Emma Rhys-Jones is best known as the fiancée of Welsh footballer Gareth Bale, who plays for Real Madrid and Wales. They were childhood sweethearts who shared a school. A hairdresser in Cardiff while Bale was developing his football career. Since her late 2013 appearance with Bale, she has been relentlessly covered by the media, whether for her relationship with him or the worrisome family issues. Even after becoming a star, she has remained the girl next door. She prefers spending time with her family and friends to being in the spotlight. Alba and Nava, her and Bale’s daughters, are due to marry in 2018.
The Skyrocketing Stardom
Emma Rhys-Jones rose to prominence after being photographed with Gareth Bale as he signed the £85 million transfer from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in September 2013. Soon after, she was photographed in tabloids, making headlines.
She has kept a quiet profile online, only sometimes appearing on Bale’s social media accounts. Friends, relatives, and acquaintances said she is unlikely to change under the spotlight. In contrast to other sports spouses and girlfriends, she is not interested in the famous lifestyle (her grandmother, Grace Rhys-Jones, insisted that she is not a WAG, but a well rounded young woman with fiery Italian roots). His iconic love heart celebration after a goal is dedicated to her.
Families of Emma Rhys-Jones
Rhys-Jones was born and reared in Llanishen, a north Cardiff suburb about two miles from her future partner Bale’s previous council house. She has an older sister, Charlotte, a younger sister, Katie, and twin brothers, Robert and John. Israel is the son of Taulupe Faletau, a Welsh and British Lion rugby player.
Love Life of Emma Rhys-Jones
She met Gareth Bale in the early 2000s at Whitchurch High School. She’s been by his side ever since, cheering him on during his games. For the birth of their first daughter, she returned to her hometown after living with Gareth in Chigwell, Essex, since 2011.
The couple now resides in Madrid with their two daughters, both born before their engagement. Alba Violet was born on October 21, 2012 at Cardiff’s University Hospital. On March 22, 2016, Nava Valentina was born in Cardiff. Bale proposed to Emma on July 17, 2016, his 27th birthday. They apparently plan to wed in 2018.
Scandals & Disputes
Martin Rhys-Jones, father of Emma Rhys-Jones, was convicted of fraud and served five years in prison in Spain and the US. Emma and Gareth postponed their wedding several times to allow her father to attend. ‘Sun’ claims they discussed having the ceremony in New York so her father could attend. They postponed the ceremony in 2017 after learning that he could be released early if he behaved well.
Her father was released in September 2017. Two days following his release, her father planned up a secret meeting with her daughter and grandchildren in Cardiff. Emma’s emotional reunion with her father after six years left her in tears. Her father has met Gareth before, since they have been dating for almost a decade.
In September 2016, criminals threw stones through the windows and set fire to her grandparents’ car, forcing them to flee. Her aunt was detained the following month with a bag full of cocaine, cash, and watches for £1 million. The couple increased security after the event for concern that the drug group involved would seek revenge.
Estimated Net Worth
Emma is a wealthy and popular Family Member. Emma Rhys-Jones net worth is estimated at $1.5 Million by Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.