Who is Takahashi on Happy’s Matsuo “Arnold” Days-Actor Pat Morita Spouse? Is Pat Morita still Alive or Dead?
Japanese-American actor and comedian Pat Morita rose to popularity after playing the role of Matsuo “Arnold” Takahashi on sitcom named “Happy Days”. Later, he played the role of Mr. Miyagi in “The Karate Kid”, Mike Woo in “The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo”, and The Emperor of China in “Mulan” and “Mulan II”.
Who is Pat Morita Spouse?
Pat Morita was married three times. So we can say he had three spouses. He got married to Kathleen Yamachi in the year 1953. The couple was married for more than ten years. But unfortunately, they separated and got divorced in the year 1967. After three years of their divorce, Pat married Yukiye Kitahara in the year 1970. But this was not his last marriage. The duo started having fights in their marriage then they decided to separate. After 19 years of their marriage, Pat and Yukiye got a divorce in the year 1989.
After five years of his second divorce, Morita married Evelyn Guerrero, who is an American actress by profession in the year 1994. Everything was going well and the duo was very happy with their marriage. Sadly, just after six years of their marriage, Morita died at the age of 73 on 24th November 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the U.S. After his death. Evelyn has not remarried. Moreover, she is living a happy and healthy life. And does not regrate her decision to be her late husband Pat’s widow.
Past Affairs and Relationship
Well, Pat has always been quite secretive about his girlfriends. He has not mentioned any of his relationships in front of the media. But Pat has been open about his family and marriage. Firstly he was married to Kathleen Yamachi for fourteen years. The duo married in the year 1953 and divorced in the year 1967. After, Morita married Yukiye Kitahara in the year 1970.
The couple decided to end their marriage despite being married for 19 years. They divorced in the year 1989. Later, Pat married his last wife actress Evelyn Guerrero. This duo was one of the popular duos at their time. Unfortunately, Pat died in the year 2005 and Evelyn chooses to be his widow. And never thought of getting married again.
What is the Cause of Pat Morita Death?
Pat Morita died on 24th November 2005 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died at the age of 73 due to kidney failure after a urinary tract and gallbladder infection as well.
Morita even mentioned that he had suffered his whole life due to his bad habit of drinking a lot. After his death, Pat is survived by his wife Evelyn and his children. Moreover, he was cremated at Palm Green Valley Mortuary and Cemetery in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pat Morita’s Children
Pat Morita has three kids. From his first marriage to Kathleen, he has two kids. Pat’s daughter Erin Morita was born in the year 1954. And his other daughter Tia Morita‘s birthdate is yet to be known by the media. Also from his second marriage, Pat has a daughter named Aly Morita.
Aly’s birthdate is also yet to be known by the media. God blessed Pat with three beautiful daughters. But Pat never got a chance to be the father of a boy. Moreover, he doesn’t have a kid from his third marriage with Evelyn.
Pat Morita Net Worth at Death
Being one of the popular actors of his time, Pat had earned a lot of name, fame, and wealth. At the time of his death, he had an estimated net worth of $5 million. Pat left that wealth for his daughters and wife.
He earned this amount of money by featuring in different movies and television shows such as “Mulan”, “Mulan II”, “The Karate Kid”, “Sanford and Son”, “Honeymoon In Vegas”, and many more. So we can say that he lived a lavish and luxurious life.