Grab all the details on the married life and children of the American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, playwright, and screenwriter John Leguizamo.
John Leguizamo is a well-known American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, playwright, and screenwriter. He came into prominence in the entertainment industry with a co-starring role in the action-comedy 'Super Mario Bros' as 'Luigi' and a supporting role in the crime drama 'Carlito's Way' in 1993.
John Leguizamo has also worked in other films and television programs. He is known for his parts in 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar,' 'Spawn,' 'Moulin Rouge!' 'Land of the Dead,' 'Summer of Sam,' 'Chef,' 'John Wick,' 'John Wick: Chapter 2,' and 'The Happening.' John was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie 'To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar.'
Many people want to learn about the married life and wife of John Leguizamo. So below, we have compiled some details on the personal life of the 55-year-old actor.
Actor John Leguizamo was first married to Yelba Osorio. She worked as an actress. The two had eloped in Las Vegas while Leguizamo was shooting the drag comedy 'To Wong Foo ...' in 1994. Yelba Osorio was a waitress and struggling actress when they met for the first time in 1991.
Actor John Leguizamo was first married to Yelba Osorio.
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But John Leguizamo's marriage with Yelba Osorio did not sustain much. John has said that Yelba 'was never satisfied' with his efforts to boost her career and that she always complained he didn't give her enough money. In the later stages of their marriage, John had publicly admitted he couldn't live with Yelba anymore. He said that she refused to have sex and regularly assaulted him. He filed those complaints along with his divorce papers in 1996. After just two years after their marriage, Yelba and John got divorced.
Though Yelba Osorio was not 'the one' for him, JohnLeguizamo did eventually find the love of his life. Justine Maurer came into John's life as a customer on the film 'Carlito's Way,' and they met for the first time on the movie's set. And 'Carlito's Way' is also the movie in which John's ex-wife Yelba acted in.
John Leguizamo married for second time with Justine Maurer.
Maurer and Leguizamo married in a Catholic-Jewish ceremony on June 28, 2003. Maurer has worked in the entertainment industry as a production assistant. John is Catholic, and Maurer is Jewish. The couple shares two children, daughter Allegra Sky Leguizamo (born in 1999) and son Ryder Lee 'Lucas' Leguizamo (born in 2000). John and Justine live happily with their kids in Manhattan.
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