Michael Onwenu was born on December 10, 1997, he is an American football guard for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan.
Playing at Cass Technical High School, Onwenu was the top-ranked recruit in the state of Michigan for his class and committed to Michigan over Alabama, Ohio State, and others.
He played on both the offensive line and defensive line his freshman year before spending the final three years of his career at right guard, starting the final two and earning third-team all-Big Ten Conference honors his junior and senior seasons.
Onwenu was drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round (182nd overall) in the 2020 NFL Draft.
During the early portion of his rookie season, Onwenu played across the offensive line after injuries affected the normal lineup; Onwenu took snaps as a sixth offensive lineman/jumbo tight end, at right tackle, and at both guard positions.
After starting the first two games as a sixth offensive lineman, Onwenu made his first career start at left guard against the Las Vegas Raiders. He helped the Patriots amass 250 rushing yards in a 36–20 victory.
Despite alternating between Guard and tackle, Onwenu finished the year ranked as one of the best offensive linemen in the NFL and started all 16 Patriots games.
There are no specifics on his marital situation. He might be a married man or not. Regarding his wife and girlfriend, there are no reports either.