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  • John Leguizamo is a multi-faceted artist who has been acting since the 1980s
  • The Emmy nominee has been married to his wife, Justine Maurer, for 20 years
  • John and Justine have two adult children
  • John married once before Justine

John Leguizamo is a versatile actor who has over 150 acting credits to his name, according to his IMDb page. He made his debut in MadonnaThe 1986 music video for “Borderline” and made its film debut in 1984 Mixed blood. From there, he appeared in a few episodes of miami vicelanded a role in die hard 2, and has continued to build his resume to this day. He notably played Tybalt in 1996 Romeo + Juliet and he lent his voice as Sid in the Ice Age movies and like Bruno in the popular Disney movie, Encanto. Additionally, he has over 20 production credits under his belt, won a special Tony Award in 2018 for his series of Latin history for morons on Broadway, and landed a Critics’ Choice and Emmy Nomination for his role as Raymond Santana Sr. in the Netflix miniseries, When they see us.

For most of his phenomenal career John, 62, has enjoyed the support of his wife, Justine Maurer, and their two children. He was also married to the actress Yelba Osorio for two years during the second decade of his career. Read on to learn more about John and his past marriages.

Justine Maurer

John Leguizamo wife
John Leguizamo and Justine Maurer pose at the Oscars (Photo: Jordan Strauss/AP/Shutterstock)

John, a Latin American Catholic, and Justine Maurer, who is Jewish, have been married since 2003. Coincidentally, John’s character in 2008’s Mauricio Nothing like vacation had the same religious dynamic in her marriage. “They never said it was written for me. No one told me the truth. It’s such a weird coincidence,” he said Time in 2008. “It was great too, because it’s my life — I had a lot to draw from. My wife knows that (my family members are) all very passionate and we talk about everything and there is no limit when we get together. We talk loudly about everything and nothing.

In the same interview, John expressed what marriage means to him. “I still think marriage is more than a ceremony and a document. It’s definitely a commitment that two people make and I don’t know if you need all of those elements to make it a marriage,” he said. he noted. “For me, marriage is a sincere commitment to make things work, to understand each other and to fight to stay together. I think you have to really take that commitment into your soul. Both people have to do it.”

Although not much is known about their relationship, John once confessed that he had very active dreams that compelled his wife to comfort him. “I’m always being chased – by dogs, by murderers – like in an action movie,” he said. PEOPLE in December 2022. “She has to get her hands on me because I’m about to scream.”

The couple have two children: a daughter Allegra Skyborn in 1999, and his son Ryder Leewhich they welcomed in 2000. Allegra became a student at Northwestern University from 2018, which her actor father documented on Instagram, as seen in the video above.

In June 2022, John gushed about how important being a father is to him. “Happy Father’s Day to me!” he exclaimed next to a photo with his two children, seen here. “And every dad that is present. Because it’s the most important and fulfilling job in the world! I am (sic) humbled by the task and (sic) inspired to be my best by my children! »

Yelba Osorio

THE Sam’s Summer the actor married actress Yelba Osorio in 1994. The couple starred together in the 1997 film pest, in which John played the lead role. The couple separated in 1996, and it is not known why. Yelba quit acting in 2014 and lives away from the spotlight.

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