Slavica Ecclestone Radic, better known as Slavica Ecclestone, is an International fashion model who walked for some of the leading clients including the famous designer Armani in her early career. She came to lime light after she divorced her husband, Bernie Ecclestone and topped the Sunday Times Rich List in the richest divorcees categories after she received an estimated £740 million as a settlement.
Early Life Slavica Ecclestone was born on 2nd June 1958, Rijeka, PR Croatia, FPR, to Bosnian parents Jovo Radic and Ljubica Malic. Both her parents settled from Maglajani and Rijecani village within the Laktasi municipality, PR Bosnia-Herzegovina for the sake of job opportunities. Then she moved to northern Bosnia to her father’s village and spent rest of her childhood there. Slavica's parents divorced when she was 7, and after that, she grew up under the love and affection of her mother. From early days, she was passionate about modeling and wanted to pursue a career as a model. As per her desire, she worked as an international fashion model and walked the ramp for a number of leading clients including famous Italian designer Giorgio Armani. She met Bernie Ecclestone, her future husband while working on a Formula One promotional event for Armani at the 1980 Italian Grand Prix at Monza. Personal Life Slavica married former Formula One CEO, Bernie Ecclestone in 1985. The husband and wife despite their 28-year age difference, they tied the knot. They even crossed the language barrier: as she spoke Croatian and Italian whereas he only spoke English. Not only this, Slavica is 6 feet 2 inches where as Bernie is 5 ft 2 inches. The pair has two daughters: Tamara and Petra. After living together for twenty-three years, Slavica filed for a divorce and moved on with her daughters in November 2008. The divorce was declared by the court documents in 2009. Then, the couple settled divorce amicably with Slavica receiving $1 to $1.5 billion as per the divorce settlement. Also, she came to limelight as she topped The Sunday Time’s Rich List in the richest divorcee’s categories receiving £740 million. Later, during Bernie's German bribery trial, information about Silvia paying £60 million a year to him as part of their 2009 divorce emerged. Currently, she is single and there is no rumor regarding her affairs and married life. Now she has four grandchildren Andrew Kulbir Stunt, James Robert, Fredrick Stunt Jr. and Lavinia Stunt from younger daughter Petra and Sophia Ecclestone and Rutland from her elder daughter Tamara. Net Worth Slavica has an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion as of 2017.