Tim Tebow and Wife Demi Leave their Honeymoon in the Maldives and Host a Rerun of the Charity Event where they First Met

Tim Tebow and his new wife Demi-Leigh Tebow have finished their honeymoon and have flown to Albania to host a rerun of the annual charity event where they first met each other.

The former NFL footballer, 32, and his pageant queen wife, 24, first met through Tim’s Night To Shine foundation in 2018 in South Africa.

The foundation seeks to throw a ‘prom night experience’ for teenagers with special needs.

This year, the first event of the year is being held in Albania.

‘Her sister has special needs, so we invited them to Night to Shine in South Africa,’ Tebow said of their first meeting in an earlier interview. ‘We kind of met and started talking through that and haven’t stopped.’

In a series on clips posted on both of the newlyweds’ Instagram stories, the couple can be seen dancing and playing with children at the event last night which was being held in Albania.

Tim starts by discussing outfits for the dance with one of the youngsters and checking out their artwork, while Demi hugs and plays with one of the babies.

Demi-Leigh Tebow, 24, posted this image yesterday during her honeymoon in the Maldives
Demi and Tim Tebow, 32, flew to Albania last night to host a charity event for children with special needs
Tebow can be seen hugging one of the children at the Night to Shine event in Albania last night. Tebow and his new wife both met at a Night to Shine event in South Africa in 2018

The newlyweds have shared several photos on Instagram of themselves soaking up the lavish resort and island sunsets in recent weeks since they tied the knot in a glamorous South African wedding in January .

Tebow, a devout Christian who vowed to stay abstinent until marriage, married his South African beauty in January at the La Paris Estate in Cape Town.

Their wedding followed a weekend of glamorous pre-wedding celebrations that the pair documented on social media.

Tebow can be seen discussing outfit choices with one of the youngsters, James, in an Instagram story posted yesterday in Albania
Some of the children can be seen walking on the red carpet during the event last night in Albania
The pair can be seen yesterday after landing in Albania to attend the Night to Shine event, which gives youngsters with learning disabilities the opportunity to go to prom
Tim Tebow and his new wife Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters are honeymooning at the Maldives’ five-star Soneva Jani resort

Nel-Peters, who is a spokes model for David’s Bridal, wore a custom gown by the wedding dress giant and accessorized with Marion Rehwinkel Jewelery.

Meanwhile, Tebow suited up in Antar Levar.

The couple, who became engaged last January, met back in 2018 at an annual special needs charity event Tebow hosts.

His Night to Shine event is essentially a prom for people with special needs.

His future wife’s younger sister, Franje, was born with special needs. She passed away in May.

Nel-Peters attended the charity event and the pair quickly started emailing back and forth.

Tim, whose Christian beliefs convinced him to remain celibate until marriage based on Hebrews 13:4, detailed how the couple kept to that promise.

The former NFL footballer, 32, and his pageant queen wife, 24, have shared several photos on Instagram of themselves soaking up the lavish resort and island sunsets
Their luxurious honeymoon comes after the couple tied the knot in a glamorous South African wedding
The couple started sharing love-up photos from their honeymoon in the Maldives on Saturday

 

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‘It’s just a choice that we made that we both wanted to do that together and just try to make it as special as possible,’ he said prior to the wedding.

Before meeting his now-wife, Tebow previously dated Camilla Belle and Olivia Culpo.

Currently, the ESPN college football analyst is playing baseball in the minor leagues.

The New York Mets extended a spring training invitation to Tebow.

He has spent the past three seasons in the Mets’ organization and has a collective .223 average with 18 homers and 107 RBIs in 287 games across all levels.

Demi shared a video from their resort which showed a water slide at their villa

 

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Tebow had four homers and 19 RBIs at Syracuse last season and struck out 98 times in just 239 at-bats. His season was cut short by a hand laceration suffered on July 21.

He was a star quarterback who won the Heisman Trophy at Florida in 2007. He spent four seasons (2006-09) with the Gators and passed for 9,285 yards, 88 touchdowns and 16 interceptions, while also compiling 2,947 rushing yards and 57 touchdowns.

He played in 35 NFL games with the Denver Broncos (2010-11) and New York Jets (2012) and passed for 2,422 yards, 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions while rushing for 989 yards and 12 scores.

Tebow was one of eight non-roster players invited to spring training by the Mets.

SOURCE: Daily Mail, Ryan Fahey