Jim Caviezel and his Wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel's Married Life; Adoptions from China, Children and Love-Story

News by Clarence Published on 07 Sep,2017 Updated on 22 Jul,2018

Actor Jim Caviezel and his wife of 21 years Kerri Browitt Caviezel are proud parents of three. However, they are not their biological children. But still, they share a healthy relationship with the children.

Jim Caviezel and his wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel are happily married since 1996. While Caviezel is a known actor, his wife Kerri is a high school teacher. How did a teacher and an actor met and fell in love? We have the full story!

Know about Jim Caviezel and his Wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel married life

Jim Caviezel and his wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel make since 1996. According to some online sources, Jim Caviezel and his wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel first met on a blind date which was arranged by Jim’s sister Amy. 

Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel

Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel 


The blind date worked, and the couple started seeing more of each other. Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel decided to take their relationship to the next level after dating for several years. They exchanged vows on 20th July 1996, and since then Jim and Kerri are happily married. 

Jim and Kerri have maintained their personal life under wraps; they're not even active on social media We do know that the couple is living a happily together with their three children.

Jim Caviezel and his Wife Kerri Browitt Caviezel's children

The adorable couple has adopted three children altogether; Lyn Elizabeth Caviezel, Bo Caviezel, and David Caviezel. According to, the couple initially wanted to adopt only one child but ended up adopting two. They went to China to adopt a second child, but they eventually adopted two children. Both of them were diagnosed with brain tumor. 

Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel with their children

Jim Caviezel and Kerri Browitt Caviezel with their children


His friend revoked him at that time, however, Jim said:

 It didn’t matter to me because the joy that we had from (Bo) - he’s like our own.

Jim also shared he was "completely terrified" before taking the decision. He said:

Yes, you do feel fear, you do feel scared but you have no idea the blessings that you have coming to you if you just take a chance on faith.

In an interview with in 2010, when asked how being a father changed his life, he answered:

"I guess you love more. I see my wife take care of the children, and (to see) how they respond and how my children are makes me love them more. To add to that, I’m more in control of my duties as opposed to being caught up in the world. I’m not ruled by my feelings, I’m ruled by love, which is a decision."

He also explained that he feels lucky to have such a lovely wife and children, and they share a close relationship with their children.

Jim Caviezel Quick Facts

  • Jim Caviezel's birth name is James Patrick Caviezel.
  • Caviezel was born on September 26, 1968, in Mount Vernon, Washington, U.S.
  • His parents are Margaret and James Caviezel.
  • His nick name is Jimmy JC.
  • His height is 6' 2" (1.88 m).
  • He has a younger brother, Timothy, and three sisters, Ann, Amy, and Erin. 
  • His birth sign is Libra.
  • Jim was basketball player during his high school.
  • Jim started his career performing in plays in Seattle.