Is James Spader Married? Find All About Spader's Relationships!

Sun Jul 09 2023
By   Prajwol

James Spader is a popular name in the showbiz industry. He is often known for portraying eccentric and morally ambiguous characters. For his amazing performance, Spader has won numerous accolades including three Primetime Emmy Awards.

Being in the spotlight automatically brings one's life to the forefront, especially their relationship. The question on everyone's lips is: Is James Spader married?  Let's dig into the intriguing love life of this showbiz icon.

James Spader Relationship Status: Is He Dating Now?

Currently, James Spader is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Leslie Stefanson. The romantic couple first met on the set of the film The Stickup in 2003 and since then the romance blossomed. Spader and Stefanson had started dating before the American actor had finalized his divorce from his first wife.

James Spader and Leslie Stefanson locking eyes with each other.
James Spader and Leslie Stefanson locking eyes with each other. Source: Pinterest

Fast forward four years, James and Leslie got engaged in 2008, the same year they welcomed their baby boy into the world. The love birds are not rushing their relationship to the next level. Spader and Stefanson will get married once the engaged couple becomes ready. 

Despite their long engagement, some sneaky sources suggest that James and Leslie may have secretly tied the knot behind closed doors. But, there is no any proofs to support this claim.

Who Is James Spader's Fiancee Leslie Stefanson?

Like Spader himself, his fiancee Leslie Stefanson is into showbiz industry. She is an actress and model with 18 credits as an actor so far. Stefanson has not been active in acting since 2019. 

Besides acting and modeling, Jame's partner is also a sculptor. Her artworks have been on her Instagram page. Stefanson honed her skill in sculptor-making under Robert Cunnigham.

James Spader Was Married Once!

James Spader has made the trip to the aisle once. He said I do to Victoria Kheel, an actress. The couple first crossed paths on the set of Sex, Lies, and Videotape. While some internet tabloids say Spader and Kheel met in a Yoga Class when James worked as an instructor.

After working together for some time, romance blossomed between the couple. James and Victoria started dating and soon the lovebirds took their relationship to the next level.

James Spader was married to Victoria Kheel.
James Spader was married to Victoria Kheel. Source: Pinterest

James Spader, 27, married Victoria Kheel, 28, in 1987 and continued a new journey of marital life. However, after 17 years into their nuptial life, Spader and Kheel parted ways.

It turns out that it was James who made the bold move and filed for divorce back in April 2003. What could have led to the demise of their once seemingly perfect union? The ex-couple has kept their lips sealed on this subject matter.

James Spader: The Father Of Three

Boston Legal actor James Spader is the father of three sons. Yes, his marriage with Victoria Kheel gave him two sons Sebastian Spader, 34, and Elijah Spader, 31. Similarly, Spader has one son Nathaneal Spader with his current girlfriend Leslie Stefanson.

James Spader and Leslie Stefanson with their son Nathaneal Spader.
James Spader and Leslie Stefanson with their son Nathaneal Spader. Source: Pinterest

James Spader talks about balancing his life as a father and actor:

"I always tried not to have my career be too much of a burden to my children, but looking back, I think that was a mistake."

Sebastian and Elijah are both grown-ups now. And, they have followed in the footsteps of their father. Elijah is an actor who appeared in Uncharted, Devotion, and so on. He dated Samantha Ladenheim.

Sebastian worked as a producer and director till 2013. Speaking of Nathaneal, the 15-year-old boy has yet to begin his professional journey.



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