For the fifth time in his life, Nicolas Cage got married. According to information from the Daily Mail, the American actor married his partner Riko Shibata on February 16 in Las Vegas. Nicolas Cage confirmed this information and indicated that this date was chosen to pay tribute to the late father of the bride. Of Japanese origin, 26-year-old Riko Shibata wore a handmade black kimono for the occasion from her hometown of Kyoto. A few guests were present including Alice Kim, one of the actor’s former wives, and their 15-year-old son, Kal-el.
Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata started dating at the start of 2020. The couple experienced the pandemic from a distance. “She left New York and went back to Kyoto, I went back to Nevada and I haven’t seen her for six months. We’re very happy together and we can’t wait to spend all this time together, so I have ended up saying, ‘Look, I want to marry you’ and so we got engaged on FaceTime, ”explained last summer the actor who mailed his engagement ring.
Nicolas Cage: who are his first four wives?
Before marrying Riko Shibata, thirty years his junior, Nicolas Cage was married to four other women. From 1995 to 2001, he was married to Patricia Arquette. From 2002 to 2004, it was to Lisa Marie Presley that he was united by marriage. From 2004 to 2016, it was to Alice Kim, mother of her son, that he was married. Finally, in 2019, Nicolas Cage was married, for four days, to Erika Kookie. He will explain, later, that he was much too drunk at the time of the wedding …
Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata © Backgrid USA