Antonio Banderas is dating a Dutch investment consultant.

The 'Shrek' star, who split from Melanie Griffith in June after 18 years of marriage, has already moved on and is reportedly smitten with Nicole Kempel, whom he was first spotted with in St. Tropez, France last month.

A source told Spain's Hola! magazine that the blonde beauty had nothing to do with the 54-year-old actor's split from his estranged wife, saying: ''Nicole has in no way fuelled or been the cause of the split between the actor and Melanie Griffith.''

The couple met after Antonio's separation.

Melanie recently admitted she is happy to be ''completely free'' following her split from Antonio.

The 57-year-old star, who has 18-year-old daughter Stella with the actor, said: ''Over the last years, I've devoted myself to my family, and that was it. But now, I'm completely free. So I'm determinate to do only what I want from now on, and none is going to stop me.''

Asked about her plans for the future, she said: ''I'm going to do a lot of things. I'm going to do 'Pippin' on Broadway in January.''

But she added: ''It's not about my career now. It's just about finding great work and having a good time. My kids are almost grown. I'm getting divorced. I'm just happy. I'm really joyful. Life is good.''