Maria Francisca Perello: Rafael Nadal wife, net worth, marriage, kids and more

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Maria Francisca Perello is the wife of former World No. 1 and 22-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal

Tennis great Rafael Nadal has won several titles in his career but there has been a lot of speculation regarding his married life.

The Spaniard is married to Maria Francisca Perello, and the pair have been in a relationship since 2009.

Maria Francisca Perello
Nadal has won 13 titles at Roland Garros in his career

Xisca Perello, as Nadal’s wife is also known, was born on July 7, 1988, in Palma de Majorca, Spain. She is nicknamed Xisca by the public and the media.

The Spaniard has been with Nadal since their high school days but kept away from the limelight over the Spaniard’s career. However, now she is seen cheering on Nadal during his matches in various tournaments.

Nadal withdrew from Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics citing fitness concerns after losing in the semi-final of the French Open to Novak Djokovic. He will be looking to make his comeback for the ATP hardcourt season in North America, after a lengthy duration. In 2021, he won in Rome and Barcelona but failed to retain the Roland Garros title.

Maria Francisca Perello family

Xisca’s father’s name is Bernat Perelló and her mother’s name is María Pascual. She was a friend of Nadal’s younger sister, Maribel and met in the mid-2000s.

The couple also were born in the same place in Manacor. She has always kept her personal life private and has not appeared in any press conferences either. Perello has admitted that she likes to keep away from the media and that’s what makes her relationship with Nadal so strong.

Maria Francisca Perello career

The Spaniard studied Business Administration and English in London, England. After graduation, Maria went on to work for MAPFRE, an insurance company, which endorsed her husband too.

She currently works as the Project Director of Strategy and Relations with Institutions for the Rafa Nadal Foundation. Xisca Perello studied at Universitat de les Illes Balears in Palma, Illes Balears in 2006.

Maria Francisca Perello net worth

The estimated net worth of Perello is around $500,000. Her earnings approximate from $34K to $109K as a project director at the Rafael Nadal Foundation.

Her husband Rafael Nadal has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Nadal also has started his own academy called the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar in Spain.

Maria Francisca Perello and Rafael Nadal marriage

Having been together since 2005, Perello and Nadal finally tied the knot in January 2019, shortly after announcing their engagement.

The grand wedding saw 350 guests at the La Fortaleza castle in Majorca, where famous celebrities like Olivia Colman, Tom Hiddleston, David Ferrer, Hugh Laurie and many others were present.

Maria Francisca Perello and Rafael Nadal kids

The couple do not have any kids but Nadal has revealed that he plans on starting a family after retiring from the sport. Nadal, who is 36 is still at the top after years of success.

After his career, they plan to move back to Spain and start a new life as a retired tennis player along with kids.

FAQs about Maria Francisca Perello

Is Rafael Nadal still married to Maria Francisca Perello?
Yes, the pair have been married since January 2019, after 14 years of being together. They met during their high school days and have stayed together since.
When was Maria Francisca Perello born?
Maria Francisca Perello was born on the 7th of July, 1988
Where is Maria Francisca Perello from?
Maria Francisca Perello is a Spanish citizen.
Where was Maria Francisca Perello born?
Maria Francisca Perello was born in Manacor, Spain
How many children does Maria Francisca Perello have?
Maria Francisca Perello and Nadal do not have any kids till date
What is Maria Francisca Perello’s net worth?
Maria Francisca Perello has a net worth of around $500,000 and works for her husband’s foundation
How old is Maria Francisca Perello?
Maria Francisca Perello is 34 years old.

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Edited by: Gerard Crispin