Who are Tom Daley's parents? | The Sun

TOM Daley is famously known as an Olympic gold medalist.

But away from the pool, he is surrounded by the unconditional love from his family.

Who are Tom Daley's parents?

Tom Daley is the son of Debbie (née Selvester) and Robert Daley.

His father, Robert, sadly died from a brain tumour on May 27, 2011, aged 40, a few days after Daley's 17th birthday.

In a candid chat back in 2021 with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning, Tom opened up about struggling with grief.

"I found it really difficult to process that I was never going to see him again, and although I knew he was sick and was going to pass away at some point," he said.

"when it actually happened it was so horrible to think about I couldn't let it sink in that he wasn't going to see me in London 2012 because it was something we had always dreamed of doing together.

"So it was a very challenging thing to try and overcome."

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Does Tom Daley have any siblings?

Tom has two brothers – William who is three years younger, and Ben who is five years younger.

Not much is publically known about the two, but they both at times share posts of each other.

Tom's younger brother, Will, even wished his brother and new brother-in-law all the best after celebrating their big day.

Taking to Twitter to share a sweet note, Will wrote: "A huge congratulations to my brother Tom and his now husband Dustin. Which now makes you my brother-in-law!

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"You absolutely delivered one of the best weekend for not on yourselves, but for your closest friends and family too.

"I just want to say I hope you enjoy the rest of your lives together in peace and love. Welcome to the family Lance, you have no idea what you've got yourself into with us."

Who is Tom Daley's husband Dustin Lance Black?

Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter and director, who has won multiple awards for his work.

The 48-year-old was born in Sacramento, California, and grew up in a Mormon household.

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black met in 2013 and Tom later came out as gay that December, admitting to fans in a Youtube video that he had been dating a man since the summer.

The pair live together in London and became engaged in 2015.

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The couple married on May 6, 2017, and Tom sang “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art though, Romeo?” to his fiance before the ceremony at the fairytale Bovey castle.

In late June 2018, the pair announced the birth of their first child Robert Ray Black-Daley

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