Meet Bernadette Robi, wife of boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. Bernadette met Sugar Ray via saxophonist Kenny G during a Luther Vandross concert in 1989.
After four years of dating, the couple married in 1993. Sugar Ray and Bernadette have two children together, a son and daughter. Also, Sugar Ray has two older sons from a previous marriage.
Prior to marrying Sugar Ray, Robi was married to NFL football legend Lynn Swann from 1979 to 1983. Bernadette, a former model and actress, is the daughter of Paul Robi, one of the original members of the “Platters.”
Sugar Ray Leonard is a retired professional boxer. Leonard was the first boxer to earn more than $100 million in purses, and he is widely considered to be one of the best boxers of all time, winning world titles in five weight divisions. Leonard was named “Boxer of the Decade” for the 1980s, due to his accomplishments.
Sugar Ray will appear on “Dancing With The Stars” Season 12 later in this month.