He’s a partner in hot red-sauce joint Carbone, where he oversees the art (the “Spaghetti Vito” — pasta with sea urchin — is named after him).He’s an avid athlete who surfs, golfs and plays hoops at Chelsea Piers.Having already squired Demi Moore when she was 50 and he was 26, Liv Tyler when she was 32 and he was 23, and Elle Macpherson when she was 44 and he was 21, the art scion has always hit it off with more experienced ladies, according to filmmaker/artist Nemo Librizzi, a family friend who has known Schnabel since he was 8.“I remember older women liking him when he was as young as 13, because he could carry on a conversation.Having divorced his first wife, Vito’s mother (with whom he also has daughters Stella and Lola), in 1993, he went on to marry Basque actress Olatz López Garmendia, with whom he has twins Cy and Olmo.“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” director then dated Rula Jebreal before moving on to model May Andersen, with whom he has one son, Shooter.
He’s always had this confidence.” Schnabel’s longtime penchant for older ladies might be a result of such formidable women in his life, says relationship expert Dr.
through a guy he met playing ball at Chelsea Piers.
He’s gone on to work closely with controversial artist Terence Koh, who once gold-plated his own feces, and multimedia performance artist Laurie Anderson.
“[Both Vito and Julian] have a real old-fashioned chivalry,” says Librizzi.
“I have learned from Vito, even though he was younger.