Sylvie Françoise van der Vaart – Sylvie Meis
Sylvie Françoise van der Vaart was born on 13 April 1978, Breda, is a Dutch model, actress and presenter and current wife of footballer Rafael van der Vaart. By her 18th birthday, van der Vaart had decided that she wanted to be a model and was cast for various shoots by casting agencies. After television entered her life, she gained popularity through her jobs at FoxKids and music station TMF.
Sylvie Meis hosts several events at TMF, such as presenting the annual TMF-awards, conducting interviews with international artists such as Britney Spears and Kylie Minogue. In September 2004, an Ajax Eredivisie league match against ADO Den Haag was temporarily halted by match officials due to incessant anti-Semitic chants by opposing fans directed at van der Vaart.