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Nicolas Cage | Riko Shibata | Source: Getty Images
Nicolas Cage | Riko Shibata | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage & His Japanese Wife’s Daughter Amazes Fans with Her Beauty in Rare Pic

Dorcus Osongo
Sep 14, 2023
11:00 A.M.
  • Nicolas Cage and his wife, Riko Shibata, exchanged vows in a small and private ceremony in 2021.
  • The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter, in 2022, who was named after Cage's late father.
  • Cage and Shibata recently had a "nice" time on their daughter's first birthday. Fans were excited to see the couple's baby girl.
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Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage and his wife, Riko Shibata, got married on February 16, 2021, at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. The actor and Shibata tied the knot after being in a relationship for over a year. The two met in Shiga, Japan.

The actor's marriage to Shibata is his fifth after a public split from his fourth wife, Erika Koike, to whom he was married for four days in March 2019. Cage was previously married to Patricia Arquette from 1995 to 2001, Lisa Marie Presley from 2002 to 2004, and Alice Kim from 2004 to 2016.

Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

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Cage then wed Shibata at a small, private wedding held on the actor's late father's birthday. In January 2022, media reports confirmed that Shibata, who is from Kyoto, Japan, was pregnant with the couple's first child. A representative of the two said Cage and his wife were elated to be parents to their firstborn.

Riko Shibata in New York City on April 10, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Riko Shibata in New York City on April 10, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

In April 2022, Cage excitedly shared the news on The Kelly Clarkson Show that he was going to have a little girl with Shibata and that she would be named after his late father. "It's gonna be the biggest adventure of my life," he said.

Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

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Cage and Shibata wanted to call their child Akira Francesco if it were a boy and Lennon Augie for a girl. The actor added that he couldn't wait to call their girl Lennie. In an interview with GQ, he showed off a two-month ultrasound on his phone and was so thrilled to be expecting a child at 58.

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Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in New York City on April 10, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage and Riko Shibata in New York City on April 10, 2022 | Source: Getty Images

The actor also shared on Access Hollywood that he was extremely excited to be expecting a baby girl as his boys were all grown up. Cage is a dad to Weston Cage, 32, and Kal-El Coppola Cage, 17, from his previous relationships.

The dad of three confessed that he missed going to the store with his kids. He was happy that he would soon have a child to sing lullabies to and play with in a rocking chair. Cage said he was thrilled to get back to being a dad to a young child.

Weston Cage, Nicolas Cage, and Kal-El Coppola Cage in Buena Park, California on September 12, 2015 | Source: Getty Images

Weston Cage, Nicolas Cage, and Kal-El Coppola Cage in Buena Park, California on September 12, 2015 | Source: Getty Images

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On September 7, 2022, a representative for the couple confirmed that Cage and Shibata had welcomed their baby girl. The representative noted that the mother and daughter were doing fine. The couple named their daughter August Francesca Coppola Cage. August recently turned one to her parents' pure joy.

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Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in New York City on November 29, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in New York City on November 29, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

How Did Cage and Shibata Celebrate Their Daughter's Birthday?

Before August turned one, Cage revealed that his daughter would be wearing a Supergirl cape on her birthday. Cage was present for his daughter's first birthday on September 7, 2023, despite a busy schedule in his acting career.

Reacting to the rare picture of Cage's daughter, fans said she was gorgeous and described Cage as a charming and very talented individual.

Nicolas Cage in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage in West Hollywood, California on November 18, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

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The "Con Air' star celebrated August's birthday just before the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Cage joked that the celebration just before TIFF had become a tradition as he and Shibata welcomed August just in time for last year's festival.

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A day after Cage celebrated his daughter's first birthday, he was in Toronto, Canada for the premiere of his film, "Dream Scenario." He revealed there was a celebration for August's birthday the day before, adding, "We had a nice time together, yesterday."

Nicolas Cage in Toronto, Canada on September 07, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage in Toronto, Canada on September 07, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage in New York City on April 10, 2014 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage in New York City on April 10, 2014 | Source: Getty Images

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Cage is a proud dad and a celebrated actor. He has appeared in over 110 movies since the 1980s. The actor made his television debut in the pilot of "Best of Times" in 1981, but the show wasn't picked up by ABC.

In March 2023, the dedicated dad was seen carrying August after touching down at JFK airport in New York City. The 59-year-old had a bright smile on his face as he carried his baby girl, who was seven months old then. Cage was accompanied by his 28-year-old wife.

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The actor wore a black T-shirt and a shiny neon yellow jacket styled with black pants and boots. Shibata was in a maxi black dress and a bomber jacket. She completed her look with black boots and a black purse. On her head was a red beanie and, in her arms, a yellow bag.

Nicolas Cage in Toronto, Ontario on September 09, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Nicolas Cage in Toronto, Ontario on September 09, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

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August rested in her father's arms and looked beautiful in her outfit. She was in blue jeans, a stylish white beanie, striped socks, and a cute pink Disney puffer jacket. The family of three looked gorgeous and happy as they made their way through the airport.

A fan comments on August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

A fan comments on August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

A fan comments on Nicolas Cage and August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

A fan comments on Nicolas Cage and August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

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A fan comments on Nicolas Cage and August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

A fan comments on Nicolas Cage and August Francesca Coppola Cage's appearance | Source: Www.dailymail.co.uk/

A picture from that day resurfaced in the pages of Daily Mail this month, in a feature about Cage's recent outing at the TIFF. Reacting to the rare picture of Cage's daughter, fans said she was gorgeous and described Cage as a charming and very talented individual. Another fan said August had adorable cheeks and was so cute. An online user wrote:

"Love Nic Cage-he's an absolute legend. His new hair is looking great too. His little girl is so adorable. I'm also loving that tartan suit. Can this man seriously do no wrong? Lol."

Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in West Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Riko Shibata and Nicolas Cage in West Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2021 | Source: Getty Images

Cage, Shibata, and August make an adorable family. When Cage got married for the fifth time, he said he knew tying the knot five times was a lot. However, he was happily married and believed he got it right this time with Shibata.

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