Golfer Michelle Wie Gets Engaged With Boyfriend Jonnie West!

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Published Date: 12 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 12 Mar, 2019

American golfer Michelle Wie is on cloud nine since officiating her engagement with boyfriend-of-long via her Instagram on Sunday. The ecstatic announcement came after the couple made their relationship public in January.

Jonnie West, who is the son of NBA legend Jerry West, was caught on his knee popping the engagement proposal to Michelle on the latter’s Sunday’s Instagram post. Michelle’s caption of ‘My Person for life’ signified the proposal which appeared to be staged on the Lyon Street Steps in San Francisco.

Michelle Wie shares engagement moment with boyfriend Jonnie West on 10 March 2019 (Picture: Michelle’s Instagram)

The five-time LPGA winner formerly made her relationship public with her Golden State Warriors’ staffer boyfriend in January. Michelle expressed the happiness to spend a couple of days with her ‘heart’ in her Insta post on 25 January 2019.

Apart from that, the couple was caught getting cozy with one another in Michelle’s Valentine’s Day Instagram post. What more alluring of her post was the caption which read,

Can’t wait to spend 999 more Valentine Days with you ❤

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Michelle Wie with her soulmate on Valentines 2019 (Picture: Michelle’s Instagram)

Major credit for the pairing of the couple should go to golfer Justin Thomas who apparently seems to be the one to introduce them in the first place. While Justin took over his Instagram to congratulate the couple for their recent bonding, Michelle replied him with an idea to start a matchmaking business.

This enticing news appears to do all good for the 29-years-of-age golfer as she just came back from a daunting injury she suffered some two years ago. Meantime, we hope to hear the wedding plans from the freshly engaged couple soon!

Michelle Wie’s Bio, Career, Net Worth

Michelle Wie was born as Michelle Sung Wie on 11 October 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is the only child of her immigrant parents from South Korea, Byung-Wook Wie (father) and Bo (mother). Her father previously served as a professor at the University of Hawaii while her mother was South Korea’s amateur golf champion in 1985. Michelle graduated from Punahou School in 2007 and later enrolled at Stanford University.

Michelle’s golfing career began in 2000. However, her professional career kick-started when she was around 15 years old. During her more than a decade-long career, Michelle has bagged 5 LPGA tour wins alongside her major U.S. Women’s Open win in 2014. The inspiring golfer summons the net worth of $12 Million while ranks 74th with $15,377 earnings in the LPGA Tour Money Leaders-2019 standings.  

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