Aleksandar Rakic Wife: Who is Rocket’s better half?

Here's everything you need to know about Aleksandar Rakic wife, family, and personal life.

Aleksandar Rakic's Wife
Get to know about Aleksandar Rakic Wife and son

Aleksandar Rakic will look to move up the rankings this weekend at UFC Vegas 54 as he takes on the former light heavyweight champion and #1 ranked contender Jan Blachowicz. The Austrian-born-Serb has come a long way from his days as an unruly teenager in the football squad to being mere inches away from title contention in the UFC.

Along the way Rakic’s strength and shoulder to lean on has been his wife and son, here’s a story where we find out who the light-heavyweight prospect is married to.

Aleksandar Rakic with his wife and son
Aleksandar Rakic with his wife and son

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What do we know about Aleksandar Rakic wife?

Melanie Rakic embraces her husband Aleksandar Rakic after his victory
Melanie Rakic embraces her husband Aleksandar Rakic after his victory

Aleksandar Rakic is a mysterious figure in that he tends to keep his personal life off of social media, however, his wife supports her husband’s dreams wholeheartedly on various platforms. Rakic is married to a woman named Melanie Rakic, who is also based in Vienna, Austria. The two were engaged in July of 2018 and tied the knot a year later in July 2019.

According to her Facebook account, Aleksandar Rakic Wife Melanie Rakic studied at the Bundesgymnasium & Bundesrealgymnasium Wien 7, a federal school in the 7th District of Vienna. She then worked at the Wiener Gebietskrankenkasse (Vienna Regional Health Insurance Fund) an Austrian regional health insurance fund.

Melanie Rakic and Aleksandar have been together even before the fighter’s UFC days as far back as 2014. They have a son together, named Andrej Rakic. Though his date of birth is not known publicly, their Facebook posts indicate he was born sometime before their engagement to each other.

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A facebook post by Melanie Rakic in the early stages of Aleksandar’s career

Melanie is very supportive of her husband’s combat sports-inclined aspirations and has been this way since the early days of their relationship with her frequenting his fights even in his days fighting under the Austrian Fight Challenge banner.

Melanie has a private Instagram account with over 4000 followers and can frequently be seen in Aleksander’s Instagram stories alongside their son.

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