With all the years that have gone by, it is quite easy to forget that David and Victoria Beckham have not always been together. The pair began as just another couple with each powerful in his and her own sphere, only to turn into a phenomenon among other celebrity couples.
With each year that passes, more rumors emerge that the titanic marriage of the power couple is about to hit the iceberg, but they always come out more beautiful and stronger. Recently, the couple was forced to take to social media to dispel the rumors that keep swirling about their marriage.
David and Victoria Beckham Biography
Almost a year before David Beckham was born on 2 May 1975 in London, the United Kingdom, somewhere in Heathrow, United Kingdom, Victoria Caroline Beckham was born on 17 April 1974.
David was brought up alongside two sisters, Lynne Georgina and Joanne Louise by their parents- avid Edward Alan Beckham who was a kitchen fitter and Sandra Georgina, a hairdresser.
He began playing football since he was very little in Ridgeway Park, Chingford and when he went to Chase Lane Primary School, whenever he was asked what he wanted becoming, all he had ever thought of was to become a footballer. He later attended Chingford County High School.
With parents who were strong supporters of Manchester United, Beckham played for Ridgeway Rovers which was a local youth club from 1985 to 1987. Between 1987 and 1993, he played for the youth teams of Tottenham Hotspur, Brimsdown Rovers, and Manchester United for which he started his professional career in 1993.
He played for the Red Devils until 2003 when he moved to Real Madrid and then in 2007 he moved to LA Galaxy before finally moving to Paris Saint-Germain in 2013. He also played for England at the Under-18 and Under-21 levels before being called to play for the Three Lions from 1996 to 2009.
On her part, Victoria Beckham who was born Victoria Caroline Adams was brought together with her siblings Louise and Christian Adams. Her parents are Anthony William Adams and Jacqueline Doreen, while his father was an engineer, his mother was an insurance clerk and hairdresser.
She decided she was going to have a career in music in 1980 after watching a musical film, Fame. She was subsequently enrolled in the Jason Theatre School. From a very rich family, Victoria later went to study dance and modeling at Laine Theatre Arts in Surrey. For her educations, Beckham went to St. Mary’s High School.
She began her career as a singer when she became a member of the all-female group, the Spice Girls in 1994. However, after the group later broke up in 2010, she went on as a solo musician before the Spice Girls returned in 2007. The group had Mel B, Emma Bunton, Melanie C, and Geri Halliwell as the other members. She remained a member of the group until 2012 when she called it quits.
As a model, Victoria Beckham made her debut in 2000 at the London Fashion Week. In the years that followed, she modeled for many brands such as Dolce and Gabbana, Rocawear, VB Rocks, and much more. In 2008, she launched her own fashion label.
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David and Victoria Beckham first met in 1997 at a charity football match in London. Immediately the then-Manchester United star saw the former Spice Girl, he just knew she was the one for him. Even before meeting her in person, he knew she was the one after spotting her in one of Spice Girls video. He was with Gary Neville when he saw her in the Video and he told him that was the girl he was going to marry.
A fortnight after their first meeting at the game, Becks, and Posh met again and this time around, he got her phone number and the next evening they met again.
At the time, David was already a big name in football, but Victoria Adams had still not known who he was since she was not football oriented. Still, she liked him because she believed he was a gentleman and family oriented after she saw him with his parents and sisters.
In January 1998, there was a press conference announcing the engagement between the couple and then in 1999, they got married at an elaborate event at Luttrellstown Castle with Gary Neville as Beckham’s best man.
Growing into one of the most famous couples in the world, Victoria and David Beckham have four children. Brooklyn Joseph, their first son, was born in 1999, followed by Romeo James in 2002, Cruz David in 2005, and then their only daughter, Harper Seven who was born in 2011.
Both the Beckhams have been appointed Officers of the Order of the British Empire. David was appointed in 2003 while Victoria received it in 2017.
With continuous rumors emerging from the English tabloids about an impending split between the couple, they have come out to officially state that their union which is almost 20 years is very healthy.
In 2008, the combined net worth of the power couple was placed at over £300 million.