This Cuban male model is Venus Williams' boyfriend? Sweet baby Jesus!!! pic.twitter.com/MQjV5mZ4jR
— alex reyes (@alexandraalyn) November 30, 2013
Venus Williams is playing in the U.S. Open and has a man to share her success with.
Meet the man who is her match off the court.
1. He’s a Cuban Model
— TMZ (@TMZ) January 23, 2013
The male model has posed for French Vogue and Russell Simmons’s clothing line.
His YouTube username, QbanHustler1, is named in honor of his heritage.
2. He’s Posed for Serena’s Clothing Line
Photoset: myblackisthenewblack: Tennis Player Venus Williams and Boyfriend Elio Pis (Cuban) 2013 http://t.co/yDCZTK7cPI
— China Kirkland (@China_Kayy) February 4, 2014
Pis has modeled Venus’ designs from her sportswear line EleVen, and that’s how they met.
According to Terezowens’ reporting, ” Elio was hired by Venus to model menswear from her clothing line EleVen by Venus Williams and the two instantly hit it off.”
3. Venus Is 8 Years Older Than Him
When she returned to tennis after an illness, at the 2012 U.S. Open, he was by her side. At the time, People reported, “The couple were seen holding hands and sweetly kissing each other while walking through the corridors of Arthur Ashe Stadium.”
4. He’s From Florida & Lives in California
Venus Williams' boyfriend is hot. I wonder where she found him??? I want one… pic.twitter.com/N0nyAVxs
— Robyn Mondavi (@LukaLomi) January 31, 2013
According to his Facebook profile, he is from Marathon, Florida, but now lives in West Hollywood.
He graduated with a psychology degree from Florida International University in 2010.
5. He Hobbies Include Checkers & Water Skiing
In 2013, he posted this video, titled, “Tricks on a Yamaha VX Waverunner.”
His caption was,
Shredding the water bike in front of Venice Beach, Santa Monica! Tamed the Pacific Ocean and it showed me some of its murky water secrets! Riding in the middle of hundreds of Pacific Dolphins and Bottlenose Dolphins! Life is great!
On his YouTube channel, he posted the above instructional video on the game of checkers.
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