In April 2014, Time Magazine included Robert Redford in their annual TIME 100 as one of the "Most Influential People in the World," declaring him the "Godfather of Indie Film." 82-year-old Redford, a big name in the 1960s and 1970s, but even though he is not much seen on the screen nowadays, fans still remember him for being one of the greatest actors in the industry.
Rober Redford, the father of four children, was married to Lola Van Wagenen for 27 years before they divorced and currently, Robert Redford is married to his wife, Sibylle Szaggars. Want to know the details on Redford's love life and relationship? Scroll down.
Robert Redford Married Life with Sibylle Saggars
After being linked to actress Sonia Braga and costume designer Kathy O’Rear, Robert Redford was seen settling down with German abstract artist Sibylle Szaggars.
Redford and Szaggars have an age difference of 19 years, but that doesn’t seem to be a problem for any of them. Reportedly, the couple is together since the 1990s and even shared his home in Sundance, Utah.
Robert said in an interview back in 2011 passionately fingering the gold band on his left hand.
She's younger than I am, and European, which I like, so that's a whole new life.
Robert and Sibylle were married on July 11, 2009, in Hamburg, Germany at the Louis C. Jacob Hotel. They had 30 guests at their wedding which was ordained by Pastor Frank Engelbrecht of St. Catherine Church in Hamburg.
The couple is yet to share the children of their own.
Robert Redford divorced wife Lola Van Wagenen in 1985; Their Children
Robert Redford met Lola Van Wagenen during a time when he was struggling with alcoholism. Lola came as a guardian angel.
The former couple got married on September 12, 1958, in Las Vegas, Nevada. And it is revealed that Lola Van dropped out of her college just to marry Robert.
Former husband and wife: Robert Redford and Lola Van Wagenen Source: Getty Images
In 2004, Robert talked about his personal life in an interview where he said:
I got married very young, at 21. Obviously, I don't want to denigrate the person I married, there were a lot of good reasons. But when you ask me a question, like why?, I have to say it was to save my life. That's what it felt like at the time
Robert Redford Source: Vallarta Tribune
They were married for 27 years before parting ways in 1985. They had four children from their marriage, but unfortunately, their first child Scott Anthony (September 1, 1959 – November 17, 1959) died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome only a few months after birth.
Their daughter, Shauna Jean (born November 15, 1960) is is a painter and married to journalist Eric Schlosser. While other two children: David James "Jamie" (born May 5, 1962) is a writer and producer and Amy Redford (born on October 22, 1970) is an actress, director, and producer.
Now, he is also the grandfather of seven grandchildren.
Husband and wife: Robert and Lola with their three children Source: Pinterest
Talking about his divorce with Lola, his first wife, Robert Redford said:
I got lost for a time. I was totally faithful to my wife. We were very tight; we went through a lot of stuff together. Lola now lives in Vermont, and we two remain close.
It is sad to see when two people who love each other have to part ways due to irreconcilable differences. But one needs to move, and now Robert is happy with his wife, Sibylle Szaggars.
And at the age of 82, we only hope to cherish as many of his movies from him as possible.
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