“He Really Likes to Win”- Simone Biles Jokes About Her Overly Competitive Boyfriend Jonathan Owens

Published 09/15/2021, 2:15 PM EDT


The gymnastics GOAT, Simone Biles, has been enjoying her time away from the mat with her friends and family. Biles has also been exploring her fashion side, as she recently attended the VMA awards and the iconic fashion event, the Met Gala 2021. Simone will soon return to the mat for the Gold Over America tour at the end of September 2021.

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Simone also celebrated her one-year anniversary with her NFL boyfriend, Jonathan Owens. The athletes started dating during the pandemic.

Simone Biles lets the NFL star win

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Simone Biles’ boyfriend Jonathan Owens is the football safety for the Houston Texans. The couple have been super supportive of each other’s athletic journey. When Simone withdrew from Tokyo Olympics 2020, Jonathan sent her his full support and love through social media. And when Simone returned from Tokyo, the first thing she did was visiting her boyfriend at his NFL match.

Competitiveness is a crucial ingredient in athletes across the world. In conversation with Live with Kelly and Ryan, Simone was asked who is more competitive between the two. The Olympic champion revealed Owens was more competitive than her, and she even let him win at their friendly Jenga games.

“He is actually very competitive, but me it’s like even in the gym I’m not competitive. I try to compete with myself. But we are always joking, even playing Jenga, he really likes to win, so I just let him have it. Even when we’re play wrestling, he thinks he has me but..” Biles said.

Simone trolled Jonathan lovingly on their 1st anniversary

Recently, Simone and Jonathan celebrated their first anniversary together. 24-year-old Simone found an interesting way of wishing her NFL boyfriend. Simone posted on her social media saying, “oops I forgot to tell y’all that we’ve been dating for more than a year so happy past 1 year to the best thing that’s ever happened you: ME”

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NFL players also replied to the post with a sweet message. Owens said, ” Times flies when your having fun. To many more with you, baby. “

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Simone will soon start her Gold Over America tour with the top American gymnasts, hopefully, her boyfriend will also be in the audience cheering for her.

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is an NBA and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A graduate of Political Science, Shreya comes from a strong sports background. A professional 10m air pistol shooter, Shreya is also a tennis enthusiast.

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