Naomi Osaka and Cordae have been linked romantically since 2019 and are now expecting their first child together. Naomi Osaka is a tennis star and she is expecting a baby with her boyfriend Cordae.
Osaka confirmed that she her rapper boyfriend Cordae are expecting their first child on 10th Jan 2023. The tennis star shared this news on Instagram with a carousel of images which includes one snap of an ultrasound screen and she captioned it as –
“Can’t wait to get back on the court but here’s a little life update for 2023,”
Osaka is one of the most prominent names in sports, but the mental health advocate has been open that she relies on a community of support to perform at the highest level — particularly that of her boyfriend.
“You’re a star and a light,” she wrote on Instagram in a post about the Grammy-nominated rapper.
Despite calling tennis “not my sport,” Cordae can often be spotted in the stands cheering on Osaka. The couple even attended the Met Gala together in 2021.
Who is Naomi Osaka’s boyfriend? Here’s everything to know about Cordae.
When Did Osaka and Cordae Met?
In 2019, The couple attended an L.A. Clippers game for their first date , though the two opted to keep quiet about their relationship for the first year they were dating. In a video for GQ, Cordae later revealed their first kiss was in Indian Wells, California.
The rapper also shared his favorite date with Osaka thus far. “We drove to Rhode Island from New York to go visit my grandmother. That was super tight,” he said.
Who is Cordae?
Cordae is a Grammy-nominated rapper and he has collaborated with H.E.R. and Young Thug. After the release of his sophomore album Bird’s Eye View, Osaka praised him on Instagram, and said that –
“Getting closer to someone and seeing how much love and dedication they put into their craft is truly inspiring.”
The artist commented on her post, and wrote that –
, “I LOVE U 2 DEATH !! U TRULY MY RIDE OR DIE BONNIE AND CLYDE JUST WAY MORE FLY.”
In October 2022, Cordae wrapped up a Euro tour and made the occasion by sharing photos and videos from the tour on Instagram. The carousel post included footage from concerts and a photo of his seat on a plane.-
“My first ever headline tour in Europe is complete! Appreciate y’all more than u know. Can’t wait to come back 1000X over. New music otw 📶,” he wrote in the caption.
In 2020, he dropped everything to quarantine with her at the US Open after she called him from the event.
“I FaceTimed him a couple days earlier and said I was feeling sad and lonely in the bubble,” she wrote on Instagram. Unbeknownst to her at the time, Cordae then boarded a flight and quarantined in a hotel to be with her.
Cordae revealed he wasn’t much of a tennis fan before meeting his girlfriend.
“If you asked me about tennis, before being immersed in it because of Naomi, I could only give you Venus and Serena Williams, you know? Because they’re just a part of the culture,” he said