Who is Gabriel Jesus?
Gabriel Jesus is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal and the Brazil national team. He is fondly referred to as “Little Neymar” or “Tetinha” or “Jes”. Jesus is widely regarded as one of the best forward players of his age in the world at the moment.
Gabriel Jesus’ full name is Gabriel Fernando de Jesus. He was born on April 3, 1997, in São Paulo, Brazil. He is 25 years old as of September 2022. Gabriel grew up in the neighbourhood of Jardim Peri, located in the northern sprawl of São Paulo, Brazil. Unlike many other footballers who were mostly raised by their parents, Gabriel was raised on the streets.
Gabriel Jesus’ parents
Gabriel Jesus is the last of four children born to his parents: Vera Lúcia Jesus (mother) and Diniz de Jesus (father). In some cultures, being the last child often comes with some privileges, but that wasn’t the case with Gabriel. As a lastborn, he was still forced to hustle in the streets. Jesus comes from a very religious family. He has worn the number 33 jersey for football club Manchester City signifying the age Jesus Christ was believed to have been crucified.
About Gabriel Jesus’ mother – Vera Lúcia Jesus
Vera Lúcia Jesus is Gabriel Jesus’ mother. She worked as a domestic maid in the Jardim Peri district in São Paulo, Brazil. She is said to be one of his son’s biggest fans who attends all his matches but tries as much as possible to avoid the cameras. According to reports, Vera controls every aspect of her son’s life, from the food he eats down to the girl he meets. Furthermore, the footballer appreciates his mother’s presence in his life and refers to her as his “Warrior Woman”.
About Gabriel Jesus’ father – Dinis de Jesus
Diniz de Jesus is Gabriel Jesus’ biological father but he was absent from his life. According to reports, Dinis de Jesus left Gabriel and his siblings while they were still tender. Reports also claim he ran away with his lover. Aside from this, no other information is known about him.
About Gabriel Jesus’ siblings
Gabriel Jesus has three siblings – two brothers and one sister. They include Felipe de Jesus, Caique de Jesus and Emanuele Jesus.
a. Felipe de Jesus
Felipe de Jesus is the older brother of Gabriel Jesus. Not much is known about him as he lives a private life away from the spotlight.
b. Caique de Jesus
Caique de Jesus is the older brother of Gabriel Jesus. Not much information is known about him too. He is believed to be married to a woman named Gabriella and they have two children named Miguel and Theo together.
c. Emanuele de Jesus
Emanuele de Jesus is the older sister of Gabriel Jesus. She is believed to be living a private life as not much information is known about her.
Gabriel Jesus’ marriage and wedding
As of September 2022, Gabriel Jesus is not married and does not have a wife. The 25-year-old football star has never been married. However, he is currently in a relationship with his stunning girlfriend Raiane Lima. The couple announced their relationship in July 2021 after they were spotted boarding Gabriel’s private jet together. Since then, the couple has remained inseparable and even welcomed a child in 2022.
List of Gabriel Jesus’ girlfriends
Despite having a lot of lady fans, Brazillian football star Gabriel Jesus has only been romantically linked with about three ladies.
- Gabriel Jesus was in a relationship with Fernanda Queiroz in 2017, according to reports.
- Gabriel Jesus was rumoured to be in a relationship with Ludmilla Oliveira da Silva in 2019.
- Gabriel Jesus is currently in a relationship with Raiane Lima as of 2022.
About Gabriel Jesus’ and Fernanda Queiroz’s relationship
Fernanda Queiroz is the ex-girlfriend of Gabriel Jesus. She is a Brazilian model and social media influencer. She was born on June 12, 2000, in Brazil. She is 22 years old as of September 2022.
According to reports, Gabriel Jesus and Queiroz started dating in 2017 right after Gabriel got signed to Machester City. A few months after they started dating, Fernanda Queiroz flew to the United Kingdom to be with the footballer in his Cheshire mansion. After staying together for a while, Fernanda flew back to see her family and this was when Gabriel Jesus called off the relationship, according to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa. He reportedly unfollowed her on Instagram and deleted snaps of them together, claiming he wants to concentrate on his career and doesn’t want to tie her down.
About Gabriel Jesus’ and Ludmilla Oliveira da Silva’s rumoured relationship
Ludmilla Oliveira da Silva is a Brazilian singer-songwriter popularly known by her stage name Ludmilla. She was born on April 24, 1995, in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is 27 years old as of September 2022.
Gabriel Jesus and Ludmilla were once rumoured to be in an on-and-off relationship. The speculations started flying around in July 2018 when Ludmilla was dubbed Gabriel Jesus’ “secret girlfriend” in the media. In an interview, Ludmilla denied any involvement with Gabriel but described him as a lovely person and a close friend of hers. However, Ludmilla’s mom Silvana Oliveira posted snaps of herself posing next to Gabriel in Ibiza in April 2019. Alongside the snaps, she wrote: “Don’t forget our Pagodinho rsrs”.
According to reports, Pagodinho is a small samba party and the “rsrs” is the Brazilian way of showing laughter. “Rsrs” is the Brazilian “lol”. It was later reported that Gabriel and Ludmilla were spotted at the Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel. Meanwhile, Gabriel Jesus never addressed the rumours back then. As of September 2022, Ludmilla is married to Brazilian reality TV star Bruna Goncalves.
About Gabriel Jesus’ and Raiane Lima’s relationship
Raiane Lima is the current girlfriend of Gabriel Jesus, as of September 2022. She is a social media influencer and entrepreneur. She was born on February 8, 2001, in the city of Serra Talhada, northeast state of Pernambuco in Brazil. She is 21 years old as of September 2022.
Gabriel and Raiane Lima started dating in the summer of 2021. They initially tried to keep their romance hidden but rumours of their involvement started spreading after they were spotted boarding Gabriel’s private jet together. They finally confirmed they are dating and many sources have described their relationship as a serious one.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, during the time they went public with their relationship, Raiane Lima was rumoured to be dating Pernambuco state MP and tourism minister Rodrigo Novaes and reports claim that she was still underage at the time of the affair.
Later, the Brazilian influencer went on the clarify the situation, writing:
I just want to clear up a few things that gossip sites have been saying. First of all, I am 20 years old, and I’ve been over-age for some time now. Secondly, I was not dating anyone when I got to know Gabriel. Today, we are in a relationship, yes, but that’s something that only concerns us. We are single, free and anything else said other than that is gossip and cruelty.
In May 2022, the young couple welcomed their first child, Helena, a few days after Gabriel Jesus won the English Premier League with Manchester City.
Gabriel Jesus’ children
As of the time of publishing this article, Gabriel Jesus is the proud father of one child – a daughter named Helena.
The excited footballer took to Instagram to share a photo of his newborn daughter alongside his girlfriend Lima with a caption that reads:
“The best day of our lives”.
Helena Jesus was born on May 24, 2022. Her recorded time of arrival is 12.12 pm in UK time and 8.12 am in Brazil. She is four months old as of September 2022.