How long was Pele married to his first wife?
Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi
Pelé married his first wife Rosemeri in 1966 and was married to her for 16 years. The couple divorced in 1982 after having three children together.
Did Pele ever marry?
Pelé has been married three times. The first, to Rosemeri dos Reis Cholbi, lasted from 1966 to 1982, and the couple had three children together. The soccer star remarried in 1994, tying the knot with gospel singer Assíria Lemos, who gave birth to twins in 1996. That marriage ended in divorce in 2008.