Why did Mia Khalifa and her husband break up? (2024)

MIA Khalifa broke up with her husband Robert Sandberg after just over a year of marriage.

But why did the pair call it quits and what is Mia up to now? Here's everything we know.


Why did Mia Khalifa and her husband break up?

On July 21, 2021, former adult actress Mia Khalifa made an announcement about her relationship with her husband.

She called off her wedding celebration to Robert Sandberg despite the pair trying their "absolute hardest".

The media personalityhad previously delayed her June 2020 wedding due to theCovidpandemic, but then canceled the reception for good.

According toRepublic World,Miaand Robert legally got married at their home in 2020 , and had just celebrated their first wedding anniversary.


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However, they were expected to hold a late celebration for friends and family, which has since been scrapped.

Mia announced the couple's split in anInstagrampost accompanied by a black and white photograph of the couple's shadows.

She wrote: "We can confidently say we gave it our all in making our marriage work but after almost a year of therapy and efforts we are walking away knowing we have a friend in each other, and that we truly tried.

"We will always love and respect each other because we know that not one isolated incident caused our split, but rather, a culmination of unresolvable, fundamental differences that no one can blame the other for."

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She went on to admit that the pair have "no regrets" and that they will remain connected through their "family, friends and our love for our dogs".

Mia dubbed the split as "long overdue" but reiterated that the pair "can walk away saying we tried our absolute hardest".

Has Mia Khalifa been married before?

The former p*rnhub icon was previously married during her adult career for three years between 2011 and 2014.

It was reported that she got married straight out of high school at the start of her p*rnographic career, but her former husband's name has not been identified.

She then got engaged to Sandberg in March 2019, but he first appeared on her Instagram in August 2018.

Sandberg, 28, is a chef fromSwedenwho lived inLAwith Khalifa and their dog, Bella.

It is unclear if he will remain in the States or return to his homeland.


What is her net worth?

It is estimated that Khalifa is worth approximately $4million.

While working in the p*rn industry for those three months, she stated that she only made $12,000, earning around $1,000 a scene.

Khalifa became an overnight sensation for filming a threesome while wearing a hijab despite being raised Catholic.

She was widely criticized for partaking in such a video and received death threats all over the Middle East, including from the Islamic State terrorist group.

Khalifa quit the industry in 2015 shortly after and relocated to Miami, Florida, where she worked as a paralegal and bookkeeper.

Who is Mia Khalifa currently dating?

In the summer of 2021, Mia sparked dating rumors with Puerto Rican singer, Jhay Cortez, after the two were seen together in a video that was leaked to YouTube.

In the leaked video, Mia is lying on Cortez as he attempts to teach her the lyrics to his song, Christian Dior.

On October 29, 2021, Cortéz – also known as Jhayco – had a concert at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Puerto Rico.

During the show, Mia surprised fans by joining the singer on stage and sharing a passionate kiss with him.

They each reposted video footage of them kissing to both of their Instagram stories.

On November 5, 2021, Khalifa and Cortéz each took to their social media to confirm their relationship.

Cortez posted a photo of the two in the car followed by a video of them kissing, and captioned the post:

"LA PRESION YA NO SOY YO ES ELLA @MIAKHALIFA", which translates to "The pressure is not me, it is her."

Khalifa also uploaded a photo of the couple, captioning her post: "Te sigo @jhaycortez", which translates to "I follow you."

Khalifa shared another steamy photo on her Instagram of Cortéz on November 19 as the pair enjoyed a trip in Las Vegas.

The musician is seen holding Khalifa from behind and flashing his middle finger as he kisses her, with the caption reading: "Aaaaand we missed our flight@jhaycortez."

On December 29, 2021, Khalifa made light on TikTok of a feud Jhayco and Rauw Alejandro are having.

Khalifa is pictured in the video using her computer, seemingly looking something up on the Internet with a caption saying: "Me on Google translate tryna keep up with this jhayco beef but it won't accept 'huelebicho' as an adjective."


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However, the couple reportedly split up the following year.

There were also rumors that she dated NFL star DeShaun Watson, though these have since been confirmed not to be true.

Why did Mia Khalifa and her husband break up? (2024)


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