Claire Cornett has been with the University of Cincinnati’s former quarterback Desmond Ridder for over 6 years. During this time, she has seen Desmond transform from a regular high school player to a collegiate one, and now he’s chosen by the Atlanta Falcons in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft with the No. 74 overall pick.
Intrigued with Desmond’s girlfriend yet? Keep reading this Claire Cornett Bio to learn all about her.
Meet Claire Cornett, Desmond Ridder Girlfriend
Claire Cornett and Desmond Ridder officially began their relationship on May 19, 2016.
Dating for over 4 years, in Nov 2020, Claire then took it to her IG to reveal the good news about their pregnancy captioned, “Baby Ridder coming April 2021!!! counting down the days till we meet our little one. swipe to find out the gender!!”
Yes, they even held the gender reveal party then. It was a girl!
In March next year, the two then held the baby shower program, and the next month, on April 19, 2021, their daughter Leighton Elizabeth Ridder stepped into this world.
“Everyone please welcome Daddy’s little Princess and my pride and joy Leighton Elizabeth Ridder to this wonderful world… You are loved to the moon and back,” Desmond posted over his IG welcoming his daughter at the time.
Their daughter turned 1 recently (on April 19, 2022). Celebrating her birthday, Claire wrote on her IG, “The world got a little brighter as we welcomed this angel into our lives. happy 1st birthday to my best girl, it’s been the most magical year with you.”
Also, it was April 2022, when Desmond was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons with the No. 74 overall pick. Prior to that, Desmond played college football at the University of Cincinnati after receiving his scholarship offer from Cincinnati head coach Tommy Tuberville.
During his time in Cincinnati, Desmond was named the “Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week” and the “Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week” in the 2020 season. Also, in 2021, he again received the title “Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week” after the No. 7 Bearcats defeated No. 9, Notre Dame, on the road.
Claire Cornett Age
Claire Cornett was 23 years of age in 2022.
If you don’t know, Claire is a year older than her boyfriend Desmond Ridder.
Claire Cornett Family
Claire Cornett comes from a family of at least four — her parents, Greg and Anita Martin Cornett; herself; and her sister Lauren Cornett Brown.
Sadly, her parents have long separated and are with different partners now.
Though we don’t know much about Claire’s mother (FB @anita.m.cornett, Twitter @anitacornett), we do have some info about her father Greg Cornett (FB @greg.cornett.5, IG @cornett.greg.
Greg is a University of Kentucky (1995) J.D. graduate who went on to work at the Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC for over 12 years. He then worked as an adjunct professor at Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville for 5 months before joining LG&E and KU Enegery LLC as an associate general counsel.
He quit LG&E and KU after 14½ years in Dec 2021 and joined PPL Corporation as its vice president, and was employed there as of 2022.
As for Claire’s sibling Lauren, she lived in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband Garrett Brown and their two kids.
Is Claire Cornett On Instagram?
Yes, as of April 2022, find Claire on Instagram @claire.cornett with 4K followers. Most of her posts then featured her family, friends, her cute daughter, and Desmond.
Also, here’s her Facebook @claire.cornett.7 and Twitter @claire_cornett.
Claire Cornett Height
Claire Cornett stands tall at a height under 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm).
Compare to her boyfriend, Desmond, who is a towering 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm), Claire is a lot shorter.
Mentioning her district features, Claire has vanilla-colored hair, blue eyes, and a triangular face.
Claire Cornett Job
Claire Cornett just started her job as a sales executive at Max Retail in Feb 2022. “I am thrilled to be a part of such an amazing company and team. Looking forward to building relationships and making a difference for our retailers,” she wrote on her LinkedIn.
Prior to that, she worked as a sales associate for Free People in Cincinnati Area, KY, for almost 4 years.
Also, back from Feb 2019 to May 2019, Claire joined Ellis Law Group LLP for her Legal Internship.
As for her education, Claire attended Christain Academy of Louisville from 2013 to 2015. She then joined Assumption High School from 2015 to 2017 and went on to graduate with a degree in political science from the University of Cincinnati in May 2020.
When Is Claire Cornett Birthday?
Claire receives her birthday wishes on December 15, making her of the Sagittarius zodiac.
Where Is Claire Cornett From?
She hails from Louisville, Kentucky. But as of 2022 resided in Louisville, Kentucky.
How Much Is Claire Cornett Net Worth?
By 2022, Claire garnered a net worth of under $300 thousand.
Reportedly, an average sales executive in Louisville, Kentucky made around $244 thousand per annum then. So, this was probably what she earned as well.