Goldie Hawn has been a popular face in Hollywood for over three decades. Fans know her for her bubbling and hilarious on-screen personality. As such, people do ponder from time to time if Goldie is as happy and fulfilled in real life as she appears to be in front of the cameras. A detailed look at her relationships will certainly help us to determine this. But before we go into exploring facts about her marriage and family life, let’s keep up with what she does for a living.
How Goldie Hawn Became an Entertainer
Hawn is an American actress, comedian, singer, and film producer. She first came to public attention in the late 1960s with her outstanding performances in Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In (1968–70) and Cactus Flower (1969). The actress was born on the 21st of November 1945 in Washington D.C into a Jewish family. Her mother Laura Hawn owned a jewelry shop and a dance school while her father Edward Rutledge Hawn worked as a musician. She is of German and English descent.
Goldie grew up in Takoma Park, Maryland and at age three, she started attending ballet dance classes. Her first performance on stage was in 1964 when she was featured as Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet during a Virginia Shakespearean festival. Hawn went to Montogomery Blair High School in Silver Spring before gaining admission into The American University to study drama but unfortunately, dropped out by 1964.
Subsequently, she relocated to California where she began her acting career with a role in the CBS comedy, Good Morning, World (1967-68). The following years saw her establish herself as the famous entertainer we all admire.
The Secret of Her Long Relationship with Kurt Russell
Goldie Hawn has been in a romantic relationship with Kurt Russell since 1983. The duo met in 1966 on the set of Disney’s 1968 musical film, The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band. However, they didn’t start anything until they meet again while filming Swing Shift in the early 1980s.
Goldie and Kurt eventually got together in 1983 and about three years later, they welcomed a son; that was in 1986. Their relationship flourished through the years with no news of any scandal or controversy. However, rumors broke in the early 2000s that Hawn and Russell’s relationship was on the verge of collapse, citing infidelity on Goldie’s part. It was said that the actress cheated on Kurt with popular news reporter Charles Glass and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Kahn. The claims haven’t been substantiated and the two are still together.
Despite being unmarried, Hawn and Russell’s relationship has outlasted many marriages, especially those of fellow celebrities. Speaking in an interview with People in 2017, Goldie Hawn mentioned things like love, gratitude, compassion, laughter, and sex as the secrets to their long-lasting relationship. Earlier, she mentioned that managing and resolving arguments has helped them remain together.
Hawn and Kurt’s Previous Relationships/Marriages
Goldie Hawn has been married twice, both ending in divorce. She first married Gus Trikonis on 16th May 1969. They separated in April 1973 and subsequently divorced in June 1976. Goldie and Gus had no children together. Following her separation from Trikonis, Hawn dated several men including Ted Grossman, Bruno Wintzell, Franco Nero, and Bill Hudson. It was after she got engaged to Hudson that she eventually filed for divorce from Gus Trikonis.
Barely a month after their divorce, Hawn tied the knot with Hudson in July 1976. But then, the union also hit the rocks after Bill filed for divorce in August 1980 which was finalized in March 1982. Unlike the first, this second union produced two children. Parting ways with Hudson and before meeting Kurt Russell, Hawn respectively dated Yves Rénier, Tom Selleck, and Victor Drai, a businessman from Morocco.
For Kurt Russell, he was once married to Season Hubley, an American actress cum singer. They got married in 1979 and divorced in 1983. Russell and Hubley had a son together.
Meet Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn’s Kids
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have a total of four kids from their present and past relationships. Check out what we know about them.
Wyatt Russell is the only child they had together. He was born on the 10th of July 1986. Wyatt had a short ice hockey career in Canada, Netherlands, and the United States before joining his parents in the filming industry as an actor due to injuries. However, he started appearing in movies in 1996 at the age of 10. Some of the works he has featured in are Escape from L.A., The Last Supper, Cold in July, and Blaze.
Wyatt Russell has so far been married twice: first to a stylist called Sanne Hammers (2014-2017) and then to actress Meredith Hagner (m. 2019).
Boston Russell is the only child of Kurt Russell and his ex-wife Season Hubley. He is thus, Goldie Hawn’s stepson. Boston was born on the 16th of February 1980. Not much is known about what he’s up to but he has made a few screen appearances, mostly in cameo roles such as in Executive Decision (1996) and 60 Minutes (2005).
Oliver Hudson is Goldie Hawn’s first child and only son with her second husband, Bill Hudson. He was born on the 7th of September 1976 and is also an actor. Oliver is most popular for his roles in films like Rules of Engagement, Nashville, and Scream Queens. Married with three children, he tied the knot with Erinn Bartlett in 2006.
Kate Hudson is the second child and only daughter of Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson. She was born on the 19th of April 1979. In addition to being a famous actress, Kate is also an author and fashion entrepreneur. She is the founder of Fabletics, a clothing line that has up to twenty-five shops across the U.S.
Kate’s first marriage in 2000 (to Chris Robinson) ended in divorce in 2007. With Robinson, Kate has a son born in 2004. Following their divorce, she has kept a few partners including Mathew Bellamy (2010 – 14) and Danny Fujikawa (2017 – ). With Bellamy, she had another son born in 2011 and with Fujikawa, she has a daughter born in 2018.