Sylvie and Rafael began dating in 2003. After two years, the couple exchanged vows and officially became husband and wife on June 10, 2005. They welcomed their first child Damian Rafael on May 28, 2006.
Sylvie was named as the Netherland’s Sexiest Female in 2003. In 2009, Rafael’s wife was diagnosed with breast cancer and had undergone surgery in May of the same year. On January 2, 2013, the model confirmed her separation from her husband Rafael. The couple’s divorced was finalized in December 2013.
Photo Credit: Rafael van der Vaart