Christine Baumgartner is the soon-to-be ex-wife of actor Kevin Costner, who is said to be blindsided by divorce from wife Christine Baumgartner after 19 years of marriage and three children together.
“It is with great sadness that circumstances beyond his control have transpired, which have resulted in Mr. Costner having to participate in a dissolution of marriage action.” The actor’s rep wrote.
This is Christine’s first divorce and second for the Yellowstone actor, previously married to Cindy Silva, mother of his two older daughters Annie (b. April 15, 1984) and Lilly Costner (b. Aug. 4, 1986) and older son, Joe Costner (b. Jan. 31, 1988), now a Production Sound Mixe appeared in his dad’s films Tin Cup in 1996 and The Postman in 1997.
Annie Costner married Danny Cox a Cali-bassed doctor in July 2016. Lilly a musician, appeared in the films The Postman, 3000 Miles to Graxeland Black or White.
Kevin Costner also shares a son with Bridget Rooney, whom he briefly dated in 1996; he also dated activist Birgit Cunningham, model Elle Mcpherson, and actress Courtney Cox.
Kevin Costner Quick Bio
Kevin Costner is an American actor, director, producer, and musician born on January 18, 1955, in Lynwood, California. He is known for his iconic performances in many blockbuster movies throughout his career, including “Dances with Wolves,” “The Bodyguard,” “Field of Dreams,” “JFK,” and “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.”
Costner grew up in Compton, California, and attended California State University, Fullerton, where he majored in business and marketing. He excelled in sports, playing baseball and football, but after a back injury, he turned his focus to acting.
Costner’s breakout role came in the 1983 film “The Big Chill,” and he quickly rose to fame in the following years, starring in many hit movies. In 1990, he directed and starred in “Dances with Wolves,” which won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
In addition to his work in film, Costner has also released several country music albums and has been involved in many philanthropic endeavors. He is the co-founder of Ocean Therapy Solutions, a technology company that helps clean up oil spills around the world.
Costner has been married twice and has seven children. He continues to act and direct, with recent credits including the popular television series “Yellowstone.” He is widely considered one of the greatest actors of his generation and continues to be a beloved figure in Hollywood and beyond.
Christine Baumgartner 5 Facts You Need To Know
- Christine Anne Baumgartner was born on March 4, 1974, in California.
- Baumgartner is a former model and handbag designer.
- Christine met Costner in 1994 while they were golfing and. started dating in 1998.
“We exchanged numbers, and I told her that I would – did she mind if I called her in two weeks. I did not realize that was like an insult to a woman,”
- She and actor Kevin Costner dated for four years before getting married on September 25, 2004, at the actor’s 165-acre ranch in Aspen, Colorado.
- Christine and Kevin Costner had three children, Cayden Wyatt born in 2007, Hayes Logan born in 2009; and daughter Grace Avery born in 2010.