Maria Perello or Maria Francisca Perello, also known as Xisca, is the wife of RAFAEL NADAL, and she has never been one to steal the spotlight. She is also famous for her work as she runs Nadal’s charity, the ‘Rafael Nadal Foundation. Maria has a business degree from the UK and was a project manager at Nadal’s charity. She has the primary role behind the day-to-day activities of the organization and manages the work in the communities. Maria is a Spanish girl who started her career with a job in an insurance company and later changed directions to run the Rafael Nadal Foundation.
Maria Francisca Perello was born on July 7, 1988 and turned 34 in 2022. She was raised in Palma de Mallorca, Spain by her father, Bernat Perelló, and mother, María Pascual. Nicknamed Xisca, she prefers to be called that in the media. Xisca received her degree in Business Administration and English in London, UK. At first she struggled a lot to speak English and survive in London. Since the beginning of her relationship with Nadal, she has hardly revealed any details to the media and prefers to keep it private. She once admitted in her interviews that she didn’t even reveal her relationship details to her family as she likes to keep her private life limited.
Maria Perello career
Maria Francisca Perello has been ambitious and active since her school days. She grew up in such circumstances that she learned to be self-reliant and pursue a career from an early age. After her training and her Abitur, she went to London, UK to study business administration. She graduated with honors and got a job at ‘MAPFRE’, a sports company that also supported her boyfriend Rafael Nadal.
However, her career ended when she started receiving comments about her relationship with famous tennis star Nadal. She always knew that her relationship with Nadal would interfere with her professional life and would not be easy to manage in public. But she was unprepared for the hostile workplace and environment she faced at MAPFRE. That’s why she quit the job amidst the rumors about her relationship with Nadal. She moved back to her birthplace and started working for an insurance company.
Despite getting all kinds of attention due to their relationship, Maria rarely attended Nadal’s matches. In one of her interviews, she revealed that Nadal needs space and she would get tired of hanging out with him and waiting all day to fulfill her needs. She mentioned that giving each other space is a key factor in the success of their relationship. She said that if she followed her to all of his destinations, they would probably risk each other while getting along.
Maria Perello biography
|Real name||Maria Francisca Perello|
|Date of birth||July 7, 1988|
|Age (as of 2022)||34 years|
|Place of birth||Manacor, Spain|
|profession||Media Personality, Project Manager|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 167 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds|
|hair colour||dark brown|
|eye color||dark brown|
Maria Perello Family
|Who is Maria Perello’s husband?||Rafael Nadal|
She had known Nadal, the famous tennis star, since their school days, but the two got together in 2005 when they were both introduced to each other by one of their friends. They tried to keep their relationship private for the first few years and had no social media appearances. The couple, aged 12 or 14, exchanged wedding rituals in 2019 at La Fortaleza Castle in Mallorca, an event attended by around 350 guests.
In one of her interviews in 2011, Perello spoke about her private life, saying she needs to give space to her relationship with Nadal and it is his career that is helping to maintain that space. Nadal often says in his interviews that he is very fond of children and now he sees his wife becoming a mother and giving him the new role at the age of 36.
Maria Perello net worth
Maria Perello started her career with an unsuccessful job profile at ‘MAPFRE’ where she faced hostilities over her relationship with her longtime partner Nadal. She then returned to her hometown and began working at an insurance company. Now, after the wedding, she takes care of Nadal’s charitable organization. It is certain that she earns well, somewhere around 5 million dollars.