Who Is Stephanie Rose Bertram, Kylian Mbappe’s Girlfriend? All You Need To Know About French Sensation’s Dating Life

Published 06/09/2023, 11:29 AM EDT

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Kylian Mbappe is among the modern greats of soccer. Only 24 years old, he has achieved phenomenal success at both club and national levels. The forward has won 6 league titles with PSG and even has a World Cup to show for. While his professional career has always been under public scrutiny, his private life, however, is much less documented.

Kylian Mbappe has always liked to keep his dating life secret. Over the years, there have been many speculations, with no confirmation ever about his dating partners. Recently, there have been rumors about Mbappe’s romantic relationship with Stephanie Rose Bertram. Here’s everything you need to know about her and Mbappe’s dating life.

Stephanie Rose Bertram and her profession


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Stephanie Rose Bertram is a Belgian model and the current girlfriend of the French star forward. She was born in 1994 in Kortrijk, Belgium to a father of Scottish descent and a mother of Portuguese, Angolan, and Senegalese descent.

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Rose Bertram was just 13 when she was signed by a modeling agency. Following that, she took her career to the next level at the age of 16 as she signed to the popular Belgian modeling agency, Dominique Agency. At the age of 18, Rose Bertram left Belgium and moved to the United States to join Marilyn. Additionally, she made history in 2015 when she became the first Belgian model to appear in an ad for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.


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Aside from being linked with Mbappe, Rose Bertram is also the former girlfriend of a former PSG star Gregory van der Wiel. At the time they met, she was just 17. They lived together in Paris for a while until his transfer in 2016 to Fenerbahçe in Turkey, when they both moved there. The couple also welcomed a daughter in 2018. Unfortunately, their relationship ended in 2022.

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Today, Bertram is back in the public eye for her rumored involvement with Kylian Mbappe. Though not much information has been revealed about their relationship, it is evident that the two have put effort into keeping it private up until now. Let’s look at everything we know about their relationship.

Mbappe and Stephanie’s Romance

The model was spotted in Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals. This sparked speculation of a possible romance between Kylian Mbappe and Stephanie Rose Bertram. Multiple media sources cited her presence there as an indication of her support for Mbappe.

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This marked the start of rumors that the couple may have met during one of  Mbappe’s forays into the fashion world. Adding substance to these rumors was her Instagram post confirming her location a day prior to the match. However, the posts asserted that she was just there, mostly for professional reasons.


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Also, Both Mbappe and Bertram follow each other on their respective Instagram, which adds to the rumors of them dating. Until now, both individuals have not made any public declarations pertaining to their relationship status.

Dating History of Kylian Mbappe

Stephanie Rose Bertram is not the only one who has been in rumors of dating Kylian Mbappe. Kylian Mbappe has had many possible romantic entanglements over the years, ranging from Miss France to Playboy models. As such, let’s take a look at his dating history.

Alicia Aylies- Alicia Aylies is a French singer and model, who was crowned with the title of Miss France 2017. During the 2018 FIFA World Cup that took place in Russia, rumors began to circulate about her relationship with Mbappe. This was due to her heavy presence at every France match during their campaign, along with wearing Mbappe’s shirt. While neither confirmed nor denied the rumor, it still seemed to leave an impression among fans.

Emma Smet- Emma Smet is a 25-year-old French model and actress. In 2021, French sources began swirling with rumors that Kylian Mbappe and Emma Smet were in a relationship. This speculation arose based on sightings of the two watching PSG matches together at Le Parc des Princes.

It is said that the two met in 2019 while attending Neymar’s birthday party and began seeing each other afterward. Again, neither of them officially commented on their status or confirmed their relationship. Nevertheless, numerous media outlets have reported that they did indeed date for a time period.

Stella Maxwell- Stella Maxwell, an ex-Victoria’s Secret model aged 33 years old, has been the subject of much speculation surrounding her romantic link to soccer star Mbappe. The rumors sparked in 2022 after a charity event held by amfAR, the Foundation for Research on AIDS.

A number of pictures shared by Mbappe on social media showed him and Maxwell posing together with the alleged girlfriend planting a kiss on his cheek. These images gave rise to yet another wave of whispers.

Georgia May Heath- Kylian Mbappe’s rumored romance with Australian TikTok star Georgia May Heath made headlines in 2021. After the 2021 UEFA Euro, the soccer sensation was seen enjoying his holiday in Mykonos with the TikTok star.

Photos between the two captured at a restaurant raised rumors amongst fans. But to date, there has been no official confirmation of their relationship status.

Kylian Mbappe and Ines Rau’s romance

Amid all the dating rumors Kylian Mbappe has been, the most famous one to be with Ines Rau. Rau is the first transgender person to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine. The two were first seen together during the 75th Cannes Film Festival in France.


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The couple were also spotted later on a yacht trip prior to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Both of them looked inseparable. However, various reports suggested that the couple ended shortly afterward. This was followed by Mbappe unfollowing Ines Rau on Instagram.


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These are all the people Kylian Mbappe has been rumored to be dating. What are your thoughts on this? Let us know in the comments.


Written by:

Saransh Chauhan


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Saransh Chauhan is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports. With a particular admiration for Lionel Messi, Saransh is committed to exploring every facet of the world's most popular sport in his work. At EssentiallySports, Saransh is known for his versatility as a writer, covering a wide range of topics with an open-minded curiosity that allows him to excel in all areas of the industry.
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