Jimmy Butler’s Girlfriend Kaitlin Nowak: Relationship History, and Other Interesting Details

Published 08/21/2021, 9:44 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 18: Jimmy Butler enters at the 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron Vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on February 18, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)


Hair locks with low skin fade, bulky shoulders, and an angry demeanor are the few things that define Jimmy Butler in a nutshell. Publishing houses like GQ and media giants like ESPN have all done exclusive profiles on the Miami Heat leader for all the good reasons.

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However, Jimmy G Buckets has still kept his love life a very low-profile affair, spilling no beans for the buzz world to pick. Yet, there is this one woman who constantly has her name attached to that of the Chicago native.

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Jimmy Butler and his relationship dynamics with Kaitlin Nowak

Jimmy is dead serious about his work commitments and when he misses one of his game nights, it has to be a family affair. So back in October 2019 (the same season he reached his first NBA Finals), one such important event forced him to miss a Grizzlies battle. He opted out of the night to stay with Kaitlin, who was pregnant with Jimmy’s daughter.

After Rylee’s birth, the couple appeared publicly at Super Bowl LIV, while Kaitlin even showed up at some Heat games. Rylee’s mother is a 5’5” brown-eyed damsel. Nowak, a Nebraska-born 30-YO Polish-American model, comes from a family of entrepreneurs. She went to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, studying Advertising, PR, and Applied communication before putting all that to use as a model. She has even attended the ESPYS, further proving her association with the sporting world.

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Miami Heat captain and his former relationships

Back in 2015, Jimmy Butler was dating a woman named Charmaine Pulia, while he was playing for the Chicago Bulls. They had their photos partying together, but nothing more than that. Later in 2016, Canadian actor-model Shay Mitchell entered Jimmy’s life. In fact, TMZ also took an interest in his budding relationship that never saw confirmation.

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Perhaps Jimmy’s greatest catch was singing sensation Selena Gomez as they reportedly went on a few dates. However, before anything substantial could see the daylight, a beautiful Kaitlin entered and promised a long stay in Jim’s life.

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So what’s your take, is Jimmy ever going to date a new woman or would he stay true to Nowak as he is true to not getting a tattoo? Help us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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Sourabh Singh

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Sourabh Singh is an NBA sports analyst for EssentiallySports, who has been working with the site since May 2020. Prior to this, he functioned as Managing Editor at WittyFeed, followed by a stint at Decathlon. The Sports Management graduate leads an active lifestyle, veering to the mountains for off-trail adventures.

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