Last week, news broke that Kerry Washington secretly said “I do” to 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in a private ceremony in Blaine County, Idaho. While we are extremely happy for the newlywed couple, there’s still a lot we don’t know about the man who is married to our beloved “Scandal” star. (Where is he from? What’s his mama’s name? What’s his Social Security number?…I’m just saying!)
So to feed our nosey appetite, we rounded up a few facts about Mr. Asomugha. From the looks of things, he seems like a good guy and compatible match for Kerry.
Check out five facts out the actress’ new hubby below.
1. Nnamdi and Kerry share a love for acting.
Although Nnamdi is an athlete by day, he’s also an accomplished actor. He made his television debut in a 2008 episode of “The Game” and he’s also had roles on “Friday Night Lights,” “Leverage” and “Cubed.”
2. He’s Nigerian.
Nnamdi was born in Nigerian but relocated to the U.S. with his family when he was a child. He grew up in Southern California.
3. He’s also Greek.
Kerry’s new husband is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
4. He’s a philanthropist like his wife.
In 2010, he founded The Asomugha Foundation to “create the tools for spiritual, economic and social empowerment and progress” through education for “disadvantaged youth in the U.S. and the underprivileged orphans and widows in Africa.” The organizations is comprised of two programs: Asomugha College Tour for Scholars (ACTS) and Orphans and Widows in Need (OWIN).
5. His first love is football and he’s played professionally for 11 years.
Nnamdi was drafted at age 20 to the Oakland Raiders. In 2010 he was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles before settling with the San Francisco 49ers this year.
6. He has a rare form of colorblindedness called deuteranomaly.
In 2009, the NFL star told ESPN The Magazine, “It was determined when I was about 7 years old. It’s never really affected my play on the field — I can easily distinguish between light and dark colors. I only have trouble between similar colors — the light ones. They look the same to me. No problems on the field.”
7. He’s well educated.
The 31-year-old is athletic and smart! He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Corporate Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.
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1. Kerry Washington
at the Disney ABC Television Group's "TCA Winter Press Tour" in California (Jan 2012)
2. Kerry Washington 
at the 21st annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards (November 2011)
3. Kerry Washington 
at the 8th annual Keep A Child Alive Black Ball in New York (November 2011)
4. Kerry Washington 
at an 'Evening with Ralph Lauren' hosted by Oprah in New York City (October 2011)
5. Kerry Washington 
in Jason Wu at the 17th Annual Gotham Awards in New York (Nov 2007)
6. Kerry Washington 
arrives at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles (Sept 2011)
7. Kerry Washington 
at the 2011 VH1 "Do Something" Awards in Hollywood, California
8. Kerry Washington 
At The 2011 ESPY's
9. Kerry Washington 
Kerry Washington arrives on the red carpet at the 2011 BET Awards
10. Kerry Washington 
2011 CFDA Fashion Awards
11. Kerry Washington 
At the 2011 MET Ball
12. Kerry Washington 
At the second annual Mary J. Blige Honors Concert
13. Kerry Washington 
Kerry at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner
14. Kerry Washington 
Kerry attends the Los Angeles Confidential Magazine's 10th Anniversary Event.
15. Kerry Washington 
Kerry attends the ABC fall preview party at The Paley Center for Media.