Who Is OT Rashaad Coward Wife Natalia? Married Life And Kids

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Rashaad Coward Wife: The former Chicago Bears player Rashaad Coward’s wife, Natalia, is quite the force in the gaming and streaming world.

While her husband, Rashaad, is busy on trips delivering seven years of expertise as an offensive tackle, his wife takes care of home & their child alongside her streaming career.

It’s impressive how her social media presence sheds light on their relationship despite Coward’s preference for privacy.

Rashaad Coward Played In The NFL For Five Seasons & Now Plays In The XFL
Rashaad Coward Played In The NFL For Five Seasons & Now Plays In The XFL (Source: Chicago Times)

Rashaad Coward is an American football player who spent five seasons in the NFL and currently plays for the XFL team, Houston Roughnecks (2024- present).

The New York native was the undrafted pick by the Chicago Bears in the 2017 NFL draft. That year’s top picks were Myles Garrett, Mitchell Trubisky, Solomon Thomas, Jamal Adams, and Corey Davis.

After three seasons in the Bears under two head coaches John Fox & Matt Nagy, he toured with other NFL teams: the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Atlanta Falcons.

However, with no significant exposures, he signed with the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL on December 11, 2023.

Who Is OT Rashaad Coward Wife Natalia?

The Old Dominion alum’s wife, Natalia Coward, never played football herself but has been a supportive pillar of her husband’s career.

She is an avid gaming lover and streams her playing Call of Duty and Fortnite on Twitch (@oohtally) with more than 10K followers and YouTube (with 1.45K subscribers).

Thanks to her gaming proficiency, she has a massive fan following on Instagram and TikTok as well.

In 2021, she accidentally leaked the news of her husband signing with the Steelers during her streaming of Call of Duty.

Born on January 9, 1992, in Rome, New York, Natalia is the daughter of Philip and Reina Boykin. Her full name is Natalia Iakeisha Boykin.

She grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her three sisters, Jamila, Shamika, and Tamara

Football Player Rashaad And His Wife, Natalia Who Goes By @ooohtally On Social Handles
Football Player Rashaad And His Wife, Natalia Who Goes By @ooohtally On Social Handles (Source: Instagram)

As of 2024, Mrs. Coward, who is a Caucasian with Puerto Rican heritage, is 32 years old.

She is two years older than her NFL offensive tackle husband Rashaad, born on November 6, 1994, The football player is 29 now.

Natalia Has A Master’s Degree In Social Work

Rashaad’s wife, Natalia, attended Wayne High School, where she was a n track & field and captained for four years.

Then, she went to Indiana University Bloomington before transferring to Ball State University in 2013. She graduated in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in social work.

After that, the New York-born enrolled at Walden University in 2017 and obtained a master’s in social work in 2020.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she worked at Ireland Home Based Services (as a case manager), and Benchmark Family Services (as a therapeutic support specialist).

Moreover, she has a part-time recovery specialist in Chicago Bears and later interned at Northwestern Medicine.

Married Life Of Rashaad Coward & His Wife: Any Kids?

Rashaad and his girlfriend-turned-wife, Natalia, have been married for 3 years. They married on October 20, 2020, in Palm Beach Gardens, Miami.

Together, the couple shares a daughter, Zora, born on December 23, 2018- two years before their wedding.

On their daughter’s 3rd birthday, Mrs. Coward shared an Instagram post featuring her baby girl.

In the caption, while wishing birthday to Zora, she also opened up that doctors told her that ‘she’d never have children’ and considered her daughter’s birth as a miracle.

OT Rashaad Coward's Wife Natalia And Daughter Zora
Rashaad Coward’s Wife Natalia And Daughter Zora (Source: Instagram)

With their happy yet low-key married life, fans often query about the courtship of Coward & his wife.

Natalia’s YouTube videos have answers to all. In her YouTube video of February 2020, she opened up about her engagement to Rashaad.

Then, in August 2020, in a video titled, “Getting #Married Is LIT”she said that she & her football player husband met via mutual friends (around the mid-2010s) and remained friends initially.

At that time, Natalia was coming out of a toxic relationship. Their love for dogs brought them together and their love story began through Instagram.

After many years of ups & downs in the relationship, they finally exchanged vows. Her beau Rashaad occasionally joins her in her YouTube and Tiktok videos.

Krishna Pandey
Krishna Pandey

Krishna Pandey

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