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Celebrity couple Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have recently announced their decision to part ways. Fans of the pair were thrown off by the news, as they seemed to be one of Hollywood’s most solid pairs. Here’s everything we know so far about the details surrounding this surprising separation.
Who are Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner?
Joe Jonas originally rose to fame along with his brothers Nick and Kevin as a member of the Jonas Brothers, one of the most influential boy bands of the early 2000s. While the band disbanded in 2013, Joe eventually caught the limelight again as frontman for his dance-rock band DNCE. Since 2019 the Jonas Brothers have been back together, and Joe continues to create music with DNCE.
Sophie Turner is an English actress who first gained global recognition for her role as Sansa Stark in the beloved HBO series ‘Game of Thrones.’ Turner also played young Jean Grey in the ‘X-Men’ movie series.
Why are Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner getting divorced?
While the couple has chosen to keep the details private, they have said that the decision was mutual. In a joint statement that the two published on Instagram, they said, “After four wonderful years of marriage, we have mutually decided to amicably end our marriage. There are many speculative narratives as to why but, truly this is a united decision and we sincerely hope that everyone can respect our wishes for privacy for us and our children.”
Sources close to the couple have said that extreme lifestyle differences could be a significant part of the reason for the split. Despite their best efforts to make it work, they ultimately decided that parting ways was the best course of action.
How did Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner get together?
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s relationship began in 2016 when they were introduced by their mutual friends. The couple kept their relationship under wraps initially but made their first public appearance together at the Met Gala in May 2017. The pair was engaged in October 2017 and got married in Las Vegas on May 1, 2019.
Do Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have any kids?
During their time together, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have had two children, both daughters. The couple has been very specific about shielding their daughters from the public eye, but we do know the now three-year-old first daughter is named Willa, and the second daughter was born just last year.
In the divorce filings, Joe reportedly asked for joint custody of the children. Since the couple has said the divorce was mutual and amicable it seems that joint custody is the most likely option.
Other recent notable celebrity breakups
Other notable celebrity breakups from this year include pop singer Ariana Grande and real estate agent Dalton Gomez, singer Ricky Martin and painter Jwan Yosef, actress Sofía Vergara and actor Joe Manganiello, and of course, singer Britney Spears and fitness trainer Sam Asghari.