Who Is WNBA Katie Lou Samuelson's Partner Devin Cannady?

By Aditya Bhattarai / 12 June 2023 10:12 AM

Katie Lou and Devin are dating each other since their days at Spain on October 2020.
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Katie Lou Samuelson boyfriend and partner Devin Cannady is a basketball player. Katie Lou Samuelson beau Devin Cannady plays for South Bay Lakers based in LA. 

She got engaged to her best friend Devin on February 04, 2022.

A prominent basketball player, Katie Lou is a small forward player for the Los Angeles Sparks. Born on June 13, 1997, the 25 years old WNBA star is from Fullerton, California.

Growing up in an athletic family, she became interested in basketball by watching her father play. Samuelson finished high school at Mater Mei by winning the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2015.

Continuing her studies at the University of Connecticut, she became the NCAA champion in 2016, playing with the UConn Huskies. After completing her studies, Katie was drafted by the Chicago Sky as a fourth overall choice in the first round of the 2019 WNBA Draft.

After playing with the Sky for a year, the WNBA player Katie was traded to different teams each year before landing in Los Angeles Sparks on February 3, 2022.

The following day, on February 4, 2022, she said yes to spending her life with her lover Devin.

Devin Cannady Is A South Bay Lakers Point Guard

Katie Lou Samuelson partner Devin Cannady is a professional basketball player for South Bay Lakers. Devin is a point guard player competing in the NBA G League.

Cannady is a 26 years old basketball athlete from Mishawaka, Indiana, who started playing from a young age. Starting his basketball journey at Marian High School, he continued playing in college with the Princeton University team.

Devin became an NBA G League champion on his first year playing with the Lakeland Magic team.
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After going undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft after completing his studies, he started playing in the NBA Summer League team Long Island Nets in 2020. Later, he signed with the Orlando Magic on November 27, 2020.

Although the Magic waived him after two preseason games, he was included in the 2021 roster for the Lakeland Magic. Embarking on his NBA G League journey, Devin performed exceptionally and helped the team win the championship in his first season.

Playing with the Lakeland Magic, the 6 feet 2 inches player received his first NBA G League championship ring and Finals MVP award in 2021. Similarly, he often tried for the Orlando Magic, playing twice before getting waived after a few games.

Later, he started playing with the South Bay Lakers after being included in their roster on November 3, 2022.

Katie And Devin Started Dating In October 2020

Katie and Devin have been in a loving relationship since October 2, 2020. Devin mentioned their first year as a couple in an Instagram post on the same date.

Devin shared a post on their first anniversary, with many adorable pictures on Instagram.
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The duo has an understanding relationship and supports each other throughout the various events of life. The G League star has proven to be a caring companion who motivates Samuelson through thick and thin.

One such example would be the post by Devin when Katie was sad after being unable to play in the Olympics. While she was feeling down for missing out on the opportunity due to Covid-19, the caption in the Instagram post showed his concern for her. 

The fourth picture in the post shows her determination to get back on the court while Devin was there, providing emotional and mental support for her speedy recovery.

The Couple Has Memorable Moments In Europe

Katie and Devin met each other for the first time during the Europe tour in 2020. The couple started sharing pictures from their trips to Spain and Turkey.

After Katie returned from playing for Perfumerías Avenida in the Spanish League, they started talking about each other on their social media handles.

Katie and Devin met each other in Europe and their first pictures together are from Spain. They both revealed these pics during new year 2021.
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They made their relationship official on Instagram on January 1st, 2021, when Devin shared a picture of them from Salamanca. On the next day, Katie also shared the picture from Plaza Mayor De Salamanca with a caption that signified their new beginnings.

Samuelson and Cannady always share thoughtful gestures and pictures with captions of love towards each other. There are many posts with adorable snaps of the couple on their Instagram profiles.

Their Valentines Day and Birthday Celebrations

The basketball couple has romantically celebrated the day of love each year. Their first valentines day was at a beautifully lit restaurant decorated with lights.

Katie shared a picture on Instagram where she hugged her beau while he stood on his toes trying to look taller than her. 

Their first valentines day picture taken in a beautiful evening at a restaurant decorated with lights.
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Devin never missed wishing his sweetheart on her birthday, making her feel special in every way. His captions in the Instagram post reflect his love from the depth of the heart, and her beautiful smile shows her joy in being his queen.

Devin wished Katie on her 25th birthday, with a hearty caption mentioning about her importance in his life.
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Similarly, Katie also addresses him on his birthdays with lovely pictures of them on Instagram. Her caption reflects her love for him and her gratitude for all his efforts towards him.

The duo seems to be a match made in heaven, and they have decided to spend the rest of their life together. Devin and Katie got engaged before their second Valentine's day, on a lovely sunset evening on February 4, 2022.

Katie Lou Samuelson Engagement And Marriage

Katie Lou Samuelson engagement with Devin was on the romantic shore of Clearwater Beach, Florida. The couple celebrated the moment with a bottle of champagne. 

Katie and Devin got engaged at a California beach decorated with red roses and dim lit led lights during the sunset. ( Source : )

Ten days later, on their first valentines day as an engaged couple, her fiance posted the photos from February 4 on Instagram with a romantic quote.

The Samuelson and Cannady couple are getting married on July 15, 2023, per their wedding website on Zola. The WNBA star is excited to marry the best friend and love of her life as she seems to count the days before their ceremony.

In an Instagram post on December 15, she mentioned being seven months away from getting married, showing her excitement.

Pictures from the day she got engaged are often included by the pair during other special moments.
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On the other hand, her fiance Devin also shared a post on February 5, 2023, mentioning that it had already been a year since they got engaged.