All About Caroline Stanbury’s Love Life: Her Relationship With Sergio Carrallo, Ex-Husband Cem, and More!

By Sandy
Published on January 14, 2022, Updated on January 14, 2022

Caroline Stanbury relationship with her husband and more! Photo Credit: Daily Mail

Caroline Stanbury is a London-born Dubai-based socialite who is known for being a core cast member of Ladies of London that aired from 2014 to 2017 in the UK and US. She is also famous for her star-studded love life, which includes royalty as well. Now, she is married to former Real Madrid player Sergio Carrallo – who is 18 years younger than her.

Born on April 28, 1976, Caroline Alice Stanbury is one of four children born to her parents – Anthony and Elizabeth. Her mother Elizabeth, who ran a cashmere knitwear business, is a descendant of the Vestey dynasty, and her father, Anthony, is a venture capitalist and former managing director of Jaeger.

Caroline, who is worth millions of dollars, is one of the prospects to likely join the cast of Real Housewives of Dubai, the first international branch of the Real Housewives franchise, that will premiere sometime in 2022. Though she has yet to rejoice in her comeback to reality television, she is smitten with her new marriage.

Here is everything you need to know about Caroline Stanbury’s lavish Dubai wedding, first marriage, and her past affairs.

Caroline Stanbury’s Luxe Dubai Wedding

Ladies of London alum Caroline Stanbury married former Real Madrid player Sergio Carrallo in an extravagant wedding ceremony on December 18, 2021.

Caroline Stanbury wedding

Caroline Stanbury said “I Do” with Sergio Carrallo in December 2021. Photo credit: Instagram/carolinestanbury

The newly married Caroline gushed to E! News:

“I feel very happy that we are finally married in front of all our friends and family. We had the most amazing day and at the most special location and I feel like we went through so much get her so now I can’t wait to start living our normal life together, whatever that looks like!”

The pair tied the knot at the Raffles, the Palm Resort in Dubai, where they live. The 45-year-old businesswoman donned three gorgeous gowns, designed by Greek designer Celia Kritharioti, to celebrate her nuptials to 27-year-old Carrallo.

According to DailyMail, the couple originally said “I Do” on Mauritius Island in the Indian Ocean on November 11, but celebrated with family and friends in Dubai the next month.

When did Caroline Stanbury and Sergio Carrallo’s Romance Begin?

Multimillionaire socialite Caroline Stanbury began dating the former Real Madrid soccer player, Sergio Carrallo, in 2020. They first met at an event Caroline was hosting in May 2019.

Caroline went public with her relationship with Sergio in July of that year – only six months after the official Instagram post of the split between Caroline and her ex-husband, Cem Habib.

Caroline Stanbury engagement

Caroline Stanbury got engaged to Sergio Carrallo in early 2021. Photo credit: Instagram/carolinestanbury

By January 2021, Caroline announced that they’d gotten engaged during a winter trip to the Himalayas. While on vacation in the Himalayas in Nepal for the new year, Sergio went down on his knees and proposed to Caroline with a beautiful lake and mountain scenery in the background.

Ever since the couple started dating, Sergio has been the main attraction of Caroline’s Instagram.

Caroline Stanbury’s First Marriage Ended on Good Terms

The Dubai socialite was previously married to Turkish investment banker Cem Habib. She tied the knot with Cem in 2004, with whom she shares twin sons Aaron and Zac, and daughter Yasmine.

After enjoying 17 years of stable marriage, the Ladies of London alum suddenly announced that her marriage with Cem would be coming to an end through an Instagram post on December 26, 2019.

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Caroline Stanbury ended her marriage with her ex-husband Cem Habib in December 2019. Photo credit: Instagram/carolinestanbury

Fortunately, their marriage ended on good terms. Despite ending their relationship as husband and wife, the two still remain good friends and parents to their wonderful three children.

Caroline Stanbury’s Had a Star-Studded Love Life in the Past

Now Sergio Carrallo’s wife, Caroline had been making headlines in the dating scene since she was in her 20s. She’s apparently dated celebrities and royalty, too.

Caroline Stanbury dated Ryan Giggs

Caroline Stanbury briefly dated Ryan Giggs. Photo credit: REX FEATURES

At the age of 24, when Caroline was working in public relations, she was rumored to have secretly dated actor Hugh Grant, according to The SunShe also allegedly dated football player Ryan Giggs and Hollywood action superstar Sylvester Stallone.

In 2000, Caroline was famously linked to Prince Andrew, Duke of York.

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