Who is Ricky Rubio's wife? NBA player's family life explored

Amber Peake January 14, 2022
Who is Ricky Rubio’s wife? NBA player’s family life explored
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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Ricky Rubio made the news this week as he spoke out for the first time since it was announced he would not play the remainder of the 2021-2022 season following an injury.

In December, Cleveland Cavaliers confirmed the Spanish basketball star would not be playing the rest of the season after he was reported to have a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

This week, the NBA player chatted to Spanish publication La Vanguardia on his recovery as well as family life and career, with some now curious to know more about Ricky Rubio’s wife and son. Let’s take a look…

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Who is Ricky Rubio’s wife?

The basketball player prefers to keep his love life separate from his NBA career, although as per The Athletic, Ricky Rubio is married to wife Sara.

According to the publication, he and Sara have been together since they were 14 and tied the knot around 2019.

While they are seen to keep things low key, Sara has previously featured on his Instagram feed, facing away from the camera:

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They welcomed their first child in 2020

Ricky Rubio and wife Sara welcomed their first child, a son they named Liam, in January 2020. The couple has chosen to keep him away from the spotlight, however, following his birth, Ricky Rubio admitted being a father is the “best thing” to have happened to him.

Rubio recently mentioned his now two-year-old son in an interview with Spanish publication La Vanguardia. While chatting to the publication he admitted there soon could be a “time when basketball will not be the priority” as his son nears the age of starting school.

He explained: “When my son starts school, the NBA will not be worth it. I will have to go back. I don’t want to make him dizzy moving around when he’s six years old, at the age of starting to make friends. It was discussed with my wife and we have it very clear. There will come a time when basketball will not be the priority.”

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.