Who hasn’t heard about the megastar Sylvester Stallone? He is a renowned actor, director, and writer of Hollywood. While there are many things you may know about him, there’s still some chapters of his personal life that needs to unfold. One of the chapters includes Sasha Czack. Many may not know that she is the first lady who got married to Sylvester and mother of his two children. Here we have dethroned every information related to Sasha Czack.
Sasha Czack is a passionate photographer, film director, writer, and actress. However, her identity in the world is rooted as the wife of Sylvester Stallone. They got married on December 28, 1974, when the Rocky star was trying to make his career. They together share two children. The couple after 11 years, finally called off their marriage on February 14, 1985. Though they got separated they are still among the Hollywood most famous and influential couples. After the divorce, both moved on their life and got married to other partners. However, for Sasha, the second marriage also didn’t work. Then after, she remained single looking after his Autistic son Seargeoh Stallone. She is still among one of the best photographers in Hollywood.
Sasha Czack Wiki and Bio
Sasha Czack was born originally as Alexandra Jane Czack in Chester, Pennsylvania. She was born on 17th July 1950 to American parents. Sasha holds American nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. Sasha also known as Stitch was raised in Chester along with her infamous siblings. It has been reported that since her childhood, Sasha was interested in acting.
Sasha attended a college in her hometown, Chester. Later, 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.
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 Marriage That Was Never Meant To Last Forever
Sasha Czack 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 34th Annual Golden Globe Awards with 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 the 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. And finally, after 11 years of togetherness, they parted their ways on February 14, 1985. Their divorce was a high profile divorce. The news came as a shock to many as no one had ever thought the power couple would end their relationship. The divorce was settled with $ 12 million.
Sasha’s Life after Divorce
After ending her relationship with Sylvester, Sasha remained single for a while. She started focusing on her professional career and spent her time taking care of her Autistic son. She even 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 his life. He married Brigitte Nielsen just after ten months following the divorce with Sasha in 1985. She was her co-star in the Rocky IV. But, their marriage was also an affair of 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
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 “Best New Filmmaker Award” in 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 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, but later on it was found that he died due to the heart-attack. 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”.
He was a celebrity and in the Hollywood people often predict the untimely demise of celebrities due to a drug overdose. 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. This all points that 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.