Who is Sage Stallone?
Sage Stallone was an actor and film director. Born on May 5, 1976, Sage Stallone was the son of legendary actor Sylvester Stallone. Sage Stallone is known for his performance in the sports drama film Rocky V where he played the role of Robert Balboa Jr. In addition, Sage was the cofounder of Grindhouse Releasing. from Los Angeles. The actor passed away on July 13, 2012, due to coronary artery disease caused by atherosclerosis.
|Full name||Sage Moonblood Stallone|
|Birthday||May 5, 1976|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Father’s name||Sylvester Stallone|
|Mother’s name||Sasha Czack|
|Siblings||Seargeoh Stallone (brother)|
|Half sibling||Sophia Stallone |
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Educational qualification||Undergraduate degree|
|University||University of North Carolina School of Arts|
|Profession||Actor and Director|
|Net worth||USD 45 million|
|Died on||July 13, 2012|
|Cause of death||Coronary Artery Disease|
Sage Stallone biography
Early life, parents and upbringing
Sage Stallone was born on May 5, 1975, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His full name is Sage Moonblood Stallone. His parents are actor Sylvester Stallone and actress Sasha Czack. Sasha Czack was Sylvester Stallone’s first wife with whom he got married in 1974. The couple separated in 1985.
Sage’s paternal grandfather was Frank Stallone Sr. He was a hairdresser who died just a year before Sage Stallone’s tragic demise. Likewise, Sage’s paternal grandmother was Jackie Stallone. She was an astrologer.
When it comes to siblings, Sage Stallone has a brother named Seargeoh Stallone. Apart from this, he also has half-siblings. Their names are Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet Stallone.
Moreover, Sage Stallone’s uncle is the actor and singer Frank Stallone. He is also related to model Jennifer Flavin who happens to be his stepmother. Sylvester Stallone married Jennifer Flavin in May 1997.
Related: Read the full Biography of Sylvester Stallone.
Sage Stallone horoscope
Since Sage Stallone was born on May 5, his horoscope is Taurus. Influenced by the planet Mercury, people having this horoscope are determined, relentless, and hardworking. In addition, people born under this zodiac sign are passionate, reliable, and independent in nature.
Sage Stallone height, appearance, and measurements
Sage Stallone stood tall at 5 feet and 8 inches which is approximately around 1.79 m. He had dark brown eyes and had curly black hair. Sage was usually seen sporting a stylish medium-length hairstyle. He also preferred to keep some facial hair.
Nationality, Religion, and Ethnicity
Since Sage Stallone was born in Los Angeles, California, he was American. However, Sage Stallone belonged to Italian, French, Polish, German, and Russian descent regarding his ethnicity.
When it comes to his religious background, Sage was raised in a Catholic household. However, despite being a Catholic Christian, after the death of Sage in 2012, Sylvester Stallone contacted a Hindu priest who suggested he perform ‘Pind Daan’ as well as ‘Shraadh’ to provide solace to Sage’s departed soul as well help the family come to terms with his untimely passing.
Sage Stallone educational background
Sage Stallone completed his high school education at Montclair College Preparatory School located in Van Nuys, California. He graduated from there in 1993.
After his high school graduation, Sage joined the University of North Carolina School of Arts. He graduated from the university in 1995 with a degree in filmmaking.
Sasha Czack (Sage Stallone’s mother)
Sage Stallone’s mother, Sasha Czack. Czack is an actress, photographer, and director. She was born on July 17, 1950, in Chester, Pennsylvania. Czack is known for her roles in Vic, Long Lost Love, and Love of Life movies.
In addition, Sasha is known for being the lead photographer for Sylvester Stallone’s movie Rocky. Sasha Czack married Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone from December 1974 to 1985.
Seargeoh Stallone (Sage Stallone brother)
Seargeoh Stallone is Sylvester Stallone’s son, born from his marriage to Sasha Czack. He was born in 1979 and was diagnosed with autism at a young age. Stallone’s youngest son, Seargeoh, played the role of Robert “Rocky” Balboa Jr. in Rocky II.
Related: Read the full biography of Sylvester Stallone’s Autistic son Seargeoh Stallone.
Sage Stallone relationships and dating history
Sage Stallone died unmarried. He did not have any children, adopted or biological. At his death, Sage was reportedly engaged to an unnamed woman he planned to marry soon.
According to reports, Sage was preparing to get married in “great spirits.” The Rocky V actor planned to marry his lady love in Sin City, Las Vegas.
His lawyer George Braunstein revealed to E! News,
“The last conversation I had with him he was telling me about how he was getting married, and he was planning on some kind of exciting costume wedding in Las Vegas. He was up and positive about everything.”
Sage Stallone career
Sage Stallone’s career began when he was just a child. He was introduced to the world of entertainment when he made a guest appearance on Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. His paternal grandmother, Jackie Stallone, took him on the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling sets as she was one of the promoters of the series.
In 1990, Sage made his acting debut in Rocky V at the age of 14. He debuted with his father, Sylvester Stallone, who played the role of the title character, Rocky Balboa. Sage appeared as Rocky Balboa Jr., the son of the protagonist on the fifth installment of the Rocky franchise.
Many expected Sage to reprise his role in the film’s sixth installment as well. However, he chose not to be a part of him since he was working on his film, Vic, which he directed. The 2006 film is based on the story of an actor who struggles to make a successful career comeback. Stallone was awarded the Best New Filmmaker at the Boston Film Festival for his work in Vic.
In 1996, Sage Stallone again collaborated with his famous father in the film Daylight. The same year, Stallone and film editor Bob Murawski founded the film preservation company called Grindhouse Releasing.
Together, Stallone and Murawski released many exploitation films, B-movies, and cult movies. The company focused on the preservation, digital restoration, and distribution of these films. In addition, Grindhouse Releasing became known for the restoration of many Italian horror films created by famous horror directors including Lucio Fulci and Ruggero Deodato.
In 2010, Stallone appeared in the drama film Promises Written in Water. He played the role of an unnamed Mafioso in the movie. Although the movie was not officially distributed, it was exhibited in several film festivals.
Stallone’s last film performance was Vincent Gallo’s film The Agent. Both The Agent and Promises Written in Water were featured at the 2010 Venice Film Festival and in the Toronto International Film Festival.
Net worth, income & lifestyle of Sage Stallone
At the time of his death, Sage Stallone was estimated to have a jaw-dropping net worth of USD 45 million. He made such an impressive earning through his work as an actor and film director.
Owing to such remarkable net worth and the fact that he was the son of the legendary Sylvester Stallone, there is no doubt that Sage Stallone’s lifestyle was very luxurious. As a result, he never had to struggle financially.
In contrast, Sage’s father, Sylvester Stallone net worth is approximately USD 400 million as of 2021. The veteran actor is one of the richest Hollywood actors whose films have grossed over USD 4 billion in worldwide income.
Sage Stallone death
On July 13, 2012, Sage Stallone was found dead at his home located in Studio City, Los Angeles. The actor had not been in touch with anyone four days prior to his death. Additionally, Stallone’s home contained empty prescription bottles which suggested that he may have died due to a drug overdose.
However, after an autopsy and toxicology tests, the Los Angeles coroner clarified that Sage did not die due to a drug overdose since no drugs except an over-the-counter pain medicine were detected in his body. Instead, it got reveal later that Sage Stallone died of coronary artery disease caused by atherosclerosis.
Sage Stallone funeral
Sage Stallone’s funeral was conducted on July 21. His funeral took place at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Los Angeles. Following the funeral, he was buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery.
After his death, Sage Stallone’s father consulted a Hindu Vedic priest to conduct Sage’s final rites according to Hindu rituals. Stallone’s half-brother Michael performed a ‘Pind Daan’ ceremony and ‘Shraadh’ to provide peace to Sage’s soul.
Sage’s final rites were performed in Haridwar, India after Sylvester Stallone contacted Indian astrologer, Prateek Mishrapuri. In an interview with Times of India, Mishrapuri said,
“In our meeting last year in LA, he asked if it is possible to speak to his son. I told him it is possible, but it would be very painful for Sage’s soul. He confessed that he had seen his son and that he was deeply disturbed.”
Sylvester Stallone children
In December 1974, Sylvester Stallone married Sasha Czack. They had two children named Sage and Seargeoh. Sage was born on May 5, 1976. Unfortunately, Sage passed away in July 2012 due to coronary artery disease caused by atherosclerosis.
On the other hand, Seargeoh, who was born in 1979, was diagnosed with autism. Seargeoh appeared in his father’s movie Rocky II. After divorcing Sasha Czack in 1985, Sylvester Stallone married model and actress Brigitte Nielsen on December 15, 1985. However, the couple did not have any children.
Stallone married for the third time to model Jennifer Flavin with whom he shares three daughters. Their names are Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet. Sophia Stallone was born on August 27, 1996, in Miami, Florida. She is an internet influencer.
Her sister, Sistine Stallone was born on June 27, 1998, in Los Angeles, California. She is an actress who has had roles in many movies like 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, Midnight in the Switchgrass, and Love Advent.
Stallone’s youngest daughter, Scarlet was born on May 25, 2002. Like her eldest sister Sophia, Scarlet Stallone is also a budding Instagram star.
Apart from this, Sylvester Stallone believed that he was the father of his ex-girlfriend Janice Dickinson’s daughter Savannah. In fact, the Rocky actor even went on to give her his surname after her birth. However, it was revealed later via a paternity test that Stallone was not Savannah’s father.