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Ed Kelce

5 Things to Know About Travis and Jason’s Dad

Ed Kelce is the proud father of NFL superstars Jason Kelce and Travis Kelce, the latter of whom is rumored to be dating Taylor Swift.
Here is everything you need to know about Ed Kelce.
“I’d take them there — hard hat, safety glasses, boots, the whole nine yards,” Ed told the Los Angeles Times in February 2023.
“I’d tell them, `You can have a job like your mother’s, or you can have a job like mine.’ ” As we know, both of Ed’s sons pursued careers in professional football.
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Ed revealed on an episode of his sons’ podcast, New Heights with Jason and Travis Kelce, that he initially wanted to go to college after graduating high school, but ultimately his families’ ties to the military sent his life path in a different direction.
He applied for the Army but was rejected because of a knee injury. So, because of his health issues, Ed pivoted to a career in the steel industry.
Ed and Donna got married in the 1970s and had two sons together. But after nearly 25 years of marriage, the former couple decided to divorce. However, Donna and Ed have remained on good terms since their split, as Donna explained on Travis and Jason’s podcast.
“I don’t hate him. We’re friends to this day,” Donna said about Ed.
“We get along great. We were like a tag team with you two. We got to do all sorts of fun things. When one of you had to go out of town, the other person would help with the other child. It was perfect.”
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“But by 10 o’clock Sunday night, somebody’s brokenhearted and somebody’s celebrating. We’ll deal with that the best we can when it happens,” he told The Los Angeles Times ahead of the game, which was won by the Chiefs.
Ed has three grandchildren, all from Jason’s marriage to Kylie McDevitt. In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ed moved to Philadelphia so he could be closer to Jason and his grandkids. He lives about a mile away from his oldest son, according to his LA Times interview.
When he goes to Kansas City, he stays with Travis.