Sylvester Stallone’s wife Jennifer Flavin largely flies under the radar, despite frequently appearing on his arm in public—until recently, literally and figuratively. Stallone had a large tattoo of Flavin’s face surrounded by roses on his right bicep! You can see it somewhat in the second slide below:
Stallone recently covered a tattoo of Flavin with one of Butkus, the dog from Rocky. The tattoo artist who made the change posted a series of since-deleted Instagram photos of the process. Now we know why: Flavin filed for divorce from the Expendables star in late August 2022.
The former swimsuit model and Stallone had a bit of a rollercoaster relationship before marrying: They split after more than five years together in 1994, when it was revealed that he may have fathered a child with Janice Dickinson. After a brief romance with Austrian model Andrea Wieser and a quickie engagement to Angie Everhart, it was revealed he wasn’t the father of Dickinson’s child, and Flavin eventually took him back—and from there, they were inseparable, welcoming their first daughter in 1996 and marrying a year later.
Get to know Sylvester Stallone’s now-estranged wife Jennifer Flavin as well as their rocky love story. (No pun intended, but know that we’ll be here all week.)
Is Sylvester Stallone still married to Jennifer Flavin?
Sylvester Stallone and Jennifer Flavin are still legally married as of Aug. 23, 2022. However, Flavin filed for divorce in Florida in late August 2022, accusing Stallone of moving marital assets. Stallone has not yet commented on the filing, but Flavin recently posted a photo on Instagram with their daughters, writing, “These girls are my priority
How many wives has Stallone had?
Stallone has been married three times. His first marriage was to Sasha Czack from 1974 to 1985. They shared two sons.
Their eldest son, Sage Moonblood, was born in 1976 and passed away from a heart condition in 2012. Their younger son, Seargeoh, was born in 1979 and diagnosed with autism when he was quite young.
In 1985, Stallone married his Rocky IV co-star Brigitte Nielsen; they split in 1987 after 19 months.
Stallone married Flavin in 1997 after an on-again-off-again romance spanning several years.
Who is Sylvester Stallone’s current wife?
Sylvester Stallone’s current wife is Jennifer Flavin. They have been married since 1997. They are currently estranged, as she filed for divorce in August 2022.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sylvester Stallone
Oscar-winning Sylvester Stallone, 72, returns in the iconic role of Rocky Balboa in Creed II (November 21). Rocky trains newly crowned champion Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) to get into the ring with Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu), the son of Rocky’s archrival Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren). Here are five facts about the native New Yorker who, in junior high, was voted “most likely to end up in the electric chair.”
- Stallone was so broke before Rocky, he appeared in the softcore porn feature The Party at Kitty and Stud’s, which was later released asItalian Stallion.
- Stallone did all of his own singing in Rhinestone, which he starred in with Dolly Parton in 1984.
- He became the third man in history to receive Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Actor for the same movie (Rocky), after Charlie Chaplin and Orson Welles.
- He turned down the part of John McClane in Die Hard, which went to Bruce Willis.
- Stallone oil paints and considers Leonardo da Vinci to be his hero. His first exhibition was held in Switzerland in 2011.