Carmen Botín O'Shea

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Relationship Timeline Of Carmen Botín O'Shea

Ex-husband : Seve Ballesteros
Carmen Botín O'Shea Married To Seve Ballesteros In 1988 And Divorced In 2004

Do you know later golfer Seve Ballesteros, former World No. 1 champion in the golfing industry. He was an idol and listed among the leading influences from the mid-1970s to 1990s. 

You might be well-known about his professional life, but, what about his personal life? 

And what about his first wife? His first wife is Carmen Botín O'Shea's. Know more about her. 

O'Shea Family Tree: Carmen Botín O'Shea's Early Life 

Carmen Botín O'Shea was born in Spain to parents, Emilio Botín-Sanz de Sautuola García de los Ríos (father) and Paloma O'Shea Artiñano (mother). 

Her father, Emilio Botín, was the executive chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander whereas her mother was a pianist and the president of The Albeniz Foundation. Carmen's father died on 10 September 2014.  

She grew up in her hometown with her other five siblings: sisters Ana Patricia Botin, Carolina Botin O'Shea, and Paloma Botin, and brothers Javier Botin O'Shea & Emilio Botin O'Shea.

Seve Ballesteros's Ex-wife Carmen Botín O'Shea: Married & Divorce Life, Children

Carmen Botín O'Shea was married to Severiano Ballesteros Sota aka Seve Ballesteros. They exchanged their marital vows in 1988 in a lavish wedding ceremony. 

Carmen Botín O'Shea and her ex-husband Seve Ballesteros
Carmen Botín O'Shea and her ex-husband Seve Ballesteros

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Seve Ballesteros was a Spanish professional golfer born on 9 April 1957 and died on 7 May 2011. Her ex-husband died from a cancerous brain tumor at the age of 54. 

Their love story started in 1983. After dating for around half a decade, they took their romantic relationship to next level. In 1988, they walked down the aisle in front of their parents and close friends. 

Carmen Botín O'Shea and her beau Seve Ballesteros had three children: sons Javier Ballesteros (1991), Migue Ballesteros (1993), and daughter Carmer Ballesteros (1995). 

In early 2000, their relationship started turning sour. And in 2004, the couple divorced after 16 years of their blissful married life. It was later revealed that the tension between them started after Seve was near his retirement and could not accept the fact that his professional career was about to be over. 

The couple's divorce was finalized by the municipality of Marina de Cudeyo with equal custody of children. After they divorced, she with her children relocated to Madrid. 

Lesser-Known Career Of Carmen Botín O'Shea And Her Net Worth

It is safe to say that absolutely nothing is known about her professional career. 

Carmen Botín O'Shea has lived under the legacy of her ex as well as late husband Seve Ballesteros. Her former spouse was a Spanish golfer who won 90 international tournaments in his lifetime. 

At the time of his death, Seve Ballesteros was estimated to have a net worth of $4 million. He earned his wealth from his earning from the golfing industry. Moreover, he added quite a reasonable sum of money from the brand deals, sponsorships, and promotional ads. 

As per a source, Carmen Botín O'Shea's net worth is estimated at $100 thousand as of 2021. She gathered her fortune from the divorce settlement from her ex-husband Seve Ballesteros. 

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