Gymnast Simone Biles has been in a relationship with NFL star Jonathan Owens since August of 2020. Read on to find out how they met and more.
Famed gymnast and Olympic medalist Simon Biles is off the market.
The US champion announced her engagement on February 15, 2022, after almost two years of dating NFL star Jonathan Owens.
Since then, the couple has flaunted each other on their social media accounts, this only depicts how strong their relationship is going. So, how did Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens meet and how long ha they been together?
How did Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens meet and long have they been dating?
Biles has been dating football star Owens since March 2020.
They met through a dating app and got to know each other through the pandemic.
In June 2021, Houston Texans safety Owens told the Texas Monthly: “We ended up hanging out right before the pandemic.
“It was one of the few times in her life where everything was just shut off and she couldn’t do anything.
“So we used it to get to know each other—really get to know each other. It created our bond and made it stronger. Now I’m so thankful.”
The football star admitted he didn’t know who Biles was before dating her.
He said: “I just hadn’t heard of her.
“When I told her that, that’s one of the things she liked.”
The couple officially announced their relationship in an Instagram post in August 2020.
In 2017, Biles began a relationship with Stacey Ervin Jr., who is also a gymnast. After three years of dating, the pair slip up in 2020.
When did Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens get engaged?
From Biles’ Instagram post, it appears the couple got engaged on the morning of Tuesday, February 15, 2022.
The post, which was accompanied with pictures of the proposal, read: “THE EASIEST YES. I can’t wait to spend forever & ever with you, you’re everything I dreamed of and more! let’s get married FIANCÉ 💍🥺🥲🤎 @jowens_3“
These same pictures were shared on her Twitter page and she gave it a different caption that reads: “WOKE UP A FIANCEE. I can’t wait to spend forever & ever with you, you’re everything I dream of and more! Let’s get married!”
Owens responded to the post in a comment: “Ready for forever with you.”
It followed up with a video documentary of how everything went down. In the video which showed the couple in their house with a few friends, Biles’ face was beamed with smiles throughout.
Do Simon Biles and Jonathan Owens have children?
The couple doesn’t appear to have any children together or separately.
Biles is a seven-time Olympic gymnast and went nearly eight years without losing an all-around competition from 2013 to 2021.
Biles has accumulated over 30 Olympic and World Championship medals. She is the most decorated American gymnast and the world’s third most decorated gymnast, behind Belarus’ Vitaly Scherbo, who has 33 total.
Owens is a safety for the Texans.
The 26-year-old played football at Missouri Western and entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2018.
He first played for the Cardinals and joined the Texans in 2019 and played several games during the 2021 season.
What is gymnast Simone Biles’ net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Simone Biles is worth approximately $16million.
She has obtained most of her fortune through endorsements, sponsorships, and Olympic wins. Simone Biles has supplemented her gymnastics income with a range of brand endorsements over the years. Simone has earned a little money from her Olympic medals. During the 2020 games, Simone was the highest-paid Olympic athlete in terms of endorsements. She earned at least $20 million from endorsements from 2019 through 2021.
On April 23, 2021, it was announced that Biles was ending her partnership with Nike because she no longer felt that the company matched her values. In the same year, she signed a deal with Gap’s Athleta brand for an undisclosed amount.
In this new venture, Biles will have her own performance wear line, which will include products for wearing to and from the gym, according to the company’s statement.
Prior to the 2016 Olympics, she famously appeared in a Tide commercial alongside a number of other gymnasts.
In 2015 she signed an exclusive, long-term deal with Nike. That same year she also signed a contract with GK Elite Sportswear to produce a line of Simone Biles leotards.
In August 2016, Simone and her fellow “Final Five” teammates appeared on the cover of a special edition Wheaties box.
After her success at the 2016 games Simone signed lucrative endorsement contracts with the following brands, just to name a few:
- United Airlines
- The Hershey Company
- Procter & Gamble
- Mattress Firm
- Spieth America
- Beats by Dre
- Uber Eats
- Facebook Watch
How many medals does Simone Biles have?
Biles has accumulated 32 Olympic and World Championship medals.
She is the most decorated American gymnast and the world’s third most decorated gymnast, behind Belarus’ Vitaly Scherbo, who has 33 total.
The gymnast is a five-time World all-around champion, five-time World floor exercise champion, three-time World balance beam champion, two-time World vault champion, and six-time US national all-around champion.
Biles is the first American female gymnast to win a world medal in every event.