Who is Cristina Serra, Pep Guardiola’s wife? Bio and all the details

Who is Cristina Serra, Pep Guardiola’s wife? Bio and all the details

Steve Njuguna
June 26, 2023 at 10:01 AM

Christina Serra is a Brazilian fashion designer and journalist. She has been married to Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola since 2014. Today, we delve more into her personal life and all other details about her.

Christina Serra
Christina Serra during her husband's unveiling as Bayern Munich coach. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts
Source: Getty Images

Cristina and Pep met when Guardiola was still a junior player for Barcelona. Pep has since retired from playing football and launched a successful managerial career with Barcelona, Bayern, and Manchester City.

Profile summary


Christina Serra

Year of birth



Brazilian, Spanish

Hair colour


Marital status



Josep Guardiola




Journalist, Fashion designer

Country of Birth


Net worth

$40 million

Cristina Serra's bio

Serra is a journalist/ fashion designer. She was born in Italy to her parents Josep Serra Boada and Montserrat Selvas Tarre. The Serra family owns the Serra Claret fashion store, which is one of the biggest in Spain.

Cristina Serra's age

Cristina Serra's birthday is unclear as she is very reserved about her personal life. However, it is public knowledge that she was born in 1973.

Pep Guardiola and Cristina Serra

Pep Guardiola met his wife Cristina Serra when he was 18 years old. The then Barcelona player was at Serra's family shop modeling some new outfits for Spanish designer Antonio Miro. Their relationship blossomed, and they stayed together, eventually having three children. They formalized their union in a private ceremony in Spain in 2014.

Pep Guardiola's career

Starting as a young lanky midfielder in Barcelona's academy, Pep turned into a cornerstone of Johan Cruyff's 'dream team' of the late 80s and early 90s that won the European Cup in 1992 as well as four La Liga titles in 6 years. After spells in Italy and Qatar, Pep retired from playing and went into coaching, first with the Barcelona B team before achieving unprecedented success with the senior team in the late 2000s. He later left Barcelona for equally successful spells at Bayern Munich and Manchester City.

Cristina Serra's daughter

The couple has two daughters, namely Maria and Valentina. Pep Guardiola's eldest daughter Maria has also taken over the family traditions of modeling and fashion. She has over 600,000 followers on Instagram. A big Man City fan, she constantly posts photos and videos of her supporting the team as her father coaches it to titles.

Cristina Serra's career

Despite initially being a journalist, Cristina primarily focuses on fashion design and retail. She manages her businesses in Catalonia, Spain as well as being active in managing the Serra family business.

Cristina Serra's nationality

Cristina was born in Italy to Brazilian parents. She is also married to Pep Guardiola who is Spanish. In the press, she is largely referred to as Brazilian.

Cristina Serra's Instagram

Cristina Serra is not active on Instagram. However, her husband Pep has millions of followers on his official account @pepteam.

Cristina Serra's photos

Cristina is frequently seen with her husband Pep during public events. Here are some instances:

Pep and Cristina
Cristina and Pep embrace after Manchester City won the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League title. Photo by David Ramos
Source: Getty Images

The two are also frequently seen back in their hometown of Barcelona, Spain where they spend most of their free time.

Pep and Cristina at a basketball game
Pep and Cristina attend an FC Barcelona basketball game in 2022 Photo by Urbanandsport
Source: Getty Images

Cristina Serra's net worth

According to GHGossip, Cristina is worth $40 million. This amount comes from her family's businesses as well as her own fashion design companies.

Christina Serra has been together with Pep Guardiola for close to three decades now. Together, they have built a family and successful individual careers in their respective fields.

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