Who Is Wyatt Russell’s Wife, Meredith Hagner?

Just ahead of his Marvel Cinematic Universe debut, Wyatt Russell became a father. The star doesn’t have social media himself, but the news came directly from the source: The mother of his child. Who is actor Wyatt Russell’s wife, Meredith Hagner? Learn about the couple here.

Actor Wyatt Russell comes from a Hollywood family

If Russell invokes the image of a certain action star, that’s to be expected. His father is Kurt Russell, a movie star with an expansive career including such popular films as Escape From New York and Big Trouble in Little China. Who does that make his mom? Russell’s long-time partner, Goldie Hawn.

Hawn and Kurt Russell got together on the set of their film Swing Shift. From her previous marriage to Bill Hudson, she had two children: Oliver and Kate Hudson. Both went on to become famous actors themselves. Russell also has another half-brother, Boston Russell, from his dad’s first marriage.

He stars in the Disney+ MCU series ‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’

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Russell didn’t initially plan to follow in his parents’ and siblings’ footsteps. But after sustaining a serious injury while playing professional hockey, he decided to give it a chance. He earned attention with supporting roles in films like 22 Jump Street and Ingrid Goes West.

After about a decade in the business, Russell’s latest project should make him a household name just like his family members. He stars as John Walker in the Disney+ MCU series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In the comic books, his character takes over for Captain America.

How many times has Wyatt Russell been married?

Russell’s marriage to Hagner is his second. He married Sanne Hamers in 2012. The pair met while Russell was living in the Netherlands playing hockey there. After less than three years of marriage, they separated. Russell’s divorce was finalized in 2017.

Russell met Hagner, also an actor, while filming the 2016 comedy Folk Hero & Funny Guy. Though she played the love interest of a different character, Hagner and Russell clicked, and soon began dating. After getting engaged the year before, they tied the knot in September 2019.

Wyatt Russell’s wife Meredith Hagner announced their first child

Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner attend the New York premiere of 'Ingrid Goes West' on August 8, 2017.
Wyatt Russell and Meredith Hagner attend the New York premiere of ‘Ingrid Goes West’ on August 8, 2017. | Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

In November 2020, Hagner and Russell confirmed they were expecting a child. Hagner even shared photos from her baby shower with sister-in-law Hudson and mother-in-law Hawn. In March 2021, the Search Party and Palm Springs actor announced their new arrival.

“Right after these photos we HAD A BABY, BABY,” she wrote on Instagram. “April issue of @voguemagazine in our van, Carnella, which we lived in for a big chunk of my pregnancy.2 weeks after these photos were taken we welcomed the heavenly Buddy Prine Russell into the world! It’s been nothing short of magic.