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The Untold Truth Of Andy Garcia’s Wife – Marivi Lorido Garcia

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• Maria Victoria Loredo was born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California USA and grew up in Miami.
• She studied film production and pursued a career in it, while also working as a model.
• She is married to actor Andy Garcia.
• They have four children, Dominik, Daniella, Alessandra and Andres.
• Marivi has an estimated net worth of $2 million from her work as a film producer.

Early life, family, educational background

Film producer Maria Victoria Loredo was born on 19 April 1958 in Los Angeles, California USA, but spent much of her childhood in Miami. After matriculating from high school, Maria moved to New York to study film production and pursue a related career. While in New York, she also worked as a model, and signed under IMG, for known-brands, including Target and Lane Bryant.

Aside from her own accomplishments, Maria is also known for being the wife of actor Andy Garcia.

Who is Andy Garcia?

Cuban-American director and actor Andrés Arturo García Menéndez, was born on 12 April 1956 in Havana, Cuba, into Catholic family. His father, René García Núñez, was first an attorney and avocado farmer in Cuba, before moving to the US and owning a fragrance business. His mother, Amelie Menéndez, taught English. Andy has an older sister, Tessi and an older brother, René.

Following the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion, Andy’s family moved to Miami, Florida, when he was five years old. It was in Miami that René raised his successful, million-dollar perfume company.

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Andy played in his high school basketball team while attending Miami Beach Senior High School. He fell ill with mononucleosis while in his last year of high school, which was an instigator for him choosing a career in acting, as during his senior year, he attended drama classes taught by Jay W. Jensen. Following matriculation, Andy attended and graduated from Florida International University.

He then moved to Hollywood, and truly began his acting career.

In 1983, he played Ricardo in the film “Guaguasi,” and eventually gained fame after appearing as Vincent Mancini, Sonny Corleone’s bastard son, in “The Godfather III” in 1990, specifically chosen by director Francis Ford Coppola. His choice thankfully paid off, as Andy was nominated as Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards for his performance.

His next major role was in 1999, when he appeared in “Just the Ticket,” portraying Gary Starke. In 2001, he played Terry Benedict, an arrogant Las Vegas casino owner in “Ocean’s Eleven”, a remake of the 1960 caper movie.”

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In 2004, Andy appeared in the sequel, “Ocean’s Twelve,” and once again in the 2007 sequel, “Ocean’s Thirteen.” In 2002, Andy won the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his performance in “Ocean’s Eleven.”

2018 was a massive year for Andy – professionally speaking – as he starred in four films. He played Fernando Cienfuegos in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”, starring alongside Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Stellan Skarsgaard, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Cher, in what was a huge success both at the box office and critically.

The film received a rating of 81% on Rotten Tomatoes; one critic review read, ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again doubles down on just about everything fans loved about the original – and my my, how can fans resist it?’ In an interview with NBC’s Today show, Andy shared his experience of singing with Cher, ‘It was sublime. One thing is to act with Cher, who is a great actress, and then to be asked to sing with her.’

As of late 2020, Andy’s net worth is estimated at over $20 million, his fortune coming from his work as an actor, director, and film producer.

He owns a mansion in Miami, Florida, valued at $3 million, and a Cadillac valued at $60,000.

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Andy also owns a Cuban-styled home in Key Biscayne, Florida, built on a 9082 square foot (843.75 square meters) property, has four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, a pool, a private dock, and a master suite, and which is valued at $4 million. In 2014, Andy was reportedly looking for a tenant to rent his home out for $30,000 a month!

Career

Marivi is most recognized for her work as an executive producer of “Just the Ticket,” a film released in 1998. She has produced several films which Andy has acted in, including “The Lost City” in 2005. Together, Marivi and Andy decided to start their own production company called CineSon Entertainment.

Personal life

Marivi met Andy in 1975 while they were both studying at Florida International University. They dated for seven years before marrying on 24 September 1982.

They have four children together – their eldest daughter, Dominik Cristina García-Lorido, was born on 16 August 1983, their second daughter, Daniella García-Lorido on 3 January 1988, followed by their youngest daughter, Alessandra García-Lorido, on 20 June 1991. The happy couple’s only son, Andrés García-Lorido, was born on 28 January 2002.

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Dominik chose to follow in her father’s footsteps and is an actress, appearing in “The Lost City” as Mercedes Fellove, and in “City Island” as Vivian Rizzo. Daniella is also trying her hand at acting, while Alessandra followed the Hollywood route and is a successful model.

The family of six spend their time between Key Biscayne, Florida, and Toluca Lake, Los Angeles.

Appearance

Marivi has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Net worth and salary

As of late 2020, Marivi’s net worth is estimated at over $2 million, most of her money coming from her work as a film producer. In the US, a film producer earns an average annual income of over $110,000.

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  1. Beatrice Fedorko

    July 24, 2022 at 3:19 am

    I DON’T THINK MARIVI’S DOSE ANYTHING I NEVER SAW HER NAME ANYWHERE THEY GAVE HER A TITLE THAT’S ALL SHE A HOMEMAKER WHICH IS NICE

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Everything About Tracy Morgan’s Wife – Megan Wollover

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Who is Megan Wollover?

Megan Wollover was born on 7 November 1987, in New Jersey, USA, and is an actress as well as a model, but perhaps best known for being the wife of actor Tracy Morgan. Her husband rose to fame as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, before further establishing himself through the series “30 Rock” for which he won an Emmy Award.

The Net Worth of Megan Wollover

As of early-2020, Megan Wollover’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through success in her various endeavors. While she doesn’t work as much as she used to, she probably also benefits from the wealth accrued by her husband, as Morgan has a net worth estimated to be over $50 million, thanks to a successful career in comedy.

Early Life, Education, and Relationship Beginnings

Megan grew up in New Jersey and remained there for most of her life. After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at Crimini College, and around this time developed an interest in modeling. Shortly after graduating, started to work as a model, appearing in several projects.

She was intent on finding a long term partner romance-wise but had a lot of relationship problems. She shared with a friend who turned out to be friendly with Morgan, who at the time had just had a falling out from a previous relationship, and was looking for a partner.

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The two were introduced to each other through a blind date; she was surprised that she was on a date with a well-known comedian, but was impressed by his engaging conversation and genuine demeanor. Apparently he thought that she was very beautiful, and started to fall in love.

The Life of Tracy Morgan

Tracy had a troubled childhood. He was the son of a veteran from the Vietnam War who returned home as a heroin addict, a vice that would cause him to leave the family when Tracy was just six years old.

During high school, Tracy became romantically involved with a woman named Sabrina and they had a child together, however, learning that his father had contracted AIDS from a hypodermic needle, he dropped out of high school to care for him father. Struggling with no stable job while raising a son, he resorted to selling cocaine, but this endeavor was also unsuccessful.

Eventually, he noticed that he was gaining a lot of attention for his comedy work, and embarked on a stand-up career. After attracting a bit of attention locally, he turned his direction towards Hollywood, where he gained a few roles on television while working as a comedian.

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In 1996, he became a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, and worked with the prestigious show until 2003, establishing himself as one of its top cast members. Three years after leaving the show, he became a cast member of the series “30 Rock” as the character Tracy Jordan, and his performance was well-received, leading to his Emmy win.

Engagement and Accident

After a few years of dating, Wollover and Morgan became engaged – the couple went to a jewelry store to have a few of Morgan’s jewels fixed, and it was then that he made a surprising proposal.

At the time he was estranged from his family, having a falling out with them after the divorce settlement from his first wife. They planned their wedding for a long time, delayed due to work. And meantime they had a daughter, born in 2013. The couple set their marriage for 2014 but another tragic event occurred. While Morgan was traveling with friends and fellow comedians on a tour, his minibus was hit by a Walmart tractor-trailer, and involving a chain reaction that hit four other vehicles in the area.

He suffered a broken nose, broken leg, and several broken limbs, while one of his friends, comedian James McNair, passed away.

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Following surgery Morgan struggled during rehabilitation. as he could only take a few steps at the time, and the crash had injured his brain which prevented him from thinking and speaking properly, so continuing with therapy.

Recovery and Marriage

Tracy sued Walmart for negligence, as the company knew that the driver who initiated the crash had not slept for over 24 hours – Walmart had assigned him to a distant distribution center, and he fell asleep on the wheel. The driver was charged with vehicular homicide and Walmart settled the lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.

The driver was later given a plea deal so didn’t serve jail time. Morgan returned to the public a year after the accident, nearly fully recovered. He still has bad days but he’s regained nearly all of his physical and mental faculties. He had also forgiven the driver for the accident.

Finally, after many delays, the couple married in Megan’s home state of New Jersey in August 2015, with around 150 guests in attendance, and Morgan’s son from his previous marriage serving as the best man. The theme of the wedding was timeless, elegant, and classy.

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They had hit songs from the couple’s past, with a pink and vanilla color theme. The event was described as spontaneous and real by the attendees.

Wollover Today

Following their marriage, Wollover has taken a step away from her public life to focus on her husband and their family. She previously accompanied him to many events, even appearing on television, though that has no longer been the case in recent years. Her husband continues to work, starring in “The Last OG” in which his wife also made a cameo appearance. He also recently hosted the ESPYs.

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The Untold Truth Of Gordon Hayward’s Wife – Robyn Hayward

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Who is Robyn Hayward? Wiki Bio

Robyn Hayward was born in Indiana USA, on 8 April 1994, so her zodiac sign is Aries and she holds American nationality. She is a cosmetologist, best known for being the wife of Gordon Hayward, a famous basketball player competing in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Early life and education

Robyn was mostly raised in Indiana by her parents who are both involved in charity work. She spent a lot of time travelling with them around South America while they were on their charitable missions, and they motivated her to start working at food banks.

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She doesn’t have any biological siblings, but has an adoptive sibling named Maggie who is from Guatemala. Robyn attended the Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis and was one of the best students there, while she was also physically active playing volleyball for the school’s team, and leading it to win a state title, with Robyn making it to the top five female volleyball players. After matriculation, even though she was offered a volleyball scholarship, she decided to attend a cosmetology institution.

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Robyn’s career

After Robyn graduated, she began working as a cosmetologist, and after marrying Gordon, he helped her open her own cosmetology and esthetics store. She has been doing the same job for several years now, and has made a name for herself in Indianapolis.

Love life and marriage with Gordon Hayward

Robyn and Gordon met in the summer of 2013 and began dating in July 2013. The relationship progressed quickly as they became engaged on 25 December 2013. The proposal was planned a month in advance as Gordon bought the ring and planned a scavenger hunt, during which he got down on one knee and asked Robyn to marry him.

The wedding was held on 24 May 2014 at St. Simon Catholic Church in Indianapolis, attended by the two’s closest family and friends.

Robyn gave birth to three of their children over the course of years, they first welcomed Bernadette Marie on 6 June 2015, Charlotte Margaret followed on 11 July 2016 while they welcomed Nora Mae on 24 January 2018. The family of five is residing in their big home in Indianapolis – there have been no rumors nor controversies surrounding their marriage.

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Hobbies and other interests

Robyn has become keen on basketball after all those years spent with her husband and she is very supportive of him. She is also very protective, as after he was hurt in 2017 and had to miss an entire season, she used her Instagram account to warn other NBA players of hurting him when he returned to the court in 2018 – she defended him once more after people began accusing him of leaving his team the Utah Jazz for the Boston Celtics, after the Jazz did so much for him.

She has been keen on travelling since she was a teenager and has been around both South and North America, and has travelled around Europe visiting countries such as England, France, and Germany with her dream travel destination being Paris in France. In her spare time, she likes watching movies and TV series with her favorite actor and actress being Matthew Perry and Jennifer Aniston while some of her favorite movies are “Gone with the Wind”, “12 Angry Men”, and “One Day” and her favorite TV series is “Friends”.

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She is still physically active and occasionally goes to the gym together with her husband.

Appearance and net worth

Robyn is 25 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 123lbs (56kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is over $400,000 while Gordon’s net worth is over $40 million.

Who is Gordon Hayward?

Gordon Daniel Hayward was born in Indianapolis, Indiana USA on 23 March 1990 – his zodiac sign is Aries and he holds American nationality. He is a professional basketball player, famous for playing for the Boston Celtics and Utah Jazz before that.

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He was raised by Jody and Gordon Scott Hayward with his twin sister Heather, who played tennis at Butler University. Gordon attended Brownsburg High School and played tennis, becoming all-states singles player two times. After a growing spurt, he switched to basketball and eventually became Indianapolis Star Player of the Year, receiving the IHSAA Arthur L. Strester Award. After matriculation, he accepted the scholarship offered by Butler University, joining their Butler Bulldogs team with whom he won the Horizon League in 2008-2009.

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He quit college and in 2010 began playing in the NBA league for Utah Jazz after being chosen as the ninth overall pick in the 2010 Draft. On 10 July 2014, Charlotte Hornets offered a $63 million contract to Robyn but Utah Jazz matched the offer and thus re-signed Robyn. It was announced on 4 July 2017 that he would be singing a contract with the Boston Celtics worth $112 million, but in the same year he suffered an injury which required a surgery, and didn’t play until 16 October 2018.

He played for the US team at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship and had an average of 10 points and six rebounds, while the US won the championship.

Gordon is a huge fan of video games, with his favorite being “League of Legends”, while he often watches tournaments and competitions. He is also playing other games such as “Clash Royale” and “StarCraft II”, and has competed in the IGO Pro League 3 in 2011. He signed an endorsement deal with Anta, a Chinese sports footwear company in 2018, while he previously had contracts with Peak and Nike.

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Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy: A Biography of Grace, Glamour and Grief

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Who was Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy?

The late American publicist Carolyn Jeanne Bessette-Kennedy was born in White Plains, New York State USA, on 7 January 1966, meaning that Capricorn was her zodiac sign. She remains remembered as the wife of the late American lawyer and journalist John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr, as well as for having worked for Calvin Klein as their publicist.

Education and early life

Carolyn was raised in White Plains alongside her older twin sisters Lisa and Lauren, by their mother Ann Messina who worked in the New York City’s public school system as an administrator, and father William J. Bessette who was an engineer.

Carolyn’s parents divorced when she was young, and she moved with her mother to Old Greenwich, Connecticut after Ann married her second husband Richard Freeman. Carolyn studied at Juniper Hill Elementary School, at which Ann worked as a substitute teacher; she moved on to Greenwich High School in 1980, but transferred to St. Mary’s High School a year later, where her peers voted her ‘Ultimate Beautiful Person’.

Carolyn matriculated in 1984, and then enrolled at Boston University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 1988.

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Carolyn’s career

Upon graduation, Carolyn tried to launch her modelling career; she hired a professional photographer and created her portfolio, but her only achievement was to be featured on the cover of Boston University’s calendar.

She then began working for the American fashion house Calvin Klein Inc. as a saleswoman, actually in nearby Newton, Massachusetts, but Carolyn quickly progressed to the position of director of publicity for their flagship store in New York City.

She quit Calvin Klein in 1996, and was at that point their director of show productions.

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Love life and marriage

While still attending Boston University, Carolyn was in a relationship with John Cullen, who went on to become a professional ice hockey player, competing with several teams in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Carolyn met John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1992, when he was in a relationship with American actress and environmental activist Daryl Christine Hannah; John and Daryl broke up in 1994, and he began dating Carolyn in the same year. John and Carolyn were favorite paparazzi targets, and were often covered where the two ate, when they argued in public, and which parties they attended. In August 1994, Carolyn was introduced to John’s uncle, the late American attorney and politician Edward Moore ‘Ted’ Kennedy.

She and John became engaged in 1995, and exchanged vows in a private ceremony on 21 September 1996, in the tiny wooden chapel First African Baptist Church on the remote island of Cumberland in Georgia. The ceremony was attended by John’s older sister Caroline Kennedy, as she was matron of honor, while his aunt’s son Lee Radziwill-Ross was his best man; matron of honor’s son Jack was the ring bearer, while her daughters Rose and Tatiana were flower girls.

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Carolyn and John spent their honeymoon in Turkey, and numerous reporters waited on their doorstep when they returned; the paparazzi attention had a strong negative impact on Carolyn, and she often complained that she was unable to find a job without everyone believing that she was hired because of her husband. She was often invited to make guest appearances in talk-shows and be featured in fashion magazines, but always refused, and stayed away from media.

Until her and her husband’s untimely deaths, Carolyn was focused on doing charity work.

It’s also believed that they were about to divorce, mostly because Carolyn didn’t want children and frequently used cocaine, but John and Carolyn’s closest friends have rejected these claims; it’s still known that the two sought a marriage counselor’s help in March 1999, as well as the help of Cardinal John O’Connor.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Prior to meeting John, Carolyn was in a relationship with American real estate agent, actor and former model Michael John Bergin, who in 2004 published his book “The Other Man: John F. Kennedy Jr, Carolyn Bessette, and Me”.

Famous American movie director David Fincher wanted the character Amy Dunne from his 2014 psychological movie “Gone Girl” to be based on Carolyn, and advised British actress Rosamund Mary Ellen Pike who portrayed Amy to learn as much as possible about Carolyn.

Footage of Carolyn and John’s wedding was shown in the two-hour special “JFK Jr. and Carolyn’s Wedding: The Lost Tapes” on 13 July 2019.

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Even though she quit Calvin Klein, Carolyn remained passionate about fashion; American fashion designer Wes Gordon admitted that his 2015 women’s collection was influenced by Carolyn.

She loved to watch movies together with John; Carolyn’s favorite actress was Meryl Streep, and some of her favorite movies included “The Bridges of Madison County”, “Kramer vs. Kramer” and “Out of Africa”.

Appearance and wealth

Carolyn had blue eyes and blonde hair, was 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighed around 140lbs (63kgs).

Her and her husband’s shared net worth at the time of their death was estimated at over $100 million.

Death

John began taking flying lessons at the Flight Safety Academy in 1997, and received his pilot’s license in April of the following year.

He took off from Fairfield, New Jersey on 16 July 1999, with Carolyn and her sister Lauren on board the Piper Saratoga light single-engine plane; the three were flying to attend the wedding of American documentary moviemaker Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The plane failed to arrive when scheduled, and was thus reported missing.

Carolyn’s black suitcase and plane debris were found in the Atlantic Ocean, and the US Navy began searching for the missing passengers; it was declared on 18 July, two days after the plane was reported missing, that there was no hope for finding John and the two women alive. On 20 July, Navy divers found the remains of the airplane 40m below the Atlantic Ocean’s surface, and they recovered John, Carolyn and Lauren’s bodies from the ocean floor a day later.

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It was determined by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that John’s piloting error was the cause of the crash; the autopsy showed that all three died upon impact, and their remains were cremated.

There are today conspiracy theories surrounding John and Carolyn’s death, which claim that they faked their deaths, while some believe that Pittsburgh man Vincent Fusca is actually John.

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