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Rider Gabriel Shevchenko


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Full NameRider Gabriel Shevchenko
First NameRider
Middle NameGabriel
Last NameShevchenko
ProfessionCelebrity Child
Father NameAndriy Shevchenko
Father ProfessionFootball manager and Former Player
Mother NameKristen Pazik
Gender IdentityMale
SibilingsJordan Shevchenko, Christian Shevchenko, Alexander Shevchenko
Date of BirthApril 6,2014
Age10 years

Rider Gabriel Shevchenko is the son of a Ukrainian football manager, Andriy Shevchenko, and Kristen Pazik.  

He was born on 6 April 2014. His father is a former professional football player and a former politician, whereas his mother is a model. 

He has three older siblings.

Bond with the family

Rider Gabriel is close with his parents and siblings. His mother is supportive of him and his father. 

Being the youngest, he is dear to everyone in the family.  

Rider Gabriel Shevchenko with his father Andriy Shevchenko and brothers.
Rider Gabriel Shevchenko with his father Andriy Shevchenko and brothers. Source: Instagram

About his father

Andriy was born on 29 September 1976 in Dvirkivshchyna, Ukraine

His zodiac sign is Libra, whereas his nationality is Ukrainian. His family moved to the Kyivobolon, which was a new neighborhood, in 1979

He attended the 216th city school in Kyiv and got enrolled in the football section coached by Oleksandr Shpakov

He was a member of the local housing cooperative squad, which a woman coached. 

Oleksandr Shpakov, one of Dynamo Kyiv's academy trainers, observed Shevchenko during one of the children's events and invited him to his class. 

Unfortunately, he was momentarily relocated from the city with his sport group due to the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident

He also competed in the LLWI Ukrainian Junior League as a boxer in his childhood, but his interest shifted to football after some time.

Andriy's unsupportive parents

Initially, his mother and father didn't allow him to play football because he had to travel across town to train at the academy. 

They were strictly against his hobby. They wanted their son to graduate from school and become a military man. 

Fortunately, Shpakov convinced his mother and father to let him pursue his career in football. 

In the 1990 Ian Rush Cup friendly tournament, he was the youngest member of the group.

Life beside football

The famous fashion designer Giorgio Armani is a close friend of Andri

He also has done modeling for Armani and opened two boutiques with him in Kyiv

He was also an ambassador for the SOS children's Villages charity in June 2005. He also has a foundation that supports orphaned children.

About his mother

Kristen Pazik was born on 11 August 1978. She is of Polish descent. 

She is a catholic, but her husband is Ukrainian Orthodox. Her father was the former professional baseball player Mike Pazik

There is not much information about her on the internet because she prefers to stay low-key.   

She also has started an e-commerce website called, which is entirely for men's fashion and lifestyle.

Blessed with four children.

The Shevchenko couple communicates in Italian with each other because Giorgio couldn't speak English. 

But Andriy has revealed his desire to learn English, and they want their children to learn Ukrainian. 

They have four sons. The firstborn is Jordan, and he was born on 29 October 2004

On 10 November 2006, the couple was blessed with a second son and named him Christian Shevchenko.  

Alexander was born on 1 October 2012, and the youngest one, Rider Gabriel, was born on 6 April 2014

The godfather of Jordan is Silvio Berlusconi, known as the owner of the Milan club till 2017 and former prime minister of Italy. 

His father scored in a 4–0 Chelsea victory over Watford the day after the birth of Kristian

After that, he and several of his teammates gathered and did the traditional "rock-the-baby" goal celebration as a tribute.

Rider Gabriel Shevchenko with his family.
Rider Gabriel Shevchenko with his family. Source: Instagram

How did his parents meet?

Rider Gabriel's parents met at a Giorgio Armani afterparty in 2002. They fell for each other after that party. 

On 14 July 2004, they got married. It was a private ceremony on a golf course in Washington D.C.

The couple was madly in love with each other back then.

There is not much information about this couple, but they are still together and in love with each other.

Net worth

Rider Gabriel Schvchekno doesn't have a net worth because he is a child. Following is the net worth of his father.

Net worthSource
$45 millionFootballer and politician

Age and height

  1. Rider is seven years old.
  2. His father's height is 1.83m.

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Updated On Sun Aug 08 2021 Published On Sun Jun 27 2021 By shaumya

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