Leanne Goggins- Tragedy Of Walton Goggins First Wife

by Mela Thu Nov 30 2023 Updated On Fri Dec 01 2023
Leanne Goggins- Tragedy Of Walton Goggins First Wife

Leanne Goggins was the late wife of Walton Goggins, an American actor. Leanne was born in 1967

Leanne was born to American parents in Canada. Her father, Arnold Kaun, was a successful business owner. Her mother's name was Peggy Kaun. She had a brother, Jay.

She used to own a dog-walking business in California.

Marriage And Children

Leanne and Walton married in 2001 in Canada. They first met in Canada during the shooting of Shanghai Noon in 2000.

After dating for one year, they married in 2001 and relocated to Los Angeles. They had no children together.

In 2004, they separated but remained married till her death in November 2004.

Leanne Goggins with her ex-husband, Walton Goggins.
Leanne Goggins with her ex-husband, Walton Goggins. Source: Find A Grave

Leanne Tragically Jumped From A Building

Leanne is Walton Goggins's first wife. 

Sadly, in 2004, Leanne struggled with depression.

One day, she handed Walton divorce papers and separated from her spouse.

But after a few days, she jumped from the 17-storey building. She was rushed to a nearby clinic, but she didn't survive.

After this heartbreak, Walton was single for a long time. Later, he married Nadia Conners in 2011

Nadia is a filmmaker. They welcomed their son Augustus in 2011, the best man at their wedding. 

Nadia graduated from the American University of Paris

Walton Goggins with his current wife.
Walton Goggins with his current wife. Source: Pinterest


Leanne was born in 1967. She died at the age of 37.

Net Worth

As an American actor, Leanne's husband Walton's net worth is about $12 million

Journey From Southern Roots To Hollywood

Walton is a versatile actor known for his roles in TV series like Justified and The Shield

He reflected on his career in a recent interview. He was born in Alabama and raised in Georgia

Walton left college at 19 to pursue acting in Los Angeles

Despite early challenges and typecasting, he embraced diverse roles, notably portraying the complex character Boyd Crowder in Justified

Walton discussed his audacious audition for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained and his commitment to understanding the craft of acting. 

He shared stories of his career, such as working with Ray McKinnon on the film The Apostle and his experience on The Shield

Walton values the importance of autonomy over his character and breaking free from the stereotypical roles. 

The interview also touches on Walton’s role as Vice Principal of The Righteous Gemstones and his recent projects like George & Tammy

He expressed his love for acting, admiration for great actors, and eagerness to collaborate with talented individuals. 

Despite his success, Walton remained grounded and appreciated his work's active, passionate aspect. 

Walton's First Acting Gig Was The Deleted Scenes

Walton started his first acting gig as Mr Saturday Night in Billy Crystal's Saturday Night Special

Although the role ended up in deleted scenes. 

Walton succeeded in TV shows like The Shield and Justified, along with notable film appearances like The Hateful Eight

His diverse career also includes the CBS show The Unicorn

Walton began in Los Angeles with a valet parking business where his love for Shakespeare’s sonnets provided comfort during breaks. 

Walton lifted the poster for The Unicorn Show and went to see it with his family. 

However, being in the show made him feel a lot of pressure. 

Even though it was tough for him to stay calm, he managed to do well in his performance. 

This shows how strong and determined he is when faced with difficulties. 

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