Paul George is an American NBA player for the Los Angeles Clippers playing as a small forward/shooting guard. George started his NBA career when the Indiana Pacers selected him with the 10th overall draft pick in 2010.
In 2013, George earned his first All-Star selection. He is often considered one of the best perimeter defenders in the league. He has also made headlines for his behavior off the court especially regarding his personal affairs, with a lot of buzz about Paul George’s wife.
What started as an affair has turned into a budding family for Daniela and Paul. Now, the pair are openly dating and raising children together, appearing several times in public and on social media enjoying each other’s company. Additionally, they also have their wedding just around the corner. So take a look back at how they cemented their union. Also know more about George’s current partner, Daniela Rajic.
Daniela Rajic And Paul George Celebrated Their Engagement In Nov 2020
Paul George and his to-be-wife Daniela Rajic got engaged on November 6, 2020. The proposal took place at a seaside resort where rose petals were scattered on the ground around them.
Afterward, George shared a series of pictures from the engagement and subsequent celebration, including imaging of a shot glass with the words “She said yes.” He also uploaded a video of a band playing for the couple and their group of friends. The diamond ring seemingly was quite a big, purportedly 3-carat ring large round halo. According to WP Diamonds CEO Andrew Brown, the ring is likely around $50,000-$55,000.
The couple met at a strip club in Miami where Rajic used to work. It was around the year 2013. Portland Trail Blazers player, Damian Lillard mocked Paul because of Daniela’s formerly working as a stripper.
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Allegedly, Paul and Rajic’s relationship didn’t kick off with the typical story of a boy meeting the girl. It was rather a case of a love triangle.
Several sources report, when George found out about Rajic’s pregnancy, he was then dating Charlie Rivers, the daughter of LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers.
Paul and Callie called it quits after news of his affair with the-then stripper came out. Callie later became the wife of Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry.
On the other hand, the Lakers no 13 reportedly tried to resolve the matter with money. As such, Rajic then accused Paul of offering her one million dollars to abort the pregnancy.
However, responding to Serbian-American’s allegations, George denied that he offered her money to abort.
Daniela Rajic And Paul George Fought In Court For Their Daughter’s Custody
Sometime after the news of the pregnancy, the former employee of Tootsies filed a paternity suit against George. The tests later confirmed Daniela was indeed pregnant with Paul’s child. Knowing this, the basketball player then filed for full custody of their daughter, Olivia George who was born on May 1, 2014.
Eventually, Paul and Daniela settled to have joint custody. Shortly after, Paul’s attorney came up with a statement that said the athlete and the dancer have reached a settlement with full joint custody and a financial package. He added that the couple will be raising their daughter together.
Paul reportedly had always intended to do the right thing, and he found it thrilling to be a father. Sources forwarded the settlement being generous, with the provision of both parents getting equally involved in raising their daughter.
After settling for joint custody, Daniela relocated to New York to allow Paul to be closer to Olivia.
Few Knew About The Birth Of Paul George And Daniela’s Second Child
Owing to the nature in which their relationship formed, people believed Paul and his now-fiancee, Rajic were together for the sake of their daughter. There hardly was any love in between. The couple, however, shocked everyone when they announced the birth of their second daughter, Natasha in late 2017.
Apparently, after Rajic had moved to New York, the couple became closer together, and consequently got to settle their differences. Not long after, their second child, Natasha was born on Nov 1, 2017.
Looking at Paul and Daniela’s Instagram, one might have a hard time hearing that the pair started off their family otherwise.
Paul George And His Fiancee’s Third Child
On June 24, 2021, the six-foot-eight-inch small forward, Paul George, and his fiancee, Rajic announced that they were expecting a third child. Rajic shared a photo on Instagram showing her growing baby bump along with the caption, “Woobie Jr. loading.”
Then in October 2021, they welcomed their first son who they named Vuk. The moniker translates to “Wolf”, in honor of Rajic’s Serbian heritage.
“Vuk (Serbian Cyrillic: Вук) is a male Slavic name, predominantly famous among Serbs as well as Croatians, Bulgarians, Macedonians, Montenegrins, Slovenes. The name literally means “wolf” in that Serbian poetry considers the wolf a symbol of fearlessness.”
The round-one draftee, Paul has often publicly praised his partner, Rajic’s skills as a mother. On Mother’s Day 2020, the millionaire sportsman dedicated quite a doting message to his fiancée via his Instagram handle:
“Happy Mother’s Day baby. Thank you for putting up with my shit and being on top of yours! You’re amazing and incredible at your number 1 job… being mommy! Love you woobie,”
wrote the California-born basketball player.
Daniela Rajic Co-owns A Swimwear Clothing Line With Sarah Nasser
Paul’s girlfriend/partner, Daniela Rajic owns a swimwear clothing line, Nude Swim. She launched the venture partnering up with fellow basketball wags, Sarah Nasser (Patrick Patterson’s wife).
The mother of three and Nasser started the clothing line while Patrick and Paul were still playing for Oklahoma City.
In addition to owning the company, Rajic and Sarah also served as the model for their swimsuit product.
Daniela and Nasser are also good friends off the professional spectrum.
Paul George And Her Partner, Daniela Lives A Luxurious Life
As evident from her Instagram, Paul’s would-be wife enjoys an extravagant lifestyle. With her children’s father, she is occasionally spotted cruising through exotic vacations and resting around lavish properties. However, it is unclear what she makes for herself. Though few sources have reported that she cashes in close to $50k for one professional shoot.
On the other hand, her soon-to-be husband, Paul George is significantly rich with his net worth resting over $100million. He and his fiancee, Rajic live in their California house that has an estimated value of over $2million. Equally important is the fact that the former All-Star forward’s contract with the Clippers will pay him $190 million over four years, which started from late 2020 & will run through 2025, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Daniela Rajic was previously linked to rapper Lil Wayne.