Erdenetuya Seagal is the current wife of martial artist, actor and producer Steven Seagal. Her famous husband recently slammed NFL players who kneel during the national anthem on an interview from Russia.
Seagal who holds Russian citizenship and is said to be a close friend of president Putin –added that he has risked his life many times for the stars and stripes.
Steven Frederic Seagal was born April 10, 1952. The Michigan native rose to fame due to his martial art skills which gave him the opportunity to star in a long list of action films such as Pistol Whipped, Attack Force, Black Dawn, Today You die, and Machete.
Seagal who started learning martial arts at the age of seven operated an Aikido dojo in Japan. He stayed in the country for about 15 years teaching English, but his skill in martial arts would lead him to work as an instructor on Never Say Never Again.
His acting debut occurred in the 1988 film Above the Law. After his martial arts action hero introduction, he picked up lead roles in Hard to Kill (1989) and Under Siege (1992), which was his most popular early film. He then shifted his career to directing making his debut with the commercial failure On Deadly Ground.
Seagal married Miyako Fujitani in 1975 (divorced in 1986), having son Kentaro and daughter Ayako with her. He then married Adrienne LaRussa in 1984, but their union was annulled in 1987, the year he married actress Kelly LeBrock. He and LeBrock divorced in 1996 after having daughters Annaliza and Arissa, and son Dominic. During his marriage to LeBrock, Seagal began having an affair with the children’s nanny, Arissa Wolf. He and Wolf have one daughter together (Savannah).
Seagal has also been placed in a guardianship role to Yabshi Pan Rinzinwangmo, a Tibetan child, in accordance with his Buddhist beliefs.
In 2001 he met his fourth and current wife, Erdenetuya Seagal. The two have been married since 2009.
Erdenetuya Seagal was born Erdenetuya Batsukh, she is originally from Mongolia. Ms. Seagal who goes by “Elle” trained as a dancer from an early age.
She studied at the Children’s Palace in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Following her graduation she became a professional dancer, winning a number of dancing competitions. She was considered the top female ballroom dancer in Mongolia.
She met her then future husband while she worked as his interpreter during his visit to Mongolia. She would later become his assistant for five years before tying the knot. Erdenetuya Seagal gave birth to the couple’s only son, Kunzang on September 18, 2009. Erdenetuya Seagal is known to enjoy a private life and not much more is known about her.