Are Magician Criss Angel and former Wife Shaunyl Benson Reunited after Divorcing in 2016?
An American magician, illusionist, and musician Criss Angel are not only popular for creating magic and music, but he is also quite in the limelight for his several high-profile romantic relationships.
Angel who has been married twice, has probably reunited with his second wife singer and songwriter Shaunyl Benson. They got divorced in 2016 but remained close to support their son Johnny who is diagnosed with cancer.
Criss Angel and Shaunyl Benson Divorced In 2016: Probably Reunited
Criss Angel and his former wife, Shaunyl Benson divorced in 2016, but it seems like the former couple has reunited. According to Benson's Instagram bio, she has mentioned herself as "Wifey to Christopher," and also both Angel and Benson openly share several snaps together on their respective Instagram accounts.
Apparently, the musician shared a snap of himself with Benson with a heart emoji on Christmas. Well, it is quite proof that Angel has reunited with his ex-wife Benson.
Angel and Benson tied the knot in an intimate wedding ceremony in February 2016. They together welcomed their son Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos.
The 51-year-old American magician didn't officially confirm his married to Benson and being a father to son Johnny until their then-20-month-old son was diagnosed with cancer in 2015. According to People, the pair found out about Johnny's disease when they got separated.
But, as of now, the couple reunited. The rumors surfaced that the two were back together earlier in 2018 when they began posting their photo on their Instagram account.
The singer also posted a photo with her husband and son enjoying a trip. The couple also welcomed their second child, a son Xristos Yanni Sarantakos, who was born on Jan 22, 2019.
Criss Angel and Shaunyl Benson's Son Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos: Cancer Battle
Angel and Benson found that their son Johnny was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in October 2015. At the time, the musician canceled all his shows and flew from Vegas to Australia to be with his little son.
Angle took to Twitter to announced his son's cancer battle, and it was the first time, he confirmed being a dad. Due to the critical health condition of their son, the couple remained close to each other and supported their son.
Angles said at the time:
“Honestly, we are really good friends. Whenever I need anything, I know that Criss is there.At the end of the day, it makes Johnny happy to see his parents interacting happily and … it makes me happy seeing my son happy.”
Currently, Johnny is in remission.
Angel and Shaunyl Benson have been sharing a beautiful relationship as of now.
Criss Angel: Dating History And Past Relationship
Angel's most recent romance was with Latina pop singer Belinda Peregrin. The couple started dating in 2016, however, got separated in September 2017. Peregrin confirmed their separation via her Twitter on 10th September 2017.
"I'm not going to talk or give any more details about my personal life. I'm calm, I am with my family, and at this very moment, I don't have a partner. Blessings to all,"
Previously, Angel was married to JoAnn Winkhart. After dating for a long time, the couple tied the knot in 2002 but their marriage lasted for four years as they separated in 2006.
Angel then briefly shared a romantic relationship with Holly Madison. The couple first met while living in the Playboy mansion. They started an affair in November 2008 and separated in February 2009.
He was also engaged to Sandra Gonzalez in 2011. As per the source, the magician proposed Gonzalez in Cabo San Lucas in a romantic sunset dinner. The duo later had a messy breakup as Gonzales sued the musician for the value of her $300,000 engagement ring which she lost during their break-up fight.
Criss Angel: Quick Facts
- Criss Angel was born on 19th December 1967 in Hempstead, New York, U.S.
- He is 6' (1.83 m) tall.
- His birth sign is Sagittarius.
- Angel studied at East Meadow High School.
- He gained an interest in magic at the young age of seven.
- He performed his first show at the age of 12.
- He also performed in several Tv shows like The Science of Magic, The Science of Magic II, the ABC Family special Criss Angel Mindfreak, and many more.
- Angel also received the Merlin Magician of the Year award twice.
- His estimated net worth is $50 million.