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Meet Riko Shibata: All About Nicolas Cage’s Wife as they are Expecting a Baby

Ladies and Gentlemen, Riko Shibata is expecting her first child with The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent star Nicolas Cage. She is the fifth wife of the American actor. Read the article further to catch more insights into the life of Cage’s wife.

What is the gender of the couple’s baby?

Recently, Nicolas Cage let the cat out of the bag. He dropped the gender of his third baby. During an interview on the Kelly Clarkson Show, the 58-year-old cleared it out whether the duo is having a baby girl or a baby boy.

The Family Man actor said, “I am gonna have a little girl.” He even went on to reveal the name of the pair’s yet-to-be-born daughter. Lennon Augie is going to be the name of the couple’s baby girl. It will be a tribute to the late John Lennon and the actor’s father, August Coppola.

Nicolas further added, “I’ll call her Lenny for short. I’m thrilled. It’s going to be the biggest adventure of my life.” During his interaction with Kelly Clarkson, the Hollywood actor did not give away the due date of his wife.

Here’s everything you need to know about Riko Shibata

Riko Shibata is the wife of movie star Nicolas Cage. It is her first marriage, while it is her husband’s fifth one. The pair is soon going to be the parents of a baby girl. Nicolas already has two children, both boys, and their names are as follows: Weston, 31, and Kal-El, 16.

The 27-year-old is almost 30 years younger than her husband Nicolas. Not just that, she is also younger than his oldest son Weston. As per the reports, the duo met in her home country, Japan.

Nicolas was previously married to Patricia Arquette from 1995 to 2001, Lisa Marie Presley from 2002 to 2004, and Alice Kim from 2004 to 2016. Before tying the knot with Riko, he got married to Eriko Koike in March 2019 and he filed for an annulment just four days after their marriage. Their divorce got finalized in June 2019.

When did Nicolas and Riko get married?

In August of 2020, Cage spilled the beans on his engagement to Riko on his brother Mark Coppola’s radio show and he said, “She left New York and went back to Kyoto, Japan, and I went back to Nevada, and I haven’t seen her for six months, and we’re really happy together, and we’re really excited to spend that time together, so I finally just said, ‘Look, I wanna marry you,’ and we got engaged on FaceTime.”

The couple tied the knot on February 16, 2021, at the Wynn Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. A close source told People, “The bride wore a handmade Japanese Bridal Kimono from Kyoto that required three layers.”

The sources further added, “After the wedding, the happy couple was joined for a small celebration attended by Nicolas’ ex-wife, Alice (who he remains very good friends with), and their son Kal.”

We can’t wait to meet the little bundle of joy of the couple. We wish both Nicolas and Riko loads of love and happiness as they are set to begin a new phase of their lives. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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