Victoria Spader real name was Victoria Elizabeth Kheel, an American actress known for her roles in the films, including 1988 Jack’s Back and Sex, Lies, and Videotape.
On June 1, 1959, she was born in Rochester, New York. Her surname was Kheel, given by her mother after her divorce from her father Lee, and there is not much information about her early life, including her siblings.
Also, there is no information about her school life or about her academics. She has been on the list of those celebrities whose early lives were unknown to the public. Likewise, she is not even featured on Wikipedia.
She was not a popular girl from the start. She got recognized among the fans after marrying three-time Emmy award winner James Todd Spader from whom she received the name ‘Spader.’
After marrying her husband, James Spader, her gates for the film industry were smoothly opened, and she was able to make a lot of fame for herself by starring in moving such as ‘Jack’s Back‘ and ‘Sex, Lies and Videotape.’
Although she became an actress after her marriage, at the start, she came into the film industry as a set designer. Her career was quite uplifting after increasing her recognition among the on-set celebrities.
Later, she was divorced from her husband in 2004. But, she didn’t stop after that, and she began to pursue moving further in life and enhancing her career after being in the category of those wives who took leverage of their husband’s fame to become a celebrity.
She didn’t stop and gained a lot of popularity of her own. Before her marriage to James, she made a huge amount from her career as a set decorator.
Her parents made a career in the film industry, and she followed her parent’s footsteps to become what she is today known for.
Victoria Spader Biography
Who Is James Spader?
James Spader is an American actor and producer popularly known for being featured in the movies Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), the action science fiction film Stargate (1994), the controversial psychological thriller Crash (1996).
He was also famous for being the three-time Emmy Award winner for his outstanding acting skills in some movies. On February 7, 1960, James was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and he is the youngest among his three siblings.
He was born to Jean and Stoddard Greenwood Spader, who were both teachers by profession. They met each other due to teaching in the same school and married.
James attended multiple private schools, including The Pike School, where his mother taught art. Later, he moved to Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts, where his father taught.
He moved to Phillips Academy Andover, which was a co-educational university-preparatory school. He later dropped out of school due to some of his issues.
How Did James Spader Become An Actor?
After dropping out of high school, he decided to move to New York and make a full-time career in acting. So, he moved to New York and auditioned for some films and dramas.
During this time, he worked in many places to convert his expenses. He worked as a bartender, teaching yoga, driving a meat truck, loading railroad cars, and being a stable boy.
He received his first major film role in the 1981 film Endless Love. After this major role, he knew about his potential and hustled a lot. He got his career breakthrough after featuring in the 1986 movie when he played the rich, arrogant playboy Steff in Pretty in Pink.
His career skyrocketed, and he featured in high grossing films including Bad Influence, Wolf, Critical Care, Speaking of Sex, Shorts, Lincoln, The Homesman, and Avengers: Age Of Ultron.
He also made a huge career in television series including Diner, Cocaine: One Man’s Seduction, Frasier, Seinfeld, The Pentagon Papers, The Practice, The Office, and The Blacklist, which started in 2013 and is still running on television with new episodes.
How Did James Spader Meet Victoria Spader?
James Spader made huge fame due to his acting skills and winning three Emmy Awards for different movies. He met Victoria in a Yoga studio in the 1980s. James was a yoga teacher while Victoria came in as a student.
Both were attracted to each other and became best friends. They used to hang out a lot, taking their relationship further. After dating for some years, they decided to take things even further and marry.
In 1987, the couple got hitched, and they made their love to welcome two children named Sabastian Spader and Elijah Spader. Later, James could find something attractive in his wife and started to date Leslie Stefanson in 2002.
Victoria got to know about it as the media outlets won’t stay off the record for long. As Victoria heard about this, there was an argument between the couple, and they decided to get separated.
Although there is not much information about what incidents occurred during the argument, their reason for turning towards divorce was indeed Leslie.
In 2004, the couple was divorced, and James continued to date his girlfriend, Leslie. The couple could be seen together working in the movie Alien Hunter. After a while, Leslie retired from the film industry, but she never retired from James’s life.
According to the reports, James is currently dating his girlfriend, Leslie, for more than a decade. However, Victoria has remained single ever since she got divorced from James.
She pursued making a career on her own. Her children can be seen living a happy life with her. After her divorce, she was able to take her net worth to net heights and stand today earning more than 2 million.
How Did Victoria Spader Die?
Many rumors are being spread about the death of the ex-wife of James Spader, named Victoria Spader. However, it is reported that Victoria Spader is alive and living a peaceful life with her children at 62.
She has not been featured in any of the latest movies, but she has always been a part of some movies as a set decorator. Her creativity skills are seen during the cinematic scenes.