Who Is Simone Biles’ New Boyfriend Jonathan Owens?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a stop to a lot of different things. However, it’s not been able to halt new love and blossoming relationships. Legendary Olympian Simone Biles has been open about sharing many aspects of her life with the public.
From her acclaimed success on the gymnastic floor to her feelings about the cancelation of the 2020 Olympics and everything in between, the 23-year-old has remained super transparent about her life. Now, following a breakup, it appears that Biles has found new love with another fellow athlete.
Fans knew something was up when Biles sent an adorable birthday wish to NFL player Jonathan Owens for his birthday in July. It was especially enticing since Biles was getting a piggyback ride from Owens in the photo.
Simone Biles broke up with her ex-boyfriend Stacey Ervin Jr after three years of dating
For three years, Biles dated fellow gymnast Stacey Ervin Jr. Early this year the pair were seen vacationing together and taking adorable photos for their respective social media pages. The duo had gone viral previously as Ervin cheered Biles on at her various competitions.
However, early this year the duo decided to go their separate ways. “It’s hard being young and having that long of a relationship and then ending it,” Biles told Vogue. However, it looks like it was a mutual and respectful decision. The breakup “was for the best,” Biles revealed.
Thankfully, Biles didn’t let heartbreak affect how she feels about love in general.
This is how long Simone Biles has been dating Jonathan Owens
Now, it appears that Biles is dating NFL star, Jonathan Owens. Since everything is on lockdown, we’re not sure when or how the gymnast and the football player met. However, eyebrows were raised in July 2020 when Biles wished Owens a “Happy 25th birthday.”
The couple went Instagram official on August 2, 2020, with a pair of adorable selfies, including one where Owens kissed Biles on the cheek. Biles captioned the photo. “it’s just us,” and included a brown heart emoji.
Both Owens and Biles were all smiles in the photos.
Here’s everything we know about Jonathan Owens
The NFL player began his professional football career in 2018 after being a star at Missouri Western State University. Owens was a second-team all-conference and all-academic player and he only missed one game for the entirety of his college career.
Unfortunately, upon being drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in 2018, Owens tore his ACL during an offseason activity drill. “I’m just laying on the ground crying because I don’t even know how that works. I’m thinking, I came all the way here and got hurt,” he told News Press Now at the time.
Thankfully, Owens had since been scooped up by the Houston Texans in September 2019 he signed a reserve/future contract in January 2020. Since sports as a whole is still at a standstill in many ways, it looks like we’re going to be seeing a lot more of these two on social media.