Ingrid Hajek is a model and the ex-wife of James Caan. Ingrid Hajek’s ex-husband was an American actor who rose to prominence in the 1970s with significant roles in films such as Brian’s Song, Cinderella Liberty, The Gambler, Freebie and the Bean, Rollerball, Funny Lady, A Bridge Too Far and Chapter Two. For his signature role in The Godfather, that of hot-tempered Sonny Corleone, Caan is a recipient of numerous accolades including being nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the corresponding Golden Globe.
Ingrid Hajek: Bio Summary
|Ex-wife of James Caan
|64 years old as of 2024
|Date of Birth
|6 January, 1960
|Place of Birth
|Alexander James Caan
How old is Ingrid Hajek?
Born on 6 January 1960, Ingrid Hajek is the ex-wife of James Caan. Hajek is a Puerto Rican born in Queen New York, United States of America. She is 64 years old as of 2024. According to her LinkedIn profile, she serves the position of a Life Coach at Self Development Coaching with a specialty in EFT Practitioner, Training in NLP, Initiate in Kriya Yoga method of meditation. At the same time, she has also modeled for some of the top brands.
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Ingrid Hajek was James Caan’s third wife
James Caan has been married four times and Ingrid Hajek was the third woman he took to the alter. Caan was 49 when he married Hajek who was also 29. Hajek grew up near Caan in New York City. Hajek went to the same school as Caan, who starred in top-notch films such as “The Godfather” and “Thief,” but they started dating there. However, they met again only two years before their wedding when friends introduced them. Hajek has been married once before, Buffalo News revealed.
The beautiful couple’s ceremony took place on a bright Sunday, 9 September 1990 on a yacht, Regentsea, in the harbor at Marina Del Rey. On their special day, James Caan’s son Scott who was 14 years old at the time acted as the best man for his father.
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Though they promised each other forever, things didn’t go as planned. Their marriage got sour along the line, Ingrid and his ex-husband, James Caan divorced and separated on 29 March 1995. However, the reason behind their separation was never made public.
In a 1994 interview with Vanity Fair, the popular Hollywood madam, Heidi Fleiss claimed to be in a relationship with Caan who was her longtime crush during his marriage to Hajek in 1992, visiting him on the set of Flesh and Bone in Texas. The actor on the other hand said his relationship with Fleiss was platonic.
Ingrid Hajek and James Caan had a son together
The couple were married for 5 years before calling it a quit. During their 5 years of marriage, they were blessed with a child whose name is Alexander James Caan. Ingrid Hajek’s son was born a year after their marriage. He was born on 10th April 1991.
After their divorce, Caan moved on very quickly and married Linda Stokes on October 7, 1995, they have two sons, James Arthur Caan (born 1995) and Jacob Nicholas Caan (born 1998). They divorced in 2017, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Where is James Caan’s ex-wife Ingrid Hajek now?
According to Hajek’s LinkedIn profile, she currently resides in Santa Monica, California, United States working as a Life Coach at Life and Prosperity Coaching. Ingrid Hajek’s ex-husband Caan died on July 6, 2022, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, at the age of 82, from a heart attack caused by coronary artery disease. He was buried at Eden Memorial Park Cemetery per PEOPLE.