[2021] Sharapova's Current Boyfriend Gilkes and Dating History: Husband Bio

Maria Sharapova, the five-time Grand Slam champion and former No.1-ranked women's tennis player in the world. In this article, let's discover Sharapova's current partner, husband/boyfriend, and dating history. 

Maria Sharapova Short Biography

  • Maria Sharapova is a former tennis player who became the first Russian woman to win Wimbledon and earned a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics. On 26th February 2020, Sharapova said goodbye to tennis after losing the first-round match at the Australian Open. 
  • Sharapova was born on April 19, 1987, in Nyagan, Siberia, Russia. Both of her parents, Yuri Sharapov and Yelena, are from Gomel, Byelorussian SSR. Her parents left their homeland shortly before Sharapova was born. She learned to play tennis when she was much younger. She hit her first tennis ball when she was 4 years old.  
  • At the age of 9, she moved with her father to Florida. At that time, she earned a scholarship to train at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. She doesn't have any siblings. 

Maria Sharapova Current Relationship Status

  • Was Maria Sharapova ever married? No. She never gets married before. However, On December 17, 2020, Maria Sharapova revealed that she is engaged to British businessman Alexander Gilkes. Even though Sharapova and Gilkes started dating in 2018, they were first seen together in public in March 2018. At that time, Sharapova and his boyfriend Gilkes went on a date to an art gallery in Beverley hills. 
  • Gilkes proposed to Sharapova with an emerald-shaped diamond that's believed to be between 5 to 7 carats.  "I said yes from the first day we met," Sharapova wrote on Instagram. "This was our little secret, wasn't it 💍🥂@gilkesa." 

Maria Sharapova And Her Future Husband Alexander Gilkes
Maria Sharapova And Her Current Boyfriend & Future Husband Alexander Gilkes

Maria Sharapova's Future Husband Alexander Gilkes

  • Gilkes was previously married to designer Misha Nonoo who was rumored to be responsible for arranging the famous blind date between Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Gilkes and Nonoo were together for 13 years before splitting in 2016. After their divorce, Nonoo married oil heir Mike Hess. 
  • Maria Sharapova's Future Husband Alexander Gilkes is the owner and co-founder of Paddle8, an online auction platform that specializes in fine art and collectibles. He was known as the most well-connected Briton in New York. In fact, he went to college with Prince Harry. Gilkes is the son of Jeremy Gilkes, a dermatologist. He was born and raised in London and educated at Eton College and at the University of Bristol. 
  • Sharapova's Boyfriend Gilkes has been named as one of the Fast Company's Most Creative Entrepreneurs in 2017. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, he was on the list of the 100 Most Powerful People in the Art World. Moreover, he is called a Digital Maverick. 

Maria Sharapova Dating History

In this list, we’ll take a look at all the men that Maria Sharapova has dated, along with the timeline of these relationships.

Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov

  • From 2013 to 2015, Maria Sharapova used to date Grigor Dimitrov. Sharapova's ex-boyfriend Dimitrov is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. Dimitrov proposed Sharapova in 2013 by email after watching a game. Fans of both Sharapova and Dimitrov were very excited about this romantic relationship. During the 2015 Wimbledon tournament, the couple decided to part ways. It was a devastating time for Sharapova’s life because she had a heartbreaking loss to Serena Williams. Interestingly, previously Grigor Dimitrov used to date Serena Williams. 

Grigor Dimitrov And Maria Sharapova
Grigor Dimitrov And Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic

  • Maria Sharapova also dated the Basketball player Sasha Vujacic. In 2009, Sharapova first met Vujacic in Los Angeles. The couple was very open about their relationship. Sharapova's ex-boyfriend Vujacic was often seen in the visitor's box shouting for her. The two engaged in 2010. Eventually, Shasa could not be the husband of this great tennis star. They broke up in 2012. 

Maria Sharapova And Her Ex Boyfriend Sasha Vujacic
Maria Sharapova And Her Ex-Boyfriend Sasha Vujacic


Maria Sharapova and Charlie Ebersol

  • Maria Sharapova had a one-year relationship with TV producer Charlie Ebersol in 2008. This ex-sweetheart of Maria, Ebersol is the son of former NBC Sports Chairman Dick Ebersol. The pair broke up in the same year.

Maria Sharapova And Her Ex Boyfriend Charlie Ebersol
Maria Sharapova And Her Ex-Boyfriend Charlie Ebersol

Maria Sharapova and Andy Roddick

  • If you are an avid supporter of Sharapova during 2006, you must have heard the name Rodapova. It is the short form of two pairs: Maria Sharapova and Andy Roddick. However, the relationship between them was not confirmed by any of them. Andy’s now married to Brooklyn Decker and has two children.

Maria Sharapova And Her Rumored Boyfriend Andy Roddick
Maria Sharapova And Her Rumored Boyfriend Andy Roddick

Maria Sharapova Dating History
Maria Sharapova Dating History