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Meet Matt Olson’s wife Nicole as Braves acquire baseball star

Joshua Rogers March 15, 2022
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MLB star Matt Olson is waving goodbye to the Oakland Athletics and is making himself home with the Atlanta Braves, ESPN reports.

As per MLB.com, Braves president of baseball operations Alex Anthopoulos is reportedly “thrilled” to acquire the star.

Olson made his MLB debut in 2016, and he’s made sporting headlines ever since – but how much do you know about his personal life?

We reveal everything that we know about Matt Olson’s wife, Nicole.

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Meet Matt Olson’s wife, Nicole Kidder

Matt Olson is married to 26-year-old Nicole Kidder, and the two have quite the history together.

As per PlayersWives, Kidder and Olson dated for a few years before tying the knot and were spotted together at baseball games as early as 2016.

Despite Olson’s successful sports career and time spent in the limelight, Nicole keeps things under wraps when it comes to her personal life – even her Instagram account is set to private! With that being said, FabWags reports that she works as a retail tenant advisor and is a graduate of the University of Georgia.

Aside from her career, Nicole also serves as Matt Olson’s number one fan. The pair are often spotted at games together, and she’s a frequent feature on the baseball star’s Instagram. During the off-season, the two reportedly live in Atlanta.

Nicole and Matt are newlyweds

After dating for so many years, Matt Olson finally put a ring on it.

The MLB star announced that he’d proposed to Nicole in December 2020 and, by November 2021, the two had tied the knot.

Matt shared a photograph of their wedding day on Instagram, writing: “A day I’ll never forget. A special weekend with friends and family. 11/20/21. So happy to call you my wife – I love you.”

Just a month later, in December 2021, the newlyweds were pictured at their ‘first honeymoon stop’ in Hawaii.

MLB star announces move to Atlanta Braves

As mentioned, Matt and Nicole reside in Atlanta during the off-season, and it appears that the baseball star couldn’t be more excited to “go home” and join the Atlanta Braves.

Taking to Instagram, Olson wrote: “Thank you to the Oakland A’s for giving me a chance to pursue my dream over the last 10 years…

“…Today, I could not be more excited to go home and join the Atlanta Braves to start the next chapter of my career.

“I’m looking forward to the chance to help this team bring home another trophy. Let’s do this.”

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.