Home Article After a divorce with first wife Leah Carvey, Comedian Dana Carvey is happily married to Paula Zwagerman: Have two children: No divorce rumors

After a divorce with first wife Leah Carvey, Comedian Dana Carvey is happily married to Paula Zwagerman: Have two children: No divorce rumors

Updated On 18 Apr, 2019 Published On 08 Feb, 2017
After a divorce with first wife Leah Carvey, Comedian Dana Carvey is happily married to Paula Zwagerman: Have two children: No divorce rumors

Though Dana Carvey is known for his acting and a great sense of humor that has helped him won the hearts of millions of people around the globe. on the personal level, he has faced some difficult times.

He has worked alongside actors like Louis Ck, Stephen Colbert, Mike Myers, and Steve Carell. Famous for his mimicry of big celebrities, this comedian is one of the greatest of all time. 

From being operated due to blockage in his arteries to getting divorced from his first wife Leah Carvey, this comedian is a big inspiration for all of us.

Although he has not revealed much information about his first wife, we have dug deep and found out more about his hidden personal life.     

 Dana Carvey got divorced from his first Wife Leah Carvey

Dana debuted in the American television sitcom One of the Boys in 1982. But before he was a star and when he was struggling it was at that time when he met his love, Leah Carvey.

It looks like she was the one that motivated him to not give up at that time.

Comedian Dana Carvey, Source: NBCnews

At that time he struggled with many acting projects and like a loving wife, Leah helped him at that time. They got married in 1979 after living together for many years. 

Soon after marrying, the pair faced some rocky paths and eventually, they decided to split. 

Dana filed for a divorce and their separation was finalized in 1980. The major reason behind their split is yet to be known. The couple has no children between them.

Blocked Artery Operation of Dana

Then in 1997, he was operated because of a blocked coronary artery and while he was getting operated the doctor operated on the wrong artery and because of that he had to do five more operations in total

Dana Carvey went under blocked artery surgery, Source: People

As he has to do operation more than five times he sue the medical company and won 7.5 million in compensation.

 At that worst time, someone special was taking care of him, someone was there to make him feel complete. But who was she? Read to find out below.

Finding true love once again, happily married to Paula Zwagerman

After suffering a big heartbreak in 1980, it appeared like that he desperately needed someone in his life and that is when his second wife Paula Zwagerman entered his life. 

The couple first met in The Other Cafe in San Francisco, United States.

Dana Carvey is happily married to Paula Zwagerman, Source: Jamie Loft

After meeting they became good friends and throughout his divorce, she stood with him and supported him. After few years, Dana proposed her and they got married in 1983 after getting engaged in 1980.

In an interview, he has also admitted to having sex in the White House, when he was invited there by George W. Bush senior.

 

The couple has two children together named Dex Carvey and Thomas Carvey and both of them are actors as well as they have appeared in their father's show. He even promotes his son's show on his Twitter account.

Making a big comeback to the big screen 

After gaining a lot of fame in the 1990s he moved away from Hollywood with his family for a while, just so that he can take good care of his family.

On an interview with the Daily Beast, he said, “A lot of people move away to raise their kids away from Hollywood, I guess,” 

But even after staying away for a long he is still one of the favorite comedians that everyone likes and he has come back with a new show named Straight White Male, in which he is literally playing as a straight white male and has introduced new characters like Donald Trump in the skit.

Well, all of his fans were desperately waiting for his comeback and as everyone loves to see him making people laugh. 

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