Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber, one of Hollywood’s most enduring couples, have split up after 11 years Romance. In 2002, she was featured in People magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People.
Naomi Ellen Watts is a British actress and film producer. She made her screen debut in the Australian drama film For Love Alone (1986) and then appeared in the Australian television series Hey Dad..! (1990), Brides of Christ (1991) and Home and Away (1991) and alongside Nicole Kidman and Thandie Newton in the coming-of-age comedy-drama film Flirting (1991).
After moving to America, Watts appeared in films, including Tank Girl (1995), Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996) and Dangerous Beauty (1998) and had the lead role in the television series Sleepwalkers (1997–1998).
For her leading role as Maria Bennett in the disaster film The Impossible (2012), she received second nominations for the Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
Watts was in a relationship with actor Heath Ledger from August 2002 to May 2004. In the spring of 2005, Watts began a relationship with actor Liev Schreiber. She confirmed in an interview in late January 2009 that Schreiber had in fact given her a ring but that neither of them wanted to rush into marriage. Schreiber, known to play tricks on the media, had once before called her his wife in 2007, but later revealed that it was a joke.
The couple’s first son, Alexander “Sasha” Pete, was born in July 2007 in Los Angeles, and their second son, Samuel “Sammy” Kai, in December 2008 in New York City. After a temporary hiatus from acting, she returned to work with The International, her first project since becoming a mother. Watts stated in April 2010 that she would have a third child if she could guarantee a baby girl.
On September 26, 2016, Watts and Schreiber announced their separation, after 11 years together.