Nicolas Cage has spoken honestly about his marriage to Riko Shibata, with the actor claiming that his fifth marriage “is it” for him.
Cage, 58, who is expecting a baby with Shibata, 27, whom he married in February 2021, discussed his romantic nature and the arrival of his third child in an interview with GQ.
According to Cage, who was previously married to Patricia Arquette from 1995 to 2001, Lisa Marie Presley for three months in 2002, Alice Kim from 2004 to 2016 and Erika Koike from March 2019 to June 2019, where he is in love, he would like to give the person “everything”.
“I’m a romantic and when I’m in love I want to give that person everything I can,” he said. “It’s my expression to say, ‘I love you. I want to spend the rest of my life with you.’
However National tax star was adamant that his latest marriage “is it” for him. “And this is it for me,” he continued. “I mean, this is not happening again. This is it. This is it.”
While reflecting on his personal life, Cage also revealed that he and Shibata have already chosen names for their unborn child.
According to Cage, who is also the father of sons Weston, 31, and Kal-El, 16, he and Shibata plan to name their child Akira Francesco if it’s a boy and Lennon Augie if it’s a girl.
The names are both sentimental, as Cage noted that Augie was his “father’s nickname”, while his uncle, director Francis Ford Coppola, “decided to change his name to Francesco”.
Cage shared the couple’s choice of baby name while showing a two-month ultrasound image of his third child, which he compared to “a little edamame”.
“I think it’s so sweet. It’s like a little edamame. A little bean,” he said.
This is not the first time the actor is opening up about his fifth marriage, as he previously told Los Angeles Times that he is “really happily married”.
“I’m really happily married. I know five is a lot, but I think I got it right this time,” Cage told the magazine in January.
According to Peoplemet Cage the 27-year-old through mutual friends while in Shiga, Japan, and shot his 2021 film Prisoner of the Ghostland.
After spending a significant amount of time apart in 2020 as a result of the Covid pandemic – and getting engaged over FaceTime – the couple exchanged vows at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas on February 16, 2021, according to Insider. The date was meaningful when the honorable Cage’s deceased father’s birthday.