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Meet Cooper Kupp's wife Anna Marie as Rams WR wins Super Bowl MVP

Joshua Rogers February 14, 2022
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Cooper Kupp’s wife Anna Marie and their children revealed as the wide receiver wins the Super Bowl MVP on a historic night for the Los Angeles Rams.

Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp has had a stellar season in 2021. The 28-year-old topped 90 receiving yards for a ninth consecutive game, tying him with Hall of Famer Michael Irvin (1995) and Odell Beckham (2014) for the longest such streak in the last 70 seasons, per NFL.com.

Kupp also became the fourth player in NFL history to earn the triple crown as the league leader in receptions (145) receiving yards (1,947) and receiving touchdowns (16).

In Super Bowl LVI, he helped the Rams to a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Kupp caught a one-yard pass from Matthew Stafford with 1 minute 29 seconds left to clinch the win. He had had eight catches for 92 yards and two touchdowns and was awarded the MVP.

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Rams WR comes from impressive NFL lineage

Kupp comes from an impressive lineage of NFL talent. His grandfather, Jake Kupp, was drafted in the ninth round of the 1964 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He played until 1975 and was named to the NFL All-Rookie team, as well as the New Orleans Saints’ 25-year All-Time Team and Hall of Fame.

Cooper’s dad also briefly payed in the NFL. Craig Kupp was a fifth-round draft pick by the New York Giants in 1990, and played for the Cardinals and Cowboys.

Who is Cooper Kupp’s wife Anna Marie?

Cooper Kupp’s wife is Anna Marie Croskey (now Kupp), with the pair meeting in college. Anna Marie grew up in Richland, Washington, with five siblings and parents Nathan and Veronica. She met Cooper at Eastern Washington University, where the two began their relationship.

“I knew she was the one I wanted to marry when we had first met back in high school,” Kupp told ESPN. “I told my mom the day I met her, ‘I’m going to marry this girl.'”

Anna graduated with a bachelor of arts in communications with a major in public relations. She was also an athlete during her time there and raced as a track athlete while serving as a coach to youngsters.

After completing their sophomore year, the couple tied the knot in 2015. Anna Kupp is pretty active on Instagram @annemariekupp where she has more than 11,000 followers. She appears to help Cooper run his website – cooperkupp.com – which updates fans about Kupp’s life and sells merchandise.

Speaking about his wife recently to ESPN, Cooper said: “There’s no doubt in my mind, not only would I not be here where I am today without her or accomplishing the things I would be doing. I really believe I may not be in this – I may not be in the NFL if it wasn’t for her and what she has inspired in me and pushed me to do.”

Do Cooper Kupp and his wife have children?

Cooper and Anna have two sons – Cooper Jameson Kupp, born 3 July 2018 and Cypress Stellar Kupp, born 17 January 2021.

Cooper and Cypress often pop up on their parents’ Instagram accounts, and the photos are usually adorable.

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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.