Jason Day Wife Ellie Harvey: 5 Facts About The Australian Golfer’s Wife

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Jason Day Wife Ellie Harvey
Jason Day Wife Ellie Harvey (Source: Heavy)

Who is Jason Day’s Wife?

Ellie Harvey is the wife of Jason Day, an Australian professional golfer and member of the PGA tour. Day entered professional golfing in July 2006. He is a former world number 1 in the World Golf Ranking. He first achieved the world number one ranking in September 2015.

After finishing runner-up at U.S. Open, Day made it to the world top ten ranking for the first time in June 2011. His first WGC title was the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, which he won in February 2014. Day’s first major tournament win was 2015’s PGA Championship, after which he rose to the number three spot in world rankings.

Personal Information about Jason Day Wife Ellie Harvey

Birth name: Ellie Harvey

Birth date: April 30 1996

Birth Place: Lucas, Ohio, US

Age: 31

Nationality: American

Zodiac sign: Taurus

Children: 2
Jason Day with Wife Ellie Harvey and Children
Jason Day with Wife Ellie Harvey and Children (Source: Earnthenecklace)

Short Bio of Ellie Harvey

Ellie Harvey, a small town girl, born to Lucy Sanchez Knapp and Tom Harvey, is an American lady married to the Australian golfer John Day. She was 19 attending beauty school and working night shifts at a pub where she met a shy Day.

Their romance took off in a 2007 Nationwide Tour event in Cleveland where Day ended up winning. A dinner and a horror movie was their first date. Later she moved in with him in Orlando. They got married in 2009.

During their first two years together, they traveled in an RV with two dogs for all Jason’s tournaments. She has been with him and has followed him to every tour. When the couple realized it was time to make a family, they moved to Ohio to be close to her parents.

5 Interesting Facts about Jason Day’s Wife Ellie Harvey

1. Grew up in a small Ohio Town

Ellie grew up in a small town with around 600 people in it. The village was .69 square miles in size. There were only 35 students in the class at Lucas High school where she graduated from.

2. She was a waitress

Ellie wasn’t a celebrity or a well-known personality when she first met Day. She was a waitress in a small Ohio Town. Day was passing by when they suddenly had a conversation. It was nothing special. After several years, they met again and this time it went romantic. They started dating and the couple now is a happily married couple.

3. Husband’s No. 1 fan

She is her husband’s number 1 fan. She has been traveling with him for his PGA tournaments and staying alongside him in all his easy and hard times as well. She has been there for him in those upward and downward curves of his career.

Jason Day with Wife Ellie Harvey
Jason Day with Wife Ellie Harvey (Source: Daily Telegraph)

4. Stole spotlight during the Masters

In 2011, when her husband was in a serious contention for the Green Jacket, she stole the spotlight by walking with her husband through the final 18 at Augusta. Though Day finished tied for the second place with Adam Scott, everybody knew he had already achieved an overwhelming goal. He was already known as a lucky fellow.

5. Hospitalized in a basketball game

On 17 December 2015, while Harvey was watching the game between Cleveland Cavaliers versus Oklahoma City Thunder, LeBron James collided with Harvey during his attempt to retrieve a loose ball. Harvey, who was sitting on a chair, fell off and had to be exited with her head immobilized on a stretcher.

She was admitted to a hospital. After an hour of the game, James tweeted for her wellbeing and expressed his desire to see the couple in his upcoming matches.

How did Jason Day and Ellie Harvey meet?

They met for the first time in the restaurant where Ellie was working as a waitress. After few years of their first meeting, they ran into one another again and started dating.

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