Molly Ringwald holds a uncommon distinction — she’s a part of an unique crowd of Nineteen Eighties teen stars affectionately dubbed ‘The Brat Pack,’ and amongst its ranks are A-listers together with Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, and Emilio Estevez. Molly, now 55, captured the hearts of a technology by starring in films of the period together with The Breakfast Membership, Fairly in Pink, and Sixteen Candles.
She continues to get pleasure from a high-profile profession, extra just lately showing in all three films in The Kissing Sales space franchise, DAHMER — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, and Riverdale.
On January 23, 2024, Molly appeared on the premiere of the star-studded second season of Feud (Capote vs. The Swans) in New York Metropolis — and she or he was accompanied by two essential visitors! Molly’s been married to Panio Gianopoulos for practically 20 years, and he escorted her to the large occasion alongside their daughter, Mathilda.
Right here’s every thing to find out about Molly’s longtime marriage to Panio and her earlier marriage.
How did Molly and Panio Meet?
The 80s icon and her husband met on-line someday within the early 2000s, in keeping with PEOPLE. The attraction was mental, as they started bonding whereas discussing books in an internet literary discussion board. The duo reportedly emailed backwards and forwards, You’ve Bought Mail type, earlier than assembly in particular person and taking issues from there.
Do They Have Kids?
Molly and Panio welcomed their first little one collectively, Mathilda Ereni, in 2003. With a daughter to make their household full, the couple tied the knot in 2007, and in 2009, they welcomed fraternal twins — daughter Adele Georgiana and son Roman Stylianos.
Parenthood appears to go well with Panio. In a 2011 interview, Molly gushed over what an “wonderful father” Panio has been. “He’s seven years youthful than me, and I used to be pushing for youths, so he determined to do it whereas he was youthful than he had initially anticipated being,” she informed Good Housekeeping on the time. “I believed as a result of I used to be a girl, I’d know what to do on a regular basis, however I actually suppose he’s the pure.”
Panio is a Author
Technically, Panio and Molly are each writers. However in keeping with Molly, writing is Panio’s first and solely occupation. “He’s a author — it’s what he’s all the time achieved, he’s by no means needed to do anything,” she informed the Los Angeles Instances in 2012. “Versus me, the place I’m a singer, I’m an actress, I’m a author. That’s it, for him, it’s all about writing.”
Panio is the writer of two books (The place We Maintain the Cash and Get Into Our Home,) and has a literature diploma from the College of Massachusetts Amherst. Nonetheless, Panio has dabbled in his spouse’s career, showing in an episode with Molly in The Secret Lifetime of the American Teenager.
His different accomplishments embrace an MBA from Stanford and a black belt in karate.
Molly’s Earlier Marriage
Earlier than her romance with Panio, Molly was married to French novelist Valéry Lameignère. The previous couple married in 1999 in Bordeaux, France, however the marriage didn’t final lengthy, and so they divorced in 2002. In line with New York journal, the actress grew to become fluent in French throughout their marriage.
“I moved to France,” she mentioned throughout a 2019 episode of the UnStyled podcast, recalling what led to the romance. “I had been very uninspired residing in Hollywood. My plan was simply to go there, do that film, after which come again. However I fell in love with France, after which finally I fell in love with an individual.”
Finally, she filed for divorce after three years of marriage and moved again to New York.