The son of Boris Becker and his ex-wife Barbara has insisted his parents’ divorce when he was just a year old was ‘for the better’ after he passed on. Tatler.
Elias, 22, based in London, added that he had a “great childhood” in an interview with the British Society Bible as he appeared on the December cover.
German tennis star Boris and German-American fashion designer Barbara divorced in 2001 after eight years of marriage, but their couple, who share two children, Elias and his brother Noah, 27, have remained on good terms.
About their breakup, Elias told the magazine, “You understand that people have their own emotions and their own needs, and sometimes people don’t fulfill those needs anymore… They probably did it for the better.”
Elias Becker, 22, based in London, said he had a ‘great childhood’ in an interview with the British Society Bible as he appeared on the December cover
He also recalled how his father’s fans interrupted family days to bomb them for photos.
‘I learned from my parents not to worry about that’ [sort of] thing. It’s just what people do,” he said.
“They appreciate you for achieving great things and they are inspired by you. I always see that as a positive.’
He also mentioned a visit to Wimbledon with his father who is a three-time Wimbledon champion.
German tennis star Boris and German-American fashion designer Barbara (pictured with their son in February 2020) divorced in 2001 after eight years of marriage, but their couple, who share two children, Elias and his brother Noah, 27, stayed. good conditions
Elias said: “It’s nice to come back to where his playground used to be, at a time when he spent a lot of time winning. Like, damn this is heritage for my family. It’s pretty cool.’
It’s no surprise that model, DJ and actor Elias was picked up by Select Model Management shortly after moving to London from the US.
The 22-year-old, who studies filmmaking at Roehampton University, previously revealed how his father took him to his home in South West London.
He added that he has since copied the daily routine that helped his father become a tennis champion – starting with 50 push-ups
DJ and actor Elias (pictured) was picked up by Select Model Management shortly after moving to London from the US
“He gives me advice and he gives me routines every day. He tells me what he did when he was my age and I just copy his schedule,” Elias told Mail Online’s Sebastian Shakespeare.
“So I wake up at 7am and do 50 pushups and then I go back to sleep for another hour.
“Then I wake up and I do 30 minutes of yoga and then meditation with my father and then we have breakfast and we talk about our goals for the day. At night it’s about the same.’
Boris’ divorce from first wife Barbara is said to have cost £12.5 million in cash, £2.4 million in fees and their matrimonial home in Miami. He also supported the children Noah and Elias.
Boris Becker and his son Elias Becker attend the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg between Chelsea FC and FC Bayern Munich (Bayern Munich) at Stamford Bridge stadium on February 25, 2020 in London
Boris fathered daughter Anna, 17, with Russian model Angela Ermakova, after kicking the Nobu restaurant in London, while ex-wife Barbara was pregnant with the couple’s second child together, Elias.
Find Tatler’s Little Black Book in full in the December issue, now available via digital download and on newsstands
Boris disputed paternity when he learned of Angela’s pregnancy, but a DNA test in February 2001 proved he was the father and he agreed to support Anna – now a modeling model – and obtained joint custody in November 2007.
Meanwhile, Boris is also separated from his second wife Lilly – the former couple announced their separation in May 2018, after nine years together.
Boris, father of four, married his Dutch second wife in Switzerland in 2009 and the following year they had a son, Amadeus. The 53-year-old is currently in a relationship with Lilian de Carvalho, who is in her 40s.
Boris was declared bankrupt in June 2017 over a £3.34 million debt owed to a private bank.
He is the fifth highest earner on the court in tennis history and has built a huge fortune since he first won Wimbledon at the age of 17.
But it was his action off the tennis court that landed him millions of debts and the prospect of giving up his commentary duties.
Find Tatler’s Little Black Book in full in the December issue, available now as a digital download and on newsstands.