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Eric Roberts Wife & Daughter | Inside His Married Life

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Eric Roberts Wife & Daughter | Inside His Married Life

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Eric Roberts is a wealthy American actor with a net worth of $2 million. He is perhaps best known for his early leading roles in films such as King of the Gypsies. Roberts made his Hollywood debut in this 1978 film, which also earned him his first Golden Globe nomination. 

Following Roberts' appearance in 1983's Star 80, he received another Golden Globe nomination. By 1985, The 66-year-old actor  had been nominated for both a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for his performance in Runaway Train.

Who Is Eric Roberts Married To?

As per News Amomama, Eric Roberts is married to his stunning wife, Eliza Roberts in 1992. They met on a plane over three decades ago.

Eric Roberts is married to his stunning wife, Eliza Roberts in 1992.

Eric Roberts is married to his stunning wife, Eliza Roberts in 1992. 
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They happened to sit next to each other and started talking. Eliza inquired about Eric's favorite screenwriter, and he replied, "David Rayfiel." What he didn't realize was that Rayfiel was Eliza's father.

The couple started dating right away and married on August 16, 1992. Unfortunately, Eric developed a long-term addiction to cocaine and marijuana.

Eric's dependency on the former was so severe that Eliza once gave him an ultimatum: quit or lose his wife. He stopped using cocaine but continued to use cannabis.

Eliza opened up about those difficult years in an interview with Lifestyle Magazine TV. She claims that addicts will say they can quit at any time but have no idea what it's like to be their significant other. 

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Eliza continued, saying: "They don't have much of a choice." They're not making any decisions. They've been made fun of. This substance has already chosen and enslaved them."

Despite the fact that Eric and Eliza Roberts did not have children together, they raised very talented children as a pair. Eliza once described actress Emma Roberts as a "treasure" and an "amazing woman."

They also have a son, Keaton Simons, who is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who has performed with Chris Cornell, Snoop Dogg, Gnarles Barkley, and others.

Morgan Simons, Eliza Roberts' daughter, does not work in show business. Instead, she owns and operates Pi Bake Shop. Eliza and Eric brag about their daughter's pies and cakes whenever they get the chance.

Eric Roberts Past Relationship

Eric Roberts had a number of relationships throughout his life, and some of his most notable romances were with various actresses. Sandy Dennis lived with Roberts for five years in the 1970s

Eric Roberts had a number of relationships throughout his life, and some of his most notable romances were with various actresses.

Eric Roberts had a number of relationships throughout his life, and some of his most notable romances were with various actresses.
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Roberts then pursued a relationship with Kelly Cunningham. During this time, he and Cunningham welcomed their only daughter, Emma Roberts, into the world.

Emma went on to become a successful actress, beginning her career with the 2001 film Blow. She has since appeared in numerous other projects, most notably American Horror Story. Emma later had her own child in 2020, making Eric a grandfather. 

Eric had a custody battle with Cunningham over their daughter, it was later revealed. Eric claims that his older sister sided with Kelly Roberts during the legal battle.

Early in the 1980s, Eliza married James Simons, an American film producer and director; the two have kept the precise dates of their marriage and divorce private, but it is assumed that they were wed for three years. Eliza gave birth to their two children at that time, Keaton Simons and Morgan Simons.

Eric Roberts Wiki/Bio

On April 18, 1956, Eric Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA. He is an Aries with American citizenship. 

On April 18, 1956, Eric Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA.

On April 18, 1956, Eric Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA
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Roberts is an actor who has appeared in over 560 movies and TV shows, making him one of the most in-demand screen performers. He is best known for his portrayal of Salvatore 'The Boss' Maroni in the critically acclaimed 2008 action crime film The Dark Knight, alongside Christopher Bale, the late Heath Ledger, and Aaron Eckhart

The plot revolves around the Joker, who causes havoc in Gotham, and Batman is the only one who can stop him. The film was a huge success, winning 155 awards, including two Academy Awards, and being nominated for another 160.

Eric is the son of former actors and playwrights Betty Lou Bredemus and Walter Grady Roberts. They met while touring with a military production of George Washington Slept Here. They co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in 1963, just off Juniper Street in Midtown Atlanta

In Decatur, Georgia, they ran a children's acting school. Roberts' mother worked as a church secretary and real estate agent, while his father sold vacuum cleaners.

Eric was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, alongside his sisters Julia Roberts, who is now a well-known American actress and film producer, and Lisa Roberts Gillan, who is also an actress.

Roberts' parents divorced in 1971, and it was finalized in early 1972. He stayed in Atlanta with his father Walter, estranged from his sisters. Walter passed away from cancer in March 1977

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