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Basketball Player Elena Delle Donne married to Girlfriend Amanda Clifton: How's Their Love Life

Updated On 04 Jan, 2018 Published On

Elena Delle Donne, born on September 5, 1989, is an American professional basketball player, who currently plays for the Washington Mystics in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Donne, the WNBA Peak Performer 2015  is also famous for her incredible gameplay and is recently in the highlights because of her love life. 

Well, Donne is openly a lesbian. She is married to her long-time girlfriend Amanda Cliffton. There are a lot interested to know about her married life and relationship. So, do they have children? Let's know the details about her relationship with Amanda, their married life, and past affairs.

Elena Delle Donne is Married To Girlfriend Amanda Cliffton 

Elena, who had been keeping her love life away from the media, revealed about her relationship with Amanda in an interview with Vogue magazine in 2016. However, the 28-years old basketballer has not opened up on how their relationship began, but it is reported that they met through a mutual friend in 2012.

Amanda, the founder of Delle Donne Academy, recalled the moment when she fell in love with Elle Donne saying:

I knew I fell in love when there was a weekend I was supposed to be going home to see my family and I literally could not get myself to leave Elena’s house. I kept stalling and making up reasons to wait a little bit longer before I left. I had never felt that feeling of not wanting to leave someone so badly!

And after 4 years of dating, they got engaged on June 2, 2016. Delle Donne, who believes that heterosexual relationship should also work the same way as other relationship said:

If a guy wants to be asked, he should be asked. And with proposals it doesn’t matter if they’re male or female. It was always a dream for someone to ask us, which made both of our proposals so special.

Elena Delle Donne and Amanda Clifton

Elena Delle Donne(right) and her love, Amanda Clifton

Source: The Knot

Elena and Amanda, who were planning for their marriage were named The Knot's Dream Wedding couple by The Knot in 2017. Every year, 'The Knot' throws a bash wedding plan for the deserving couple and in 2017, it knocked the door of Elena and Amanda.

The lovely couple got married on November 3, 2017in front of their loved ones and friends. The wedding was planned by a renowned wedding planner and designer, Jove Meyer. The wedding ceremony was held in the gorgeous garden castle ceremony in Sands Point, New York. 

The venue was overlaid with floral arrangements including 7000 white roses, white delphinium, camellia branches and wisteria vines, which suited their classic romantic gowns.

Let's also take a look at their wedding day.

Elena Delle Donne and Amanda Clifton in their wedding

Elena and Amanda kissing each other in their wedding

Source: Daily Mail