Sean Penn’s wife of just over a year, Leila George has filed for divorce, but no details
of what led to the split have been provided at this time.
The 29-year-old Australian actress — who wed Penn, 61, in July 2020 after four years
of dating — filed divorce documents on Friday in a Los Angeles County Superior
Court, per TMZ. The divorce will mark Penn’s third.
He was previously married to House Of Cards actress Robin Wright from 1996 to
2010, with whom he shares two children, and his first marriage to Madonna lasted
from 1985 to 1989.
NSL Learnt: the couple secretly tied the knot in August 2020 when philanthropist
Irena Medavoy – wife of Black Swan producer Mike Medavoy – posted a
congratulations on Instagram.
She wrote: “We are so happy for @leilageorge #seanpenn getting married. We love
you. Thank you for being like family a son to mike we are over the moon to find your
soul mate true partner @coreresponse true love that also changes the world for
“You are meant to be together God Bless you both and the family you have joined.
Introducing Penn’s #marriage.
Among the photos of the couple was a photo of a ring with sapphire – which
appeared to be the wedding ring.
The marriage was further confirmed when the couple received a congratulation
message from Josh Brolin – who starred with Sean in Milk and Gangster Squad.
He wrote on his Instagram Story: “
Happy Wedding lovebirds. Our salutations to a beautiful marriage. Sean and Leila.”
Leila was Sean’s third wife, as he was previously married to Madonna, 63, and Robin
Before his most recent marriage, Sean was in a relationship with actress Charlize
Theron in late 2013 until they called it off in summer 2015.