Ashley Cain is a former British footballer who played in several Championship teams. Here is more about his married life with his wife, Safiyya Vorajee, and his personal life.

Primarily a Coventry City player, Ashley Cain had loan spells during his career at clubs such as Luton, Oxford United, and Mansfield Town.

The English footballer is also a television personality; he was seen on the MTV reality series Ex on the Beach and The Challenge. 

Besides football, Cain is also a successful model, having modeled for brands such as Kalibre Clothing and The Couture Club.

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Who Are Ashley Cain And Safiyya Vorajee?

Ashley Cain and Safiyya Vorajee are philanthropists and a former couple.

Cain is an ex-footballer who played for the Championship side Coventry City. Safiyya Vorajee is a model and an ex-football wag.

The couple came into the limelight two years ago after their daughter Azaylia Diamond Cain was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia at just eight weeks old.

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Ashley Cain and his ex-wife Saffiyya Vorajee with their daughter Azaylea. (Source: Evening Standard)

Ex-footballer Ashley Cain told ITV that the news of his daughter’s diagnosis was his life’s toughest and most emotional moment.

They documented the journey of their daughter’s recovery and ran a crowdfunding for the treatment.

Ashley and Safiyya raised over £1.5 million for their daughter’s special treatment in Singapore.

Doctors performed a successful bone marrow transplant. However, Azaylia’s leukemia rapidly multiplied, and she went into a full relapse.

The doctor informed the couple that chemotherapy was not enough to save their daughter.

Ashley and Saffiya made a plea in November 2020 for a stem cell donor for their daughter’s transplant. The campaign led to 41,000 applications within two days.

Sadly, despite all the efforts, Azaylia passed away on 24 April 2021 at eight months old.

Numerous celebrities paid tribute to Azaylia and her parents’ wholehearted efforts to save her.

Ashley Cain Parents

Ashley Cain was born to his parents in Nuneaton, England, on September 27, 1990.

Cain’s parents’ roots can be traced back to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Great Britain.

Apart from that, there is no information about Cain’s parents, as he has kept their identities under wraps.

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Ashley Cain Divorce Story With Saffiyya Vorajee

In March 2022, Ashley Cain and his wife, Saffiyya Vorajee, announced their separation less than a year after their 8-month-old daughter Azaylia succumbed to leukemia. 

The couple released a joint statement addressing the situation, saying they needed to keep the news to themselves for some time to figure out the future.

Ashley Cain and his ex-partner Saffiyya Vorajee separated a year after the death of their daughter. (Source: People)

Despite the separation, Ashley and Saffiyya remain closest friends, spending time together. 

The statement also read that the ex-couple is bonded by their powerful journey together and by their eternal love for their daughter, Azaylea.

In May 2021, Ashley and Saffiyya announced that they were starting a charity in Azaylea’s name to fight childhood cancer.

The couple still works together to help the families of other children suffering from cancer.

Ashley started a campaign in which he ran a 100-mile ultra marathon and completed five marathons across five capital cities in five days. 

He also cycled 1800 miles across Europe and 200 miles on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to raise money for children with cancer.

Both Ashley and Saffiyya have a lot of followers on social media. 

Ashley Cain has 1.8 million followers on his Instagram, @mrashleycain, and Saffiyya Vorajee has one million followers on her Instagram, @miss_saffiyya_.

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