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Breaking Away Actor Dennis Quaid, 64 Is Dating Model Santa Auzina, 31 After Three Divorces

Updated On 04 Jun, 2019 Published On 30 May, 2018
Breaking Away Actor Dennis Quaid, 64 Is Dating Model Santa Auzina, 31 After Three Divorces

"Love doesn't need to be costly. It just needs to be true."

Breaking Away star Dennis Quaid, after facing multiple tragedies including three divorces, and surviving drugs has finally found his soulmate. Despite a huge age gap, Quaid, and his model girlfriend, Santa Auzina have made everything perfect and beautiful together. 

He was officially separated from his third wife Kimberly Buffington in April 2018 paying a lump of $2 million spousal support and received the joint received joint custody of their twins. Well, the relationship details about the lovely pair Auzina and Quaid is a question for many. Are the two getting married anytime soon? Let's get the details.

Dennis Quaid Dating Model Santa Auzina Since 2016   

Quaid, 65, has been head over heels about Santa Auzina, 31 since August 2016. Santa and Dennis made their red carpet debut as a pair in October 2016, at the MIPCOM opening party in Cannes.    

Similarly, they were seen vacationing in the French Riviera three months after Dennis and Kimberly announced their divorce. Frequency star and model girlfriend celebrated one year of their love on 3rd July 2017 with a romantic getaway trip.      

Dennis Quaid and Santa Auzina enjoying a holiday at Makaha Beach
Source: Daily Mail

The couple is so much into each other that they don't miss a single chance to flaunt their relationship on social media. 


#whistler #mountains #beautifulsky #beautifulnature #canadadayweekend #canada #inlove

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The duo enjoyed a holiday at Makaha Beac in Oahu in January 2018. The Parent Trap star and his love were spotted sharing passionate kisses while enjoying the warm sun on the beach.

The Hollywood actor was spotted holding hands with his girlfriend of three years Auzina after enjoying a romantic dinner date in May 2019.

Revealing his plans about proposing to Santa, he explained Metro,

 'I never rule out anything - but currently not.'

The model and her handsome beau seem so much in love, and we wish all the best for the pair's future endeavors. 

Dennis Quaid's Three Unsuccessful Marriages: Know Details About His Ex-Wives 

Quaid married his first wife, actress P.J. Soles on 25 November 1978. The former pair were together for five years and divorced in 1983.

The star then fell in love with actress Meg Ryan while filming D.O.A. The duo tied the knot on 14 February 1991. They welcomed a son named Jack Henry a year after on 24 April 1992.

Dennis Quaid with his ex-wife Meg Ryan attending an event
Source: Closer Weekly

Quaid and Ryan filed for divorce in June 2000 citing irreconcilable differences, and it was finalized in July 2001.

Though he is no more with his then-wife Ryan, he mentioned in an interview in July 2018 that it was the most successful relationship for him. He said,

"[It was] my most successful relationship. When we met, you know, I was the big deal. And then my career [came to a halt]. … We’d go out on the streets of New York and it would be like, ‘Meg! Meg!’ And I have to admit it, I actually did feel like I disappeared. I didn’t think I was that small, but I was. It was a growth opportunity. I learned from that."

Quaid, 65, married the real state agent, Kimberly Buffington on 4 July 2004 at his ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana. They welcomed fraternal twins, Thomas Boone, and Zoe Grace three years later via surrogacy on 8 November 2007.

Dennis Quaid and his third wife Kimberly Buffington walking on the way with their twin kids
Source: Zimbio

Buffington filed for divorce in March 2012 stating that the marriage had 'become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities".

With repeated ups and downs, the pair filed for divorce the second time in 2016. Sources say that Buffington will receive $2 million as full payment and $13,750 a month for child support. The amount may go up if the star makes more than $1.3 million a year.

The couple officially divorced in 2018 with joint physical custody. The estranged couple will split the sale price of their family home while the actor will keep their home in Texas.

Quaid is keeping most of the cars a Land Rover, Mercedes, and Honda while his ex-wife will keep the 2014 Mercedes.

Dennis Quaid: Quick Facts

Source: Springfield News-Leader
  • Born on 9 April 1954 in Houston, Texas.
  • His birth sign is Aries.
  • He stands at a height of 6 feet (1.83m).
  • He belongs to Scots-Irish, Irish, English, and Cajun ancestry.
  • He studied at Paul W. Horn Elementary School in Bellaire and Pershing Middle Scool in Houston.
  • Later, he attended the University of Houston.
  • He gained wide recognition playing in Breaking Away and The Right Stuff.
  • Some of his notable credits include The Day After Tomorrow, Vantage Point, The Rookie, and Soul Surfer.
  • He played in Far from Heaven alongside Julianne MooreDennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson, and Viola Davis and received the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • He has an estimated net worth of about $40 million.

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