EMMA RHYS-JONES is the wife of Welsh football ace Gareth Bale.

And she’ll no doubt be in Qatar cheering on her husband as he tries to secure World Cup glory with Wales.

 The pair were photographed on e-scooters in Madrid with two of their kids
The pair were photographed on e-scooters in Madrid with two of their kidsCredit: Getty

Here’s everything you need to know about her and when the couple tied the knot…

Who is Emma Rhys-Jones?

Emma Rhys-Jones has been with Gareth Bale for over a decade.

She grew up in Llanishen, a district in north Cardiff a couple of miles from Bale’s family home.

The couple began dating in the early 2000s while attending Whitchurch High School.

They got engaged in July 2016 and Gareth announced the news on social media posting: “She said yes!! This is a birthday weekend I won’t forget for a long time…”

The pair got married in 2019 – a year after Gareth scored a stunning goal in the Champions League final.

 Gareth Bale with daughter Alba, fiancée Emma Rhys-Jones and baby Axel

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Gareth Bale with daughter Alba, fiancée Emma Rhys-Jones and baby AxelCredit: Getty – Contributor

Who is Emma’s husband Gareth Bale?

Gareth is a professional footballer who plays for LAFC in the United States and Wales.

He was born on July 16, 1989, in Cardiff.

He started his football career at Southampton before moving to Tottenham.

He signed a six year deal with Spanish club Real Madrid in 2013 where he went on to win some of football’s biggest trophies including the Champions League five times.

 

 Emma and Bale celebrate with daughter Nava after Real Madrid's Champions League triumph against Atletico Madrid in 2016

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Emma and Bale celebrate with daughter Nava after Real Madrid’s Champions League triumph against Atletico Madrid in 2016Credit: EPA

When was Emma Rhys-Jones’ and Gareth Bale’s wedding?

Emma and Gareth got married in June 2019 in Mallorca.

How many children do Emma Rhys-Jones and Gareth Bale have?

Gareth and Emma have four children – two daughters and two sons.

Their first child Alba Violet was born at the University Hospital of Wales on October 21, 2012.

Their second daughter, Nava Valentina arrived on March 22, 2016.

The couple’s son Axel was born on May 8, 2018, before their fourth child Xander was born on July 7, 2021.


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