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Is Maria Sharapova Married? Fiancé Alexander Gilkes’ Height and Family

Is Maria Sharapova Married? Fiancé Alexander Gilkes’ Height and Family
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Maria Sharapova gained widespread popularity through her stellar career in professional tennis. Since her rise to fame, fans have been naturally curious about her personal life, as is the case with many tennis stars, especially her relationships and off-court endeavors. So, does Maria Sharapova have a husband?

In this article, we will delve into the romantic status of Maria Sharapova and whether she has a husband.

Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilkes are currently engaged to be married.

In a recent interview with PEOPLE, Maria Sharapova mentioned that she is in no hurry to get married. She said, “We were going to have a big wedding and then I got pregnant, and so we haven’t actually scheduled a new wedding yet. Perhaps in the next couple of years.”

Alexander Gilkes started his career as an auctioneer at Phillips, mentored by Simon de Pury. According to PEOPLE, Gilkes founded Paddle8, an online auction platform, in 2011. After selling Paddle8 to The Native in 2018 and stepping down as CEO, Gilkes co-founded Squared Circles, a venture studio, in 2020.

Maria Sharapova and Alexander Gilkes have one child together.

Their family joyously welcomed their first child, a son named Theodore, on July 1, 2022. They marked the special moment with an Instagram announcement featuring his birth date in Roman numerals.

Maria Sharapova and Gilkes initially sparked dating rumors in January 2018 while in Los Angeles. It wasn’t until October of that year that they publicly acknowledged their relationship on Instagram with somewhat mysterious posts. During a vacation in the Cotswolds, both shared photos together, and Sharapova posted an Instagram Story featuring her then-boyfriend. In December 2020, the couple announced their engagement after Gilkes proposed.

Source: PEOPLE, Who’s Dated Who