Are you familiar with the name Damian Hardy? if not, he is the ex-husband of Charisma Carpenter, an actress who came into the limelight after her iconic role on the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The ex-couple was in a marital relationship for years before going their separate ways.
Well, find out if Hardy is remarried to anyone after his divorce from his first wife Carpenter. Hardy shares a son with his first wife. In addition to their marriage, the article will also focus on Damian’s career, family, and several other aspects of his life.
Let’s zoom in!
Who is Charisma Carpenter Ex-Husband Damian Hardy? His Professional Career
Damian is a salon manager at The Chris McMillan Salon, one of the luxury hair salons in Central, West, and East Los Angeles. It was established by Chris McMillan in April 2002.
McMillan provides the best service with its world-class unisex stylists. Their original salon in Burton Way was named “Best of Beauty Award Winners” by the beauty experts of Allure Magazine. Its clients include a long list of celebrities like Jennifer Aniston, Miley Cyrus, and Ruby Rose as well.
In his extensive career in the salon business, Hardy has befriended many celebrities. Besides, he is also a good friend of the owner of “The Chris McMillan Salon”, Chris. In November 2018, he shared a crazy photo of the two wishing Chris on his birthday. He captioned his post as:
“Happy Birthday @mrchrismcmillan My Friend My Brother All the Love in the World.” He ended the post with hashtags “#wearetheluckyones #truefriends #micktomykeith.”
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Damian Hardy Bio and Parents
Hardy was born on 28th February in the United States of America. However, the precise year of his birth is yet to be revealed.
Talking about his parents, Hardy shared an image of his three-generation with his father and son on the occasion of Father’s Day in 2018.
Not much about his childhood days is known to date, however, we can safely say that Damian was quite interested in playing basketball during his teen years.
He is an American and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
His Marriage With Wife Charisma Carpenter: Where Did They Marry?
Damian and Charisma tied the knot on 5th October 2002. The two walked down the aisle in Carpenter’s house located in Las Vegas.
Unlike many lovebirds, the duo was quite open when it comes to their love affair. They made a series of public appearances throughout their marriage.
Back in 2004, Hardy stepped out with his spouse to attend the ‘Playmate of the Year 2004’ presentation at the Playboy Mansion. Carpenter was also featured in the June 2004 issue of the magazine.
They both enjoyed numerous outdoor events while living in their house in Los Angeles. The duo used to go hiking, rock climbing, traveling, rollerblading, and horseback riding.
When Did They First Meet?
Although the exact date of their first meeting is unknown, it is safe to say they began dating in the late 1990s based on their initial public appearances.
Back in Feb 1999, Hardy and Carpenter were spotted attending the premiere of the movie Message in a Bottle at Mann Village Theatre in Westwood, California.
They dated for a long time before they walked down the aisle in 2002. Nevertheless, their marriage didn’t sustain for a long time and they split following five long years of marriage.
What Was the Reason Behind Their Separation?
In 2007, Charisma filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Jeff Raymond, a representative for the actress told People: “They are separated and now living separately.”
Sources say their separation was amicable.
Their Divorce Proceeding and Child Custody
Charisma and Damian’s divorce was finalized in mid of 2008. Thankfully, the couple had signed a prenup that made their divorce settlement easy and fast.
The former pair agreed to share the joint legal and physical custody of their son, Donovan Charles Hardy, born in March 2003. Meanwhile, Charisma was ordered to pay her ex-husband $6,000 for attorneys’ fees and $300 per month in child support.
Is Damian Hardy Remarried? Who is His Second Wife?
Yes, Hardy has been married to his new wife for a couple of years now. He tied the knot with Abby Hardy on 7th September 2018, in Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. They are leading a wonderful married life ever since.
Getting back to square one, they began dating just after Hardy’s divorce with Charisma in late 2008. Celebrating their second anniversary, Damian uploaded a sweet photo of the couple with a lengthy emotional Instagram post. He also revealed when did they start their lovey-dovey in the photo.
Take a look,
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The two have also uploaded a number of their pictures on each other social media, proving how much they love each other.
Do They Share Any Children?
Damian and Abby have a son. However, the couple has kept the details of their little boy including his name and birth out of the public eye. In June 2020, Hardy posted a rare photo with both of his sons.
What is His Net Worth?
Damian’s estimated wealth stands at $200,000 in 2021. He mainly makes his riches from his work as a salon manager among others.
Short Bio Of His Ex-Wife Charisma Carpenter
Carpenter is from Las Vegas, Nevada. Talking about her acting journey, the actress began with a role in an episode of Baywatch in 1994. She subsequently appeared in the NBC series, Malibu Shores.
Charisma played the main role of Cordelia Chase, a snobby and popular high school pupil in the acclaimed drama series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She worked on the project from 1997 to 1999. She gained further fame after playing another main role in its spin-off Angel.
Additionally, Carpenter has worked on the silver screen. Her movie credits include Psychosis, The Expendables, and more.