Emilio Estevez is popular in the movie industry for both his acting and directing efforts. He is also a writer who has many amazing works to his name. The actor is known for his roles in movies like The Outsiders, Repo Man, The Mighty Ducks, and many others. He is a member of the Brat Pack group which also includes A-list actors like Andrew McCarthy, Rob Lowe, and Demi Moore. Read about the actor’s relationship with Charlie Sheen, what he’s worth, and the facts about his love life.
How’s Emilio Estevez Related To Charlie Sheen?
Emilio Estevez was born on May 12, 1962, in Staten Island, New York to an artist named Janet Sheen (mother) and an actor called Martin Sheen (father). Before he became famous, he was called Emilio Sheen. That was because his family had become used to deriving their surname from their father’s professional name, Martin Sheen.
However, Emilio eventually changed his surname to Estevez. How come? He got the name from his father’s legal name which is Ramon Estevez. His is a family of entertainers. In addition to his parents, the talented actor has three siblings who are all known names in the creative arts industry. They are Ramon Estevez, Charlie Sheen (born Carlos Estévez), and Renée Estevez. Ramon Sheen is an actor and director and also runs Estevez Sheen Productions.
Questions have been raised among fans regarding the relationship between Emilio Estevez and popular actor Charlie Sheen. To state the fact clearly, Emilio and Charlie are brothers from the same father and mother. This isn’t obvious for some people because Emilio refused to adopt his father’s stage name (Sheen); he decided to go by the man’s legal last name.
Charlie Sheen starred as one of the lead characters in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men which also guest-starred Emilio and his father Martin Sheen in a few episodes. Estevez’s third sibling Renee Estevez is an actress and a writer.
The Actor’s Net Worth and How He Achieved It
Emilio Estevez sits on a net worth estimated at $18 million. Of course, if you guessed that he made his fortune from the various movies he has starred in as well as his directorial stints, you are right. Now, here is a full account of how this has happened over the years.
Estevez’s inclination to the performing arts started even before his high school days. But his first documented experience with acting was when he made an appearance in a short drama entitled Meet Mr. Bomb produced at his school. A couple of years later, he would dump college to pursue a career in acting.
Emilio made his professional debut in a theatrical production of Mister Roberts which also featured his father. He subsequently starred alongside his father in the film titled In the Custody of Strangers. In the 80s, he became a member of a group of young actors known as Brat Pack who often appeared in teen movies. Some of his Brat Pack movies include The Breakfast Club, St. Elmo’s Fire, and many more. He had a collaboration with Tom Cruise in 1985 which saw to the production of the movie That was Then This is Now, which did not do so well commercially.
Emilio Estevez became the youngest star to write and direct a film following his directorial debut, Wisdom, which he also starred in. His next big appearance was in the hit movie Young Guns. The talented actor released his first comedy film titled Men at Work which he did not only wrote and directed but also starred in. His next big shot was in The Mighty Ducks where he played the character of Coach Gordon Bombay. The movie surprisingly became a massive hit and recorded great commercial success.
The actor appeared in three television projects between 1998 and 1999. They were The Spaghetti Western Dollar for the Dead, Late Last Night, and Rated X. Emilio, in recent times, does more directing and writing. He directed The Way which was released in 2010 and The Public, a feature film that was released in 2018. The movie which he starred in also had actors like Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater, and Jena Malone.
Is Emilio Estevez Married and Who Is His Wife?
As of 2018, Emilio Estevez was still married to Sonja Magdevski, a writer and vintner. Although we have not seen them together of recent, there is no news about their split. So, we take it that they are still together. Sonja is the proud owner of the Casa Dumetz wine brand. The couple met in 2005 and got engaged/married in 2006. But so far, there is no news of them ever having a child together.
This should be the second time Emilio got married. He was once married to a singer and choreographer named Paula Abdul. The two tied the knot in April 1992 but split two years later in 1994. Reports pertaining to their divorce revealed that it happened as a result of Estevez’s refusal to have kids; as he already had two, as against Abdul’s wish to have her own children.
Before Paula Abdul, the actor was in a relationship with Carey Salley, a model. While they were not legally married, they had two kids together – Taylor Estevez and Paloma Estevez – before their break-up in 1986.
Other People The Actor Dated
Sometime in between his time with Paula Abdul and Carey Salley, Emilio is reported to have been engaged to the A-list actress Demi Moore. They never got to cap it up in a legal union but they remain friends even to the point of acting together as couples in a 2006 film titled Bobby which Emilio Estevez wrote and directed.
By the time Bobby was seeing the light of day, however, Emilio Estevez was in a real-life romance with Sonja Magdevski as already mentioned. He is really a women’s man. In his younger days, he was romantically linked to several celebs. For instance, he once dated the model Danielle Delaney, the adult actress Alisha Klass, and actresses like Samantha Phillips, Mimi Rogers, Daphne Zuniga, and Diane Lane. Later on in his life, he also had brief relationships with personalities like the singer Susana Hoffs, Marla Hanson, and a couple of others.