Know About Kealia Ohai; Salary, Parents, J.J. Watt, Instagram, Age, Blind

Published Date: 30 May, 2019 Updated date: 30 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The world of sports has seen many successful women make their rightful mark. Among those, Kealia Ohai, age 27, is another fitting name. Kealia is an American soccer player for the Houston Dash.

Kealia Ohai has enjoyed the wonderful club and international experiences since stepping into the soccer field. Additionally, the golden girl is enjoying a recent bliss after announcing her engagement with a sports-genre boyfriend.

Kealia Ohai’s Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 27-years-of-age soccer player was born as Kealia Mae Ohai on 31 January 1992 in Draper, Utah. She is the second daughter of her parents, Ben Ohai and Cindy Ohai. Kealia’s elder sister, Megan Cushing, is a former youth national team member who won the 2007 NCAA championship playing soccer at the University of Southern California.

Standing tall at an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches (1.65 m), Kealia graduated from Alta High School in 2010. Later on, she earned her higher degree from the University of North Carolina.

Career, Salary

Kealia developed a tremendous interest in soccer since her high school days. She led her school team to four straight state soccer championships from 2006 to 2009. Subsequently, she enjoyed a blistering college career where she also became a member of the 2012 championship-winning team.

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Kealia commenced her club career after Houston Dash selected her as the second overall pick in the 2014 NWSL College Draft.  Following a fantastic performance of 11 goals from 10 games, she was handed a captain’s armband midway through the 2016 season. Kealia had an injury-daunting 2017 season but came back strong in 2018.


Kealia Ohai captaining the Houston Dash (Picture: Chron)

As part of her international career, Kealia has played with the Under-15, Under-17, Under-18, Under-20, and the Under-23 teams. Kealia’s annual salary is assumed to swirl around $100,000.

Engagement With J.J. Watt

Kealia Ohai just had an amazing weekend in the Bahamas. The soccer player was surprised and excited to see her NFL boyfriend, J.J. Watt, drop to one knee and pop up the engagement proposal. Immediately, Kealia took over her Twitter account and shared the pleasing news on Sunday, 26 May 2019.


Kealia Ohai enjoys after-proposal dinner with boyfriend J.J. Watt on 26 May 2019 (Picture: Kealia’s Twitter)

J.J. Watt, who is the defensive end for the Houston Texans, shares intriguing romance with Kealia since 2016.  The pair met through Watt’s teammate and Kealia’s brother-in-law, Brian Cushing. After keeping their relationship a secret for a long time, the sports couple confirmed their romance in public. Finally, they have put a label to their relationship with an alluring engagement.

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Some Interesting Facts About Kealia Ohai

  • She is blind in her right eye which she had since her birth.
  • Kealia won the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: 2012 and CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship: 2012 with the national team.
  • Kealia has around 270K followers on her Instagram account.   
Category: Sports