He was engaged to Robin Wright, but they called it off in 2015. Robin Wright has found the silver lining in her divorce from Sean Penn! Related Story: Sean Penn Disses Madonna and Robin Wright: 'Charlize Theron Would Be My First Marriage' Robin first met Sean — who is now dating actress Charlize Theron — on the set of the 1990 movie 'State of Grace.' The couple welcomed children Dylan, 23, and Hopper Jack, 21, before tying the knot in 1996. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) "I was pregnant and ostensibly married at 24," she recalled of their relationship, before explaining why she decided to take her husband's last name.(Though she took a less "ladylike" approach with that last point. Rumors said the duo called off their engagement last November, but they put on a united front and quashed those rumors when they walked the red carpet together at the Golden Globes in January.Her word, not ours.)"He inspires me to be the best of myself. Sean Penn, two-time Oscar winner and love interest of Charlize Theron, has seemingly re-evaluated his relationships with ex-wives Madonna and Robin Wright.I don't know any other word for it." reports that they've ended their engagement with a source explaining "[Robin] got swept up in the engagement last Christmas, but then their schedules got crazy and she realised it wasn't the right decision."They continued: "The gap just ended up being too much. She couldn't deal with him anymore."The couple, who met on the set of movie What a weekend for the Penn clan.Just hours after her daughter was linked to Steve Mc Queen's grandson, and her ex hubby was PDAing all over town with new leading lady, Charlize Theron - the beautiful Robin Wright has confirmed her engagement to her toyboy actor, Ben Foster."My eyes are set forward and I’ve never been happier.I have too much respect for Sean and our two extraordinary children to sell our past joys and woes for public consumption and fodder." Wright concluded, however, that she and Penn took away several valuable lessons from their union.
The source added to in 2011 and are believed to have started dating in February 2012.
In a revealing new interview, the 48-year-old actress confessed her breakup from the 'Into the Wild' actor ultimately allowed her to get closer to her new fiancé, Ben Foster. "I [changed my name] really for my children because we'd had kids before we married, and I thought that we should all have the same name.
"I believe we were together not only to have our beautiful children but to learn how to love... That's traditional." By December 2007, the duo's marital bliss began to fade and Robin filed for divorce.
This will be the third marriage for Robin, who was married to former Hollywood hellraiser Sean Penn for 13 years.
The pair have two children: Dylan, 22, and Hopper, 20.