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Who is Kathryne Padgett? Age gap with rumoured beau A-Rod explored

Shania Wilson April 13, 2022
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You’ve probably heard the dating rumours flying about, but former baseball star Alex Rodriguez just added fuel to the fire when appearing at the Timberwolves game with Kathryne Padgett.

A-Rod was first linked to Padgett in January of this year and, although neither of them have confirmed romance, fans certainly have their theories.

So, who is Kathryne Padgett? We take a look at her career, the age gap between her and Rodriguez, and more.

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A-Rod and Kathryne Padgett make appearance at Timberwolves game

Hot on the heels of ex Jennifer Lopez’s newly-announced engagement, Alex Rodriguez was pictured with rumoured girlfriend Kathryne Padgett.

The New York Post reports that the pair were sat courtside and Padgett even subtly tagged Rodriguez in an Instagram story.

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The two were first linked earlier this year during the Packers’ divisional round playoff game against the 49ers, but neither of them have confirmed any official romance.

With that being said, a source told InTouch at the time: “A-Rod is having fun with Kathryne.

“They’re enjoying each other’s company and he finds her attractive, but after coming out of a four-year relationship with J. Lo, he’s not ready to be in a fully committed relationship with anyone just yet. He’s keeping his options open.”

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Who is Kathryne Padgett? Age gap with A-Rod and career explored

Kathryne Padgett is a National Physique (NPC) Competitor and Director of Nutrition at Doyle Sports Performance, according to her Instagram bio. As per NPC News, Kathryne won two titles in the 2021 NPC competition.

Most recently, Padgett has been linked to former baseball player A-Rod, who is 46 years old. Kathryne, on the other hand, is 25 years old, according to Intouch Weekly, giving them an age gap of 26 years.

Nonetheless, the pair seem as though they’re enjoying each other’s company and, after all, they’re both sports lovers.

Padgett appears to be a die-hard gym lover, and was even athletically talented in college. Attending Houston’s University of St. Thomas, the 25-year-old was reportedly a midfielder on the school’s soccer team.

Kathryne shares her love for fitness on Instagram, where she’s managed to earn over 11k followers.

Alex Rodriguez called it quits with J-Lo in 2021

Alex Rodriguez’s new rumoured flame follows his split with singer and actress Jennifer Lopez.

The two broke things off in 2021 after four years of dating, stating: “We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so.

“We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”

Lopez has since announced her engagement to ex-partner Ben Affleck – 18 years after they called off their first wedding.

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Shania is a Magazine Journalism graduate from the University of Derby. Her main passion is rooted in print journalism, however, she also branches out towards social media and is also interested in public relations. Outside of writing, Shania enjoys using social media, reading, and drinking coffee.