- Jilly Anais is an African-American model who rose to fame after she won the Miss Teen Houston in 2011
- The former Miss Houston moved to LA at the age of 18 to chase her career as a singer and an actor
- She is in a long-term relationship with Cleveland Browns’ quarterback, Deshaun Watson, who was accused of sexual harassment in 2021
Jilly Anais is a Dutch-Creole model, actress, singer, and youtuber who is famous for being romantically linked to Cleveland Browns’ quarterback, Deshaun Watson.
She is an influencer for many brands on her verified instagram page and has a published a cookbook in 2022. Jilly has been supportive of her boyfriend even after he was caught up in a controvesy that led him to an 11-game suspension.
Is Jilly Anais Married to Deshaun Watson?
Jilly Anais is famous for being in a relationship with Cleveland Quarterback, Deshaun Watson. The duo started dating in 2019 when he was playing for the Texans.
The celebrity couple revealed in a youtube video that they met for the first time at a late-night restaurant called Catch, in Los Angeles. They were sitting across from each other with their different parties. 4 days later, he sent her a DM of a picture she took with her grandma, called it a legendary picture, and asked her to frame it.
They hit it off immediately and started getting to know each other. He suggested that they start texting and requested her number. After she gave him the number, he sent her a text and asked her what she was doing the next day, she responded that she had a hot yoga class with her friend, and the quarterback asked for the address and joined her. After yoga, he asked her to dinner and the rest is history.
It seems as though the couple has taken their relationship to the next level. The model was seen wearing a ring on her wedding ring finger during her 27th birthday. It is speculated that the engagement happened during the party as she went into it with an empty ring finger.
Jilly Anais: Who is She?
Jillyan Anais Moor was born on January 2, 1996, in Houston, Texas. She is one of the 2 children born to Jules K. Moor, a home builder, and his wife, Theresa a TV network staff. Her younger brother is named Jules.
She attended Premier High School, in North Houston. While in high school, she was a member of the cheerleading team. She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 to chase her dream of a performing artist.
Jilly got her big break in the music industry in 2015, when she released her debut single The Juice. Shortly after, she released an EP with the same name. It was co-written and produced by The Invaders. She has also collaborated with Troi Irons.
Similarly, she has appeared in a couple of TV series as an actress. Some of which include God Send (2019), Freakish (2016), and East Los High (2013).
She describes herself as a social butterfly, who is self-motivated. The model revealed that working out is an important part of her life, as it sets her in a better mood which makes her entire day better.
Other Interesting Facts About Deshaun Watson’s Girlfriend
Jilly Anais Has Multiple Ethnicities
The celebrity girlfriend revealed that she has multiple ethnicities. She has Dutch, Creole, French, and Jamaican ethnicities. Her paternal grandfather is from the Netherlands, which is where she gets her Dutch ethnicity, her paternal grandmother and maternal grandparents are all Creole from Louisiana.
Jilly revealed that some of her father’s family are still in the Netherlands and they always video call them even though most times they can hardly communicate because of the language barrier.
Jilly Started Her Career as a Ballerina
The Texan has always been an active girl right from when she was a child. She started singing and dancing at the age of 2. She also attended dance competitions, where the young Texan won medals in competitive cheerleading and dancing.
When she started attending school, she joined the school’s drama club as well as the Ensemble Theatre where she honed her acting skills. She also joined sporting clubs and took part in track, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and karate.
The Model Won the Miss Teen Houston Pageant
The Southern belle took interest in modeling at the age of 13. Subsequently, she signed her first modeling contract with Page Parkes Modeling & Acting Agency.
2 years later, she won the Miss Teen Houston pageant, on her first-ever pageant attempt. She won several prizes and carried out charitable activities including feeding the homeless and visiting children’s hospitals.
She is a Social Media Entrepreneur
In 2014, the former Miss Teen Houston moved to Los Angeles with the support of her parents. She started off with a group that made skits and posted the skit on her Instagram page. Subsequently, she started posting videos and pictures of herself.
Over the years, the model has grown her followership to over 2.4 million followers on the social media platform. This has led a lot of brands to pay her to feature their products on her verified Instagram page including Fenty Beauty. In 2023, the social media influencer was featured on the cover of Sheen Magazine.
She also has a youtube channel where she posts her music videos, vlogs, and recipes. The 28-year-old published a cookbook in 2022.
The Former Model Has Been Supportive of Her Boyfriend through Controversy
In 2021, her boyfriend was accused of sexual assault and misconduct by a Houston massage therapist. The woman whose name is Ashley Solis revealed that the quarterback exposed himself and touched her hand deliberately with his man part.
The Texan footballer denied the allegations. However, women who came forward with the same allegation grew to 24. Additionally, 10 other women filed criminal complaints against him. This left the footballer uncertain about the future of his career.
He was handed an 11-game suspension and a $5 million fine in addition to the 23 civil lawsuits against him. The pro athlete was with the Texans at the time. Shortly after the feud, he was traded from the Texans to the Cleveland Browns for a whopping $230 million.
Through all this, Jilly is unfazed about the situation and has remained very supportive of him. She revealed that on her Instagram when she posted a picture of both of them with the caption “No service inside the mountains, no reaching me…”.