Herwig De Bruyne is best known as the father of a Belgian professional footballer, who plays as a midfielder for premier league club Manchester City Kevin De Bruyne.
His love story
His wife Anna De Bruyne was born in Burundi, but her parents were from the United Kingdom. Her father used to own an oil firm in East Africa and West Africa.
She is a petroleum Engineer by profession. She has spent most of her childhood traveling to east African countries. Later her family moved to Belgium.
She met her better half Herwig De Bruyne there. She was in her teens at that time. It is not known when both got married and who make the first move in their relationship.
But they are together and happy for a long time.
Delivered a baby at the age of 18
After falling in love with each other, they together had a baby boy. It is not clear whether they got married first and then had a baby.
But we assume they had a baby before their marriage as she was only 18 years old. His wife delivered a handsome little bundle of joy on June 28th, 1991.
They named their child as Kevin De Bruyne. Together the couple shared two children. After him, they both blessed with another baby girl whom they named Stefanie De Bruyne.
They both are adults now and settled in their respective lives. They are half British and half Belgium by nationality.
Manages his son
His son used to play football in his hometown since his childhood. At the age of 14, he left his home to be a professional football player.
He attended Genk’s Academy there. He was only allowed to meet his parents on weekends. That phase of his life taught him many ways to be independent and manage his own life.
However, it was difficult for him because he was not earning well, but he never complained. He made his first-team debut for Genk’s on May 9th, 2009. Since then, he has only been better in his game.
Now his father manages his career and also he does not tolerate it if anyone says terrible things about his son. He always protects his son by being his shield.
Married to his longtime girlfriend
His son Kevin De Bruyne was married to his longtime girlfriend, Michelle Lacroix, in June 2017. The couple was in a steady relationship since 2014.
They embraced parenthood before their marriage. Also, the details of the wedding are not available.
Herwig's son Mason Milian De Bruyne came into this world on March 10th, 2016. Two years later, on October 31st, their second son was born. Their second son was born after their marriage.
The couple announced expecting another child on April 2020. The couple took their Instagram to announced the arrival of their daughter named Suri. It was shared on September 5th, 2020.
Girlfriend cheated him
Earlier his son was in a relationship with Caroline Lijnen, but later the couple broke up. His girlfriend cheated on him with Thibaut Courtois, who is also a football player.
His net worth is not out yet; however, his son Kevin De Bruyne is estimated to have a whopping net worth of $30 Million. His annual salary is under review.
Source of his income
He accumulated his wealth as being a professional football player. He has done many endorsements and deals with brands like Orange, EA Sports, and Nike.
He owns cars like Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG and Range Rover Sport etc. The family indeed lives a Rich lifestyle.
- His age is not revealed yet, but we assume he must be 50.
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