Was Ayrton Senna married and did he have a wife or girlfriend and children

Was Ayrton Senna married and did he have a wife or girlfriend and children

Formula 1 icon Ayrton Senna’s personal life was not very successful,a look at his married life, his wife and more 

A new Netflix miniseries about the legendary Formula 1 racer Ayrton Senna will explore his highs and lows, both on and off the racecourse.

Senna died in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, on May 1, 1994. Brazilian Formula One driver after his car struck a concrete barrier during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix at the Imola circuit in Italy.

Was F1 driver Ayrton Senna married and did he have a wife or girlfriend and children

He dedicated most of his time and energy to developing his racing career throughout his life, and as a result, he became well-known for his unwavering devotion to motorsports.


Its been thirty years when, at the age of thirty-four, the Brazilian triple world champion tragically passed away in an Imola accident. His influence and his unchallenged reign over Formula One even now.

Meanwhile, during the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix weekend, Sebastian Vettel will pilot Ayrton Senna’s McLaren MP4/8 as a fitting tribute to the late Formula One racer. While it’s a 30-year anniversary for the unfornate disaster, looking back at Ayrton’s personal life.

Ayrton Senna’s personal life

Senna’s personal life was not very successful. The late Formula 1 racer was in few major relationships but none of those worked including his marriage with his wife lasting two years. He was married to Lilian de Vasconcelos Souza in 1981 but it lasted until 1982.


Even though he was well known for hiding his relationships, a few significant ones eventually came to light. One such person was the well-known Brazilian TV personality Xuxa Meneghel when they started dating from 1988 until 1990. Although they stayed together for long, it didn’t last forever.

Following that, Senna pursued Adriane Yamin, a Soo Paulo entrepreneur’s daughter. The two started dating in 1985 and got briefly engaged, however, it didn’t work and they parted ways in 1988. Then, from 1990 to 1991, he lived with Christine Ferracciu in Monaco and Portugal, with whom he had an on and off relationship.


Ayrton also had flings with merican model Carol Alt and models Marjorie Andrade and Elle Macpherson. At the time he passed away following the unfortunate accident, he was dating TV personality, Adriane Galisteu. He didn’t have any children.

  • Adriane Yamin (1985–1988)
    Xuxa (1988–1990)
  • Christine Ferracciu (1990–1991)
  • Adriane Galisteu (1993–1994)
  • Lilian de Vasconcelos Souza (1981-1982)