Sylvie Meis Biography, Career, Shows, Affair, Children, Husband, Latest News, Net Worth, Instagram, Age, And More

Sylvie Meis is a Germany-based Dutch television personality and model. Meis’ television career began in 2003 when she participated in the casting of moderators of the television channel TMF. From 2011-2017 Meis hosted Let’s Dance with Daniel Hartwich.

Sylvie Meis Personal Life

Sylvie Meis was born on 13 April 1978 (age 45) Breda, Netherlands to Rita Meis, Ron Meis. She has a brother named Daniel Meis. After completing her graduation at the University of West Brabant, she began working as a model.

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Sylvie Meis Career

Meis’ television career began in 2003 when she participated in the casting of moderators of the television channel TMF. She later hosted Fox Kids.  In the beach soap Costa!, she played a waitress for two years. She also hosted the annual TMF Awards and interviewed international artists such as Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears. She has also appeared in music videos and created her jewelry collection Pure de Sylvie, which was launched in Germany in 2006.

From 2008 to 2011, she was a member of the jury of RTL’s Das Supertalent talent competition together with Dieter Bohlen, Bruce Darnell, and Motsi Mabuse. She then worked in advertising for BMW, Gillette, and L’Oréal. In 2010, she participated in the third season of Let’s Dance and finished second. Her dance partner was Christian Bärens, who was later replaced by Christian Polanc due to injury. From the fourth season in 2011 to the tenth season in 2017, she co-hosted Let’s Dance with Daniel Hartwich. Both received the Bavarian Television Award in 2012. Since 2012, she has presented Hunkemöller’s Sylvie collection with partially designed underwear and bikinis.


Meis and her then-husband moved to Germany after he left Ajax to play for the Bundesliga club Hamburger SV. When her husband moved to Real Madrid in 2008, van der Vaarts moved to Spain. From 2008 to 2011, she was a judge on the German version of Simon Cowell’s Got Talent, Das Supertalent. In 2010, she participated in the third season of Let’s Dance, the German equivalent of Strictly Come Dancing. On April 17, 2010, Meis replaced regular Deutschland sucht den Superstar judge Nina Eichinger in the season 7 finale when the latter was stuck in Los Angeles due to flight restrictions following the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruptions.

From 2011-2017 Meis hosted Let’s Dance with Daniel Hartwich. In 2018, she replaced former contestant Viktoria Swarovski and returned as a judge on Das Supertalent instead.

Sylvie Meis Relationship

In 2003, she began dating then-Ajax footballer Rafael van der Vaart. Because of their fame from their careers, they soon became the Netherlands’ most famous “football couple”. On 10th June 2005, the couple got married and broadcasted live coverage of the wedding on SBS6, a Dutch television channel, with the broadcast gaining high ratings in the Netherlands. On 28 May 2006, the couple welcomed their son Damián Rafael.

In 2010, Meis admitted to cheating on her husband, saying van der Vaart discovered via email that she was having an affair with a KLM airline pilot, which she believed was the beginning of the end of their marriage. On January 2, 2013, Meis admitted to their breakup after slapping her in front of their guests. Their divorce was finalized in December 2013.

On April 12, 2017, she got engaged to Charbel Aouad, but the couple split in October 2017. On 19th September 2020, she got married to German contemporary artist Niclas Castello in Florence, Italy.

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Sylvie Meis Health Condition

On June 16, 2009, Meis announced that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent surgery in May 2009. She completed post-surgery chemotherapy and has been cancer-free since then. In mid-2009, Real Madrid wanted to sell Rafael van der Vaart, but he decided to stay in Madrid when Sylvie was there undergoing cancer treatment.

Sylvie Meis Net Worth

Meis has a net worth of $1.5 million. She earns via being a television personality and model. television personality and model. She also earns via brand sponsorships.

Sylvie Meis Education

Meis completed her schooling at a local school. Later, she did four years of training in personnel management at the University of West Brabant.

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Sylvie Meis Physical Stats

Height 1.58 m or 5 ft 2 in
Weight 58 kg
Hair Color Dark Blonde
Eye Color Blue-gray

Sylvie Meis Wiki/Bio

Name Sylvie Meis
Full Name Sylvie Françoise Meis
Other names Sylvie van der Vaart
Date Of Birth 13 April 1978
Age 45 (as of 2023)
Birthplace Breda, Netherlands
Profession television personality and model
Nationality Dutch
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Aries
Gender Female
Parents Rita Meis, Ron Meis
Siblings Daniel Meis
Partner N/A
Spouse Niclas Castello (m. 2020), Rafael van der Vaart (m. 2005–2013)
Children Damian van der Vaart, Damián Rafael van der Vaart

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