J.J. Watt has been courting Kealia Ohai for 4 years. The 30-year-old Houston Texans star received engaged to the 27-year-old skilled soccer participant final Could.
Ohai performs for the& Chicago Crimson Stars of the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League and has additionally performed for the USA girls’s nationwide staff.
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She beforehand performed for the Houston Sprint from 2014-19. Watt may typically be noticed carrying her jersey at video games.
Ohai has achieved success on the soccer discipline regardless of being blind in a single eye (she was recognized with extreme astigmatism in her proper eye when she was 6 years outdated). She was teased in school as a result of she wore a patch over her left eye to assist strengthen the best one, although it by no means regained power.
“My depth notion is fairly off,” Ohai informed espnW. “Lots of people would say they don’t prefer to drive with me at nighttime as a result of at evening it’s fairly unhealthy. However it’s nothing like I’m tripping over issues. I believe as a result of I used to be so younger when it occurred, I form of found out learn how to stay with it.”
Ohai performed soccer for the College of North Carolina and received an NCAA title with the Tar Heels in 2012. She was the second total choose of the 2014 NWSL Draft.
Ohai starred on each the soccer and observe groups at Alta Excessive College in Utah. She received 4 straight state soccer championships and ran the 100-meter sprint and four×100 meter relay.
Her father named her after Kealia Seashore on the island of Kauai.
Watt and Ohai went public with their relationship in January 2017 after courting for a few yr.
“The rumors are true. We’re courting,” Ohai stated throughout an interview on the two Up Entrance Soccer podcast. “I’ve recognized J.J. for a extremely very long time, and we’ve all the time been actually nice buddies.”
Watt and Ohai met one another by way of Ohai’s sister, Megan, who’s married to Watt’s former Texans teammate, Brian Cushing.
All through their relationship, Watt and Ohai have been extraordinarily supportive of one another’s skilled careers.
Particulars on their future wedding ceremony date have been saved a secret nevertheless it seems the blissful couple will formally tie the knot in 2020.