Nicolas Cage is taking another dive into holy matrimony after marrying his fifth wife in Las Vegas, 26-year-old Riko Shibata.
The ‘National Treasure’ star walked down the aisle on February 16, a ceremony that took placed in the famed Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The ceremony including traditional Catholic and Shinto vows, and included poetry from Walt Whitman and Haiku.
The happy couple was photographed entering the wedding venue inside the Hotel, with the actor sporting a Tom Ford tuxedo and his bride wearing a handmade Japanese bridal kimono.
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According to reports, the date is very special to the actor as it is his late father’s birthday. The actor met his new wife, Riko, in Japan over a year ago.
Interestingly, the actor seemingly acknowledging this is his fifth marriage and how some may be shocked at the decisions, said, “It’s true, and we are very happy.”
The 56-year-old star and his 26-year-old bride actually celebrated the big day with the actor’s ex-wife — Alice Kim — and the ex-couple’s son, Kal.
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According to Clark County, Nevada records Riko Shibata is taking the famous star’s last name — and wants to be known as Riko Cage going forward.
The marriage is the fifth for the award-winning actor and comes less than two years after his last marriage to Erika Koike, which ended in divorce after only 4 days. Nicolas Cage was also married to Lisa Marie Presley, and Patricia Arquette.
Nicolas, who now lives full-time in Las Vegas, announced his engagement to Riko back in August, after proposing over facetime! That’s right, Riko was in Japan when the actor popped the question, and he used FedEx to ship her the engagement ring.