Who Is Olivia Nelson-Ododa Boyfriend? Inside Her Dating Life

Published Date: 31 Oct, 2022 Updated date: 31 Oct, 2022 By Daniel Roffer

Olivia Nelson-Ododa has followed her father and brother’s footsteps pursuing a career in basketball. Both her father and brother had a remarkable collegiate and professional career so far.

Olivia Nelson-Ododa is reportedly dating a NBA player boyfriend now. Get to know inside her dating life, parents, family & personal life here.

American basketball player Olivia Nelson-Ododa currently plays for the WNBA side Los Angeles Sparks. She played college basketball at the University of Connecticut (UConn).

Who Is Olivia Nelson-Ododa Boyfriend?

Nelson-Ododa is now dating an NBA player boyfriend as per her Instagram post.

The forward is seems to be in a relationship with Wendell Carter Jr. who plays as a center at Orlando Magic. She even celebrated her 22nd birthday with him back in August 2022.

Likewise, Wendell has also shared pictures with his new girlfriend on his Instagram account. In response, Olivia commented “I love you” with a lovely emoji in the post.

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Nelson-Ododa is yet to get married. As of now she is enjoying her love life with her basketball player partner.

Meet Olivia Nelson-Ododa Parents & Brother

Olivia is one of the three children of parents Sebastian Ododa and Heather Nelson-Ododa. She was born on 17 August 2000 in Lansing, Michigan, United States.

The player comes from sports family background as her father Sebastian was a professional basketball player and has represented the Kenya men’s national basketball team. Moreover, he played college basketball for Huntington University.

Nelson-Ododa is accompanied by an elder brother named Alonzo Nelson-Ododa and a younger brother Isaiah Ododa. Alonzo is also a basketball player who played as a forward at Danish side, Team FOG Naestved.

Her Career Journey

Olivia attended Winder-Barrow High School in Winder, Georgia where she played high school basketball. There, shewas named Miss Georgia Basketball in her senior year.

Afterward, she went to the University of Connecticut to play college basketball. She ended her collegiate career averaging 8.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 2.0 blocks per game.

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The 6-foot-5-inch has represented the United States, winning a bronze medal at the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship. Likewise, she won a gold medal at the 2019 FIBA AmeriCup and the 2019 Pan American Games.

Nelson-Ododa was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in the second round, 19th overall in the 2022 WNBA draft. Subsequently, she made her WNBA debut against Seattle Storm on 20 May 2022.

Some Interesting Facts About Olivia Nelson-Ododa

  • Olivia also played volleyball during her high school.
  • Her brother Alonzo played collegiate basketball at the University of Richmond and the University of Pittsburgh.
  • She regards Maya Moore as her favorite basketball player because of her playing style and strong work ethic.
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