J.J. Watt; Wife, Brothers, Age, Height, Weight, Stats, Contract, College

Published Date: 02 Feb, 2020 Updated date: 02 Mar, 2021 By Celebs Podium

At the age of 30, J.J. Watt got engaged with his long-time girlfriend. Right now, he is more than anxious to marry his wife-to-be, which he revealed on her 2020 birthday celebration.

American football defensive end J.J. Watt plays for NFL team Houston Texans. He is the five-time recipient of Pro Bowl honors in the consecutive from 2012 to 2015 and 2018.

J.J. Watt Bio & Family

The player was born as Justin James “J. J.” Watt on 22 March 1989 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. His parents John and Connie Watt raised him and his brothers, Derek and T.J. Watt. Their father is a firefighter by profession while their mother works as a building operations vice-president. Derek plays as a fullback for the Los Angeles Chargers, and T. J. Watt plays linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

J.J. went to Pewaukee High School and also got the Woodland Conference Player of the Year Award his senior year. He was then committed to Central Michigan University and the University of Wisconsin until the 2011 NFL draft. The player stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall, and his weight is around 131 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 33-year-old has a net worth of $7 million from professional NFL playing since 2011. He did not play his college senior year to enter the 2011 NFL Draft. The Texans picked him as the first defensive end in the first round on 28 April 2011. A mammoth contract signing of $11.24 million of four years was signed between him and the team on 31 July 2011.

J.J. Watt playing stats (Picture: NFL)

Almost three-season old, Texans offered him a six-year contract extension, worth $100 million before the 2014 season start. As a part of the contract, he got $30.9 million at signing $21 million before the 2016 season.

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J.J. Celebrates Wife-To-Be’s 2020 Birthday!

Apart from his professional obligations, J.J. shares a great relationship comrade with his wife-to-be Kealie Ohia. After dating each for quite some years, the couple decided to exchange their engagement rings on 26 May 2019.

The couple recently celebrated Kealie’s birthday. J.J. took his Instagram to handle to post an admirable image of the two.

J.J. Watt and his wife-to-be Kealie Ohia on 1 February 2020 (Picture: J.J.’s Instagram)

He wrote,

Happy Birthday my love! You are kind, sweet, talented, tough, motivated, gorgeous, and just truly all-around incredible. I am so thankful to have you in my life, and I cannot wait to marry you. I love you @kealiamae ❤️?


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Some Interesting Facts About J.J. Watt

  • At the age of four until 13, J.J.’s interest lay in playing Hockey.
  • Due to a conflict of financial reasons and a proper schedule, he gave up Hockey.
  • In high school, he was named the team’s MVP.
  • J.J., in his senior year, made incredible stats of 399 receiving yards, 26 catches, and five touchdowns.
  • In 2017 after Hurricane Harvey mass destruction, he donated $100,000 and raised over $1 million for the victims.
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