Olympic gold-medal gymnast Simone Biles just said “the easiest yes” to her NFL player boyfriend, Jonathan Owens, on Valentine’s Day! Her Instagram showed Owens popping the question on one knee and Biles reacting to her ring and her new fiancé. She captioned the post, “I can’t wait to spend forever and ever with you, you’re everything I dreamed of and more! Let’s get married, my fiancé …” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) Two years of dating during the pandemic and Biles’ Olympic challenges saw their relationship going from strength to strength and now they have their happy ending. But just how did they get here? They started online Biles and Owens matched on dating app Raya just before the pandemic lockdown in March 2020. She slid into his DMs and was very interested, she told The Wall Street Journal . “I saw him and I was like, ‘Oh, he’s pretty cute,’ so I said hi. And then I saw that he was in the Houston area, so we started chatting a little bit, and then we went to hang out a week or two later.” 4 ways NFL star Tom Brady might add to his US$450m fortune after retiring Biles liked that Owens didn’t know who she was, according to Texas Monthly . “I just hadn’t heard of her, and when I told her that, that’s one of the things she liked,” he said. They took the pandemic as a chance to build their relationship As the Covid-19 pandemic postponed Biles’ schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Owens’ NFL training, the duo decided to focus on getting to know each other better. “We ended up hanging out right before the pandemic. It was one of the few times in her life where everything was just shut off and she couldn’t do anything. So we used it to get to know each other – really get to know each other. It created our bond and made it stronger. Now I’m so thankful,” he told Texas Monthly . The pair made their relationship Instagram official in August 2020 after a few months of dating. They “vibe on the same level” In similar arenas, they both understand the ups and downs of sports at the highest level, making it a unique bond for their romance. In fact, they don’t always talk about sport but have regular conversations and enjoy being on the same wavelength, Owens told Texas Monthly . “We vibe on the same level. We have the same kind of humour. We’re both athletic. We’re both elite athletes, so we definitely get each other. It was like it was meant to be,” Biles revealed in an episode of her Facebook Watch series, Simone Vs Herself. How Eileen Gu made over US$30 million in luxury endorsements View this post on Instagram A post shared by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) Owens feels the same. He said: “This was a match made in heaven. There’s no better person for me. She loves me, she’s so affectionate. I just love that.” They always support each other’s work Not only do they understand each other and enjoy each other’s company, the duo also support and motivate each other in their work. Owens came to Biles’ Olympic trials last year with flowers while wearing a T-shirt bearing her quote, “Because I can”, and has supported her during difficult moments. “He’s always so supportive,” Biles told People . “Even if I wake up in the morning and I’m like, ‘I’m tired, do I have to go,’ jokingly, he’s like ‘Don’t say that! You can do it, this is your dream!’” Biles also showed up at the NFL’s training camp wearing a T-shirt with Owens’ name before becoming his regular “cheerleader”. “You know where to find me on Sundays,” she posted on Instagram alongside a photo of her decked out in Houston Texans gear. “We’re both super competitive. When I see her getting up and going to practice every morning, it motivates me even more. It’s a great feeling when the person you’re in a relationship with understands what you’re going through,” Owens told Texas Monthly . They constantly show their love The pair often express their affection for one another. They are not shy to share PDA as well as up-to-date moments in their relationship, couple pics and sweet words for each other. From fun selfies to dates, holidays and anniversary and birthday tributes, it is all on social media. Meet Olympic snowboarder and social media sensation Chloe Kim View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jonathan Owens 🏈 (@jowens_3) She tagged him as “my whole heart” in a post while he called her “my better half” this Valentine’s Day. All together now: awww. Want more stories like this? Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .