The couple met during they were in high school and started dating in 1996. Although they attended different schools, they connected when Juan’s basketball team played against Robyn’s school – and she caught him trying to watch her in the stands.
“It got to the point where he just kept staring at me and not saying anything,” the reality star recalled to the Washingtonian in January 2003. “I waited for him one day outside the locker room. He turned around and said, ‘Hey, I don’t know you?’ It was so corny.
After high school, Juan continued to play college basketball for the University of Maryland. After graduating, he was drafted by the Washington Wizards in 2002. The point guard played with the Wizards for three years before signing with the Portland Trail Blazers as a free agent in 2005. That same year, Juan and Robyn tied the knot.
Three years after the couple exchanged vows, they welcomed their first child, Corey, followed by their second son, Carter, in 2010. However, the couple broke up in 2012 and filed for divorce in March of that year. .
In 2016, Robyn signed on as one of the original cast members of The Real Housewives of the Potomac. Despite their separation, the former Atlanta Hawks player – who still lived with Robyn while co-parenting their children – was featured on the show. Shortly after the January 2016 premiere, Robyn opened up about what happened between her and the former NBA player.
“We got divorced because we weren’t in the right place in our relationship, and there was a kind of infidelity, and we weren’t really in sync and connected,” she said. OKAY! Magazine at the time. “Something had to change, and unfortunately it was drastic.”
As Robyn and Juan continued to show reality TV viewers the inner workings of their unique post-split situation, the basketball coach and host of the “Reasonably Shady” podcast decided to rekindle their romance — with John propose a second time in December 2019.
“Softer the second time!” Thank you to everyone who has loved, supported, rooted and prayed for Juan and me,” Robyn wrote via instagram at the time next to the photos of the proposal. “We really appreciate all the well wishes and congratulations as we embark on #DixonsPartDeux ❤️.”
Three years after getting engaged for the second time, Robyn has opened up exclusively to We Weekly about her and Juan’s wedding plans.
“Juan and I have been engaged since 2019. Even though there was a whole pandemic in between, people seem to think we should have gotten married by now,” she said. We in October 2022. “I’m just trying to find time to plan a wedding between my busy schedule and Juan’s and then we have some important things to discuss before we move on to wedding planning. So it’s about trying to get ready for marriage, whenever it happens.
In January 2023, multiple outlets reported that the duo walked down the aisle again.
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