Who is Marouane Fellaini’s wife? Get to know if he is married and his bio

Who is Marouane Fellaini’s wife? Get to know if he is married and his bio

Ciku Njuguna
updated at January 17, 2024 at 10:02 AM
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Marouane Fellaini is a Belgian football player who plays for the Belgian football team and the Chinese Super League. His personal life has garnered interest thanks partly to his off-field presence. What is known about Marouane Fellaini's wife and family?

Marouane Fellaini’s wife
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini was in action during a match against Watford FC at Vicarage Road on September 15, 2018, in Watford, United Kingdom. Photo by Ross Kinnaird.
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Celebrity couples, particularly football players and their wives, gain global acclaim for their relationship status. Does Marouane Fellaini have a wife? Take a deep dive into the colourful love life of the Belgian forward.

Marouane Fellaini's profile summary

Full name

Marouane Fellaini-Bakkioui



Date of birth

22 November 1987


37 years old as of January 2024

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Etterbeek, Brussels, Belgium





Current residence

Worsley, Cheshire, China


194 centimetres (6'3")


85 kilograms (187.3 lbs)


Abdellatif and Hafida Fellaini



Relationship status



RSC Anderlecht Football Academy


Professional football player

Years active

2004 - present

Position (s)

Central, attacking, defensive midfielder

Net worth

$30 million

Social media pages

X(Twitter), Instagram, Threads, Facebook

How old is Marouane Fellaini?

The Under-21 Premier League champion, Marouane Fellaini (age 37 years as of January 2024) was born on the 22nd of November 1987.

How tall is Marouane Fellaini?

Marouane, a central midfielder, has a listed height of six feet and three inches tall (194 centimetres). His weight is 187.3 pounds (85 kilograms).

Fellaini's current club
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini was in action during a training session at Stade de Suisse on September 18, 2018, in Bern, Switzerland. Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United.
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Who is Marouane Fellaini's wife?

The Belgian international is not married. However, the afro-haired footballer has been linked to four women. Sports Brief has used credible sources, such as the Sun, Le Soir, and Calcio to provide a comprehensive timeline of Fellaini's relationships.

Who is Marouane Fellaini's girlfriend?

Dating in the public eye has its benefits and advantages. Known mostly for his afro, Marouane Fellaini's fame has grown because of his relationships. Here is a detailed report of his high-profile past relationships.

1. Victoria Bonya

According to reports, Fellaini and the Russian model, reality TV star, and presenter were an item in 2018. The model who appeared on the cover of the January 2011 issue of the Russian Playboy magazine was reportedly seen on a romantic date at a restaurant.

Who is the Everton player with big hair?
Marouane Fellaini and Victoria Bonya attended the Philipp Plein fashion show on February 22, 2020, in Milan, Italy. Photo by Tullio M. Puglia.
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2. Roxanne Jeffers

The defensive midfielder has also been reported to be in a relationship with Roxanne Jeffers, an adult film show presenter. However, details of their relationship remain scanty.

3. Lara Binet

One of his most publicised relationships was linked to the former Miss Province of Liège, Lara Binet. The relationship reportedly began in 2008, with their first break-up in December 2009, before re-uniting towards the end of 2010. In a 2014 interview between Binet and Le Soir, she said,

"I have turned the page on Marouane Fellaini. Being the wife or partner of a footballer is very complicated. It is highly publicised. We have been separated since the end of July. I made my decision while he was on training with Everton."
What position did Fellaini play for Everton?
Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini looks on during a FIFA World Cup match against Tunisia at Spartak Stadium on June 23, 2018, in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Lukasz Laskowski/PressFocus/MB Media.
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4. Victoria Alex

At the time of writing, it is speculated that the former midfielder is dating social media influencer and founder of Wow Beauty, Victoria Alex. News of the couple's romance became public following news of a romantic getaway at the St Barts Islands.

Marouane's brief biography

Marouane was born in 1987 to Abdellatif and Hafida Fellaini. He has two brothers, Hamza and Mansour Fellaini. His father, Abdellatif, is a former goalkeeper who played in the Moroccan D1 league before joining the Racing Mechelen reserve team.

Reports by Bladi suggest that Marouane's father, Abdellatif, enrolled him in the RSC Anderlecht Academy from seven until age 10. Soon after, he moved from the academy to other youth clubs, including RAEC Mons, Royal Francs Borains, Sporting Charleroi and Standard de Liège.

Fellaini's wife
Man United's Fellaini (right) and Valencia's Cristiano Piccini (left) were in action during a UEFA Champions League match on October 2, 2018 in Manchester. Photo by Clive Brunskill.
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The midfielder's journey to the top of football began at the age of seven. The journey started at the RSC Anderlecht Football Academy and continued through four youth clubs before finally entering senior professional teams. Between 2004 and 2024, he moved from second-tier to top-tier leagues such as the Premier League and the Chinese Super League.

Club career

Famously known as the Everton player with big hair, Fellaini's form at his prime placed him among the Premier League's leading scorers. In 2013, he netted a goal against Arsenal, keeping Everton in the race to win the season's Champions League Cup. Here is a summary of Marouane Fellaini's stats according to his Transfermarkt profile.





Shandong Taishan




Manchester United




Everton FC




Standard Liège




Manchester United Under-21




Where is Marouane Fellaini playing now?
Marouane Fellaini of Shandong Luneng shoots the ball during a match against Shenzhen F.C. at Jinan Olympic Sports Center Stadium on July 21, 2019, in Jinan, China. Photo by Visual China Group.
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International career

In March 2019, the Belgian international player announced his retirement from national duty playing for Les Diables Rouges. In an X(Twitter) post, the number eight midfielder said,

"After twelve years representing Belgium at the highest level, I have decided to retire from senior international football. The time is right for me to step down and allow the next generation to continue this successful period in Belgian football history."




Belgium's Olympic team



Belgium national football team (senior)



Belgium's Under-21



Morocco's Under-20



Belgium's Under-19



Belgium's Under-18


What religion is Fellaini?
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini (front) was in action during a Premier League match against Liverpool FC at Anfield on December 16, 2018 in Liverpool. Photo by Matthew Peters/Manchester United.
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Where is Marouane Fellaini playing now?

At the time of writing, the Belgian international player who played for Manchester United is without a club. He last played for Shandong Taishan of the Chinese Super League.

Quick facts

The Belgian-Moroccan midfielder has had a successful career spanning over two decades. Have a look at some of the most interesting facts about him.

Where is Marouane Fellaini playing now?
Shandong Luneng's Marouane Fellaini was in action during an AFC Champions League match against Kashima Antlers at Kashima Soccer Stadium on May 22, 2019, in Kashima, Japan. Photo by Etsuo Hara.
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1. Where is Marouane Fellaini now?

After five years on Shandong Taishan's roster, the two-time Belgian Champion is a free agent amid retirement rumours. In an emotional Instagram post, he acknowledged the teams and his fans, saying,

"With pain in my heart, I say goodbye to Shandong Taisha FC, its president, the coaches, the staff, my teammates and our fans. We have won many trophies. I am proud that I contributed to these successes, which have given our fans much joy. I will never forget these moments."

2. How much is Marouane Fellaini's net worth?

As of January 2023, the Chinese Champion's net worth was estimated to be $30 million. His earnings are linked to his career earnings and endorsements. Tabloids estimate that his total career earnings are $40,267,243.

3. How much did Marouane Fellaini get paid?

Marouane Fellaini's salary at Shandong Taishan ranged between $3.1 million and $25.4 million. While at Manchester United, he received an annual salary of $5.9 million.

4. Who is the Everton player with big hair?

Height and hair are the most recognisable physical characteristics of the football player. Marouane Fellaini's hair has made him one of the few athletes who comfortably wear an afro on the pitch.

5. What is Fellaini's religion?

At the time of writing, the Belgian-born Moroccan was Muslim. In 2017, he became Manchester United's first Muslim captain.

Man United's Muslim players
Marouane Fellaini was in action during an international friendly between Belgium and Portugal at the Koning Boudewijnstadion on June 2, 2018, in Brussels. Photo by Peter Lous/Soccrates.
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Final word

While he has been linked to different women, details of Marouane Fellaini’s wife remain unknown, much to fan's disappointment. Just like his fans await news of his next step in football, they are eager for news of nuptials.

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Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.