Journalist John Leguizamo's and Justine Maurer Married: See their Relationship and Children

News by Saburo Published on 10 Aug,2017 Updated on 16 Sep,2018

John Leguizamo and Justine Maurer are among one of the captivating celebrity couples who are the perfect example of how a relationship should be. The 51-year-old versatile actor first met his wife at the set on Carlito's Way as Justine was a customer for the film.

It was kind of love at first sight as the couple began to meet regularly after their first meeting. After dating for five long years the pair finally got married and is living happily ever after. Stay with us to know more about their relationship history and much more.

John Leguizamo And Justine Maurer Married life, Know About Their Relationship

They are the 90's couple as they started to date, since 1997, knowing each other from their movie Carlito's way and being together for five long years the couple decided to tie their knots in 2003. They married on 28th of June, 2003 in a Catholic-Jewish ceremony, as John is a Catholic and Justine is a Jewish. 

John Leguizamo and his wife Justine Maurier, Source: Media

Even though it was John's second marriage but it didn't have any negative vibe on his second marriage. When questions were raised to John regarding his 1st marriage effect on his 2nd marriage, he sweetly replied.

Luckily I was married before. You need to experience it first, going, ‘Yeah, I need to behave, I need to be true and cool.’ You can make all your mistakes in that one; you don’t make as many mistakes the second time.

It has already been more than 14 years of their relationship and the pair is still living a pleasant life. We haven't even heard of any controversies or disputes regarding their relationship, in fact, they still love spending time together which is proved by their numerous public appearances together.

John Leguizamo and Justine Maurer's children

The couple is blessed with two children, a son named Ryder Lee and a daughter named Allegra Sky Leguizamo. They welcomed their first child Allegra Sky Leguizamo on October 23, 1999, and their second child Ryder Lee on December 5, 2000.


My kids and I had some great times! ???? it was an honor to be a parent and have a chance to shape these souls!

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What's interesting is both of their children were born before their marriage. These children are grown up now and both of them have started to work as voice actors. Let's wish the couple for the best of their relationship.

John Leguizamo's Relationship History

John was previously married to Yelba Osorio an American actress. They both worked as a co-star in Carlito's way and build a bonding that couldn't last long.

The couple got married on 27th of August 1994, and just over two years of their marriage the couple departed. They got legally divorced in November 1996.

John with his ex-wife Yelba Osoria

Besides these, he was in a relationship with another actress Samantha Mathis which couldn't last longer than a year. He too was in a relationship with Caroline McDermott an American actress for four years ending up with break up. Finally, after all these relationships he met Justine Maurier and he got his dream girl.

John Leguizamo's Quick Facts

  • John was born on October 1, 1965, in Bogota, Colombia.
  • John is the son of Alberto and Luz Leguizamo.
  • When he was 4 years old his family emigrated to the US
  • He made his television debut in 1986 with a small part in Miami Vice.
  • He was listed as one of the 12 ‘Promising New Actors of 1991’ in John Willis' Screen Worlds Vol. 43 for his performance in the theater for ‘Mambo Mouth.’
  • He was named the 2011 National Puerto Rican Day Parade's Global Ambassador to the Arts.
  • He performs on his knees in the film Moulin Rouge (2001) in order to accurately portray the 4'11" Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.