Who is Lewis Burton?
Lewis Burton is an English Tennis player who has also had a successful modeling career. Burton is represented by Select Model Management in London.
He was the boyfriend of the late Tv girl Caroline Flack who committed suicide on 15th February 2020 at her home in the London United Kingdom.
He began his tennis career at the age of seven. Burton reached a career-high ranking of 172 (singles and doubles combined) on the Juniors circuit, achieved in July 2010. In 2010, he reached the final of the boys’ doubles at Wimbledon along with George Morgan. The duo lost the final 6–7, 4–6 to the fellow British pairing of Liam Broady and Tom Farquharson.
In 2011, George Morgan won the boys’ doubles title with Mate Pavić, with Burton being too old to compete. In 2012, the duo is so old for the boys’ tournament, was given a wildcard into qualifying for the men’s doubles at Wimbledon. The pair qualified for the main draw but then lost to Steve Darcis and Olivier Rochus in the first round, by a scoreline of 6–4, 5–7, 6–7, 4–6.
Lewis Burton Age
Burton is 27 years old. He was born on 23rd March 1992 in Bexley, London, England, UK.
Lewis Burton Family
Little is known regarding Burton’s family. He has not shared any information regarding his parents and siblings.
Lewis Burton Caroline Flack
Burton had been in a relationship with television presenter Caroline Flack. Police officers were called to the flat of television presenter Caroline Flack in Islington, North London in December 2019. This is after Caroline allegedly assaulted Burton with a lamp to his head.
However, Flack’s lawyer insisted during proceedings that Burton did not consider himself a victim, instead of describing him as a witness. Flack was released on bail on the condition that she did not contact Burton until the trial.
In light of the host’s charges, Burton also defended Flack over the situation. “I’m tired of the lies and abuse aimed at my girlfriend. This is not a witch hunt this is someone’s life,” he shared. “Caroline is the most lovely girl. Loyal and kind. She doesn’t deserve any of this.”
On 14th February 2020, Burton took to Instagram Stories on Valentine’s Day to share a heartwarming tribute to Flack. “Happy valentines,” he expressed with a heart and kissing emoji, alongside a photo of the two. “Love you.”
Caroline Flack’s Death
Burton’s girlfriend was found dead from an apparent suicide in her flat on 15th February 2020. On Sunday morning 16th Burton took to Instagram to pay tribute to his girlfriend.
“My heart is broken,” Burton wrote, alongside a photo of him and Flack. “We had something so special. I am so lost for words I am in so much pain I miss you so much I know you felt safe with me you always said I don’t think about anything else when I am with you and I was not allowed to be there this time I kept asking and asking.”
“I will be your voice baby I promise I will ask all the questions you wanted and I will get all the answers nothing will bring you back but I will try make you proud every day,” he added. “I love you with all my heart.”
Flack’s death also led a flood of tributes from fellow TV hosts and criticism of her treatment by the media.
How Tall is Lewis Burton? – Height
Burton stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches
Lewis Burton Net Worth
Burton has earned a fortune from his modeling and Tennis playing careers. However, his net worth is not yet revealed.