Alexander Gilkes (born 16 July 1979) is a well-known name for the business world from British he is co-founder and president of his company Paddle8. It is an online auction company for arts and collection. He is best known as Maria Sharapova’s boyfriend. He is from a wealthy background as his father “Jeremy Gilkes” is a famous dermatologist.
He also has some royal relations as per the report. He is a good friend of Prince Harry and Prince William. Gilkes and Prince Harry went to the same college E Ton college. If we believe in that reports Gilkes also attends their wedding.
Alexender is also known for her relationship with Maria Sharapova, a Russian tennis player who recently announces her retirement. Gilkes also post some heartfelt post for her girlfriend after her retirement to console her.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
Alexander Gilkes was born to his parents on 16 July 1979 (age 40 years, as in 2019) in London. He completes her schooling from E Ton College ad for further studies he moves to the University of Bristol.
His father Jeremy Gilkes is a famous Dermetoligst and mother Robin Gilkes is working at Oxford University. His younger brother’s name is Charlie Gilkes.
Maria Sharapova’s fiancé lived in a wealthy and royal atmosphere and he studied at the same college and her brother also date Prince Willam’s wife Kate Middleton’s sister, Pippa. They were also Guest at the royal wedding at the Duke and Duchess.
Personal Life, Spouse & Girlfriend Maria Sharapova
Previously, Alexandar was married to his wife Misha Nonoo fashion designer in Venice, Italy in July 2012. But their relationship is not long last and they were broke up to each other in 2016 and their divorce was finalized in 2018.
Currently, Alexander Gilkes in a relationship with her girlfriend Maria Sharapova since October 2018. We can see them showing love for each other on their Instagram.
After the Sharapova’s declaration of retirement on 26 Feb her boyfriend post a heartfelt post for her on 27 February.
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To the kindest and most professional person I know, here is to you Maria, and all that awaits you in your next chapter! May you continue to inspire us all with your deep humility, self-deprecation, strength and focus. As a remarkable first chapter closes with so many extraordinary feats, we look forward to all that you will accomplish with equal grit and grace in the years to come. Proudly and lovingly, xx ???? ——— “How do you leave behind the only life you’ve ever known? How do you walk away from the courts you’ve trained on since you were a little girl, the game that you love—one which brought you untold tears and unspeakable joys—a sport where you found a family, along with fans who rallied behind you for more than 28 years? I’m new to this, so please forgive me. Tennis—I’m saying goodbye.”
There is also a rumor of couple engagement. Before, Alexander Maria is in a relationship with fellow tennis player Grigor Dimitrov from 2012 to 2015.
She also previously linked with Maroon 5 singer before her career in Tennis and Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic, she also engaged with basketball player but they broke after a year.
Body Size, Height, Weight & More
Alexander Gilkes has a commendable height of 5 feet 8 inches and weight is around 70 kg. Despite being busy in his business he workout regularly in the gym.
Like his business, he is in love with art for this he travels the whole world. His Body measurement is not given anywhere. He has brown eyes and brown hair.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Alexander Gilkes
|Bio & Wiki|
|Full Real Name||Alexander Gilkes.
|Famously Known as||For his relation with tennis star Maria Sharapova|
|Birthday (DOB)||16 July 1979|
|Age (as of 2019)||40 years old.|
|Place of Birth||London, British|
|Gay or Lesbian||No.|
|Social Media Profiles||Instagram: @gilkesa (50.5K + followers).
|Parents||Father: Jeremy Gilkes.
Mother: Robin Gilkes.
|Siblings||Brother: Charlie Gilkes|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 172 cm.
Meters: 1.72 m.
|Body Measurements||Not Known|
|Shoe Size (IND)||8.|
|Previous Wife||Misha Nonoo|
|Girlfriend (present)||Maria Sharapova
|School||E Ton College|
|Alma Mater||The University of Bristol.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$20 million in the US dollar. (As of 2019).|
Career, Profession & Net Worth
Alexander is co-founder of Paddle8 is an online auction company of arts and collectibles in NewYork. His companies’ motive is to buy and sell and buy fine and arts and collectibles.
The Athlete’s boyfriend is served as an auction for Madona’s Raising Malawi, Elton John AIDS Foundation and amFar His Current adventure is at Pace Gallery at Newyork, London, Hong Kong Geneva, Palo Alto, and Seoul and Squared Circles in 2020.
Gilkes also named as the most creative Entrepreneur in 2017 and 100 most powerful people in the arts and auction world in 2014,2015 and 2016 and one of the most important people under 40. He was also featured in Vanity Fair Magazine and mark as GQ’s best-dressed lists.
Previously he is working as an auction Phillips de Pury & Company and as an executive at LVMH in Paris and the board member of the New York Academy of Art. Alexander Gilkes has an approximate net worth of $20 million in the US dollar.
- Reportedly, Gilkes’ ex-spouse Misha Nonoo is a matchmaker for Meghan Markel and Prince Harry.
- Maria Sharapova’s partner has 50.5k plus followers on Instagram.
- His Zodiac sign is Cancer.
- He likes Horse riding.