It is the second divorce for Banderas, who was previously married to Spanish actress Ana Leza for eight years, divorcing in , the same year he married Griffith. Fifty-six year-old Griffith, who was nominated for an Oscar for 's "Working Girl," has three previous divorces. A source told People at the time that they seemed "very happy, mutually supportive, loving. Her younger brother, Sami born , is a furniture designer. But — it should not be just because I am a woman".