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Full NameRebecca Ellison
First NameRebecca
Last NameEllison
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Father NameStephen Ellison
Mother NameLesley Ellison
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseRio Ferdinand
No Of Children3
Date of BirthDecember 5,1980
Age42 years

Rebecca Ellison is the late wife of Rio Ferdinand. Professionally, she used to serve as a fitness trainer. 

Rio's real name Rio Gavin Ferdinand currently serves as a television pundit for BT Sport. Well, he also was a footballer who portrayed the role of a centre-back then. 

Originally, he belongs to London, United Kingdom. He was married twice and has a family of his own. 

Rio also stated he is not that religious type of person. He was born to an Irish mother, Janice, and an Afro-Saint Lucian father named Julian Ferdinand.

Rebecca Ellison with her husband Rio Ferdinand.
Rebecca Ellison with her husband Rio Ferdinand. Source: Pinterest

When did Rebecca meet Rio before marriage?

Rebecca originally belonged to Essex. The lady had kept her personal information very private. 

But it is said that she was a trainer first and then coached as an accountant. The lady met Rio while he was a part of West Ham back in the late 1990s

However, not detailed information, but the couple tied the knot and got officially together in 2009.

Together with Rio, she was a mother to three children

Rebecca Ellison husband Rio Ferdinand with their children and new spouse on the beach celebrating Christmas.
Rebecca Ellison husband Rio Ferdinand with their children and new spouse on the beach celebrating Christmas. Source: Instagram

Rebecca and Rio together had already experienced parenthood, not once but thrice. 

She gave birth to their first kid Lorenz back in 2006. He is 15 years old as of 2021

In 2009, the couple was blessed with another kid named Tate. He is currently 12 years old. Lastly, their youngest child was born. 

And this time, it was a daughter whom they named Tia in 2011. She is ten years old

However, it has been stated that during the birth year of their daughter, they shifted to London following a tour of duty in Manchester while Rio played for Manchester United.

Rebecca's husband falls apart after her demise

Sadly, Rebecca is no more in this world now. She took leave from this world on May 1, 2015. The lady was suffering from breast cancer

Rebecca didn't share to the public about her illness. However, she got to know about a disease a year before her demise. 

She believed that she would recover after treatment, but it had spread all over her bones. 

Rio, her husband, stated his dearest wife lost her battle to cancer last night. He further added that his beloved spouse died peacefully at the Royal Marsden hospital. 

The lady was not only a great wife but a great mom too. She will be missed more as an aunt, daughter, spouse, sibling, and granddaughter.

He revealed how his world collapsed after she died. He turned into an alcoholic, canceled all his plans, and just stayed home. 

He started waking up at 2 or 3 am in the morning and kept on thinking that his children lost their mother. 

Rio organized his second wedding

Rebecca Ellison husband Rio Ferdinand with his wife Kate.
Rebecca Ellison husband Rio Ferdinand with his wife Kate. Source: Instagram

It was hard for Rio after his wife's death. After a while, Rio moved on with his life. He started his new love life with a lady named Kate Wright

He and Kate together told about their engagement in November 2018. Kate professionally is recognized as an artist who appeared on "The Only Way is Essex," a popular reality show. 

She and Rio began dating in January 2017. However, the lady quitted her career in television to give more time to her family and love life.

Are Rio Ferdinand and Kate starring in a new documentary?

Rio Ferdinand with his spouse Kate will indeed be seen in a documentary. The documentary captured all the hard moments they faced after Rebecca's death and also, how Kate came into their life as a new partner and a stepmother. 

Both individuals got inspired to share their part of the story after Rio's BAFTA-winning documentary

They stated how they are overwhelmed by the positive and honest response from the people who suffered the same tough situation.

Net worth

Since Rebecca Ellison's financial information is unclear, we will rely on her husband Rio. Rio has a total estimated net worth of $75 million.

Net worth$75 million
Income sourceFootballer


  1. Rebecca Ellison was 34 years old when she took her last breath.

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