Sylvester Stallone is one of the all-time best action actors. Born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone in July 1946, he is also a film director, and screenwriter. He is best known for playing the 90s action sequel, Rambo. In the 21st century, Stallone brought his acting back, he gathered top action heroes, including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Lee, Jason Statham, among others to create The Expendables and its sequels.
Stallone had a challenging film career that saw him being rejected by many producers. Nonetheless, he rose to fame in 1976 when he played in the Rocky film. He was known as Rocky Balboa, a professional boxer that caught many people’s attention back in the days. He was also many people’s favorite when he played John Rambo in the Rambo movie and its sequels which lasted between 1982 and 2008. His 2010 blockbuster The Expendables had three sequels. Generally, Stallone has been in the professional film industry from around 1976 to date.
Sylvester Stallone’s Family Life
The good-looking and muscular actor has been married thrice in his entire life. In all three marriages, Stallone has had five kids in total. Before he became a professional and globally recognized actor, he was married to one, Pennsylvanian, Sasha Czack in December 1974. The couple had two sons, Sage Moonblood and Seargeoh before they divorced in February 1985. Sylvester Stallone’s Son, Sage Moonblood was born in May 1976 and died at the age of 36 in 2012 as a result of heart disease. His other son Seargeoh Stallone was diagnosed with autism at a young age.
He went on to marry model and actress Brigitte Nielsen in December 1985. The marriage lasted 19 months. Stallone later married his third and current wife Jennifer Flavin in 1997. With her, he has three daughters Scarlet, Sistene, and Sophia.
Sylvester Stallone has two brothers, Frank Stallone, and half-brother Dante Stallone. He also had a half-sister, Tonni Ann Filiti who died from lung cancer in 2012 at the house of their mother in Santa Monica. This was about six weeks after his son, Sage Stallone died.
Sylvester Stallone’s Brother
Sylvester’s brother, Frank Stallone is also a notable figure in America. While growing up, the pair had a difficult childhood as a result of the rocky relationship with their parents which lead to their divorce after 12 years of marriage. Frank was named after their father Frank Stallone Sr. and was born, Frank. P. Stallone Jr. in July 1950. He is four years younger than his brother Sylvester.
An American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and actor, Frank is a Golden Globe and Grammy nominee who is known more for his music, than his acting. During his active career, Frank has achieved 10 Gold Albums, 4 Platinum Albums, and 5 Gold Singles. In addition to that, he has featured in more than sixty movies including Barfly and Chupacabra.
Frank has also acted in top TV Shows, like Walker Texas Ranger, Staying Alive, Tombstone, Hudson Hawk, among other shows and sitcoms.