Robyn Hayward is the beautiful wife of the NBA player Gordon Hayward, a small forward for the Utah Jazz. He played college basketball for two seasons at Butler University where, during his sophomore season, Hayward led the team to a runner-up finish in the 2010 NCAA Tournament. The Utah Jazz selected him in the 2010 NBA draft with the 9th overall pick. Keep reading to learn more about Mrs. Hayward!
Why don’t we check some facts of Gordon Hayward’s life and career before meeting his wife?
Gordon Daniel Hayward was born on March 23, 1990. He’s an Indianapolis, Indiana native. Gordon has been a basketball star since he attended Brownsburg High School, and continued while studding at Butler. After playing 72 games during his rookie season, he became a restricted free agent, when the 2013-14 season finished. Robyn’s hubby received a four-year, $63 million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets on July 10, 2014. The Utah Jazz matched the offer sheet two days later, re-signing Gordon Hayward.
Mrs. Hayward was born Robyn van Vliet on April 8, 1994. She graduated from Bishop Chatard High School in 2013. Robyn’s family works with a school in Magdalena, Guatemala. The institute teaches carpentry, art, baking, and other skills to children and adults. The Van Vliet family has close ties this country, and as a result, Robyn has an adopted sister named Maggie, who became part of the family since she was a baby.
Gordon’s big proposal was made on Christmas Day of 2013, just five months after Robyn graduated from high school, which is the same time they had been dating before he popped the question. The NBA star shared the good news with an Instagram photo, revealing she said “yes”! The couple married on May 24, 2014, when Robyn was in her first year of beauty school. It’s not clear if she finished her studies.
Mrs. Hayward gave birth to their first child, a baby girl named Bernie, who was born in mid-June 2015. Their second daughter, Charlotte “Charlie” Hayward, was born in July 2016.
Gordon Hayward was in a five-year relationship with his ex-girlfriend Kolbi Killingback before meeting Robyn.