Tharita Cesaroni Is An American Actress: All About Dermot Mulroney’s Wife

By Yubesh Koirala | Updated on December 5, 2022
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    Tharita Cesaroni is a cinematographer and film producer. She, however, is famous for being the wife of actor and musician, Dermot Mulroney. Her husband, Dermot is known for his roles in both movies and shows including Young Guns, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Shameless, and others.

    Moving into their marriage, Tharita and her husband Mulroney have been together since the late 2000s. The couple is also the parents of two children. Well, here are also some other queries regarding Dermot Mulroney’s wife Tharita including her ethnic background, age, and more.

    So, let’s explore every major and minor fact about her mentioned below!

    Tharita Cesaroni Was Born In Italy: Who Are Her Parents?

    Dermot Mulroney’s wife, Tharita was born Tharita Cesaroni Catulle in 1973 in Milan, Italy. She is 49 years old (2022). Much of the information regarding her childhood is still unknown.

    What’s known though is that Tharita is the daughter of Franco Catulle and Emy Cearoni. Her father Franco is a native of Catanzaro, Calabria, Italy, and her mother Emy Cearoni is from Terni, Italy. Mrs. Mulroney also has family root in Roccascalegna, Province of Chieti, Abruzzo.

    Italian born filmmaker and musician, Tharita Cesaroni with her actor husband, Dermot Mulroney in Feb 2020.
    Musician, Tharita Cesaroni and her actor spouse, Dermot Mulroney.

    Tharita now holds dual nationality American and Italian. Concerning her education, there isn’t much information in that regard but reportedly she grew up in Milan and went to a local high school there. Also, it has been reported that after completing school-level education, Tharita didn’t peruse further studies.

    What Does Dermot Mulroney’s wife Tharita Cesaroni Do?

    While there isn’t much to say about Cesaroni’s profession or her line of work, she still has a few roles that show where her interests lie. For quite some years, the media has identified her as a film producer and cinematographer.

    She apparently also has acted in some Italian films. Some of her work can be seen in projects like Mozart In The Jungle, Carnival Row, and The Warrant: Breaker’s Law. 

    Cesaroni Is A Singer As Well

    In addition to the aforesaid roles, Tharita is a singer and musician who apparently has released a handful of creations.

    Musician Prima Apollinaire or Tharita with her actor husband, Dermot in May 2011.
    Tharita with her actor partner, Dermot.

    Her first-ever release was the song called, Mamma Scusa which came out in late 2017. The song reportedly has some story involved. Cesaroni once revealed it was rather an apology of her to her mother for not listening to her advice in the past. Dermot’s wife, however, didn’t say what really had happened.

    After Mama Scusa, Cesaroni released her debut album, Stand Up For Love on 25th January 2018. The album also features singles like Listen Up, King Love, In My Head, and others.

    Dermot Mulroney’s Wife Also Has A YouTube Channel Yet It Has A Confusing Name

    Tharita has a somewhat less popular YouTube handle by the name, Shesingshesung. It apparently is She Sing She Sung, only no spaces.

    On her YouTube channel, Cesaroni has uploaded a series of her and others’ songs. Although she has only around 500 subscribers, some of Tharita’s music videos have gone on to gain views in hundreds of thousands.

    For instance, her most recent, With The Hand In My Heart part 2 which the artist uploaded on 11th January 2022 has so far received more than 400,000 views.

    The Story Behind Tharita‘s Other Name, Prima Apollinaire

    Even after Tharita married Dermot, she never took his surname. According to TMZ, she, however, in 2015, changed her name to Prima Apollinaire.

    It, to date, is unknown why Tharita chose the particular name. Some, however, have gone on to believe that it was her way of paying homage to French playwright and poet, Guillaume Apollinaire. It apparently could also be a tribute to the film, Purple Rain’s character, Apollonia.

    Tharita Cesaroni And Her Actor Husband Dermot Mulroney’s Marriage

    There are not so many details regarding Mulroney and Cesaroni’s initial relationship but the couple has been said to have tied the knot in 2008. Before marriage, the duo dated each other for a while.

    They have now been husband and wife for over twelve years and still going so strong with each other. The couple also attends many red carpets together.

    Tharita Has Two Daughters With Her Husband Dermot

    Cesaroni with her partner Mulroney gave birth to their first child, a daughter, Mabel Ray on April 2008. And, her naming took place at San Pietro’s Church in Roccascalegna, Italy on Saturday, October 4th

    Prima Apollinaire With Her and Dermot's Children
    Tharita And Dermot Mulroney With their two daughters

    A year later in 2009, the couple welcomed their second child named Sally June Mulroney.

    Besides Mabel and Sally, Dermot also has a son, Clyde who he had when he was married to his ex-wife, Catherine Keener.

    Cesaroni’s Spouse Was Previously In A Marital Relationship With Actress Catherine Keener

    Prior to Tharia, her husband Dermot Mulroney married Catherine Keener, an actress in 1990. The former duo first met each other while shooting the movie Survival Quest in 1986 and they later began dating. The former duo also shared a son, Clyde Keener Mulroney who was born on 21st June 1999. He is a singer now.

    Dermot's Ex-Wife and actress Catherine Keener
    Tharita’s husband’s Previous Wife, Catherine Keener.

    Nevertheless, Dermot and his first spouse Catherine got separated 15 years after their marriage in 2005. Tharita’s husband first filed the divorce from his then-wife Catherine Keener on June 11, 2007. And their divorce was finalized in December 2007.

    Tharita Cesaroni’s Husband, Dermot Mulroney Career In Brief

    As we know, Tharita Cesaroni’s husband, Dermot Mulroney is a veteran American actor. Active since the mid-80s, Mulroney has been in over 70 films and more than 50 TV shows so far.

    Some of his notable films are Young Guns (1988), Staying Together (1989), Where The Day Takes You (1992), Point Of No Return (1993), Angels In The Outfield (1994), My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997), About Schmidt (2002), and Insidious 3 (2015), among others.

    Meanwhile, Mulroney has also been on some hit TV series including NBC’s Crisis, Pure Genius, Showtime’s Shameless, and The Purge.

    Dermot Mulroney, longtime Husband Of Tharita Cesaroni
    Shameless actor Dermot Mulroney.

    As for his early life, the actor was born on 31st October 1963 in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the son of Micheal Multorney from Elkader, Iowa. His father was a law professor at Villanova University School of Law. The actor’s mother Ellen, on the other hand, was a regional theater actress. Mulroney has four siblings, three brothers, and one sister.

    Dermot attended George Washington and T.C. Williams and completed high school in 1981. In 1995, he graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

    What Is Tharita Cesaroni Net Worth?

    While Cesaroni’s husband is certainly a rich actor with a net worth of over $11 million, what the lady has racked up for herself is somewhat of a mystery. Her spouse Mulroney has earned such a good amount of money from his work in both movies and TV shows.

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