We all know who Kevin Costner is but not much about his ex-wife Cindy Costner. He is one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood. But before he was a Superstar, Kevin was just another college student in California State University. And this was where he met his first wife Cindy Costner. The two were married for more than two decades. Today, we are going to be talking about Cindy and her life. So, let us get started.
Cindy Costner was born as Cynthia Silva on 29th October 1956 in the state of California. She is known for being married to veteran actor Kevin Costner. Cindy was actually Kevin’s first wife.
Kevin is well known for her award winning acting in different movies such as Dance with the Wolves and Molly’s Game.
Cindy is of Portuguese descent and he developed an interest in acting at a very young age. But she did not follow this passion and later got married to an actor herself.
After graduating from high school, She went to California State University where she met Kevin Costner. After her studies she started working in Disneyland.
After being with Kevin for three years, the pair got married and it was during this time that Costner gained a lot of success with some really high profile roles in different films.
Relationship with Kevin
Kevin first met Cindy in the early 1970s when the two were studying their Bachelors at the University in Southern California. Just like Kevin, Cindy also loved the idea of becoming an actress and she played the role of a princess at Disneyland when on her summer breaks as a child.
Kevin even tried to make her wife open up as Disney Princess but she did not want to be a Hollywood star and become famous. After Kevin’s graduation, the pair got married. The first year of their marriage was a bit hard as Kevin was just starting his career in the Big Screen.
Following Kevin’s graduation in 1978, the college sweethearts made their love official when they tied the knot that same year. Throughout the first years of their marriage, the new husband focused on getting his Hollywood career off the ground.
The pair welcomed their first child in 1984. They were happy back then and named their daughter Annie. They also had a second daughter named Lily who was born around two years later.
Kevin’s debut came in 1981’s Sizzle Beach, USA and he continued acting with minor roles in films such as Night Shift and The Big Chill.
Kevin made his debut in 1981’s Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. and continued acting with a few minor supporting roles in 1982’s Night Shift, 1983’s The Big Chill and more.
After he became dad, Kevin’s acting career wasn’t really set but then The Untouchables happened in 1987 and Kevin finally got his big break.
When his youngest son was born in 1998, he became pretty successful and had credits for really great films such as Field of Dreams, The Bodyguard, A perfect world, Bull Durham and more.
By 2000, Kevin became a really great actor in the industry. But problems started happening when Kevin became a big star. Their marriage started to fall because of Kevin’s work Schedule. They got divorced in 1994. .
“After 16 years together, we are ending our marriage,” Kevin and Cindy released a statement.
People Magazine wrote the statement, “We have amicably resolved all issues regarding our children and financial affairs and a full marital settlement has been reached.”
After this divorce, Kevin started a short relationship with actress Bridget Rooney and welcomed a son with her in 1996. But the two were not married. His second wife is Christine Baumgartner. The couple exchanged vows in 2004.