Who is Bec Hewitt’s husband, Lleyton Hewitt?
Bec Hewitt’s husband, Lleyton Hewitt, is a semi-tired professional tennis player and - just casually - formerly held the title of the world No. 1.
Born in Adelaide on 24th February 1981, the 40-year-old right-handed player is the most recent Aussie to win a men’s singles in the Grand Slam games, taking home gold at the 2001 and 2002 world tour finals.
WATCH: Lleyton Hewitt's son Cruz follows in dad's footsteps on tennis court.
When did Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt first meet?
In what can only be described as a story ripped from the soap opera scripts of Summer Bay, Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt first met in passing at a charity tennis tournament in 1999, six years before they started dating and got married.
According to an interview with Stellar, the two were dating other people at the time - proving that sometimes it's a case of meeting the right person at the wrong time but true love is something you just can’t ever control.
“We didn’t speak for six years,” Bec Hewitt told Stellar.
“It was only when both of our relationships had broken up [that] he eventually touched base in a text message to tell me something he was working on.”
When did Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt get engaged?
In 2005, Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt shocked fans when they announced their engagement just six weeks after dating. Sometimes when you know, you just know.
“It was such a whirlwind, which I think was part of the reason why we ended up with such a lot of attention — because it was after only six weeks that we got engaged,” she told Stellar.
WATCH: Bec Hewitt on how she started dating Lleyton Hewitt.
When did Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt get married?
Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt got married on the 27nd of July 2005, just a few months after reuniting. This year, the loved-up duo celebrate their 16th wedding anniversary.
The Hewitt’s wedding ceremony was nothing short of an epic crossover between the most prolific sporting and entertainment icons in Australia at the time - Bec’s bridesmaids included Kate Ritchie and Ada Nicodemou.
How many kids do Bec Hewitt and Lleyton Hewitt have?
While Cruz practises with his dad to become his tennis prodigy, Mia is taking the fashion world by storm with her mum and growing up to become a bit of a Gen Z style icon.
“Mia’s five-year plan is to move to either New York or Paris and make a name for herself,” a source told Now To Love.
“Despite her young years, Mia’s a very worldly young woman, since Bec and Lleyton have travelled the globe with her by their side for his tennis career.”
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