Are Betsy Arakawa and Gene Hackman still Together?Know about their Married Life and Children

A Businesswoman, Betsy Arakawa, popularly known as the second and present wife of famous Amercian actor and novelist, Gene Hackman, is living a happily married life with husband for more than two and half decade. 


Betsy Arakawa and Gene Hackman have been together for very long without any rumors of a separation. Today we will disclose the love story between Betsy Arakawa and Gene Hackman. So stay tuned to know all reasons for their strong relationship as we are going to disclose all of them.

Betsy Arakawa married Gene Hackman

Betsy Arakawa married to actor Gene Hackman on December 1st, 1991, after dating each other for seven years. She is the second woman to attract the star as Gene was married before with Faye Maltese. 

CAPTION: Betsy Arakawa with her husband Gene Hackman SOURCE: Whosdatedwho

They met each other for the first time in the early 80s in the gym where Betsy worked and Gene was a member of the gym club. After a few time of their first meeting, the couple came out as a couple in 1984. As per some rumors, Betsy's closeness with Gene was the main cause of Gene's divorce with the first wife in 1986.

CAPTION: Gene Hackman and his first wife Faye Maltese SOURCE: Pinterest

The couple has been in a relationship for more than 34 years and married for 26 years and are still going strong. The couple is seen together hand-in-hand in most of the award shows and red carpet events. The couple has always supported each other in their ups and downs and never gave up on their relationship.

Betsy Arakawa and Gene Hackman: Children

Bussiness woman Betsy and Gene don't share a child together. But they are the parents of three as Gene has three children from his first marriage. So Betsy is the stepmother to Gene's children.

Among three of their children, elder one is a son, Christopher Allen who was born in 1960 and two are the daughter: Elizabeth Jean and Leslie Anne Hackman. All of them has grown up and are now busy professionals. As they don't prefer to disclose about their professional life as well as personal life in social media, so it's very hard to assume about their life.

CAPTION: Gene Hackman with his children SOURCE: Pinterest

But as we have seen all of them with their parents together in many events, so it can be safe to say that they all have a good relationship with their dad and stepmother. 

Top 10 Facts of Betsy Arakawa and husband Gene Hackman

1. Betsy Arakawa is a businesswoman whereas her husband Gene Hackman is a very famous actor and novelist. 
2. Besty is the stepmother of Gene Hackman's three children from the previous marriage. 
3. Besty and Gene have been in a love relationship for more than 3 decades and married for more than two and a half decade.
4. The pair live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
5. Betsy' husband lied about his age in order to join the Marines. 
6. Her husband also worked as a dog catcher for local animal shelter. 
7. Gene slapped a homeless guy after he called Betsy with a crude language. 
8. Some years ago, Gene also had his death rumors in the social media platforms. 
9. The husband of Betsy Arakawa had retired from acting in 2008. 
10. Gene Hackman can also be called a novelist as he has released his first novel in 2011.