Simone Biles And Jonathan Owens It is a match made in heaven for world-class athletes.
The Olympic gold medalist and NFL player, then a safety for the Houston Texans, met on the dating app Raya in March 2020. “I didn’t know who she was,” Owens said. Texas Monthly In June 2021. “I hadn’t heard about it, and when I told her, that was one of the things she liked.”
Although the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the 2020 Olympics, a break in Biles’ training schedule allowed the duo to get closer. “It was one of the few times in her life that everything was on lockdown and she wasn’t able to do anything,” Owens explained. “So we used it to get to know each other — to really get to know each other. It created our bond and made it stronger. Now I’m so grateful.”
It seems the gymnast is as fearless when it comes to dating as she is on the mat. “He was saying I slid into his DMs,” she told LTV. Wall Street Journal In July 2021. They hung up a few weeks later and the rest was history. They tied the knot in April 2023.
See the full timeline of Biles and Owens’ relationship below: