Golshifteh Farahani’s Ex-Husband Christos Dorje Walker Is a Monk

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Golshifteh Farahani’s Ex-Husband Christos Dorje Walker Is a Monk
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Christos Dorje Walker is popularly known as the ex-husband of Iranian and French actress Golshifteh Farahani. Farahni is widely popular for her performance in movies such as Body of Lies, Extraction, Extraction 2, and many more. Christos who lived quite a secluded life before his marriage to the actress gained sudden fame after his separation.

Here, we will look into Walker’s life before and after tying the knot with Golshifteh. Along with this, we will also dig into the marriage life he had with his ex-partner.

Christos Dorje Walker Is An Australian Citizen

Walker was born on November 28, 1970, in Queensland, Australia. The details about his parents and upbringing are unknown. He was only recognized after marrying his now ex-wife.

Christos Dorje Walker with his ex-wife Golshifteh Farahani
Golshifteh’s ex-husband was born and grew up in Australia. Source: Facebook

Despite the secrecy, we know that Walker grew up in the Gold Coast area of Queensland and comes from a well-to-do family.

He Graduated From Australia’s Public University

Christos went to a private school located in his hometown and completed his secondary level of education there. Later, he got into Australia’s Public University to complete his bachelor’s.

Walker graduated from the university and started traveling to different places soon after that.

Walker Became A Monk and Received His Middle Name, ‘Dorje’

Christos has been into meditation since his late teens. And finally, after his graduation, he got a chance to explore his interests. He traveled to countries such as India, Bhutan, and the Himalayas to learn several methods of meditation and spirituality.

He dedicated more than three years of his life to a Chinese Guru, Qi Gong to learn meditation. At the age of 22, he officially became a Buddhist Monk and gained his middle name, ‘Dorje’.

Dorje lived 5 years under the Tibetian Buddhist Tradition but later realized that he was not fit to be a monk.

How Did Christos Dorje Walker Meet Actress Golshifteh Farahani? Wedding Details

In 2014, Walker met Golshifteh at a music event. Farahani was already a big actress at the time and had given her best works in movies such as M for Mother and Body of Lies.

Christos Walker and Golshifteh Farahani married in 2015.
Christos Dorje was married to Actress Golshifteh for two years. Source: Instagram

The pair felt an instant connection and soon started dating. Only after a year of dating, the duo decided to get married and took their vows in a private ceremony in 2015.

They Divorced 2 years After their marriage

The married life of Christos and his wife which seemed to be quite peaceful from the outside, had already started facing problems within a couple of months. Despite several attempts to make the relationship work, the husband-wife could not succeed.

In 2017, Walker and Farahani officially divorced. The reason behind their separation is not known until today. They did not have any children together.

Is Christos Married To Anyone Else Today?

No, Christos has not married anyone else after divorcing his first wife. After being in such a famed relationship, Christos has chosen to keep his current status private.

Similarly, his ex-spouse Farahani has also not tied the knot with anyone else since the separation. She was previously married to Amin Mahadavi from 2003 to 2011 before meeting Walker.

Christos Currently Works As A Psychotherapist

At present, Walker is a professional psychotherapist who works all over Australia. After moving back to Australia, leaving his Buddhist life behind, he decided to study massage and bodywork. Eventually, he joined the Somatic School of Psychotherapy.

Golshifteh's ex-husband Christos Dorje Walker
Christos is an Australian psychotherapist. Source: Getty Images

Christos has established himself as a professional somatic psychotherapist and has been working in the field for nearly two decades now. Alongside he also teaches meditation and believes it to be a way of living a better life.

What is Christos Dorje Walker’s Net Worth?

As a psychotherapist in Australia, Christos has a very good income and net worth of nearly $1 million. The 53-year-old is still actively involved in his profession and still adding assets.

Similarly, his ex-wife, Farahani also has a net worth of over $1 million. She is in her 40s today and doing remarkable work for the television industry.