Kevin Costner and his wife Christine Baumgartner have filed for divorce. The couple had been married for 18 years and have three children together. According to the filing, the reason for the divorce is irreconcilable differences.
The news comes as a surprise to many, as Costner and Baumgartner had seemed to have a strong and happy marriage. They were last seen together at the 2021 Oscars, where Costner presented the award for Best Original Screenplay.
This is not the first divorce for Costner, who was previously married to Cindy Silva for 16 years before their divorce in 1994. Costner has seven children in total, three with Baumgartner, and four from his previous marriage.
Costner is a well-known actor, director, and producer, with a career spanning over four decades. He has won numerous awards, including two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and a Primetime Emmy Award. Some of his notable films include “Dances with Wolves,” “The Bodyguard,” and “Field of Dreams.”
The divorce is likely to have a significant impact on Costner’s personal life, but it remains to be seen if it will have any effect on his professional career. Many fans and colleagues have expressed their support for the actor during this difficult time.