Noriko Watanabe And Sam Neill Relationship Timeline. Are They Divorced Or Married?

Noriko Watanabe has parted her ways with her estranged husband Sam Neill. Their relationship has been a part of many headlines with rumors surrounding them. Neill’s affairs and his relationship have grabbed the camera towards him several times.

Here are a few things you may not know about their relationship. Are they still married?

Insight to Noriko Watanabe and Sam Neill relationship

The former couple met in the set of Dead Calm in 1988. The actors could not stop himself from acknowledging Watanabe’s beauty, he confessed his feeling for her and got a positive response. After dating for a while, they finally tied the knot.

Sam Neill and Noriko Watanabe (Source: Celebrities)

This was the second marriage for both Noriko Watanabe and Sam Neill. The couple was married back in 1989 after they parted their ways with their respective former partners. They welcomed their first child, daughter Elena Neill together in 1991. Neill has a son Tim, and Noriko has a daughter Maiko Spencer from their previous marriage.

Back in 2013, the actor referred to his wife saying he always knew when he met the right it will be it for him. After more than two decades of being together, they finally revealed they are quitting their marriage.

The news of Noriko and Sam separation started hitting the headlines in late 2017. The former couple parted their ways, however, it is not sure if they have legally filed for divorce. In early 2018’s Sam was on the headlines for his new relationship with the American political journalist, Laura Tingle.

Affairs and relationship of the couple

Sam kissing another woman while he was still married (Source: DailyMail)

Before Neill, the makeup artist was previously married and has a daughter with her ex-husband. However, she has not shared any details from her past marriage. There is not a lot of information when it comes to her dating life. On the other hand, Neill’s dating life is like an open book for his fans and followers.

Back in 2016, paparazzi leaked the picture of Sam kissing an anonymous woman when he was still married. However, after a month, two magazines revealed two different names for the woman with Sam. One of the magazines named, Woman’s Day claimed the mystery woman with the actor is Bryron Bay business owner Miranda Cummings.

Sam Neill and Noriko Watanabe with their daughters (Source: Stauff)

Meanwhile, another magazine with the name of New Idea claimed she is an Australian actress Rachel Blake. Blake is married to her fellow Australian actor Tony Martin. Though these magazines revealed the name, no one really confirmed the claims.

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More About Sam Neill

Sam Neill is a New Zealand actor, writer, producer, director, and vineyard owner. Similarly, his first achieved recognition with his appearance in the 1977 film “Sleeping Dogs”. He also appeared in leading roles in “My Brilliant Career”, “Omen III”, “Possession”, “A Cry In The Dark”, “Dead Calm”, and “The Paino”. See more bio…

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