Another chance to fall in love. Ray LiottaAnd Jacy NittoloThey were both divorced when they first met, but they wanted to give love another chance.
The late Goodfellas actor and the former hairstylist went public with their romance in early 2020, shortly after Liotta’s turn in the critically acclaimed film Story of Marriage. After enjoying dinner in Malibu California, Nittolo was there to capture the passionate kiss.
In February of the same year, the duo made a red carpet debut at Film Independent Spirit Awards. Marriage StorySeveral categories nominated.
Ten months later, the HeartbreakersStar revealed that he proposed to his girlfriend over Christmas. “Christmas wishes do come true,” he wrote via Instagram in December 2020. “I asked the love of my life to marry me, and thank God she said yes!!!”
That same month, Nittolo celebrated Liotta’s birthday with an Instagram photo of the twosome dressed up for a formal occasion. “Happy Birthday to the love of my life,” she wrote her caption, adding heart and infinity symbol emojis.
Although they met during the coronavirus epidemic, their early stages of their relationship were not until after that. However, Liotta later claimed that the global health crisis helped to strengthen their love. “Luckily, I had met somebody, and it brought us really, really close, to the point now where I’m engaged,” he told PeopleIn November 2021. “I’ve heard that there’s a lot of people whose relationship didn’t work out because they were with each other so much. But she’s just great.”
Liotta, 67, died in his sleep in May 2022, before they could tie the knot. His publicist stated to NBC News that the actor was working in Dominican Republic for the upcoming film. Dangerous Waters.
Before meeting Nittolo Shades of BlueAlum was married to Michelle GraceFrom 1997 to 2004. The former spouses welcomed daughters Karsen LiottaIn December 1998. Karsen has since followed in her father’s footsteps, acting in films including Hubie HalloweenAnd Teenage Badass.
As a young girl, she often went with her dad to work. “I always go with him whenever I have a break,” she told Teen VogueJuly 2015. “I enjoy hanging out on location and meeting people.”
Jacy was married to an earlier husband. Joey Nittolo. The couple has three sons, Joey, Chazz, and Dax. Jade is their daughter.
In May 2021, Jacy shared an Instagram photo of her and her children celebrating Mother’s Day with Ray. Karsen wasn’t there, but her future stepmom gave her a shout-out in her caption. “Early Mother’s Day celebration with the crew ❤️,” she wrote at the time. “Missing @karsen_liotta.”
The Field of DreamsLater, it was revealed that Karsen was the one who set him up with Jacy. Karsen was at a party thrown by Jacy’s son Chazz when she met his mom and decided to play matchmaker.
“She said, ‘I want you to go out with my dad, I think you’d be perfect for my dad,’” Ray recalled during a September 2021 appearance on Live with Kelly & Ryan. Jacy initially wanted “nothing” to do with an actor, but she eventually came around.
Keep scrolling for Liotta and Jacy’s complete relationship timeline.