WAG Alex Pike shares a rarely-seen wedding photo as she pays tribute to her ex


WAG Alex Pike shares a rarely-seen photo of her wedding to her ex-husband as she pays tribute to him on what would have been their 19th anniversary


WAG Alex Pike has shared a rarely-seen photo of her wedding to her ex-husband Leon Siebel as she paid an emotional tribute to him on what would have been their 19th anniversary on Tuesday.

The 44-year-old girlfriend of former Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley, also shared a number of photos of Leon with the former couple’s three sons.    

‘Today would have been our 19th wedding anniversary,’ Alex began. 

Class act: WAG Alex Pike has shared a rarely-seen photo of her wedding to her ex-husband Leon Siebel as she paid an emotional tribute to him on what would have been their 19th anniversary on Tuesday

The cosmetic injector then offered a classy tribute to Leon for ‘always being there’ for her and their children.

‘I thank you for being there for me and the boys. Thank you for being so supportive,’ she added of the handsome businessman. 

'I thank you for being there for me and the boys. Thank you for being so supportive,' The cosmetic injector then offered a classy tribute to Leon for 'always being there' for her and their children

‘I thank you for being there for me and the boys. Thank you for being so supportive,’ The cosmetic injector then offered a classy tribute to Leon for ‘always being there’ for her and their children

Alex went on to say while it hasn’t always been ‘rainbows and lollipops’ the former couple have worked hard to co-parent from a place of love and respect.  

‘We have endeavoured to always do what is right for our family,’ she added. 

Alex revealed the couple met in Melbourne as teenagers and were introduced by mutual friends who invited them to a party at a tennis court. 

Marriage: Alex revealed the couple met in Melbourne as teenagers and were introduced by mutual friends who invited them to a party at a tennis court

Marriage: Alex revealed the couple met in Melbourne as teenagers and were introduced by mutual friends who invited them to a party at a tennis court

She went on to say Leon was a wonderful role model and father to their sons.

Thank you for always having my best interests at heart,’ she continued. ‘The boys and I are so very proud of everything you have accomplished.’ 

She said she was proud of Leon for kicking goals, adding the best was yet to come for him. 

Fatherhood: 'We may not have lasted in marriage, but most importantly we have gone from strength to strength as co-parents and as friends,' Alex wrote. Here with son, Hudson

Fatherhood: ‘We may not have lasted in marriage, but most importantly we have gone from strength to strength as co-parents and as friends,’ Alex wrote. Here with son, Hudson 

‘We may not have lasted in marriage, but most importantly we have gone from strength to strength as co-parents and as friends,’ she concluded the post. 

Leon offered compliments back at his ex-wife, by thanking her for the love and support she gives him and their boys. 

‘Thank you for all your encouragement and support,’ he wrote. ‘Very proud of you and so much love for our family.’ 

Family: 'Thank you for all your encouragement and support,' Leon replied back. 'Very proud of you and so much love for our family.' Here: Spencer and Hudson

Family: ‘Thank you for all your encouragement and support,’ Leon replied back. ‘Very proud of you and so much love for our family.’ Here: Spencer and Hudson

Alex rose to WAG stardom after it was revealed she was dating Nathan Buckley. She was married to Leon in her twenties. 

The usually private business owner spoke about her first marriage to Leon on the Ageless by Rescu podcast in December last year. 

‘Marriage is very different to what you expect, specifically when you get married in your early twenties,’ she said. 

Insight: 'My first husband is like the brother I never had. He's amazing. We talk every day, we have dinner all the time. But I was like a little girl' she told the Ageless by Rescu podcast in December

Insight: ‘My first husband is like the brother I never had. He’s amazing. We talk every day, we have dinner all the time. But I was like a little girl’ she told the Ageless by Rescu podcast in December

‘My first husband is like the brother I never had. He’s amazing. We talk every day, we have dinner all the time. But I was like a little girl, like a child [in that marriage],’ the mother-of-three explained.

When asked to describe her relationship with Nathan, Alex said: ‘I feel maturity, but also it’s a feeling of being very equal.’

‘We’re both really amazing on our own, and then when we come together it’s a very equal feeling of supporting each other, and it’s really lovely,’ she added. 

Bliss: Alex said of her relationship with Nathan: 'We're both amazing on our own, and then when we come together it's a very equal feeling of supporting each other, and it's really lovely'

 Bliss: Alex said of her relationship with Nathan: ‘We’re both amazing on our own, and then when we come together it’s a very equal feeling of supporting each other, and it’s really lovely’

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