It seems everyone in the world knows who Mike Myers is. GenXers grew up on his Saturday Night Live antics or the generation-defining moves like Wayne’s World or So I Married An Axe Murder. Millennials filled their days quoting every single Austin Powers movie. GenZoomers have mined the Shrek franchise for memes. Yes, Mike Myers has been a comedy presence for decades, but who has been the one by his side for this journey?
Myers, famously guarded with his private life, has been married to Kelly Tisdale for over a decade. The two share three children and continue to live a happy life out of the spotlight. Before that, the SNL alum was married to Robin Ruzan. While there’s little information about these past relationships, here’s the scoop on Mike Myers’s wife.
Kelly Tisdale (reportedly born in March 1977) is a scenic artist and businessperson. According to her IMDB profile, Kelly worked as a scenic artist on the 1990s series, Erotic Confessions. She is also a former café owner, having started the TeaNY vegan restaurant with her ex-boyfriend, Moby.
Mike reportedly met Kelly in 2006, according to Good Housekeeping. The couple did their best to keep their relationship under wraps until a photo of the two on vacation went public. Kelly confirmed the romance to the National Enquirer, telling the publication, “We’re actually surprised you guys didn’t find out about us sooner.”
Kelly and Mike tied the knot in a secret 2010 marriage (Page Six broke the news of the wedding five months after they happened.) The couple soon began work on starting a family. They welcomed their first child, son Spike Alan Myers, in September 2011. In April 2014, Mike and Kelly welcomed daughter Sunday Molly Myers. Paulina Katheleen Myers arrived in November 2015.
Mike revealed that he and Kelly named their second daughter Sunday when chatting with David Letterman, per The Hollywood Reporter. “Me and my wife, Kelly, hate Sundays — I’m not even kidding — and we wanted to turn it around and make it a good thing,” said Myers
In 2010, a then-single, Mike spoke about wanting to start a family in an interview in Parade magazine. “I would love to be a father. I had a great father who taught me how gratifying that is. I’m not going to deny myself that. I think I’d be good at it. Everybody wants that experience. I definitely do,” he said. “The agony and the ecstasy. I can only imagine.”
Robin Ruzan (b. Feb. 22, 1964) is a producer, writer, and actress, according to her IMDB profile. As of 2022, her most recent work was as a consulting producer on the Better Things television show. She also worked as a staff writer on the series. She appeared as a waitress in Wayne’s World and played Tammy Broderick in 1998’s The Thin Pink Line. Robin also received special thanks in the three Austin Powers movies – 1997’s International Man of Mystery, 1999’s The Spy Who Shagged Me, and 2002’s Goldmember.
Robin met Mike in 1987 when he attended a hockey game, where he caught a puck, according to her IMDB profile. The two wed in May 1993 and had no children. According to Page Six, Mike referred to Robin as his “muse” and based one of his most popular Saturday Night Live characters – “Coffee Talk” TV host Linda Richman – on Ruzan’s mother. She also reportedly encouraged Myers to develop the goofy Lothario character he’d play at home into the Austin Powers character.
In 2005, the couple quietly decided to end their marriage. “They remain committed and caring friends,” publicist Ina Treciokas said in a statement, per TODAY. Mike has never spoken openly about the split. “I’m out of the blame business,” he said to Parade magazine in 2010, “and I’m into the dropping-resentments business. I’m into ‘That was then, this is now.'”
When asked about love, Mike told Parade in 2010 that he was “open to it” and ready to move on. “Yes, of course. I’m an experienced romantic—a battle-hardened romantic. It’s my job to wrestle out painful past experiences and invite somebody into my heart. And it’s my job to ask to be let into your heart. At 19, it was love at first sight—star-crossed. Now, at almost 47, I know that to have a deeper romantic connection, you have to work at it.”