MLB fans think Ally Rahn is baseball catcher Andrew Knizner’s wife, but she is actually his girlfriend. Rahn, a former cheerleader, is now a marketing consultant.
Besides being a supportive partner, the social media realm also knows her as an Instagram influencer & model. She often attends her boyfriend’s games & cheers him from the stand.
Andrew Knizner, an American baseball star, plays for the St. Louis Cardinals, joining notable players: Miles Mikolas, Paul Goldschmidt, and Nolan Arenado, among others.
The Cardinals picked him in the seventh round of the 2016 MLB draft. However, it was until 2019 that Knizner got his MLB debut.
Before that, he went through promotions in minor league affiliates: from Johnson City Cardinals to Peoria Chiefs (High-A) & then to Springfield Cardinals (Double-A).
Knizner’s baseball potential & passion goes back to his childhood when his father took him out to swing a wiffle bat at two years old.
At Virginia’s Hanover High School, he captained his school team & led them to the Virginia Class AAA state championship.
Then, he played collegiate baseball at North Carolina State University, where he became an MLB draft pick after his junior year.
Ally Rahn: Andrew Knizner Wife Or Girlfriend?
Ally Rahn and Andrew are yet to get married- she is the supportive girlfriend of the baseball player.
But no wonder, their chemistry & deep love for each other made fans think that Ally is Andrew Knizner’s wife.
Born on December 9, 1997, Rahn is two years, 10 months & 6 days junior to her MLB player boyfriend.
The two are dating since February 2018– that’s what their Instagram post suggests.
On February 9, 2023, Ally shared a picture with her beau Andrew on the occasion of their 5th anniversary.
However, they are yet to open up about how their relationship began.
Well, fans guess that the sports connection bonded them together. At that time, she was an NFL cheerleader for Miami Dolphins while Andrew Knizner was on a career run to MLB prominence.
The duo often mention & share pictures of each other on their social media platforms. Ally’s IG handle @allyrahn has more than 31.5K followers as of this writing.
More On Parents & Siblings
Rahn is the youngest of two children of her parents: Laurie Rahn & Gregory Rahn. According to her parents’ Facebook profile, they are married since July 1991.
Ally has an elder brother named Taylor Rahn, who is an entrepreneur.
He graduated with a Business marketing degree from the University of South Florida. Currently, Taylor works at Deltek, a provider of enterprise software.
Rahn’s brother Taylor is married to his girlfriend-turned-wife Kayleen Rahn. They got engaged on December 22, 2021, & married a year later, on January 27, 2023.
Ally Rahn’s Career & Education
A native of Coral Springs, Florida, Ally Rahn currently works as a marketing consultant for Good Karma Brands (2022- now) in West Palm Beach, Florida.
She is also an aspiring animator and showcases her works on her social handle @allysanimations.
Previously, she served as the project manager for the advertising agency named Iris from February 2021 to January 2022.
Some of her other work experience includes her internships at Varsity Spirit, Spectrum Networks, and ESPN, between 2019 & 2020.
During her high school days, she was a cheerleader for the Varsity high school team.
It would ease her entry into the NFL cheerleader squad for Miami Dolphins when she was an undergraduate at Florida International University.
Ally also hosted the 2018 Miami Dolphins draft party at Hard Rock Stadium alongside alumni players, Kim Bokamper and Joe Rose.
In 2020, Ally graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication from there.
Not many know, but Rahn also has on-screen credits in her name.
As per IMDB, she started acting and performing on stage at five years old. She’s been in more than 15 commercials, 15 theater performances, and countless print advertisements.
Family Tree Of Andrew Knizner
Knizner was born on February 3, 1995, in Glen Allen, Virginia to Mike and Theresa Knizner. His family later relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina.
Andrew’s father Mike Knizner was born on April 10, 1959. The MLB player’s parents got married on June 1992.
Andrew Knizner is the eldest of two siblings. He has a younger sister Michelle Knizner, born on November 18, 1996.
She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise. Then, she enrolled at VCU School of Pharmacy & obtained a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) in 2022.
According to Michelle’s LinkedIn profile, she works as a Pharmacy Resident at Emory Healthcare (2022- now). Earlier, she interned at CVS Pharmacy and Kroger.
Knizner has credited his family for their support and encouragement throughout his baseball career.
His parents are quite close to him, and they have always been there for him. They usually attend his games to show their support for him.