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Who Is Jonathan Van Ness's Boyfriend Wilco Froneman?

Meet Jonathan Van Ness's Smokin' Hot Boyfriend, Rugby Player Wilco Froneman

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Wilco Froneman,  Patton Oswalt and Jonathan Van Ness attend the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards Netflix After Party at redbird on September 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Netflix)

When Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness stepped out at the Creative Arts Emmys, he not only did so in a bangin' sheer dress, but also with a new babe on his arm. Jonathan's hot date, Wilco Froneman, a 32-year-old South African citizen, shared a similar photo with the simple caption, "Supporting bae," so we think it's safe to say this pair has a little somethin'-somethin' going on. The ridiculously attractive couple with the best heads of hair we've ever seen together have only shared a little on Instagram thus far, so we don't know a ton about Wilco just yet, but here's what we do know.

  1. He plays rugby for the New York Gotham Knights. Wilco plays on a New York gay rugby team called the Gotham Knights. He's played on other teams around the world as well, but after a back injury in January 2018, he thought he'd never play again. He didn't let it slow him down, though, and he's back on the field playing.
  2. He makes a beautiful drag queen. As a fundraiser for his rugby team, Wilco dressed in drag and called himself Wilma Fay. His getup included a huge pink wig, charming pink makeup, and a dazzling pink and white outfit.
  3. His dog has her own Instagram. Leja, Wilco's Boston Terrier, has her own Instagram account chock-full of adorable photos. Wilco also posts plenty of his own pictures of her on his own Instagram account.
  4. He's very well travelled. He's a South Africa native and played rugby in Ireland before moving to the US. He's shared pictures from a huge variety of other places on his Instagram as well, including Greece, New Orleans, and Thailand.
  5. His first kiss was very memorable. In a post to Gotham Rugby's Instagram, Wilco is quoted as saying his first kiss was with a dolphin. "We've lost contact since then, but I think of him once every 30 years or so . . . hope he's well . . . also I should've known I was gay, 'cause you know dolphins and it was a male." So clearly this cutie also has a sense of humour!
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