Who is Leander Paes' Current Girlfriend: Wife Bio

Leander Adrian Paes is an Indian professional tennis player who currently features in the doubles events in the ATP tour and the Davis Cup tournament. He is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players in doubles, he holds the record for the most doubles wins in the Davis Cup. In this post, we will describe briefly- Leander Paes' ex-girlfriend Rhea Pillai.


  • The Indian tennis player Leander Paes started playing at the age of 5.  He was born in Calcutta, India, on 17 June 1973 to Vece Paes, a Goan, and, Jennifer Paes, from Calcutta. His father was a hockey player and was an Olympic champion.  His mother is an athlete as well. She played basketball for India and captained the team in the 1980 Asian basketball championship. 
  • For his education, he went to La Martiniere Calcutta, Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School, and the St. Xavier's College of the University of Calcutta. 
  • Paes is a direct descendant of Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta through his mother. His early development at tennis was held at the Britannia Amritraj Tennis Academy in Madras (Chennai). He currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Leander Paes And Kim Sharma At Pousada By The Beach
Leander Paes And Kim Sharma At Pousada By The Beach

    Leander Paes Relationship Status

  • We don't have enough information about Leander Paes's current relationship. He has been seen with Kim Sharma in a restaurant bar in Goa. Leander and Kim hung out at the Pousada By The Beach, which is a beach-front restaurant. In another photo, dressed in summer whites, Kim Sharma and Leander Paes were enjoying a traditional meal.
  • Previously, he had a live-in relationship with Rhea Pillai. Some sources anticipated, Paes got married to Rhea between 2005 and 2008. It is rumored that the ceremony took place in Colaba and involved a priest. But we did not find any strong sources to confirm that. Leander Paes and his rumored wife Pillai have a daughter together. Her name is Aiyana. But it is confirmed that the two are not living together. In June 2014, Rhea filed a case against Paes and his father alleging domestic violence at a local metropolitan court.
  • Paes also dated the Bollywood actress Mahima Choudhary before having a relationship with Pillai. The relationship between Paes and his ex-girlfriend Mahima Chaudhary lasted for six years. Mahima said in an interview that the distance in their relationship held because of Riya Pillai.

Leander Paes Girlfriend Kim Sharma

  • Kim Michelle Sharma, also known as Kim Sharma, is an Indian actress and model. She made her acting debut in the Hindi-language film Mohabbatein in 2000. She is the brand ambassador of Olay in India. She was born on 21 January 1980 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India. Her father was a businessman and her mother was a homemaker. She has three sisters. The Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal is her cousin.  
  • Kim went to St. Joseph's Convent, a Boarding School in Panchgani. After finishing her school education, she returned to her hometown and enrolled herself in Junior college. But soon she left the college to pursue a career in modeling. She was only in 12th grade at that time.  
  • Previously, she was married to a businessman called Ali Punjani which was held on August 23, 2010. It is reported that Kim dated cricketer Yuvraj Singh for a while but eventually they broke up.

    Leander Paes Rumored Wife Rhea Pillai

  • Rhea Pillai is an Indian model known for her works in television and advertising. She was born on 27 June 1965  in London, the United Kingdom. She is the only daughter of Raymond Pillai and Dhurreshwar Dhanrajgir. Her maternal grandmother was Zubeida, a famous actress in the Indian film industry. She was awarded the title of 'woman of the year' in 2003. 
  • Previously, Rhea Pillai was married to Indian actor Sanjay Dutt in 1998 and they separated in the year 2002. Moreover, she married a US national named Micheal Vaz with whom she separated in 1988 and got divorced in 1994.

  • Leander Paes's Daughter Aiyana

  • The couple has parted in 2012. They have a daughter named Aiyana. Since they parted ways, they have been fighting for the custody of their only child.
Leander Paes And His Girlfriend Kim Sharma At Goa
Leander Paes And His Girlfriend Kim Sharma At Goa
Leander Paes And Kim Sharma
Leander Paes And Kim Sharma

    Leander Paes Daughter Aiyana
    Leander Paes's Daughter Aiyana
Leander Paes And His Ex Wife Rhea Pillai In Happy Mood
Leander Paes And His Ex-Wife Rhea Pillai In Happy Mood

Leander Paes And Rhea Pillai With Their Daughter At An Event
Leander Paes And Rhea Pillai With Their Daughter At An Event