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Who is Ricky Van Veen? Who Is His New Wife? How Is His Married Life Going On?

Published Tue Nov 08 2022 By xander

Richard Rafael Van Veen is a famous American entrepreneur who is the Head of the Global Creative Strategy at Facebook. The entrepreneur also co-founded the comedy brand and humour website CollegeHumor. However, the 41 years old business personality came into the limelight after tying the knot with American actress Allison Williams.

The former couple looked perfect on the surface, but things did not turn out the same. Thus, Veen and Williams are no longer together. Let’s have a quick look at the ex-duo’s relationship timeline.

Ricky Van Veen’s relationship timeline with Allison Williams

Veen and Williams first met in 2011, while the latter was portraying the role of Marnie Michaels in the HBO’s American comedy-drama television series Girls. On the other hand, Veen worked as CEO of Notional for two years. Notional is the production company spinoff of CollegeHumor.

The pair first met while attending their mutual friends’ viewing party of the reality dating show The Bachelor. According to Daily Mail, opening up about the relationship, Williams told the host Chris Harrison on Bachelor Live that the weekly viewing parties were like a group date.

It did not take for the couple to fall in love. They were happily dating, and the entrepreneur popped the question after three years of meeting for the first time. 

The ex-couple then walked down the aisle in September 2015 at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyo. The television personality looked beautiful in a custom couture Oscar de la Renta gown and walked down the aisle holding her famous father, Brian Williams’ arm.

Veen and Williams exchanged the wedding vows in a star-studded ceremony. Her Girls’ co-stars like Lena Dunham, Zosia Mamet, and Jemima Kirke attended the wedding ceremony. Likewise, A-celebrities like Katy Perry, Diane von Furstenberg, John Mayer, Barry Diller, Bruce Springsteen, and many others attended the ceremony.

The most striking fact about their marriage was that American actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks officiated the marriage. Sadly, the fairytale wedding did not guarantee a happily ever after.

What was the reason behind their divorce?

Unfortunately, Veen and Williams’ fairytale wedding ceremony did not come with a guarantee of happily ever after. During the time, Williams was portraying the role of Marnie Michaels in the HBO comedy-drama Girls.

Seven months after tying the knot, while appearing on Today to promote the final season of the comedy-drama, Williams praised how happy and sweet her married life was. Everything was going fine until then!

After the grand success of six seasons of Girls, Williams’ professional career skyrocketed. Her career opportunities grew. In 2014, she started appearing in Peter Pan Live! Opposite to Christopher Walker, which led her to appear in the Oscar-winning 2017 horror movie, Get Out. In 2018, she appeared in A Series of Unfortunate Events and The Perfection.

On the other side, Veen started the position of CEO of the production company Notional in 2009. His high-profile business relationship with TV executive Barry Diller was also a highlight of his career. 

Veen also made numerous public appearances in CollegeHumor series like Hardly Working and MTV’s The CollegeHumor Show. Similarly, in 2015, the businessman founded Scroll Commerce and invented products like the famous Homesick Candle. Just a year after marriage, he became the head of the global creative strategy of Facebook.

With Williams busy with her professional career and Veen busy with his professional opportunities, like working for Facebook and his production company, things started getting apart. In March 2018, it seemed like it was the beginning of the end of their marriage. They made their final public appearance together on the Vanity Fair red carpet.

In June 2019, Page Six claimed that the former couple might be leading separate lives. A close pal of the pair revealed that they had separated. Despite being successful in their individual career, they did not have similar approaches to their ambitions, which might be the reason behind their separation.

Have they moved on?

Soon after the post-split behaviours were noticed, Veen quickly moved on. Just two months after announcing the separation, in September 2019, the entrepreneur was spotted living with a mysterious woman in Venice, Italy. They were spotted enjoying on Barry Diller’s $70 million yacht alongside Diane von Furstenberg, Jeff Bezos, and Lauren Sanchez.

On the other side, Williams remained silent on Instagram after the separation for almost a year. After separation, the M3gan actress stayed silent and began maintaining a low-key lifestyle.

Who Is Ricky Van Veen married to now? Who Is His New Wife?

As per Page Six, Veen is now a married man. He is now married to Caroline Kassie in July 2021. His new wife is a lawyer and venture capitalist. 

Veen’s wife has teamed up with Chelsea Clinton for Metrodora Ventures. According to sources, Kassie comes from Toronto, Canada, and currently lives in New York City. The venture capitalist works hard to increase women's roles and marginalized people in business.

Veen and Kassie exchanged the wedding vows in an outdoor-themed wedding ceremony with A-list guests like John Mayer and Andy Cohen.

Has Allison Williams moved on?

Yes, the “A Series of Unfortunate Events” star has moved on! The 34 years old actress stayed silent for almost a year after her divorce from her former husband, but now she has found her Mr Perfect.

Williams is happy with German actor Alexander Dreymon. As per sources, the duo first met on the set of the 2020 movie Horizon Line. The movie scored 40% on Rotten Tomatoes, but it was a hit on off-screen!

As per PEOPLE, Williams and Dreymon started dating in 2019 but kept everything under wraps. They kept their relationship away from the media and decided to share the happy news with just a small circle of family and friends.

The couple is also the parents of a baby boy. Despite keeping everything private, sources have revealed that they welcomed a baby boy named Arlo in late 2021. 

The news of their baby came into the media after they were spotted vacationing in the Bahamas with a baby. Many tabloids also have claimed that the secretive couple might be engaged. During the vacation, Williams was wearing a ring that looked like an engagement ring.

Similarly, on 2022 Halloween, the actress revealed that she has again welcomed a baby. She is now a proud mother of two kids.

However, the secretive pair is yet to reveal whether or not they have taken their relationship to the next level!


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