Jon Rahm’s Wife: All You Need to Know About Kelly Cahill

Published 03/24/2021, 11:54 AM EDT
OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL – AUGUST 30 : Jon Rahm of Spain poses with his wife, Kelley Cahill, both holding the trophy after the final round of the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields Country Club (North) on August 30, 2020 in Olympia Fields, IL. (Photo by Tracy Wilcox/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Jon Rahm is one of the most popular golfers in the world. Rahm, who hails from Basque Country in Spain, turned pro in 2016 and became an instant attraction both on the PGA and the European Tour. Besides his game, a lot of attention has shifted towards his personal life after Rahm married Kelly Cahill in 2019. 


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Who is Kelly Cahill and what do we know about her? 

By now, everyone knows that Kelly Cahill is the wife of Jon Rahm. But one can’t deny learning more about Rahm’s wife because she too, is an athlete. 


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Kelly Cahill was born on February 23, 1994, in Lake Oswego, Oregon, Portland. Her parents are Rob and Nancy Cahill and Kelly has a brother named Marty. 

DUBLIN, OHIO – JULY 19: Jon Rahm of Spain is celebrates with his wife Kelley Cahill after winning the final round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide at Muirfield Village Golf Club on July 19, 2020 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

As for her education, Kelly Cahill graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, unlike her brother who went to Oregon’s Lake Oswego High School. 

Kelly Cahill then joined Arizona State University where she majored in biology. Besides academics, she excelled in track and field as an athlete and her primary sport was the javelin throw. Moreover, the student-athlete also played tennis and tried her luck at boxing. 

Where did Jon Rahm and Kelly Cahill meet each other? 

Jon Rahm went to the same school as Kelly Cahill. They both met each other at the Arizona State University and developed an instant bond that eventually blossomed into something beautiful. 

Their relationship began in college and has been going strong ever since. While Rahm was excelling as a golfer in Arizona State, Kelly Cahill was getting her own fame through javelin. 

The couple then decided to move in together and take their relationship to the next level. They tied the knot in 2019 after two-years of maintaining a live-in relationship. 

After getting engaged in 2018, Jon Rahm married his college sweetheart Kelly Cahill in an intimate ceremony in his hometown of Bilbao. The couple has been winning the hearts of sports fans ever since. 


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Kelly Cahill has been a constant presence at golf events to support her husband Jon Rahm. Furthermore, the couple announced in November 2020 that they’re expecting their first child. 


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Rahm, who will play at The 2021 Masters, has informed that he will leave the tournament halfway if Kelly gives birth between April 8-11. 

Things are going incredibly well for Jon Rahm both on and off the course. He’s winning on the tour as well as in his personal life. It is only a matter of few weeks before he embraces his first taste of fatherhood! 


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Arjun Athreya

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.



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