Ingrid Hajek

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Life coach, model, celebrity wife (1960)
Wed Jul 12 2023
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Relationship Timeline Of Ingrid Hajek

Ex-husband : James Caan
Ingrid Hajek married James Caan and later they divorced.

Ingrid Hajek, an American model, came into the limelight after marrying a legendary actor, James Caan. Her ex-husband was a brilliant artist of the 90s, known for his role as Sonny Corleone in a 1972 crime film, The Godfather. He also won the 'Saturn Award' for Best Actor in a sci-fi movie, Rollerball.

Besides Hajek's modeling career, she is also an entrepreneur and life coach. According to her Linkedin profile, she serves as a personal coach at Self Development Coaching. Talking about her nationality, she is an American born in Queens, New York City. 

How Did Ingrid Ingrid Hajek Get Married To James Caan?

Ingrid Hajek established her friendship with James Caan on the set of a particular movie of the 90s. The ex-couple did not reveal the exact time, venue, and film of their first meeting. So, it is missing now and remains a mystery among us.

Ingrid Hajek Loved James Caan
Ingrid Hajek and her ex-husband, James Caan, photographed in 1990.
(Source: Instagram @jamescaan_insta)

According to sources, Caan fell in love with Hajek at first glance and proposed several times. However, he got rejected by her a couple of times. Nevertheless, Hajek eventually turned into him loving due to his consistent, loving manners, and they began their date.

After living several years as a sweetheart, Ingrid and James finally decided to get married and tied the knot in September 1990. They cherished their nuptials and dreamed of staying together for eternity.

Ingrid Hajek Has A Son

After one year of exchanging vows, Hajek and James became parents and began to raise their kids. In 1991, they welcomed a baby boy named Alexander James Caan. They shared their joyful emotions with the media during their childbirth.

Ingrid Hajek attended the premiere along with her family
Ingrid Hajek in the premiere of "Batman Returns" with her ex-husband and son
(Source: Instagram @jamescaan_insta)

Alexander lived for three years with his parents together. After that, he parted ways with his parents. Currently, he is now an actor, but he is not successful as his father. Besides, he is a musician, improviser, and adventurer. In addition, Alexander is a skilled skier and climber too.

Why Did James Caan's Ex-Wife Ingrid Hajek Divorce Him?

On March 1994, Hajek announced her separation from the Godfather actor James Caan. After that, questions started to arise about their divorce. Why Did they divorce? American former madame Heidi Fleiss came into the media to disclose the reason behind their separation.

Fleiss claimed she was in a relationship with Hajek's spouse, James Caan. She even said she was with Caan at his wedding to Ingrid in 1992. Likewise, she also visited him on the shoot of the movie 'Flesh.' 

After Heidi made that statement, things between Ingrid and Caan worsened, eventually ending their four-year relationship. 

James Caan Married Three Women Besides Ingrid Hajek 

Out Of Blue actor James Caan exchanged his vows with four women in his lifetime. He first stayed in a married relationship with a woman, Dee Jay Mathis

The pair married in 1966 and shared one daughter, Tara, in 1964. However, the relationship lasted up to three years till 1966.

In 1976, James married a public figure Sheila Marie Ryan for the second time. The same year, they parted ways due to the incompatibility in their relationship. 

Although they parted ways, they had one son, Scott Caan, who is an actor now. Moreover, Sheila is the ex-lover of prominent singer Elvis Presley

James Caan and his wife, Linda Stokes
James Caan with his fourth wife, Linda Stokes, at Chaplin Award Gala. 
(Source: Instagram @jamescaan_insta)

Holy Lands actor James tied the knot with his fourth wife, Linda Stokes, on October 7, 1995. James Arthur Caan (born 1995) and Jacob Nicholas Caan (born 1998) are their children. In 2017, he filed a divorce against Stokes, citing irreconcilable differences, and they separated.

What Is Ingrid Hajek's Net Worth?

The celebrity ex-wife Hajek is a prosperous woman with a net worth of $2.5 million. She fulfills her money needs via her professionalism. As a life coach, she earns a considerable sum of money. Besides, she also has a hand in business ventures. 

However, Hajek hasn't earned a million worth individually because she took the vast assets from her ex-husband, James Caan, in a divorce settlement. As of reports, she took a requested alimony of $2 million.

Ingrid Hajek's Ex-Husband, James Caan, Was A Prominent Actor

James Edmund Caan, famously known as James Caan, was a Hollywood actor from the 90s. He became famous for portraying the role of Sonny Corleone in the 1972 American crime movie The Godfather. He was born on March 26, 1940, in New York City, U.S. 

Ingrid Hajek's ex-husband, James Caan, in his prime.
(Source: Instagram

In 1975, he played the role of Jonathan E. in the sci-fi sports movie 'Rollerball,' where he also won a 'Saturn Award' for Best Actor. His other famous movies include Misery, Thief, and The Gambler. On July 6, 2022, a great actor in the film industry, James Caan, died due to a heart attack.

What Is Ingrid Hajek's Age?

Hajek was born on 6 January 1960 into a family full of Christians. However, she has not revealed her parents' names in any media, but newsunzip claims that her father is an entrepreneur, whereas her mother is a housewife. 

Regarding Hajek's education, she formerly attended the Coaches Institute and completed her graduation from N.Y. College. After graduating, she joined the Coaches Institute and became a Certified Professional Life Coach. In addition, she is also a certified NLP practitioner.

A Brief On Hajek's Ex-Husband's Work In The Movie Elf 

In 2003 James got a chance to work in the comedy movie Elf, which was only made at a budget of $33 million. The movie became a hit after successfully making a box office collection of $224.1 million worldwide. 

In that movie, James portrayed the role of Walter. The father of  Buddy, a human raised by a Christmas elf.

The movie followed the storyline of Buddy, starred by Will Ferrell. The lost human searching for his origin and biological father.

The film was made possible under David Berenbaum's writing and Jon Favreau's direction. The other movie stars include Zooey Deschanel, Edward Asner, and Bob Newhart

More importantly, the movie Elf can be enjoyed now on Netflix.


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