THANKS to a shared passion for music, Toni Collette found her future husband.
Staircase actress and musician Dave Galafassi began dating in 2002.
Who is Toni Collette’s estranged husband Dave Galafassi?
Dave Galafassi was born in 1978 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
After learning to play drums as a teenager, Dave pursued a career in the music industry.
His music career led him to become the drummer for Sydney-based indie rock group Gelbison.
On January 11, 2003, Dave married Knives Out actress Toni Collette.
The two held their wedding at his residence in Berry, Australia.
On December 7, 2022, Toni and Dave released a joint statement regarding their marriage.
Taking to Instagram this Wednesday, the couple said: “After a considerable period of separation, it is with grace and gratitude that we announce that we are divorcing.
“We are united in our decision and are parting with continued respect and care for one another.
“Our children are of the utmost importance to us and we will continue to thrive as a family, albeit in a different form.”
The separated couple added: “We are grateful for the space and love you are bestowing on us as we peacefully continue to evolve and move through this transition.”
How did Toni meet Dave?
Toni met Dave by accident while his band Gelbison was performing in Sydney.
The two eventually met while attending the same after-party hosted by a mutual friend.
Soon after, they started dating, walking down the aisle, and even formed a band together.
The couple’s music group, Toni Collette & The Finish, formed in 2006 and split up in 2007.
How many children do they have?
In April 2011, Toni and Dave welcomed their first of two children together, a son named Arlo Robert.
In January 2018, the pair expanded their family with the birth of daughter Sage Florence.
Regarding her life as a Hollywood actress and balancing motherhood, the Hereditary star admitted to PEOPLE that her filmography “scares them to death.
“There’s no way on earth my kids have seen The Sixth Sense,” she said of her 1999 role in the film M Night Shymalan.
The Oscar nominee hilariously quipped, “There are very few movies that my kids can see that I’ve made!”
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