Jason Sudeikis is lately making headlines for his bitter custody battle with Olivia Wilde. To be more particular about it, Jason needs to pay $27,000 in child support for their two kids. Keeping this aside, fans have been lately wondering about who was his wife. To the newbies, before Olivia, the Ted Lasso actor was married for several years, until 2010. Who was she?
Jason Sudeikis is an incredible actor from Fairfax, Virginia. His comedy skills have always been top-notch, even getting cast as a member of Saturday Night Live. He stayed for nine seasons, famous for playing Joe Biden and Mitt Romney. When it comes to Jason Sudeikis’ notable acting credits, the list has – Masterminds, The Book of Love, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy, The Last Man on Earth, South of Heaven, and Fool’s Paradise.
Moving on with Jason Sudeikis’ personal life, the Ted Lasso actor was previously married for six years. Before that, the two even dated for some years. So, it was their long-time relationship overall, which ended suddenly. What happened? Also, what’s her identity? Here is what we know about Jason Sudeikis’ wife, moreover, the former one.
Meet Jason Sudeikis’ Wife: Who Is She?
Talking about Jason Sudeikis’ wife, more precisely the former one, she is named – Kay Cannon. The two tied the knot in 2004. Before that, as mentioned already, they shared a romance for five long years. So, what’s Kay’s identity?
Well, Jason Sudeikis’ partner- Kay Cannon- is a professional screenwriter. As far as her notable performances are concerned, the hit ones are- Pitch Perfect, 30 Rock, New Girl, Cristela, and Girlboss. Did you not watch the 2021 film- Cinderella? Jason Sudeikis’ wife, Kay, served as its director and writer, too.
After spending four years of marriage, Jason Sudeikis and Kay Cannon parted ways in 2008. Later, after a couple of years or so, their divorce took place. What was the major reason? The two were surely in deep love with each other. But, their long distance (because of the SNL show and works) probably made them apart.
In case you are not aware, Jason moved to New York City for the sketch comedy show, back in 2003. It took a toll on his marriage. On the other hand, Kay was still in Las Vegas.
After several years, in an interview, Jason opened up about how he struggled emotionally while being on SNL. He had to give up on some things for being on the show – performing and living with his then-wife, Kay Cannon. He was very “unhappy” at the time. He admitted to having felt like a “crazy person.”
Despite everything, the good part is- Jason Sudeikis and Kay Cannon ended their marriage on good terms. It was possibly amicable, as neither of them publicized or even created much drama out of it. Without having any hard feelings, they moved on in their respective lives.
After divorcing Jason Sudeikis, the musical adaptation of Cinderella writer, Kay Cannon married again in 2012. It took place in Los Angeles. With whom? He is Eben Russell, a comedy writer by profession. To the newbies, he is known significantly for writing the show- Wants to Be a Millionaire. Well, in the following year of their marriage, the couple got blessed with a girl.
What about Jason Sudeikis? After parting ways with his long-time partner, Olivia Wilde, he dated his Ted Lasso co-star- Keeley Hazell. But, they reportedly ended their romance in May 2022. People were convinced that it was probably because of their busy work schedules. But, in August 2023, Jason got spotted with the model- Elsie Hewitt. They seemed to be out on a date.
Best Wishes to Jason Sudeikis for the upcoming days of his life. Make sure to follow the real-life Ted Lasso, on his Instagram account for more updates.