Nicolas Cage just got married to Riko Shibata in Las Vegas, and his ex-wife attended the ceremony. Who is Alice Kim?
After meeting in Japan a year ago, Nicolas Cage has just tied the knot with Riko Shibata with an intimate ceremony at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas.
Photos show the pair passionately kissing whilst surrounded by greenery and fairy lights, with Riko sporting a three-layered Japanese gown and Nicolas wearing a Tom Ford tux.
The wedding looks breathtaking, but fans were pretty shocked when they heard that one of the guests was Alice Kim! The actor’s ex-wife really was at his wedding, and the pair are actually really good friends.
Here’s everything you need to know about her.
Who is Alice Kim?
Alice Yung Kim was Nicolas Cage’s wife of twelve years, married from 2004 to 2016.
She was born in Los Angeles but is of South Korean heritage.
Now 28-years-old, he met her when she was just 19 and working as a waitress at Kabuki restaurant in Los Angeles.
They married quickly and had one child together in 2005, Kal-el Coppola Cage.
After meeting Nicolas, Alice became an actress herself and starred in three films, Next, Werewolf When of the S.S.and Grindhouse. However, she preferred to keep her life private.
Nicolas and Alice split in 2016
In 2016, it was revealed that Nicolas and Alice had split after 11 years of marriage.
A source told PEOPLE that they split in January 2016 and had been living separately before filing for divorce.
The exact reason for their split is unknown, but there was never thought to be any hard feelings between the pair.
Nicolas revealed that the split was a shock to him and told The Guardian: “It was a shocker for me – I definitely didn’t see it coming, and those feelings had to go somewhere, so they went into the performance.”
They’re still friends now
After their split, Nicolas and Alice remained close friends.
As well as co-parenting their son Kal, they have often been spotted out together shopping or having dinner, and it’s clear that their marriage didn’t end on bad terms.
According to TMZ, Alice was reportedly at this recent wedding to Riko Shibata and celebrated with the happy couple after the ceremony.