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Love Is Blind: Who Is Lydia Arleen Brother, William-Jose Velez Gonzalez?

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez, brother of Love Is Blind Lydia Arleen, appeared on the show and stole of spotlight. Now fans of the show are looking to learn more about him. What does he do for a living? How old is she? Is he gay? Is he dating anyone?

We got all the answers to scroll down this article.

Love Is Blind: Meet William-Jose Velez Gonzalez, Lydia Arleen Brother

Love Is Blind Lydia Arleen got engaged to Milton in season 5 of the show and Milton as well as viewers got to meet Lydia’s mom Lydia Ivelisse and her brother William-Jose Velez Gonzalez. Despite a brief appearance, Lydia’s brother was able to sway the opinions of viewers in his favor.

Will is honest with Milton during their lunch meeting. When Lydia reveals that they have previously talked about whether or not their kids will be multilingual and that they will solely speak Spanish at home. William-Jose adds, “So it’s less of a discussion. You just said it was going to be that way.”

William-Jose then adds, “You’re very demanding” and looks at Milton and then utters, “When she wants something…” but his sister interjects.

Lydia raises the issue of Milton leaving the toothpaste cap open later on in the conversation. Milton is attempting to defend himself when Will tells him, “You’re fighting a losing battle on this one, man.”

Will jokes to Lydia, “We can keep him,” giving the green light to Milton and Lydia’s relationship. He adds, “No return policy.” He also jokes to Milton, “And when you do have babies, we’re going to take a 12-month cruise until the baby is born because we’re not dealing with her pregnant.”

Viewers of the show enjoyed watching William-Jose on the show as a guest. So, here is what we know about him currently.

Puerto Rican-born Lydia Arleen, a competitor on season five of Love is Blind, is employed as a geologist in Roseville, California. After she announced her engagement to Milton on the well-known Netflix show, she lately became the talk of the town. At the age of 32, Lydia established a career as an environmental consultant, working with companies like Arcadis and Roux.

She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez with a bachelor’s in geology, and the University of Maryland Global Campus awarded her a master’s in environmental management. Known for her unwavering moral principles, Lydia places great value on openness and emotional maturity, particularly in romantic relationships.

Despite the fact that Lydia and Milton were drawn to one another the instant they set foot inside the pods due to their shared interest in geology, the former was restraining Milton due to their age. She wasn’t sure how things would work out because she was 30 and he was 24, and she didn’t initially take him seriously despite his assurances that he was more than prepared for marriage.

But it wasn’t until her relationship with Ismael “Izzy” Zapata deteriorated that he genuinely started to see him from a different perspective since he at last decided to be open to vulnerability.

The truth is that Milton had a difficult childhood and was virtually forced to mature at a young age; as a result, he made light of emotion in every sense of the word. But despite being well aware of this truth, he gave it everything when he ultimately decided that in order to be happy, he needed to share parts of himself with others; he did prioritize work, but he didn’t mind spending time with his family either.

For Lydia, it was also a bonus that he admitted he needed to work on his family relationships because it indicated he didn’t mind being a work-in-progress or falling for someone who was older but still trying to figure herself out.

When Lydia admitted she had dated Uche Okoroha in the outside world and had briefly considered whether their re-encountering here was pure fate, things between her and Milton did become a bit tense, but they were able to work things out. He immediately made the decision to propose to his girlfriend because of their common sense of humor, similar levels of understanding, and ultimate desire to love and be loved unconditionally.

Despite feeling a little awkward, Milton got down on one knee and proposed to the woman he thought was the one for her in every way. He didn’t even think about it for a second.

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez Age

As of October 2023, William-Jose Velez Gonzalez is 33 years old.

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez Job

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez is working as a research digital communication lead at Children’s National Hospital. He started the job in April 2021. He is also an editor-in-chief at Pasquines since June 2013.

His career began at FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work working as a Communications and Marketing Assistant. Then he took the job of Digital Communications Specialist in the same organization in November 2014. His job lasted till October 2016.

In December 2016, William-Jose joined the Colorectal Cancer Alliance as a communications coordinator. He was then promoted to the job of Communications & Innovation Coordinator in March 2017. After a year, he started working as a Manager of Communications & Innovation till February 2019 and finally graduated from the company as Senior Manager of Design, Policy, & Innovation from 2019 to 2020.

Before his current job, William-Jose was working as a communications manager at the National Congress of American Indians.

Talking about his education, William-Jose graduated from CROEM in 2007. He studied biomedical engineering at Florida International University and earned a master’s degree in Engineering Management at Florida International University.

Is William-Jose Velez Gonzalez Dating Anyone?

No, William-Jose Velez Gonzalez is not dating anyone. He has revealed on Facebook that he is single now.

Back in 2014, William-Jose was in a relationship with his ex-boyfriend Paulito Rubio. In March 2015, he shared, “Reminiscing about the birthday weekend at the beach w bae. #Istillwanttoparty #convertiblebcnice #sexyarms.”

Two months later, William-Jose added, “Through thick and thin I saw you work through until today. I’m so incredibly proud of you meu gostoso. You did it! #cantdeal #canteven #nofilter #bcamazingday #FIUGrad #MasterPaul #toldyouthisdaywouldbeheresoon.”

On Paulito’s 26th birthday, he wished his partner, “Happy birthday to my one. I hope today showed you at least a little of how amazing you make life for me. #ilubb #baerthday #stilllooks17amirite.”

They were together at least until 2018.

Related FAQs

  • Where Is William-Jose Velez Gonzalez From?

William-Jose Velez Gonzalez hailed from Anasco, Puerto Rico. Now, he resides in Washington, D.C.

  • When Is William-Jose Velez Gonzalez Birthday?

Per an IG post, William-Jose Velez Gonzalez’s birthday is on 29 March.

  • Is William-Jose Velez Gonzalez On Instagram?

Yes, William-Jose Velez Gonzalez is available on Instagram (@williamjose90), Twitter (@williamjose), and Facebook (@williamjose).

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