Simone Biles Father Gives a Subtle Four Word Reminder to Husband Jonathan Owens Hours Before Their Grand Wedding

Published 05/06/2023, 5:30 AM EDT

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Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens caused a stir in their fandom when they exchanged vows in Houston last month. However, the power couple’s wedding shenanigans are far from over. The gymnast and the NFL star have flown to the sunny locale of Baja California, Mexico, for their destination wedding. Now, as wedding gifts and best wishes are coming in for the newlyweds, the bride’s father has a special message for son-in-law Jonathan Owens.

In the presence of their family, friends, and other close-knit acquaintances, Biles and Owens are all set to wed for the second time. After reaching their destination, the couple left no stone unturned to give glimpses of their wedding festivities. From sharing beautiful pictures of the venue to posting stills of decorations and festoons, the pair has covered it all. However, the one which grabbed the viewers’ attention was a picture of the gymnast’s father, Ronald Biles.

Simone Biles’ father gives a special reminder to his son-in-law 


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Recently, the Olympian shared a series of pictures from her wedding venue through her Instagram handle. In one of her stories, Ronald Biles could be seen relaxing by the beach wearing a white T-shirt with an interesting message on the back – “I loved her first”. Printed underneath the message was the gymnast’s birth date, “3.14.1997”. The front of the T-shirt, which could be seen in the following story, said, “Father of the bride” with the date “5.6.2023”.


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Ronald Biles wasn’t the only one who donned a cool pre-wedding attire. The bridesmaids and the groomsmen also wore some chic outfits all while having fun on the beachy locale. While the bridesmaids wore t-shirts with “cinco de Drinko” printed on them, the men wore all-white outfits. Furthermore, just a few hours before the dreamy wedding, the pair pulled off the curtains from the pre-wedding event and shared the peeks with their social media followers.


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Rehearsal dinner and all things fancy

Though the pair got officially married in April, the pre-wedding rituals were due. However, Mr. & Mrs. Owens are now up to celebrate all the festivities with their friends and families. First, the newlyweds organized a welcome party to greet everyone who graced their presence at the wedding. Then came the rehearsal dinner, where Biles wore a cocktail dress, whereas Owens wore beach short pants and a blazer.

Newly Wed Simone Biles Teases Fans With an Update on House With Jonathan Owens


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With a second wedding ceremony at one of the most beautiful destinations, fans can expect more pictures, and videos from the couple. Though the groom already got a message from his father-in-law, the social media cult is excited to send more wishes and blessings along the pair’s way. 

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Purva Jain


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Purva Jain is a senior sports writer for Essentially Sports. With her expertise in surfing, Purva has a deep passion for the ocean and a love for the thrill of big waves. Author of ‘Gold and Brown’, ‘Chasing the North Star’ and ‘Light Beneath the Shadows’, Purva idolizes Kelly Slater, taking to heart his famous quote, "There's always a wave you want to surf.
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