Anita Snyder: Where Is Frank Gehry’s Ex-wife?

Anita Snyder

Who Is Frank Gehry’s Ex-wife?

Anita Snyder is the former wife of Frank Gehry. Anita’s ex-husband Frank Gehry is a renowned architect and designer who is a naturalized U.S. citizen and remains a citizen of Canada as well. His works are considered among the most important of contemporary architecture in the 2010 World Architecture Survey, leading Vanity Fair to call him “the most important architect of our age”.

Anita Snyder: Bio Summary

Name Anita Snyder
Gender Female
Famous as ex-wife of Frank Gehry
Parents N/A
Spouse Frank Gehry
Children Leslie Gehry and Brina Gehry
Occupation Stenographer

Frank Gehry’s ex-wife Anita Snyder has successfully kept details of her date of birth and age away from the limelight. She hasn’t disclosed any information about her parents, siblings, or any relative. Her educational background is unknown.

Despite research, we found nothing about her early life however we will update her profile once we grab any verified information about her early life. Anita was a stenographer but much is unknown about her career and achievements.

Anita Snyder Was Married To Frank Gehry

Anita Snyder and Frank Gehry got married in 1952. At the time they got married, Frank was at the age of 23 years. Anita reportedly assisted in paying for Frank’s Harvard city planning classes. They welcomed two children, daughters Leslie Gehry and Brina Gehry.

Anita Snyder was very concerned about anti-Semitism so she encouraged her then-husband Frank Gehry to change his surname from Goldberg to Gehry. Frank officially changed his surname in 1954. The family moved to Cambridge, where Frank studied city planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

However, Frank was unable to complete the program and left as he was disheartened and underwhelmed. The family moved to Los Angeles, California USA. They later moved to Paris before returning to Los Angeles.

According to sources, Frank Gehry went to see a psychoanalyst who informed him that, he is to either commit to Anita Snyder or leave the marriage. Frank chose to abandon his marriage. Anita and Frank’s marriage ended in 1966.

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Anita and Frank were married for over a decade. After his divorce from Anita in 1966, Frank Gehry went on to marry a second wife. He is currently married to his second wife Berta Isabel Aguilera. They have been married since 1975. They have been blessed with two children.

Their children are Alejandro Gehry and Samuel Gehry. They have been married for 47 years and still counting. They are still enjoying a blissful married life and there isn’t any sign of separation anytime soon.

Where Is Frank Gehry’s Ex-wife?

Frank Gehry’s ex-wife Anita Snyder totally faded from the limelight after her divorce from Frank Gehry. She has kept her business to herself ever since her divorce. She now stands as Frank’s ex-wife. She has stayed away from publicity and hardly appears in the news or the headlines.

ALSO, READ; Alejandro Gehry: Everything About Frank Gehry’s Son

Anita Snyder has hidden herself from the public and prefers a low-key life. Her whereabouts at the moment are unknown. It is unknown if she is still alive or not among the living. Her ex-husband Frank Gehry is still alive. As of 2022, he is 73 years old as he was born on February 28, 1929.

Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email:

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