Who is Salman Rushdie’s partner? In his 4 marriages

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Salman Rushdie is a British-American author who was born in India. He was stabbed multiple times in upstate New York.

The 75-year-old man was speaking at an event at the Chautauqua Institution when someone ran onto the stage and attacked him, the BBC reports.

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After the horrific attack, he was immediately operated on and put on a ventilator. The fear grows that he could lose an eye.

At the time of writing, no charges had been filed. But police have apprehended a New Jersey suspect who is 24 years old.

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Let’s learn more about the person posting prayers and congratulations on social media. Who does he work with?

Salman Rushdie is not married in 2022

In 2022, the author of books on magical realism set in India is not married to anyone.

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He has been secretly dating a woman named Rachel Eliza Griffiths since 2019 and the two have been seen together at many events.

A source told Page Six in June 2019 that he was dating the 43-year-old poet and artist after they were spotted celebrating his birthday together in London.

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They also attended various events in New York, such as the House of SpeakEasy Gala and a film event hosted by the National Arts Club.

In her Amazon bio, she says she is both a poet and a photographer and has written three book series and the poetry collection Mule & Pear.

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She lives in New York and works at Sarah Lawrence College.

The author has been married four times

Salman has been married and divorced four times in his life. In 2007 he was knighted.

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Padma Lakshmi, an Indian-American actress, model and television presenter, is his youngest and probably best-known partner.

After meeting in 1999, they were married from 2004 to 2007.

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Before that, from 1997 to 2004, the 75-year-old was married to series creator and editor Elizabeth West.

Salman was also married to American writer Marianne Wiggins, who was a 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist for fiction.

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They married in 1988 and were together until 1993, but she wasn’t the first person the Midnight’s Children writers dated.

In 1969 he met literary agent Clarissa Luard at a Pop Stay performance in the UK. Seven years later, in 1976, the two married.

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They divorced in 1987 but remained close friends. When she died of breast cancer in 1999, the novelist was by her side.

How many of his children does he have?

The author’s two ex-wives each gave birth to a son, so he has four sons.

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Salman and his first wife Clarissa Luard had a son named Zafar Rushdie. He is 42 years old. He was born in 1980, seven years before their split.

He is a public relations expert and founded The Green Room Agency. In 2022 he married jazz singer Natalie Rushdie.

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Milan Rushdie is Salman’s second son. He has it with his ex-wife Elizabeth West. Milan was born in 1999, so in 2022 he will be 23 years old.

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