Ryan Lochte Proposes To Girlfriend Kayla Reid

Photo Courtesy: Ryan Lochte (Instagram)

Ryan Lochte announced on Instagram Sunday night that he has proposed to girlfriend Kayla Reid. Lochte and Reid, 25, have been dating since earlier this year, and Reid works as a model.

Memories forever!!! #thelochtes #LA

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Speechless. Absolutely beautiful. So in love with YOU. ❤️

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Reid’s Instagram post suggests Lochte proposed at Malibu Canyon in California. The two met at a Hollywood nightclub in January and began dating three weeks later.

“My family says, ”Don’t you think it’s a little too soon?’ I’m like, ‘Can you put a time on love? Can you?’ When I realized this was ‘the one’ was when she stuck behind me through this,” Lochte said, according to USA Today Sports, referring to Reid staying with him after his well-publicized incident after the last night of swimming in Rio.

Reid actually accompanied Lochte to the Olympics this summer and has been in attendance as Lochte has competed on Dancing with the Stars over the past month in Los Angeles. Lochte and partner Cheryl Burke will dance Monday evening in hopes of surviving to compete another week.

“From the very first time I met her, everything has like clicked,” Lochte said, via USA Today. “That’s why I know I can propose to her because everything that’s happened and she’s been keeping me so positive. She doesn’t care about my fame. She doesn’t care about anything.”

Read more from USA Today Sports here.

65 Comments

65 comments

    • Robin Holly

      Is it your business? The only appropriate response here is congratulations.

  1. Johnny Lane

    Congratulations to both Ryan and Kayla. Both are very lucky to have found each other.

  2. Christina S Park

    love and marriage is an institution that takes 2 people, congratulations! make it work if you proposed there must be a valid reason

    • Wanda Buu

      lol lol witty & hilarious

  3. Chio J. Aguilar

    Lochte se nos casa Fernandita, Manuel Heriberto

  4. Sarah Garrison

    It great that anyone is happy enough to marry…go forth and be happy…but I was so confused that the Today show folks were asking him about his tinder account during the Olympics, and he was saying how he was totallly single…? Huh. But…congrats and good luck.

    • Wanda Buu

      needs someone to Mama him

  5. Ramona Rebeck

    Congratulations and best wishes to them

  6. Kylie Youmans

    Meg Perron Katie Kreider THEY SPELLED MY NAME WRONG ???????? Santiago GE Claire Griffin

    • Claire Griffin

      Wait lol read comment below me about tinder. Total cover up

  7. Elise J Eliot

    Samantha Louise Stephenson NOOOOOO!!!!!

  8. Alex Rendle

    Laura Bloxham oh babs are you ??

  9. Tammy Lee

    Congratulations to them both! So happy for them!

  10. Martin Grošelj

    Žiga Mesec zdej se pa nau več zajebavu

  11. Kirsten Ransom Finley

    This is such happy news for Ryan and Kayla! Congratulations! ❣❣❣

    • Wanda Buu

      this guy likes excitement, like, a lot

    • Jackie Flores

      Haha oh gosh…that woman doesn’t know what she’s in for

    • Jackie Flores

      And wasn’t he single a few months ago?!

  12. Karen Frischauf Kavanagh

    Funny that just the other day I said, you know what Lochte needs to do to get himself straight with the American people… get married. Hope he and his new fiancé are sincere and this isn’t just a publicity stunt.

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    Mumma

    Good for you.. congrats to you both. Dream big.. don’t let the past mistake define you.. Prove to you and your loved ones that you are worthy of their love and trust. Create happy memories.

Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer for Swimming World. A contributor to the magazine and website since 2009, he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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