David Beckham is arguably the most famous soccer player of the last few decades and Victoria was a member of the world-famous pop group, the Spice Girls. While they aren’t in the spotlight as much as they used to be, The Beckhams are still considered pop culture royalty, and the mystery of the family adds to their allure.
When the two got together, they formed the biggest power couple in entertainment at the time. However, despite all this fame, there are still some things about this family that you didn’t know. Here are 12 little-known facts about this power couple and their kids, with number 6 being especially interesting.
#12 David Has a Keepsake
While many of us can remember the first time that we met our significant others, David took it a step further. He actually has kept the piece of paper on which Victoria first wrote down her phone number for him. He has said he wrote it down several times to make sure he didn’t lose it.
#11 Corey and Victoria
Before meeting David Beckham, falling in love and getting married to the soccer star, Victoria had a different lover, but one that was still in the public eye. She was previously involved romantically with the late Corey Haim. Haim was a child star, who went on to develop substance abuse problems as an adult.
#10 Elton John Is Very Good Friends With The Family
One of the perks of being one of the most famous families in the world is that you have some pretty famous and amazing friends. One of those friends is Elton John. The famous musician is actually such a good friend of the Beckham’s that they actually made him the godfather of their children. Check out the 7th entry for another unexpected famous friend.
#9 Eating Disorder
Throughout her life, Victoria Beckham has struggled a lot with weight issues, and she has not been shy about talking about them. She was extremely thin at times and said that in order to keep thin, she would eat some frozen peas instead of an actual meal– definitely not a good diet plan!
#8 Struggles With Acne
Her struggles with her weight weren’t the only ones Victoria went through in her life. As a teen, she struggled with acne. In fact, it was so bad that she hardly wanted to leave the house. A good portion of us struggled with acne as well and know all too well what she went through.