Born in New Hampshire before family moved back to Australia when Aaron was only 2. Father Ron served as chief mechanic for Mario Andretti's race team in New Hampshire. Holds dual American and Australian citizenship.
Introduced to golf at age 8 by his grandmother, Jean Baddeley.
Hobbies include fitness, sports, reading, go-karting, fishing and spending time with his wife and children.
Started a junior event, The Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship, in 2001 that has become one of the leading junior events in the world and is the only junior tournament that gives an exemption to the men's and women's Australian Open, Australian Masters and the Australian Ladies Masters.