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JJ Watt’s wife Kealia makes big change to name on her jersey

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Kealia Ohai was an extremely successful athlete long before she married JJ Watt, and many women in her situation choose to keep their last name after getting married. However, Ohai is now a Watt, and she’s proudly displaying it on her jersey.

Ohai — or should we say Ohai Watt — had “Watt” on the back of her Chicago Red Stars jersey on Sunday night. She shared a photo on Twitter.

Watt and Ohai got married back in February. They began dating back in 2016. Watt has shown support for Ohai in the past by wearing her jersey at games, but now he can wear his own name on the back when he watches her play.

Ohai Watt is in her first season with the Red Stars after playing for the Houston Dash from 2014-2019. She’s also a member of the US Women’s National Team.

JJ Watt, wife Kealia Ohai make huge donation to Houston Food Bank

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Athletes continue to demonstrate their generosity as the coronavirus crisis deepens, and J.J. Watt is the latest.

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and his wife, soccer player Kealia Ohai, have donated $350,000 to the Houston Food Bank to help those in need as the crisis deepens.

Athletes have really stepped up in recent days to help those impacted by both the virus and the cancellations that have resulted from it. That’s been particularly prominent in the NBA, but Watt and Ohai are definitely making a huge contribution here. One million meals is a huge number, and we can only hope others continue to follow their lead.

JJ Watt’s girlfriend Kealia Ohai watched his phone with serious side eye

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JJ Watt wasn’t about to miss an opportunity to watch his Houston Astros in the World Series.

The Texans defensive star attended Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night along with his fiancee Kealia Ohai.

The two were shown on TV at one point, which led to a funny moment. Watt was on his phone while Ohai looked over out of the corner of her eye:

Whether or not she was spying and keeping an eye on her fiance is up to you to decide, but folks online thinking that was the case made the whole thing hilarious.

The two got engaged in May while on vacation. Ohai is a professional soccer player for the Houston Dash.

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JJ Watt, Kealia Ohai get engaged while on vacation

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JJ Watt is officially engaged.

Watt proposed to girlfriend Kealie Ohai while the two were on vacation over Memorial Day weekend. He shared the news along with photos on social media.

In his Twitter and Instagram posts, Watt called himself the “luckiest man in the world.”

The Instagram post contains more photos:

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I’m the luckiest man in the world. #SheSaidYes

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Watt, 30, and Ohai have been dating since at least 2016, which is when she publicly confirmed they were a couple. Ohai, 27, plays soccer for the NWSL’s Houston Dash and is a member of the US Women’s National Team. Watt is a five-time Pro Bowler and three-time AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

The two combine to form an athletic power couple in Houston.

JJ Watt wears girlfriend Kealia Ohai’s soccer jersey at game

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JJ Watt brought all the support to his girlfriend’s soccer game on Sunday.

Watt shared a photo on Twitter that showed him wearing girlfriend Kealia Ohai’s jersey while attending the Houston Dash’s NWSL game against the Orlando Pride.

Ohai delivered the only goal of the game in the Dash’s 1-0 win. It came in the seventh minute:

Ohai, 27, has played for the Dash since 2014 and is a member of the US Women’s National Team. She first publicly confirmed they were dating during an interview in 2016.

JJ Watt dating pro soccer player Kealia Ohai

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The latest rumors surrounding J.J. Watt’s personal life have been that the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is dating Kealia Ohai, a professional women’s soccer player for the Houston Dash. We now have confirmation that those rumors are true.

In a recent appearance on the 2 Up Front podcast, Ohai was asked if she has been seeing Watt. The 24-year-old wasn’t afraid to take things public.

“The rumors are true. We are dating,” Ohai said, as transcribed by Dana Thompson of the Houston Chronicle. “I’ve known J.J. for a really long time, and we’ve always been really great friends, and yeah, I’m really proud of him for everything he’s been going through, but it’s been pretty crazy with all the rumors.”

Watt typically keeps his dating life to himself, but he has been linked to many, many women over the years. Lindsey Vonn flirted with him hard on the ESPYs red carpet over the summer (video here), but nothing really came of that. Before that, Watt went on a “date” with a popular actress, but again things fizzled out.

As pro athletes who play in Houston, Watt and Ohai obviously have plenty in common. You can see more photos of Ohai here.