Luke Donald Wife Diane Antonopoulos: Married Life And Kids

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Luke Donald and his wife Diane Antonopoulos took their romance from college to wedding & now lead a happy family of five.

It’s been more than 23 years of their relationship & over 16 years since they married.

The English golfer and his wife are girl parents- they share three daughters together.

Besides being a doting mom, Luke’s wife Diane is a supportive partner and ensures that the golfer gets to focus on practices & games.

Moreover, the couple mentions each other on their Instagram handles on different occasions, be it the celebration of an anniversary, moments with kids, or vacations.

Luke Donald With His College Sweetheart-Turned-Wife Diane Antonopoulos
Luke Donald With His College Sweetheart-Turned-Wife Diane Antonopoulos (Source: Instagram)

Born on December 7, 1977, Luke Campbell Donald competes in the PGA Tour and European Tour.

His career earnings stand at $37.589 million and $18.19 million in PGA Tour And European Tour, respectively, as of August 3, 2023. 

He is a former number one golfer in the world who rivaled Rory McIlroy for the top rank.

Throughout his heydays, he secured the #1 rank for a cumulative total of 56 weeks, reaching the milestone for the first time on May 29, 2011.

Out of his 17 professional wins, Donald secured five wins in the PGA, including the 2012 Transitions Championship, where he won with a birdie on the first extra hole. In the European Tour, he became a two-time BMW PGA Champion.

Luke Donald And His Wife Diane Antonopoulos Met At College

Donald and his future wife Diane Antonopoulos were both attendants of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

In 1997, Luke joined the university on a golf scholarship, where he would cross paths with the Chicago-born Diane. At college, the then-potential pro golfer was studying art while Antonopoulos studied psychology.

Luke Donald garnered notable attention with the victory in the 1999 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship, where he shot 284 breaking Tiger Woods‘ 1996 championship record.

So fans allege if the English golfer’s achievement may have caught the eye of Diane.

When Did They Begin Dating?

As reported, it was not until their college graduation that the two started dating.

Antonopoulos’ Instagram post of February 14, 2020, suggests it was in 2001, they became a thing.

As the caption on the post read, “My forever Valentine since 2001”.

Luke Donald And Diane Antonopoulos Engagement And Wedding

After 5 years of dating, Donald and Antonopoulos got engaged in June 2006.

Following a year of engagement, the couple married on June 24, 2007, on the Greek island of Santorini, Greece, where Diane’s family roots come from.

A Throwback From Wedding Moment Of Luke Donald And His Wife Diane
A Throwback From Wedding Moment Of Luke Donald And His Wife Diane (Source: Instagram)

The couple barely misses to wish each other birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or their wedding anniversary.

On June 24, 2023, as they celebrated 16 years of their marriage, the English golfer dedicated the post, appreciating the love and support of his wife.

Parents Of Three Children

Together, Luke and his significant half Diane Donald (nee Antonopoulos), are parents of three kids, all daughters: Elle Georgina, Sophia Ann Grace, and Georgina Campbell.

The duo welcomed their first child, daughter Elle on February 25, 2010. 

Then, on November 11, 2011, they welcomed their second daughter Sophia- her birth news came three days after the demise of Luke Donald’s father, Colin (died on November 8).

Luke Donald And His Wife Diane Donald With Their Three Daughters
Luke Donald And His Wife Diane Donald With Their Three Daughters (Source: Instagram)

The love birds embraced parenthood for the third time as they welcomed their daughter Georgina on May 23, 2014.

As reported, Diane’s pregnancy with her third child, Georgia, was difficult as she was born prematurely ‘almost lost her during the delivery.’

The happy family of five currently splits their time between their houses in Illinois and Florida.

Meet The Family Of Diane Antonopoulos Donald

Diane was born on October 2, 1982, in Chicago to Elizabeth Antonopoulos.

Nothing much about her father is known, except he died in 1994. As a result, Diane’s mother had to raise her and her sister Christina as a single parent.

On International Women’s Day of 2017, she posted a picture of her mom and wrote about her life story in the caption.

Diane Donald With Her Mother Elizabeth And Her Three Daughters
Diane Donald With Her Mother Elizabeth And Her Three Daughters (Source: Instagram)

Diane’s mother, Elizabeth, came to the US from Greece at 15 years old. She excelled academically from Chicago public high school to earning a master’s degree.

Afterward, she worked for 40+ years as an architect and project manager.

On May 6, 2021, she wished her mom a 70th birthday (means Elizabeth was born on May 6, 1951).

Her Sister Is An Attorney

Diane Antonopoulos’ sister Christina is a Chicago-based attorney. A journalism grad of Northwestern University (class of 2008), she obtained J.D. in Litigation Concentration from the University of Southern California in 2012.

According to her LinkedIn profile, she worked as a senior attorney for LKQ Corporation (2016-20), having worked as an associate at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2013-16).

The Antonopoulos Sisters- Diane And Christine
The Antonopoulos Sisters- Diane And Christine (Source: Instagram)

Diane’s sister Christina is now married; she exchanged vows with Jason Mueller in May 2017.

Jason is the head of investments & advice at J.P. Morgan, the company which he joined in 2007.

Krishna Pandey
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