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Who is Calvin Ridley's girlfriend as Falcons WR steps away from football?

Joshua Rogers November 1, 2021
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The Falcons wide receiver has announced he’s stepping away from football. Now people want to know more about Calvin Ridley’s family and personal life, including his girlfriend Dominique Fitchard.

Calvin Ridley announced on Sunday (31 October) he is stepping away from football to focus on his mental health.

The Falcons WR missed his second game of the season due to personal matters.

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Falcons wide receiver to ‘step away from football’

He also opted out of travelling to London for the Falcons’ game against the Jets in October.

Calvin shared a message to Instagram explaining his decision.

There is no timetable for Ridley’s return.

Who is Calvin Ridley’s girlfriend, Dominique Fitchard?

After hearing the news, many NFL fans wanted to know more about Calvin Ridley’s personal life. Let’s take a look.

Calvin Ridley’s girlfriend is Dominique Fitchard, who he has reportedly been dating for a number of years.

Dominique Fitchard was born on 9 February 1993 in Huntsville, Alabama.

She has a twin sister, Monique, and graduated from Johnson High School where she played varsity basketball.

Fitchard is co-owner of Hella Fly Hair Collection, which sells beauty and hair products online.

Fitchard has more than 31,500 followers on Instagram @dominiquemichellle.

More on Calvin Ridley’s family and personal life

Ridley was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 20 December 1994.

He was drafted by the Falcons in 2018 after playing college football at Alabama.

Not much is known about Calvin Ridley’s family but he has a younger brother, Riley Ridley, who is also an NFL receiver.

Ridley and his girlfriend Dominique Fitchard have a daughter, Cree.

They announced the news Dominique was pregnant last year.

Calvin has shared several photos of his daughter to social media.

Dominique also regularly posts images with Cree.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.