Michael Shanks and Lexa Doig are one of the most favorite couples from Canada. Their romantic love affair is a relationship goal for many of the couples. The couple is living a happy married life along with their two children.
Michael Shanks is a multi-talented Canadian television personality with great acting, writing and directing skills. He is best known for his appearance as Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-hauling Canadian-American military science fiction TV series Stargate SG-1. More recently, Michael appears as Dr. Charles Harris on the Canadian medical drama, Saving Hope.
On the other hand, Lexa Doig is a Canadian actress and has given her notable role to many renowned movies including Jason X. She is also well-known for her appearance on the television series like Andromeda and Friday the 13th.
Let's learn more about this talented lovely couple's love affair and married life. Just stay with us.
The 46-year-old Burn Notice actor, Michael Shanks first met the 44-year-old Continuum actress, Lexa Doig on the set of the sci-fi television series Andromeda and they together starred in that series in 2001. Later, they together guest-starred in an American drama series Star Crossed.
Happily married husband and wife: Michael Shanks and Lexa Doig
After several meetings, the pair fell in love with each other and eventually started dating. Their strong bond led the romantic relationship to a whole new level. The Andromeda co-stars finally decided to tie the knot on 2 August 2003.
Their wedding ceremony is believed to be held secretly just in front of their close friends and family members as we don't find a single picture of their wedding.
Arrow actress Lexa Doig with her boyfriend-turned-husband Michael Shanks
Within a year of their marriage, a news came regarding Lexa Doig's pregnancy and eventually, in 2003, the couple welcomed their first child together: a baby daughter and they named her Mia Tabitha Shanks.
Happily married husband and wife: Michael Shanks and Lexa Doig sharing their kisses
After a couple of years, Lexa gave birth to an adorable son and named him Samuel David Shanks.
But, these two are not the only child of Michael as he has another daughter, Tatiana Shanks from his past relationship with Vaitiare Bandera. Now, Tatiana also lives with Michael and Lexa. The perfect family of five are living happily together.
Video: Shanks family
Undoubtedly, this is called a perfect family!!
As we mentioned earlier, Michael Shanks was previously in the relationship with an actress as well as a model, Valtiare Bandera. He dated him for a year from 1997 to 1998. From this relationship, Valtiare became a mother to Mia Tabitha Shanks.
Michael Shanks, his ex-girlfriend Valtiare Bandera(left), his wife Lexa Doig(right)
Valtiare Bandera is now happily married to her beloved husband Edgars Asars and is currently living in Los Angeles, California along with their two children: a son and a daughter.
Likewise, Michael and Lexa are happily married without any divorce rumors.
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