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The Marriages of Steven Seagal

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Actor Steven Seagal attends the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia S/S 2014 on October 28, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.
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Although Steven Seagal said "I do" four times, none of his marriages so far have lasted more than 10 years. Here is information about his four wives, his children, and more.

Born:

Steven Seagal: April 10, 1952 in Lansing, Michigan.

First Marriage -- Miyako Fujitani (1974-1987)

Miyako was born abt. 1948. She is an Aikido master and instructor and dojo owner. Steven and Miyako met in California in fall of 1974. They married in December 1974 and had two children together. Their divorce was final in 1987.
Miyako on being pursued by Steven: "It was like I was in a dream. That passion made him look very attractive to me."
Source: Mary H.J. Farrell, Lorenzo Benet, Janice Fuhrman. "Sure, He's Making a Box-Office Killing -- But Who is Steven Seagal?" People. 11-19-1990.

Miyako on Steven's travels during their marriage: "'My children don't have any memory of him as a father."
Source: Mary H.J. Farrell, Lorenzo Benet, Janice Fuhrman. "Sure, He's Making a Box-Office Killing -- But Who is Steven Seagal?" People. 11-19-1990.

Second Marriage -- Adrienne La Russa (1984-1987):

Adrienne was born on May 15, 1948 in New York City, New York. An actress and real estate agent, Adrienne's marriage to Steven in 1984 was annulled. Adrienne later married Robert French in 1987.

Third Marriage -- Kelly LeBrock (1987-1994):

Kelly was born on March 24, 1960 in New York City, New York. Steven and Kelly, a model and actress, first met in Japan. They were married on September 5, 1987 at their home in Beverly Hills, California. They had three children together. After their separation on October 1, 1994, Kelly filed for divorce on October 31, 1994. Their divorce was final in November 1994. Kelly's first marriage was to producer Victor Drai from 1984-1986. The marriage ended in divorce. In July 2007, Kelly married retired investment banker Fred Steck.

Kelly: "I admit, I became a hermit. When I split with Steven, the divorce was very ugly, and details of the case were on the evening news. I didn't want my kids seeing it, so I simply got rid of the TV. I moved my kids out of LA so they could grow up with real people—the kids of gas pump attendants, plumbers, and real family people. I had absolutely no self-esteem. I hated myself. I decided to swap my old life in Beverly Hills for a new one in the country, in Santa Barbara."
Source: Jeff Maysh. "'I Hated Myself.'" DailyMail.co.uk. 8/27/2013.

Steven: "To me, the most important thing in marriage is to have a friendship, and in that friendship you have to be honest with your friend. Like any other marriage, we've gone through all that stuff where Kelly may have felt left out or jealous or competitive, while I've felt all those things toward her at one time or another. The most important thing to realize is that the friendship is the reality, and all the rest is insignificant. And to cause any kind of pain or misunderstanding or lack of communication in the marriage is really foolish."
Source: Dotson Rader. "I Took a Different Kind of Path." Parade Magazine. 4/17/1994. pg. 5.

Fourth Marriage -- Erdenetuya (Elle) Batsukh (2009-present):

Elle, who is from Mongolia, and Steven met in Mongolia in 2001 when she worked as his interpreter. Elle is a professional dancer. They have one son.

Children:

Steven has seven children.

  • Kentaro Take aka Justice Kentaro Take-Seagal: Born in 1975. Kentaro has worked as a model, an actor, and an Aikido instructor. His mother is Miyako Fujitani.
  • Ayako Faith Fujitani: Born in 1979 in Osaka, Japan. Ayako is an actress and writer. Her mother is Miyako Fujitani.
  • Annaliza Kelly Seagal: Born in 1987. Her mother is Kelly LeBrock.
  • Dominic San Rocco Seagal: Born in 1990. His mother is Kelly LeBrock.
  • Arisa Montana Seagal: Born in 1993. Her mother is Kelly LeBrock.
  • Savannah Seagal: Born in 1996. Her mother is Arissa Wolf.
  • Kunzang Seagal: Born in 2010. His mother is Erdenetuya Batsukh.

 

Occupations:

Steven: Actor, writer, producer, deputy sheriff (Reserve Deputy Chief Steven Seagal), singer, guitarist, martial arts instructor, fight scene choreographer, philanthropist, songwriter, director, environmentalist, animal rights activist, martial arts co-ordinator for movies, founder of Seagal Enterprises, entrepreneur.

Residences:

Steven likes owning real estate. He has quite a few places that he can call home.

  • Santa Inez, California (200 acres)
  • Farm in Montana
  • Residence in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
  • Colorado dude ranch
  • Home in Mandeville Canyon in Brentwood, California
  • Home in Eads, Tennessee
  • Vacation home in Jamaica.

 

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