Sylvester Stallone is one of the few oldies but goodies in the entertainment world. Just a few people have started their walk of fame on their own and are still continuing the journey. Sylvester who got fame as Rocky Balboa is definitely an inspiring goal. But, there was a time when he was struggling to get a big break. Over his struggling journey, one lady had always supported him through every thick and thin. She sacrificed her opportunities for the man she loved. So, who is this lady?
She is none other than his first wife Sasha Czack. Even though she has some credits to her name, she is better known as Slyvester’s partner. What’s her story beyond that? Let’s have a closer look at Sasha’s life.
- 1 Faq on Sasha Czack
- 2 Early Childhood
- 3 Sasha Czack Career: Rise to Fame
- 4 Sasha and Sylvester Stallone’s: Love Saga
- 5 Divorce with Sylvester Stallone: Twist of Fate
- 6 Sasha’s Life after Divorce
- 7 Sasha Czack’s Children: Sage And Seorgeoh Stallone
- 8 Tragic Death of Son Sage Moonblood
- 9 How Rich Is Sylvester’s First Wife Sasha?
Faq on Sasha Czack
- How old is Sasha Czack?
- What happened to Sasha Czack?
After she broke up with Stallone, she spent her days looking after her children Sage and Seargeoh. With the passing of time, she made a come back with the movie Love of Life in Hollywood. Later on, she got married to Rick Ash. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in a sad note.
- Is Sasha Czack Single?
Perhaps she is single after going through two failed marriages. As she remains a low-key life, her exact details aren't known.
- How many children do Sasha and Sylvester share?
2. Sage Stallone and Seargeaoh Stallone
- Where is Sasha now?
As Sasha Czack has disappeared from the public scrutiny, it's quite difficult to predict what's she is doing in her life now. She may be busy looking after Seargeoh and working for the people suffering from Autism.
- What's the reason behind Sasha's failed marriage with Sylvester?
As per some sources, it was Seargeoh's Autism that played a key role in their divorce. With Sasha's battle with his autism and Stallone's hectic schedules, they couldn't cure their deteriorating relationship.
Sasha Czack was born originally as Alexandra Jane Czack in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was born on 17th July 1950 to American parents whose details aren’t known. Sasha also known as Stitch was raised in Chester along with her infamous siblings. As a child, Sasha had always an interest in acting.
Sasha attended a college in her hometown, Chester. Later on, she enrolled herself in St. John’s senior high school for advanced schooling. Further, to continue her education, she joined the University of Notre Dame du Lac, USA. She graduated with a bachelors’ degree in Media Studies from the University. Other information about her early life is still a mystery that needs to be solved.
Sasha Czack Career: Rise to Fame
Soon after graduating from the University of Notre Dame du Lac, Czack began to look for acting assignments in TVs and movies. Her hunting ended when she bagged a role in American Soap Opera “Love for Life” that aired on CBS network. The show was created by Roy Winsor that telecasted on CBS network from September 24, 1951, to February 1, 1980. The role gave her the opportunity to grab the attention of director Frank Perry.
She was offered the lead role in the 1972 American drama “Play It as It Lays”. But she lost the opportunity due to her fiancé at that time Sylvester Stallone. He insisted Czack to stay back in New York and help him on the project he was working at that time. She even worked as a waitress to support him while he was filming the movie Rocky in New York.
Besides acting, Sasha had a great passion for photography. In 1976, she manned the camera in her former husband’s blockbuster movie ‘Rocky”. She has captured some of the still pictures of the classic movie. She also got the chance to share the screen with Sylvester Stallone in Rocky III. The movie has won three Oscars.
She has dragged herself to the spotlight following her marriage with Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone. By that time, he has already appeared in movies like ‘No Place to Hide’ (1970), ‘The Lords of Flatbush’ (1974), and many more. Sasha came in the screen again with the Drama Vic released in 2006 directed and produced by son Sage Stallone. She portrayed the role of Lilly and in the lead where actors like Miriam Byrd-Nethery, Clu Gulager, and Tom Gulager.
As Sasha was on the way to the height of her career, her career took a backseat in Hollywood. She sidelined her career when her son Seargeoh Stallone was diagnosed with autism. After that, she became involved in various Autism related charity works like the Autism Society of America.
Sasha and Sylvester Stallone’s: Love Saga
Sasha met her future husband while they were working together in the industry. The duo instantly fell for each other and began dating. While in a relationship, she has supported Stallone in building his career at the cost of her own career. However, the exact story regarding the beginning of their love story is still not known.
After dating for years, Sasha became the first Mrs. Stallone when they tied the knot on 28 December 1974. As Sylvester Stallone had already become a superstar at that time, their wedding was a celebrity affair. Their wedding ceremony was covered by various news outlets and the media. Soon after their marriage, they moved to California in an attempt to build their career.
Just after two years of marriage, Sylvester gave his big hit “Rocky”. She has accompanied her husband in building his career. Sasha has attended the 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards with her husband Sylvester on January 29, 1977. The award was held at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The couple welcomed their first child Sage Moonblood on May 5, 1976, just after 1.5 years of tying the knot. They again experienced parenthood when they welcomed their second baby in 1979. He was named as Seargeoh Stallone. Later, at the age of 3 years, Seargeoh was diagnosed with autism. The sudden news caused grief to Sylvester and Sasha’s life. They tried their best to cure their son and underwent many therapies.
However, things didn’t go as per plan. Her son’s condition became the strain to ruin her married life with Sylvester which resulted in divorce.
Divorce with Sylvester Stallone: Twist of Fate
Amid all the problems, the duo tried to save their relationship. But, they could not hold their marriage for too long. After 11 years of togetherness, they parted their ways on February 14, 1985. The deteriorating health of Seorgeoh played the key role behind their failed marriage. The hectic schedule of Rambo and Sasha’s battle with Seargeoh put them in a different world. In an interview with People, Rambo revealed:
“It really was the turning point in Sasha’s life. Her dreams and aspirations have been rechanneled into dedicated research. She is driven person in that area. All of her priorities geared toward finding a cure. There is no fun in the future that way.”
Their relationship which survived a storm in 1974 finally ended in 1985. Their divorce was a high profile divorce settled with $ 12 million being received by Sasha.
Sasha’s Life after Divorce
After ending her relationship with Sylvester, Sasha moved to Malibu at a rented house six blocks away from Sylvester’s mansion. She began looking after her two sons. Even though their relationship crumbled, the duo maintained a healthy relationship with each other. Together they teamed up looking after their children.
As time passed by Sasha remained single for a while focusing on her professional career. Likewise, she got involved with various organizations contributing to helping the people suffering from Autism.
As she was progressing towards her career, after moving on, in 1996 she wrote and directed the short movie ‘Long Lost Love’. There she met Rick Ash and fell in love with him. After one year of dating, Rick Ash and Czack tied the knot in 1997.
However, the pair couldn’t go further in their married life and called it off sometimes later. The marriage was too short-lived. The exact date and the reasons behind the divorce are not known yet. Rick Ash and Sylvester have worked together in the film Shade that released in 2003.
On the other hand, Sylvester Stallone also moved on to his life. He married Brigitte Nielsen just after ten months following the divorce with Sasha in 1985. She was her co-star in Rocky IV. But, their marriage was also an affair of a short period. They divorced on 13 July 1987. The Hollywood rock star again married Jennifer Flavin in 1997. Since then, he is happily married to her.
Sasha Czack’s Children: Sage And Seorgeoh Stallone
Sasha is a mother of two sons from her first husband, Sylvester Stallone. Her first child Sage Moonblood has walked in the footsteps of his father and entered the acting profession. He is an American actor, producer, director, and film distributor. He made debut as an actor in Rocky V (1990) alongside his father.
Likewise, he has also starred in the movie Daylight released in 1996 with his father. Sage moved towards the direction and directed his first short film ‘Vic’. In 2006, the movie won the “Best New Filmmaker Award” at the Boston Film Festival. His other projects include ‘Promises Written in Water’ and ‘The Agent’. Unfortunately, he was found dead on July 13, 2012, at his home.
Sasha’s youngest son Seargeoh Stallone was diagnosed with autism at the tender age of 3 years. His disease was the primary reason that created a dispute between Sasha and Stallone and later it resulted in divorce. Seargeoh’s health condition improved at the age of 10 after going through many therapies and a number of visits to doctors.
Seargeoh has also shared the screen with his father. In 1979, he played the role of Robert Balboa – a newborn son of Stallone in the Rocky franchise Rocky III. Due to his health condition, he couldn’t pursue a career, unlike his brother. But he is intelligent and unique in his own way.
Tragic Death of Son Sage Moonblood
Sasha has gone through a lot of tragedies in her life. She was already in grief following his youngest son’s sickness that another pain added in her life. Her eldest son Sage Moonblood died at the age of 36 at his home in Los Angeles on July 13, 2012.
Rumors have been that he died due to a drug overdose. The investigation in- charge Lt. Fred Corral revealed there were no traces of drugs other than the painkillers at the time of his death. but later. Following his death, in an interview with New York Post, Sasha told that his son was using painkillers at the time of his death after having had five teeth pulled. She said:
“I told him not to do that. I have heard about people dying having multiple procedures done to your mouth. Do not have more than one tooth pulled”.
The autopsy reporter further revealed that Sage died of heart-attack caused by Atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. The Stallone family was passing through the tragic moment when the public made these allegations. As a reaction to the allegations, Sylvester Stallone made a public appeal for an end to “speculation and questionable reporting” regarding his son’s death. He said:
“Because when a parent loses a child there is no greater pain. Therefore I am imploring people to respect my wonderfully talented son’s memory and feel compassion for his loving mother, Sasha because this agonizing loss will felt for the rest of our lives. Sage was our first child and the center of our universe and I am humbly begging for all to have my son’s memory and soul left in peace.”
The tragic incident improved the relationship between Sylvester and his first wife. He often visits Sasha with his third wife Jennifer Flavin.
How Rich Is Sylvester’s First Wife Sasha?
Sasha Czack has worked in Hollywood for a while. From this, we can guess that she has garnered a fair amount of fortune. Likewise, her divorce with Sylvester was among one of the expensive divorces in the history of Hollywood. The divorce was settled with $12 million being received by Sasha.
She is also involved in various philanthropic works related to Autism. So, she has a pretty good amount of wealth to support her lavishing lifestyle. However, Sasha hasn’t spoken about the exact figural numbers of her net worth.