Nicolas Cage is about to become a father for the third time.
The actor, 57, and his wife Riko Shibata, 27, are expecting their first child together, a representative for the family confirmed to People.
‘The parents-to-be are elated!’ the representative said.
Baby makes three! Nicolas Cage is expecting his first child with wife Riko Shibata; pictured 2021
The Kick-Ass actor has son Weston Coppola Cage, 31, with ex Christina Fulton and son Kal-El, 16, with ex-wife Alice Kim.
Caga and Shibata met in Japan in 2020 when he was filming Sion Sono’s Prisoners Of Ghostland. She landed a role in the movie playing one of the four Mannequin Women.
After getting engaged on FaceTime, the couple tied the knot at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas in February 2021.
Cage confirmed the wedding at the time and said the couple were enjoying newly-wedded bliss.
Love story: Caga and Shibata met in Japan in 2020 when he was filming Sion Sono’s Prisoners Of Ghostland; pictured at the premiere of Pig
‘It’s true, and we are very happy,’ he told DailyMail.com in a statement.
During their ceremony, the bride wore a black handmade Japanese Bridal Kimono from Kyoto that required three layers.
She held a bouquet of yellow and red roses that offset her bright red lipstick, while she wore her long dark hair falling straight around her shoulders.
Cage wore a black Tom Ford Tuxedo complete with a yellow rose buttonhole to match Riko’s bouquet.
I do! During their ceremony, pictured, the bride wore a black handmade Japanese Bridal Kimono from Kyoto that required three layers
Riko walked down the aisle to her favorite song Winter Song by Kiroro before they exchanged traditional Catholic and Shinto vows with poetry from Walt Whitman and Haiku ‘sprinkled in’, a rep for Cage told DailyMail.com.
The happy couple were pictured surrounded by white candles and green foliage in the hotel’s Primrose Courtyard as the masked officiant Reverend Richard E. Walter performed the ceremony, before the newlyweds walked hand in hand back into the hotel.
After the wedding, the bride and groom held a small celebration attended by Cage’s third wife Alice – with whom he has remained good friends – and their son Kal.
A state of Nevada marriage certificate obtained by DailyMail.com earlier shows Riko has taken Cage’s name and is now known as Riko Cage.
She is 30 years younger than Cage and four years younger than his first son Weston Cage.
Nicolas and Riko made their red carpet debut at the LA premiere of the movie Pig in July and then were seen appearing on their first magazine cover together for Flaunt in October.
This is Southern California native’s fifth marriage, which also includes Patricia Arquette (1995-2001), Lisa Marie Presley (2002-2004), Alice Kim (2004-2016), and Erica Koike (2019). Cage and Koike were married to for four days in March 2019 before he filed for an annulment.
Picture perfect: Nicolas and Riko made their red carpet debut at the LA premiere of the movie Pig in July and then were seen appearing on their first magazine cover together for Flaunt in October