Nicolas Cage and wife Riko Shibata welcome newborn daughter; Couple reveals child’s name

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Nicolas Cage and his wife Riko Shibata are finally the proud parents to a baby girl! Talking about the celebrity couple, they welcomed their first child on September 7, 2022, as per a report by People. Earlier, the Ghost Rider actor confirmed his wife’s pregnancy in January this year. Now, he has become a father for the third time after welcoming his newborn daughter. For the unversed, Cage is already a father to two sons Kal-El and Weston.


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The official statement

As per a report by People, it was confirmed by Nicolas Cage’s representatives that his wife Shibata had given birth to a baby girl. The reps said in a statement, “Nicolas and Riko are happy to announce the birth of their daughter. Mother and daughter are doing fine.” The best part here is that the celebrity couple has also decided on their daughter’s name, which is August Francesca Coppola Cage. Talking about the actor, he had earlier revealed the baby’s gender on a talk show.

Nicolas’ statement

Nicolas Cage, while promoting his latest release titled The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent on The Kelly Clarkson Show, said, “I’m gonna announce some big news for everyone. am gonna have a little girl.” In yet another show, the actor expressed his excitement about becoming a father again as both his sons are already grown up. Talking about his elder son, he is currently 31, while the younger one is 16.


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The couple

Talking about Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata, the two of them tied the knot last year in an intimate wedding ceremony held at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Their wedding took place on February 16, 2021, as Cage honored his late father’s birthday. Talking about the actor, he was previously married to Patricia Arquette between 1995 to 2001. He then married Lisa Marie Presley from 2001 to 2004. The actor once again married Alice Kim in 2004 but got separated from her in 2016. For the unversed, Cage was also married to Erika Koike for just four days.