Who is Nelly Korda's boyfriend? Know everything about her love life

According to reports, Andreas Athanasiou, the Canadian hockey player, is the boyfriend of Nelly Korda, the American golfer.

Nelly Korda in a file photo (Image Credits - Instagram/ @nellykorda)
By Abhiruchi Rout | Oct 26, 2023 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Hailing from the United States of America, Nelly Korda is a golf sensation who boasts a great record on the LPGA Tour with seven wins and, accomplishing the peak in the Women’s World Golf Rankings. Her most notable achievement was winning the gold at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Alongside her sister Jessica, she wore the colors of the USA at the Solheim Cups of 2019 and 2021 and went on to represent her nation again in 2023. Coming from a family having a sporting background, Nelly’s parents, Petr and Regina, were tennis champions representing Czechoslovakia.

Beginning her professional stint in 2016 on the Symetra Tour, Nelly Korda tasted her initial success at the Sioux Falls GreatLIFE Challenge as she surpassed Wichanee Meechai. Two years later, she captured her first LPGA Tour title in Taiwan, with this victory linking her and Jessica as the third set of sister-champions in LPGA’s history. She emerged as the runner-up spot at the CME Group Tour Championship and secured a monumental win at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open in early 2019. This win matched the successes of her family members, all of whom have previously won various tournaments in Australia.

In June 2021, Nelly Korda claimed titles at both the Meijer LPGA Classic and the prestigious KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, which propelled her to the number-one ranking in women’s golf. The Tokyo Olympics saw her nearing the record-breaking score of 59. Although she couldn’t accomplish the feat, she claimed the prestigious gold medal, becoming the first American woman to do so since Margaret Abbott in 1900.

By 2022, Nelly had established herself as one of the best golfers in the world as she marked 26 continuous weeks as the number one in women’s golf, surpassing Stacy Lewis. Another biggest win of her career was when she won the Chevron Championship in April. Her triumph continued with a win at the Aramco Team Series in London. According to the World Golf rankings in October 2023, she is ranked overall. Besides these, in 2021, Forbes recognized her in their ’30 under 30′ list when she was just 23.

Who is Nelly Korda’s boyfriend?

According to reports, Andreas Athanasiou, the Canadian hockey player, is the boyfriend of Nelly Korda.

Does Nelly Korda have any kids?

No, Nelly Korda doesn’t have kids.

Know everything about her love life

Andreas Athanasiou is a talented Canadian ice hockey center who represents the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL. The Detroit Red Wings saw his potential early on, selecting him 110th in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. They then signed a three-year introductory deal with him in November 2013. By April 2014, Athanasiou stepped up to the AHL, playing his first game with the Grand Rapids Griffins against Lake Erie Monsters.

His prowess earned him a spot in the NHL, where he made his debut with the Red Wings in a match against the Dallas Stars in November 2015. Shortly after, he recorded his first NHL goal against Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals. In 2020, the Red Wings traded him and Ryan Kuffner to the Edmonton Oilers.

In December 2020, Athanasiou inked a one-year agreement worth $1.2 million with the Los Angeles Kings. He renewed his commitment to the Kings in July 2021, with a contract valued at $2.7 million for a year. Andreas Athanasiou moved to the Chicago Blackhawks in July 2022 with a $3 million deal. Recognizing his significant contribution, the Blackhawks recently extended his contract for two years in June 2023, offering him an annual value of $4,250,000.

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