Pictured: Dan Marino's former mistress Donna Savattere and love child spotted in upscale London neighborhood
Donna Savattere, 42, was pictured outside a $3.5million house she and husband Nahill Younis own in the Wandsworth area of southwest London. Neighbors say the couple planted bushes in the front of their house as a privacy screen after the story about Savet

Dan Marino's former mistress has been spotted with the NFL legend's love child and her new husband in an upscale London neighborhood, where she has been in hiding since news of the affair broke two weeks ago.

Donna Savattere, 42, was pictured outside a $3.5million house she and husband Nahill Younis own in the Wandsworth area of southwest London.

Neighbors say the couple planted bushes in the front of their house as a privacy screen after the story about Savettere's affair with Marino broke ahead of his Super Bowl coverage.

The New York Post spotted Savattere, a former CBS TV producer, outside the home with Chloe, the seven-year-old daughter she secretly had with Marino.

The CBS Sports commentator and former Miami Dolphins quarterback reportedly paid Savattere millions to keep quiet about the baby.

The couple hid the affair from Marino's bosses and CBS and even his agent for seven years, according to the Post. 

Neighbors commented on the new privacy barrier that Savaterre and her husband erected.

'We thought it was odd. They are very secretive and don’t talk to anyone,' one neighbor told the newspaper.

Out of the shadows: The former mistress of NFL legend Dan Marino, Donna Savattere, is pictured outside her house in South West London, England on Saturday

Out of the shadows: The former mistress of NFL legend Dan Marino, Donna Savattere, is pictured outside her house in South West London, England on Saturday

Love child: She was pictured with her seven-year-old daughter Chloe, whose father in Dan Marino

Love child: She was seen with her seven-year-old daughter Chloe, whose father is Dan Marino

Silent: Savattere, who has married since the affair, kept quiet as she was spotted by reporters

Silent: Savattere, who has married since the affair, kept quiet as she was spotted by reporters

Affair: Savattere, a former CBS producer, met Marino as he worked as a commentator for the network

Affair: Savattere, a former CBS producer, met Marino as he worked as a commentator for the network

In hiding: She has been hiding out at the south London home since the news broke two weeks ago

In hiding: She has been hiding out at the south London home since the news broke two weeks ago

It had emerged that the Hall of Famer, who is worth an estimated $35 million, paid Savattere millions of dollars to keep quiet about their daughter Chloe.

The former Miami Dolphins star had only told his wife of 28 years, Claire, about the affair.

Sources told the New York Post that Marino, who has worked as a pre-game analyst for CBS since 2003, even kept the child hidden from his bosses and his long-time agent-lawyer, Marvin Demoff.

While Marino had used Demoff to negotiate his contracts with the Dolphins and CBS for 30 years, he turned to a different lawyer when he paid money to Savattere because he was 'embarrassed'.

He only told the network about the scandal after The Post told Marino it would be publishing the story about his affair, a source told the paper. He then told Demoff.

The source also said Marino's job is not in danger, while another source said there had not yet been any discussion about what action CBS will take, if any.

Mr Marino, 51, admitted to the affair, saying in a statement: 'This is a personal and private matter. I take full responsibility both personally and financially for my actions now as I did then.

'We mutually agreed to keep our arrangement private to protect all parties involved.'

He insisted that he and his wife - who celebrated their 28 year wedding anniversary the day before the scandal broke - are still together and 'continue to be a strong and loving family'.

Marino met his mistress while carrying out his role as a pregame analyst for CBS, where he has worked since 2003. Ms Savattere was 35 at the time of their relationship.

After Chloe was born, Mr Marino allegedly paid her millions of dollars to ensure her silence and take care of their daughter, the Post reported.

While the amount Marino paid her has not been disclosed, she moved to New York and spent her time in the Upper West Side and the Hamptons, where she became a fixture on the social scene.

The birth also came two months before Marino was inducted into the Hall of Fame.

At the ceremony, after he was introduced by his eldest son Daniel, Marino praised his family for their support.

'To Claire and the kids, you guys are my true Hall of Famers,' he said. 'You guys are my whole life. You mean everything to me.'

Luxury: It is a 5 bedroom, 4 bath, 10,000 Sq Foot waterfront home valued at $5 million

Luxury: It is a 5 bedroom, 4 bath, 10,000 Sq Foot waterfront home valued at $5 million

DAN MARINO: THE DAZZLING CAREER OF A FOOTBALL LEGEND

Dan Marino is one of the most prolific quarterbacks in American football league history, holding or having held almost every major NFL passing record.

He was picked in the first round of the 1983 draft by the Los Angeles Express, but chose to sign with the Miami Dolphins, and stayed with the team for the entirety of his career.

He was best known for his quick release and powerful arm and leading the Dolphins to the playoffs ten times in his seventeen-season career.

Although he was never part of a Super Bowl-winning team, he is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football.

He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005.

Since retiring before the 2000 season, he has appeared in numerous ad campaigns and joined CBS in 2003 as an in-studio analyst.

Savattere has since married banker Nahill Younis, whom she met on a trip to the Bahamas. The couple had a son together before their wedding at their home in the Hamptons in 2009.

A wedding announcement for the couple in a Hamptons wedding magazine says: 'Donna was already a mother when Nahill met her, and Donna’s daughter quickly became an important part of his life.'

She explained their choice of using orange for decorations at their wedding, explaining: 'Nothing in our lives is traditional or about "following the rules".'

Mr Marino is believed to be in touch with his now-seven-year-old daughter.

Ms Savaterre was said to have revealed the secret to friends and showed them photographs of her and the quarterback together at restaurants and clubs.

She is also said to have made attempts to change the name of her and Marino’s daughter from Chloe Alexis Savattere to Chloe Alexis Younis, according to records.

Marino also has six children with his wife Claire: Daniel, 26, Michael, 24, Joseph, 23, Ali, 20, Lia, 17, and Niki, 16. The couple adopted Lia and Niki from China.

One of their sons, Michael, was diagnosed with autism when he was two, and the family has been striving to bring public awareness of autism since establishing the Dan Marino Foundation in 1992.

Mr Marino is one of the most prolific quarterbacks in American football league history, holding or having held almost every major NFL passing record.

Although he was never part of a Super Bowl-winning team, he is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football.

He was best known for his quick release and powerful arm and leading the Dolphins to the playoffs ten times in his seventeen-season career. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005.

Mr Marino starred as himself in the 1994 comedy Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

The storyline involved a football player becoming obsessed with the quarterback who taught him how to kick.

In December 2011, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke Dan Marino's 27-year-old record for the number of passing yards in an NFL season.

Brees' final pass of the 45-16 home victory over the Atlanta Falcons, a nine-yard touchdown toss to Darren Sproles, took him to 5,087 yards, beating Marino's 5,084 for the Miami Dolphins in 1984.

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By Lena-Sullivan 02/11/2013 07:59:00