Thu 12 November 2020 | 14:30

Facts about April Ivy, Ruben Dias’ Girlfriend

In this article, we will share some interesting facts about famous Portuguese pop singer April Ivy, who is the girlfriend of Manchester City’s defender Ruben Dias

In the football world, we are no stranger to the relationships between singers and football players and maybe the most famous of such couples are David and Victoria Beckham, but this time we want to talk about a very young couple from Portugal. If you’re a

Man City

fan you’ve surely heard about Ruben Dias, a young Portuguese defender who signed for the club this September, in today’s article we want to share some facts about April Ivy, his girlfriend, so stay tuned!

Born on 10 July 1999, Mariana Goncalves or better known as her stage name April Ivy is a famous Portuguese pop singer and also the girlfriend of Portuguese football player Ruben Dias. Although they announced their relationship in 2019, but it is being said that the couple is together since 2018. In this article of SportMob, we will share some interesting facts about April Ivy, so if you want to get to know her better, just keep on reading!

All facts you should know about April Ivy, Ruben Dias’ girlfriend

Did you know that April Ivy’s most famous single “Be Ok” came out in 2016 and made it to number 1 on the Portuguese Top 100 chart on iTunes? She is now one of the most famous and most promising young pop stars of Portugal and we will surely hear more from her.

Who is April Ivy?

April Ivy is the girlfriend of famous Portuguese footballer Ruben Dias, who plays as a defender for English side Manchester City. She was born in the city of Lisbon, the capital of Portugal on July 10 of 1999 and is just 21 years old. April Ivy is a celebrity pop singer who started her professional career in 2015 as she was just 16 years old. She first got her national recognition when her single “Be Ok” made it to the 1st position on Spotify and iTunes top charts in Portugal.

According to reports from the Sun, April Ivy and Ruben Dias first started dating each other in 2018 while Ruben was getting more attention from the media as one of the most talented Benfica players and April was already a very popular pop and electro singer. Although they first tried to keep it as a secret, but the couple first announced their relationship in January of 2019. Since then we have seen them together many times.

She is also very famous on Instagram and has around 112 thousand followers over there.

April Ivy's social media

page on Instagram, always has some snapshots of her life and also some pictures of her love of life, Ruben Dias.

April Ivy Age, Height, and Body Measurements

As we’ve mentioned before,

April Ivy

is born in 1999 and now is 21 years old. Right now we don’t have any information about

April Ivy’s height

, weight or body measurements, but by just looking at some of her beautiful and sexy bikini photos there’s no doubt that she’s one of the fittest and sexiest wags of the English Premier League.

She is also a Christian and of Portuguese ethnicity. Although there is not any information about this, but it is being said that April Ivy has never attended any college or university and instead has concentrated on her music career.

Stay tuned to read more and more facts about April Ivy, Ruben Dias’ girlfriend.

Professional Career of April Ivy

April Ivy is a celebrity pop and electro singer who rose to fame at just 16 years old after her first single “Be Ok” was a hit amongst the European country. This single made to the first position on Top 100 charts of Spotify and iTunes in Portugal just a few weeks after it was released.

Representing the strength of her generation, April Ivy's successes to date are only a glimpse of her world-famous talent, which the industry recognized when she started her career.

Her chart-topping debut single "Be Ok" made her the very first Portuguese artist to sign a record contract with one of the world's largest music labels, performing in a foreign language ( English). That single made it to major playlists on the radio, and it attracted the attention of Universal Music France, who signed April when she was just 16 years old in 2016.

April Ivy found the right direction for her diverse and complex talent to grow. Songwriting is yet another talent she possesses, in addition to her voice, acting talents and ability to fit into the studio life, making it too easy to communicate with tracks such as Shut Up, Run For Cover, Frida or Tell Me Baby, all focused on unique perspectives and genuine feelings.

She also works for other musicians, having written many songs for Portuguese musicians like Blaya, Diogo Piçarra and Mickael Carreira.

April received overwhelmingly favorable reviews on her songs during her career, making her a national star when it comes to radio airplay and music festivals, even explaining her MTV Award nomination for "Best Portuguese Act," her "Globos de Ouro" nomination for Best New Talent (Portuguese Golden Globes) and also winning "Best New Artist" at the Radio Nova Era Awards.

In the next sections, we are going to share more facts about April Ivy and

April Ivy's boyfriend

Ruben Dias

and their relationship.

April Ivy and Ruben Dias

Ruben Dias

first was promoted to the first team of


in 2017 and he needed just a season to prove himself as one of the best defenders of the club. He was named the Young Player of the Year of Primeira Liga the same season. Some sources say that it was the year after that Ruben Dias first started dating April Ivy while both of them we getting great media attention for their successes on the football and music world of their country.

April Ivy and Ruben Dias were keeping their relationship from the public at first, but it was on January 2019 that the news came out on Portuguese media about the celebrity couple’s relationship. Since then April Ivy and her boyfriend appeared together on many occasions. She also frequently posts videos and pictures of Dias and herself on Instagram.

After Ruben Dias moved to Manchester City at summer of 2020, the couple experienced some long-distance relationship, but their love was so strong that some sources claim April Ivy travels to England to both see her boyfriend and also pursue his music career in the United Kingdom.

This celebrity couples relationship is under media’s radar in their home country and they are calling them the “New Beckhams” in Portugal. Since the start of their relationship, she has become an ever-present source of strength and support and is frequently seen at games, supporting her boyfriend. Last season after Benfica claimed the Portuguese title, Dias posted a picture of the smitten couple kissing the league trophy.

These days the couple are having a great time together and they are always talking about it. In an interview, without wanting to elaborate on her relationship, the singer guaranteed that she was going through an excellent time, both personally and professionally: “We are very happy, but I prefer not to say too much about us. At a professional level, I can say that I will release my album later this year. It will be a work with a very particular sound. I will also have a lot of concerts. So it will be an excellent year. ”

Since this couple is still very young – Ruben Dias is 23 and April Ivy is 21 – we are not expecting them to get married anytime soon and perhaps we should wait for now. Stay tuned as there are even more

facts about April Ivy

, Ruben Dias’ girlfriend that you should know about.

Net Worth, Income, and Lifestyle of April Ivy

We have not enough information about

April Ivy’s net worth

and income, but there are claims from some sources that her net worth is between 150 thousand to 200 thousand euros. It is being said that the main source of income for April Ivy is from selling songs and performing at concerts. The latter which Covid-19 pandemic had a very bad impact on. What’s more important is that at her young age of 21 and with such a great talent that she has, the future is so bright for her and we will surely hear more about April Ivy.

As a celebrity singer and famous musician, April Ivy enjoys a very luxurious life at her young age of 21. At her Instagram page, you can see some photos of her hanging out with friends and family. She also shares some snapshots of her concerts and studio shootings. To see her posts on Instagram, you should head out to her page.

Aside from singing, she also plays different instruments such as guitar and piano and is a very well talented musician. April says that she started learning to play instruments at the age of 9.

They first appeared on the public at Portuguese Music Awards

It was in January 2019 that April Ivy and Ruben Dias chose the first edition of Play - Portuguese Music Awards - to let themselves be photographed in a romantic atmosphere. Happier than ever, April Ivy introduced herself as a passionate woman. "Everything is going well with Ruben, thank God," she said.

During the gala, the couple showed themselves together and, in the end, the red player proved to be a gentleman, helping his girlfriend to walk in high heels on the Portuguese sidewalk, outside the Coliseu, in Lisbon.

April Ivy and Ruben Dias once lived love at a distance

For a short period of time, the relationship between April Ivy, and Ruben Dias, faced a real test of love and affection. The professional commitments of the pop singer, who was recording a new album in London (where her brother also lives), compelled the young couple to live a long-distance relationship. Deciding to avenge herself in music, the artist made the decision to leave Portugal for a few months to realize one of her greatest professional dreams in the English capital.

At the time, the player and the singer did not hide their sorrow and take advantage of their breaks to enjoy moments in common. While at Benfica's service at the time, Ruben Dias was also obliged to comply with strict training and rest routines that made it impossible to accompany his girlfriend in the new conquest. "I wish you were here," commented Dias in one of April's photos on Instagram.

They were living together during the lockdowns

April Ivy and Ruben Dias chose to live the days of lockdown together. The quarantine has been peppered by the young singer, who is quite sexy and daring during that period at home with the ex-Benfica star.

In a photo shared on Instagram, the artist showed herself in bed in white lingerie, revealing her most daring and provocative side. A publication that immediately caught the attention of the footballer, who did not hesitate to like that post.

Throughout the weeks of confinement, the young couple, who has been in a romance for about two years, had taken the opportunity to make up for the lost time and kill their homesickness since their professional schedules make it impossible for some of their plans.

Ruben learned to play the guitar to surprise April Ivy

To surprise his girlfriend, Ruben Dias ventured and learned to play guitar during the quarantine. "Learning to play the guitar in three days is not easy, but at least the first chords are already here," said the Man City star, who played one of the singer's hits in a published video.

April Ivy is taking the attention of English media

Recently transferred to Manchester City for 60 million euros, it is not just Rúben Dias who, these days, is taking center stage in her majesty's land.

Also, April Ivy (stage name of Mariana Gonçalves), his girlfriend, is already under the eye of the English media, or if she didn't have a few curves to make her envious. The Manchester City website itself refers to the “pop star” as one of the “things you need to know” about the Portuguese central defender and underlines that Rúben Dias also has some talent for music, citing a video in which the Portuguese star plays the guitar accompanying his girlfriend.

April Ivy and Ruben Dias’ romantic vacations

After officially announcing their relationship on January of 2019, the couple was always appearing on many occasions. Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the couple also had many romantic trips to many different destinations across the world such as Maldives and Dubai.

Dias chose Dubai as their first destination for a romantic vacation and has not hesitated to share with fans some moments of the romantic trip with the artist, with whom he started dating earlier this year. The couple were staying in a luxury hotel and has shared several photos of the getaway. With their romance increasingly assumed, the two were more passionate than ever.

April Ivy moved to England to live near her boyfriend

When Ruben Dias signed for the English side Man City in September 2020, he saw strong support from her beautiful girlfriend April Ivy. As she was already working frequently in England, as she explained in response to some fans on the social network Instagram, and revealed that she will now divide her time between Lisbon, London and Manchester.

Asked if she already had a recording studio in Manchester, April Ivy replied that she has her own equipment that she can take to her new home, but asked for suggestions for locations in the English city.

We have tried to share all the facts about April Ivy we knew, let us know in the comments section below if you have some more facts about her and his boyfriend.

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