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 era by starring in motion pictures of the period together with The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and Sixteen Candles.
She continues to take pleasure in a high-profile profession, extra lately showing in all three motion pictures in The Kissing Booth 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 City — 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 massive occasion alongside their daughter, Mathilda.
Here’s the whole lot 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, based on PEOPLE. The attraction was mental, as they started bonding whereas discussing books in a web-based literary discussion board. The duo reportedly emailed backwards and forwards, You’ve Got Mail type, earlier than assembly in particular person and taking issues from there.
Do They Have Children?
Molly and Panio welcomed their first baby 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 swimsuit Panio. In a 2011 interview, Molly gushed over what an “amazing father” Panio has been. “He’s seven years younger than me, and I was pushing for kids, so he decided to do it while he was younger than he had originally anticipated being,” she advised Good Housekeeping on the time. “I thought because I was a woman, I would know what to do all the time, but I really think he’s the natural.”
Panio is a Writer
Technically, Panio and Molly are each writers. But based on Molly, writing is Panio’s first and solely occupation. “He’s a writer — it’s what he’s always done, he’s never wanted to do anything else,” she advised the Los Angeles Times in 2012. “As opposed to me, where I’m a singer, I’m an actress, I’m a writer. That’s it, for him, it’s all about writing.”
Panio is the writer of two books (Where We Keep the Money and How to Get Into Our House,) and has a literature diploma from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Still, Panio has dabbled in his spouse’s occupation, showing in an episode with Molly in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
His different accomplishments embrace an MBA from Stanford and a black belt in karate.
Molly’s Previous Marriage
Before her romance with Panio, Molly was married to French novelist Valéry Lameignère. The former couple married in 1999 in Bordeaux, France, however the marriage didn’t final lengthy, and so they divorced in 2002. According to 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 living in Hollywood. My plan was just to go there, do this movie, and then come back. But I fell in love with France, and then eventually I fell in love with a person.”
Ultimately, she filed for divorce after three years of marriage and moved again to New York.