Betsy Arakawa married Gene Hackman in 1991 after they met while she was working part-time at a gym he frequented in Los Angeles.
The Bonnie and Clyde actor retired in 2004, and he and his wife now reside in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
GettyGene Hackman and Betsy Arakawa first met at a gym where she was working part-time[/caption]
Who is Gene Hackman’s wife Betsy Arakawa?
Betsy Arakawa was born on December 1, 1961, in Hawaii.
She is 31 years younger than her husband, born on January 30, 1930.
Like her husband, Betsy Arakawa is also involved in the arts.
She is a former professional classical pianist and the muse for his first solo fiction book, Payback at Morning Peak.
They enjoy gardening, bicycling, and the peaceful life they’ve built together, away from the spotlight.
Do Gene Hackman and Betsy Arakawa have any children?
The couple has no children from their more than thirty years of marriage together.
Arakawa is the stepmother to Hackman’s three adult children from his first marriage.
He has a son named Christopher Allen and two daughters, Elizabeth Jean, and Leslie Anne.
Hackman is reportedly close to all three of his children.
GettyThe couple met in 1984, and didn’t get married until 1991[/caption]
What is Gene Hackman’s net worth?
Gene Hackman’s net worth is around $80million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He acted for more than five decades and has five novels credited to his name,
The star announced his retirement in 2004 during an interview with Larry King.
He said: “I haven’t held a press conference to announce my retirement, but yes, I’m not going to act any longer.
“I miss the actual acting part of it, as it’s what I did for almost 60 years, and I really loved that. But the business for me is very stressful.”