It was revealed that musician Beck has filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years. His wife actress Marissa Ribisi was served with divorce papers the day after Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles. They were married in a small private ceremony at the luxurious San Ysidro Ranch outside of Santa Barbara in 2004. The ex couple have two children together, a 14 year old son, Cosimo and daughter Tuesday,11. It was the first marriage for both of them, although Beck had a 9 year relationship with clothing designer Leigh Limon and he briefly dated actress Winona Ryder.
Besides acting, Ribisi is also a successful screenwriter. Some of the better known films she wrote the screenplay for are, ‘True Crime’, Pleasantville’, ‘Dazed and Confused’ and ‘The Brady Bunch Movie.’ Ribisi and her twin brother actor Giovanni Ribisi are second generation Scientologists, as is Beck. The singer is a 7 time Grammy winner, winning ‘Album of the Year’ in 2015 for ‘Morning Phase.’ He also took home two Grammys this year for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Engineered Album. Beck’s full legal name is Bek David Campbell, he was born in and raised in Los Angeles.
His father, David Campbell was a Canadian musician, and his mother Bibbie Hansen was a well known visual artist who worked closely with Andy Warhol. Although he is now a member of the controversial ‘Church of Scientology, he was exposed to Judaism and Jewish holidays when he was growing up, from his mother’s side. He has said that he considers himself ‘culturally Jewish.’ Noticeably absent from last week’s Grammy Awards, was Beck’s wife. The singer attended the event with his daughter Tuesday Hansen. His daughter has elected to use her grandmother’s maiden name as her last name, and is an aspiring singer. Friends of Beck have told ‘The Blast’ the couple have been ‘having issues on and off for the last five years.’