[Joon] This couldn’t be a more beautiful, charming, and joyous gift to our family.
Maria Sharapova, 35, the “Russian fairy,” updated her Instagram on July 15 to announce the birth of her first child. On her Instagram, she also posted a photo of herself gazing at her newborn son. The baby boy is named Theodore.
Sharapova retired as a tennis player in February ’20 at the age of 32. She was ranked No. 1 in the world and was a silver medalist at the London Olympics. She is also active as a model, and in 2005 she celebrated the New Year in Lanai, Hawaii, wearing a black bikini in which she took a selfie with her smartphone” (reporter for a sports newspaper).
Deep Ties with the British Royal Family
Sharapova, a world-famous athlete, announced her engagement in December 2008. Sharapova is engaged to British businessman Alexander Gilkes, 42. His career has been spectacular.
He is a graduate of Eton College, the most prestigious school in England, and is a friend of Prince William and Prince Henry, who graduated from Eton College. Princess Eugenie worked at Paddle8, an online auction house she co-founded in 2011 that generated more than 14.3 billion yen in sales.
She and Princess Beatrice attended the wedding of his ex-wife, fashion designer Misha Nonoo. Mr. Gilkes’ brother Charlie used to be in a relationship with Pippa Middleton, Princess Catherine’s sister,” said a reporter from the international section of a national newspaper.
The company that Mr. Gilkes has newly established, “Squared Circles,” has Sharapova’s name as an advisor. Sharapova herself has long been known as an astute businessperson.
In 2012, she founded a sweets brand, Sugapova, with annual sales of more than 2.1 billion yen. Annual sales exceeded 2.1 billion yen.
Sharapova is the world’s top tennis player and a capable businessperson. She is leading a happy “second life” with her celebrity partner and newborn son.