Footballer Dani Alves is a father of two children. He has a daughter and a son who he shares with his ex-wife, Dinora Santana. Let’s meet his kids, their mothers, their ages, and more.
Dani Alves (real name: Daniel Alves da Silva) is a Brazilian professional footballer who last played as a right-back for Liga MX club UNAM and the Brazil national team.
Former Barcelona, Juventus, and Paris Saint-Germain right-back Dani Alves also joined boyhood club Sao Paulo on a free transfer from 2019 to 2021.
He is widely considered one of the greatest full-backs of all time, Alves is tied with Lionel Messi as the most decorated player in the history of professional football with 43 senior titles.
On later in 2022, he was arrested and charged for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman at the Sutton nightclub in Barcelona. He is not expected to be released before the trial, since the Audiencia de Barcelona has already rejected his request to be released on bail twice.
Following his trial, many want to know more about his personal life, especially his kids and baby mama. So, who are Dani Alves’ children? Read on for more.
Who are Dani Alves’ children?
Brazilian football player Dani Alves is a father to two kids; a daughter and a son. The names of his kids are Victoria Alves and Daniel Alves.
The exact birthdates of the kids are unknown.
Alves’ kids have been spotted watching his matches at the stadium cheering for their father.
He shares his children with his ex-wife, Dinora Santana.
The footballer does not share any children with his current partner, Spanish model Joana Sanz.
Who is Dani Alves’s baby mama?
Dinorah Santana is a sports executive and the first wife and the mother of Dani Alves’ two children.
Dinora Santana was born in Rio de Janeiro on February 20, 1991.
She graduated in Economics and worked at a bank soon after. Santana is an influential woman and at 19 years of age, she got FIFA’s approval to become a sports agent. She became one of the most popular agents in the soccer world and served as her then-husband’s agent. She helped him renew at Barcelona a few times while also facilitating his move to PSG.
Dinora is an active member of the sports industry and is an agent for the German company Kick & Run Sports Management. The management company represents over 45 soccer players.
Why did Alves and Santana get divorced? Santana got married to Alves in the year 2008. They had dated for almost six years before it. They had two kids together before getting a divorce in 2011. The couple had mutually ended their relationship but remained on friendly terms for the sake of their kids.
In an article by ‘Globo,’ it was revealed that the couple’s professional relationship has not been hampered. Santana mentioned that she often continued to help Alves with his nutritional needs. The exact reason for their divorce is unknown because the couple did not utter a word about it.
However, there were rumors of Alves and actress Carol Macedo dating just three months after Alves’ divorce. This report was denied by his team.
Dani Alves is now married to model Joana Sanz
Dani Alves has been married to Spanish model Joana Sanz since 2017. She has a close association with many big names in the fashion industry as she has worked for brands like Jimmy Choo, Gucci, L’Oreal, and Rosa Clara among others.
The couple started dating in 2015 after they were introduced by a mutual friend. The supermodel was based in Madrid and had been sharing a flat with a friend of Alves. After a year in Turin with Juventus, where Alves played, the pair hooked up.
The model began studying Psychology in college but dropped out and decided to devote her time to getting better at modeling.
Sanz has an average height of 5 feet and 10 inches and weighs around 114 pounds. Sanz has a figure made for a model and she shot to fame as one at the age of 17. She appeared in the Supermodel of the World contest for the top modeling agency Ford.