- Carey Salley is the ex of the famous actor, producer, and director, Emilio Estevez
- She was a model signed with the famous 1987 founded Wilhemina Modeling Agency
- With her ex-lover, Salley bore two kids who are both in the entertainment industry.
Known for having a brief relationship with actor, producer, director, and writer Emilio Estevez, Carey Salley has a resume that is more than this. Above her relationship with the Hollywood celebrity, she had a path for herself and seemed to have done quite well on it.
Carey Salley, Emilio Estevez’s ex was a top model prior to her relationship with her former lover. Despite her relationship with the actor being short-lived and lasting less than half a decade, she bore him the only kids he has as blood. Emilio Estevez is fondly remembered for being part of the famous The Breakfast Club.
Is Carey Salley Emilio Estevez’s Ex-wife?
She bore him two kids so it isn’t far-fetched that people would wonder if their relationship was sealed legally. Carey Salley’s relationship with the father of her children reportedly began in the 1980s.
When the couple started dating, Estevez was in his early 20s and his love interest at the time was said to have been a teenager. Although her exact date of birth hasn’t been stated yet, she was said to have been in her teenage years or just about legal age.
As of 1983 when the relationship began to make waves and hit the media outlets, they already had their first child, Taylor. A couple of years down the line, the lovers who were unmarried at the time, welcomed another child named Paloma.
In their 3 years of being together, Emilio Estevez and Carey Salley did not marry. Of all his relationships, the actor was only married once to Paula Abdul on April 29, 1992.
Carey Salley was a Model with Wilhemina Models Agency
The modeling agency which began operations after its founding in 1967 is the birth agency of over 2000 models. The founder is known as Wilhelmina Cooper and it provides services like management and representation to models and other entertainers.
The agency is regarded as one of the oldest and largest full-service agencies in the world. When the founder died in 1980, the known business partners became the stakeholders of the agency.
Before her relationship with her ex-lover, Carey was signed to the Wilhemina Modeling agency. Some other familiar names listed in this agency include Nicki Minaj, Nick Jonas, Shawn Mendez, Billie Eilish, Demi Lovato, and a host of others.
By the 1980s when Wilhemina Cooper died, Salley’s career as a model was already in full swing. However, in a couple of years, she seemed to have let go of the path and perhaps focused on being a mother.
What Transpired Between Emilio Estevez and his ex, Carey Salley?
Through their short-lived relationship, the couple had Taylor Levi Estevez who was born on June 22, 1984. He is the couple’s first child despite Estevez having a relationship prior, with actress, Mimi Rogers.
Emilio and Carey’s relationship was plagued with certain uncertainties and so, they were mostly on and off. Two years down the line, Estevez became a father for the second time when his girlfriend bore Paloma Rae Estevez. His daughter was born on February 15, 1986.
However, the year his daughter was born was the same year his relationship with Carey ended. The reason for the breakup has been rumored to have been caused by infidelity. At the time Paloma was born, her father was engaged to another woman who was not her mother.
Emilio Estevez got engaged to an actress known as Demi Moore. It was stated that they began a committed relationship barely 6 months into this meeting. They met on the set of the movie St. Elmo’s Fire.
Both relationships with Carey and Moore ended the same year as Demi got intel that her fiancé was cheating on her. While preparing for their wedding, the actress was told by her friend that she saw her to-be husband in Los Angeles with another woman.
While taking a break from the relationship after the information was gotten, Demi’s then lover went on to get the mother of his son pregnant, again.
The engagement was called off in 1986 but they remained together till 1987. The duo even attended an event together that year.
Her Ex-Boyfriend has Been in a Couple of Relationships
After the relationship with Demi, the director and Badlands star went on to date Paula Abdul. This particular relationship with the choreographer and singer lasted for 2 years. They got married on April 29, 1992, and the divorce is dated May 1994.
Emilio over the years has been linked to different women with whom he reportedly dated. Some of these women include Susanna Hoffs, Julie Briggs, Diane Lane, Maria Hanson, and Daphne Zuniga.
The actor even got engaged again in 2006 to Sonja Magdevski. Salley on the other hand has no known relationship after the one shared with the ‘Bronze Wrangler’ award winner.
Emilio Estevez’s Ex-wife Dragged Him Through Two Court Cases
The ‘Biografilm Award winner got the model ex-girlfriend pregnant twice but did not acknowledge his kids until 1987. July 1987 was when Emilio accepted Taylor and Paloma to be his.
This was even made possible because the mother of the kids dragged him to court. Salley filed a paternity suit against her ex-lover demanding the sum of $2 million. While acknowledging his paternity, the Sand actor also agreed to pay the sum of $3,500 every month in child support.
In addition to the child support he agreed to pay, Carey Salley’s ex also accepted to take care of his kids’ medical care bordering insurance policies and medical bills. Also, he took responsibility for their vacations, schooling, transportation, welfare, and other recreational activities.
About 6 years later, in 1993, Salley picked up another court case against her ex. This time, she demanded for a modification in the terms of the child support. According to her, she was unsatisfied with the way Emilio paid it.
While admitting that her ex had no obligation to pay more than what was required of him, she also felt he should do more. According to her, Estevez needed to augment his obligation so as to further encourage the lifestyle she and the kids were accustomed to.
The actor provided his annual statement of accounts in response to these new demands. He claimed that his salary has been consistent but he would still pay whatever the court rules for him to pay.
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Her Kids are Also Entertainers
Both Taylor and Paloma are entertainers though on different platforms. While Taylor Levi is also an actor, stunt double, and director, Rae is a musician. The two have even been on a movie project with their father.
Levi and his younger sister are, as already stated, the only kids of their father. He has had quite a number of relationships but through them all, Emilio never wanted any more kids.
Carey Salley’s kids were part of the movie The Public which was written, directed, and produced by their dad. Estevez also acted in the movie and had his son play the role of his stunt double. Taylor Levi also co-produced the movie so as to take off some of the weight on his dad.
The 37 year old Paloma was the brain and artist behind most of the songs and soundtracks of the same movie. According to her Instagram bio, she is a film and TV composer. Paloma Rae Estevez jumped on the project and contributed a good percentage of the sounds in the movie The Public.
The actor’s second child is a drummer who is part of three different bands. She released an EP and has her songs up on Spotify for the streaming pleasure of her fans.
Additionally, Paloma Rae is an athlete and surfer. From her posts on social media, she has been in a long time relationship with a woman identified as Taylor Walker. Walker is an artistic porter and a Criminal Justice journalist.
In 2019, the model Carey Salley and her ex were made grandparents. It was the actor’s first time of being a grandfather thanks to Taylor, his son. By June 2019, Taylor Levi and his wife welcomed their first child.
Where is Carey Salley Now and What is Her Net Worth?
Carey Salley, the ex-lover of the Staten Island-born actor was widely known to be a model. Signed to the WLHM Modeling agency, she made quite a fortune for herself irrespective of the fact that her stint as a model may have been short-lived.
According to several sources, a model signed to the agency makes an hourly salary of about $100 to $202. There have been several stipulations about the annual salary range, though. While some sources peg it to be about $58,000 annually, others claim it goes as high as $520,000 yearly.
Whatever the case may be, Salley sure did make a bit of fortune from her career as a WLHM-represented model.
The father of her two children, Estevez Emilio however has a net worth of $18 million. This figure is according to celebritynetworth,com.
Carey Salley may have gone off the radar after the 1990s when she dragged her ex-lover through the court case. However, she, primarily raising her two kids has given off the idea that she did pretty well as a mother.
Although it isn’t clear what she did or her career path after her relationship with the director, an Instagram comment on her daughter’s throwback picture gave a hint.
It seems like Carey Salley went into ranching and may have taken care of horses while raising her kids. Her daughter has admitted to being a horse lover and may have gotten this from her mother.