Nelly Korda's Boyfriend

Nelly Korda made headlines around the world of golf when she won her maiden major at Atlanta’s The Highlands Course, finishing 19 under total. After defeating USA colleague Lizette Salas, Korda moved up to the top of the Women’s LPGA rankings.


Having shot a final round of 71, 22-year-old Korda now appears headed for the Olympics after recording a four-under-par 68 at Atlanta Athletic Club to tie Salas on 272.

“This is something I have worked for since I was fourteen,” Korda stated following the match, “since I played in my first one I wanted to be a major champion and to finally get it done here in Atlanta with such an amazing crowd, honestly, it’s really special.”


Given her recent rise to success, there have much speculation regarding Nelly Korda’s boyfriend—here’s everything you need to know about Andreas Athanasiou!

Who is Nelly Korda?

Born on July 28, 1998, Nelly Korda is an American professional golfer Nelly who competes on the LPGA Tour, where she has won seven times and is ranked first in the Women’s World Golf Rankings. 


In the women’s individual golf competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, Korda took home the gold medal. She competed for the United States on her own in the 2023 Solheim Cup as well as with her sister Jessica Korda in the 2019 and 2021 competitions.


Korda competed in the U.S. Junior Solheim Cup in 2015. She was a 2015 AJGA Rolex Junior All-American and won the 2015 Harter Hall Invitational and PING Invitational as an amateur. A month before turning fifteen, she qualified for the 2013 U.S. Women’s Open as well.

Who is Nelly Korda’s Boyfriend?

At the moment, Nelly Korda is seeing Andrea Athanasiou, a Canadian hockey player with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.


The couple has been together since 2019, when they posted a Thanksgiving selfie together on Instagram. Athanasiou played for the Edmonton Oilers and, most notably, the Detroit Red Wings for five seasons (2015–2020) before signing with the Los Angeles Kings for the 2020–21 season.


After playing for the Edmonton Oilers and, most notably, the Detroit Red Wings for five seasons between 2015 and 2020, Athanasiou joined the Los Angeles Kings at the start of the 2020–21 campaign.


A few years older than Korda, the Canadian was selected by the Detroit Red Wings with the 110th pick overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draught. He was born in 1994.


Athanasiou was present when Korda won her fifth LPGA Tour event at the Meijer LPGA Classic in June 2021 at the Blytheville Country Club. The duo is frequently spotted together at sporting events when they get the chance.


Following Korda’s triumph, the two were seen cuddling up to take pictures with Nelly’s newly acquired trophy.


Korda and Athanasiou have shared a few pictures of themselves on Instagram, but despite being well-known, they largely manage to keep their relationship quiet.


Greek and Guyanese by origin, Andreas won the 2011 World U-17 Hockey Challenge and earned a gold medal of his own, albeit not quite as impressive as his girlfriend’s.

Nelly Korda’s Net Worth

As of 2023, Nelly Korda’s salary as an American women’s golfer was $502,286. In fact, the Golf earning source states that she has a $1 million USD net worth—however, please note that this is just an estimate, and the actual figure may vary. Do watch out for more updates!

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