Gaining prominence by marital status has become one of the easiest ways of being pulled to the limelight. Jessica Olsson gained a spot on the list of the famous after her union with the popular NBA star; Dirk Nowitzki. She is quite a reserved fella and the mother of three. We reveal more about the WAG in the paragraphs that follow.
Meet Jessica Olsson
Jessica Olsson gained public recognition after she married the NBA star player, Dirk Nowitzki. Although she has been causing a hell lot of traffic on search engines, she has decided to maintain her previous status quo by staying under the radar. There are no dates of her birth. Records say that she was born somewhere in Kenya. She holds a Swedish nationality and is of mixed ethnicity.
Apart from having gained prominence as the heartthrob of a basketball star, Jessica is also celebrated as the sister to the twin footballers, Marcus, and Martin Olsson. She works as an associate director of the Goss-Michael Foundation art gallery.
Her Union With Dirk Nowitzki
One of the beautiful things about Jessica and Dirk’s union is their love despite their different ethnic backgrounds. Ever since their meeting, their love has waxed stronger. The two first met at a charity event during an NBA All-Star weekend in Dallas in 2010. Theirs is a love at first sight as the NBA star fell in love with her smile and that glued him to the spot. Afterward, they kicked off their relationship and were publicly seen for the first time at The ESPYS awards.
On the 8th of August 2012, they decided to make it all official on an island in the Caribbean. Their wedding was said to be filled with love and mixed feelings. As a result of their different ethnic backgrounds, Dirk had to perform the Kenya rites of identifying his wife in the amidst five women. If he failed, he was fined with a goat, however, he correctly picked Jessica and that sealed their union.
From most of their pictures online, one could easily tell that the two sure treasure what they share. After their marriage, they have gone ahead to expand their family with three adorable children; Morris, Max Nowitzki, and Malaika Nowitzki.
As aforementioned, Dirk is a popular professional basketballer who has made several wins as a professional b-baller playing for the Dallas Maverick. He was born in Würzburg, Germany on a Monday, the 19th of June, 1978. He started his professional career playing for Milwaukee Bucks before he was traded to his current team in 1998. Dirk is regarded as one of the few players who has successfully completed 20 seasons playing in the National Basketball League.
The b-baller is a strong forward who stands at 7 feet tall. He has bagged a lot of accolades during his sports career including an all-time lead scorer, NBA Champion, amongst others.
Dirk comes from a sporty family. Jörg-Werner, his father was a German handball player who took the sports to another height. Helga Nowitzki (nee Bredenbröcker), his mother gained expertise in the game of basketball. Silke Nowitzki, his older sister performed remarkably well as a spinster while in high school. She later turned to the game of basketball and currently works for the NBA in International TV.
Dirk has also gone ahead to own a charity organization, Dirk Nowitzki Foundation whose primary aim is to help fight poverty in African nations.
Her Siblings – Martin Olsson and Marcus Olsson
Just like her husband, Jessica Olsson was also born into an athletic home. Her twin brothers have pursued sports as a career and have made enormous wealth from it.
Martin Olsson was born as Martin Tony Waikwa Olsson on 17, May 1988. He is popularly known as a professional footballer who plays left for the EPL club side Swansea City and the Sweden National Team. Martin initially started his career with Blackburn Rovers but subsequently played for Norwich City before joining Swansea.
Marcus Olsson on his part also plays football for Derby County playing in the midfield position and sometimes as a left back. The twins have been very successful at the teams they’ve played for.