Who is A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend – all you need to know about Josh Cunningham

One of the biggest stars of the 2023 WNBA Finals. is the 2020 and 2022 MVP A’ja Wilson. The hugely talented forward of the Las Vegas Aces has been a dominant figure in the WNBA for the last 5 years and she seems to be going from strength to strength. Wilson is a well-known figure and all her career and achievements have been under the microscope. However, not that much is known about her relationship with her high school sweetheart. So, who is A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend?

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A’ja Wilson’s relationship and who is her partner?

A’ja Wilson has been going from strength to strength in her basketball career ever since she won Rookie of the Year back in 2018. During all that time she had reliable moral help and stout supporter in her long-term boyfriend Josh Cunningham.

The 27-year-old Josh Cunningham was born in Chicago, Illinois. Interestingly, his birthday is on August 11th, only 3 days after A’ja Wilson’s birthday (August 08th). The couple have often merged the dates in recent years and had one big party for the two birthdays.

What is the occupation of A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend Josh Cunningham?

Josh Cunningham is a 6-foot and 8-inches basketball player who went undrafted during the 2019 Draft and since then he has been playing in the G-League. Josh Cunningham played for the Dayton Flyers while at University but after his unsuccessful attempt to join the NBA, he’s played for the Westchester Knicks for 2 years before missing a year due to an injury.

Since Josh Cunningham got back in shape he has been playing for the past 2 years for the Southland Sharks. Josh has been a solid G-League player but no NBA team have asked to test him yet. The year of absence due to a serious knee injury didn’t help his chances either.

Still, as of March 2023, Josh Cunningham’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000.

A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend – how it all began and how the couple feel about each other?

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Aj’a Wilson has told the story about her relationship with Josh Cunningham herself. The two met when they were in high school and a connection developed gradually. A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend is not a conventional young man and it seems this is what has attracted A’ja towards him even according to her own admission: “Look I can’t tell you how many people I meet in a day, how many people I run into and talk to. But there’s just something about Josh. It’s his personality and who he is as a man that I just really enjoy. I enjoy having him as a boyfriend.”

Similarly when interviewed Josh Cunningham talks with great fondness and admiration about A’ja. He often calls her “a great girl” when talking about her.

The couple are believed to live together in Las Vegas, this is where A’ja Wilson plays currently. The two seem to be there for each other a lot as when the G-League is in the offseason the WNBA is in full swing and vice versa. This means that A’ja Wilson’s boyfriend is often seen in the stands passionately supporting his girl. A’ja is no stranger to attending G-League matches either.

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Iskra had a promising, at least she believed so, tennis and volleyball careers as a junior but a series of injuries ended her hopes to become a professional athlete very early.

Instead, she focused all her energy on her other passion, writing. For over a decade, Iskra had been a freelance sports writer. Football, basketball and tennis are the main fields of her expertise.