Xisca, as she likes to be called, is the longtime girlfriend of tennis superstar, Rafael Nadal. The couple has been together since 2005. This implies that they have had over a decade of relationship with only rumored breakups which were never substantiated. Unlike most celebrity partners, Xisca Perelló prefers a very private life. She has avoided the media as much as she can, going even to the extent of being away from social media.
She currently works as the project director of The Rafael Nadal Foundation. It was established by the tennis star to cater for the needs of socially disadvantaged youths around the world and she is most popular for this role. However, Xisca has worked in an insurance company in her birth town, Majorca, Spain. She also worked at MAPFRE, a company affiliated with her boyfriend but she ran away from the job as she was bullied – most of her colleagues speculated that she got the job because of her relationship with the sportsman.
She is very close to her Rafael Nadal’s sister, Isabel and is so private about her life that she keeps information about her relationship from her family members. Let us take a closer look at the gorgeous Spanish woman.
Xisca Perelló – Bio (Age)
She was born Maria Francisca Perelló on July 7, 1988, in Palma De Majorca, Spain. Xisca Perelló learned to be independent at a very young age. It is not known if she grew up with any siblings. Furthermore, the names of the elementary and secondary school she attended are not known, neither is the name of the college she graduated from. However, what is known is that she attended college in the United Kingdom where she obtained two degrees, one in business management and the other in English.
While recounting her migration to England, she described how difficult it was for her to learn English as she only spoke Spanish when she arrived. She later got the hang of it as she had to converse in it daily. After her education, Xisca got a job at a sporting company, MAPFRE. By then, she was already dating Nadal who happened to be endorsed by the same company. Rumors began circulating that she got the job because of her relationship with the star. Being a person who hated such attention, she quit her job at MAPFRE and relocated to Spain. In Spain, she got a new job as an insurance company personnel but again, she abandoned this job and moved over to charity work when her boyfriend established the Rafael Nadal Foundation. She became its Project Director and together, they have impacted the lives of millions of youths around the world.
Not much is known about the family of Xisca Perelló. She was born to Bernat Perelló and María Pascual. While growing up, her parents worked time-consuming jobs, hence she spent a lot of time on her own. As a clandestine person, she hasn’t revealed any more information about her parents and family. Both her parents are Spanish but their occupations are not known. It is also not known if she has any siblings, as none has been mentioned.
Other Facts About Xisca Perelló – Rafael Nadal’s Partner
Relationships can be therapeutic and sometimes disturbing but most importantly it can be life-changing. Without the presence of famous tennis star, Rafael Nadal in the life of Xisca Perelló, she might have remained an unnoticed UK college graduate. Her relations with the star boosted her fame and increased her followers and admirers, despite the fact that she prefers a very low profile.
Xisca’s love story with Nadal began while they were in high school. They lived in the same neighborhood and was introduced to each other by a mutual friend. When they became close, they always wondered why they had never met earlier. The couple remained friends and only started dating in 2005. Since then, it has been a jolly good ride. They have been caught together in public by paparazzi on several occasions.
Because Xisca Perelló loves to maintain a low key life, she doesn’t often attend Nadal’s games and charity functions. When asked her reason for this, she explained that she didn’t want to serve as a distraction to him. The couple revealed the reason for the success of their relationship to be acknowledgment and respect of each other’s space. They have been together for over a decade and are still waxing strong. They have no kids together and have not stated any intentions of getting married soon.
Rafael Nadal doesn’t talk much about her or his relationship at interviews. This is an agreement both parties reached and are comfortable with. Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently ranked world No. 2 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
The Spanish director didn’t gain fame largely from her own pursuits but from that of her partner’s, even though she wanted and still wants no part of it. She has worked as a sporting company personnel, insurance personnel and a project director at a charity home. This line of careers do not get one to a flamboyant financial status but it can ensure some sort of economic stability.
Although her boyfriend is worth a whopping sum of £150 million, Xisca’s net worth is unknown at the moment. Also, her salary records have also been kept away from public knowledge.