards Is Building a Family With His Influencer Girlfriend

Anthony Edwards of the Minnesota Timberwolves has a daughter with his doting girlfriend and that child’s half-brother is Chief Keef’s son!


May 21 2024, Published 11:38 a.m. ET

Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards is the pride of the North Star State after helping his team beat the Denver Nuggets on May 19, 2024. The Wolves have reached the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2004. And we’re sure the woman Anthony is dating is proud of him, too!

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Anthony even gave his girlfriend a shout-out from the court after a January 2023 game against the Houston Rockets, a game in which he marked a season-high of 44 points. “My girlfriend’s birthday is in [a few] days, man. She’s going out of the country, so I had to put on a show for her,” he told a Bally Sports North sideline reporter before blowing kisses into the stands.

Here’s what we know about Anthony’s lady love.

Anthony Edwards has been dating his girlfriend Shannon publicly since 2020.

Anthony’s girlfriend is a social media influencer named Shannon (who also goes by the name Jeanine Robel), and they went Instagram-official in 2020, according to People.

Shannon posted a pic of herself wrapping Anthony in a hug in November 2020, writing, “Together forever any problem you got I got it,” she wrote at the time.

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And Shannon seems like a rock-solid support system for Anthony. As her 143,000 Instagram followers can attest, she often posts snapshots of herself court-side at his games. “In [Ant] we trust!,” Shannon wrote on May 19, captioning a photo of herself at a game and including emojis of an ant, a wolf, and hearts in the Timberwolves’ colors.

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Anthony and Shannon welcomed a child together in March 2024.

Two became three in March 2024 when Shannon gave birth to her and Anthony’s daughter, per . In fact, Anthony left the court in the middle of a game between the Timberwolves and the Sacramento Kings to attend the birth, according to a Twitter post from sports radio host Allen Stiles.

The following month, Shannon posted an Instagram Stories pic of Anthony cuddling their daughter. “She was waiting on him to come home to do this,” she wrote, captioning that snap.

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A baby shower video Shannon posted in February 2024 revealed that the baby’s initials are AJE, and a Mother’s Day post a couple of months later told followers the little one is named Aislynn.

Shannon also has a child with rapper Chief Keef.

Anthony isn’t the only famous face in Shannon’s dating history. She also has a son named Krue with “Love Sosa” rapper Chief Keef, People reports.

And Krue might be a sports star in the making. Shannon has shown off videos of the young guy playing basketball and flag football.

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On Mother’s Day, Shannon shared Instagram photos of Krue cradling Aislynn. “I love you BOTH,” Shannon wrote in the caption, with heart emojis. “God knows I needed you both! Krue, my firstborn, thank you for growing me up. Thank you for being my reason my motivation, my ride or die. We’ve experienced it all together. Aislynn (Ladybug), thank you for making me soft, gentle, and a lot more patient! Thank you for bringing me peace. Happy Mother’s Day to me.”

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