NRL star George Burgess and his wife, Joanna King, have ended their seven-year marriage.
Burgess, 31, has been spotted on dating apps Tinder and Raya just a few months after they moved out of the family home.
Sources close to the player have confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that he left the property he shared with Joanna in March and has since moved into an apartment in Bondi.
Insiders claim the couple, who have three children together and were once considered inseparable, are “100 percent older.”
It appears that the split went amicably, which is in stark contrast to the tumultuous divorce between Burgess’ brother, Sam, and his ex-wife, Phoebe.
Burgess acknowledged Joanna in a recent Mother’s Day tribute, despite their breakup.
NRL star George Burgess and his wife, Joanna King, have ended their seven-year marriage. The couple met in 2014 and married in 2016
British-born Burgess, 31, has been spotted on dating apps, including Tinder, just months after moving out of the family home
Joanna, an interior designer, reportedly moved back to Queensland with her parents.
She’s rumored to be gearing up to launch a mummy blog/influencer-type business to tie in with her recent social media tease of a “special announcement coming soon.”
The couple, who were last photographed together on March 14, had endured a whirlwind of challenges in recent years.
Burgess’ gambling addiction is public knowledge and he has been open about attending rehab to cope.
Sources close to the player have confirmed to Daily Mail Australia that he left the shared residence in March and has since moved into an apartment in Bondi.
Insiders claim the pair, once thought to be inseparable, are ‘100% over’, marking the end of a relationship that lasted more than seven years and spawned three children
Joining the Dragons after two years at home in England, the former South Sydney striker became the first man to play professional rugby league following hip resurfacing surgery.
But his comeback was overshadowed in March 2022 when he was charged by police after a woman claimed she had “touched her buttocks” without permission.
Burgess later entered a rehab center to deal with personal issues unrelated to the criminal charges.
He made two appearances for the Dragons’ NSW Cup side in August following his time away from the club.
He is back in rugby league and remains intent on making an NRL comeback having recently signed for Cairns Brothers.
It appears that the split was amicable, in stark contrast to the tumultuous split between Burgess’ brother, Sam, and his ex-wife, Phoebe.
British-born Burgess admitted he felt it was time to make a comeback, as Daily Mail Australia revealed last week.
“I had been back in South Sydney doing the corporate game day stuff and I saw the energy again, and I felt maybe it was time to go back to a football club,” he said after his reveal in Cairns last Wednesday. .
Burgess and his ex-model wife met in 2014 while he was playing for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
They were engaged two years later and have three children together, Boston, four, Birdie, three, and Blainey, two.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted George and Joanna for comment.
Burgess (pictured with attorney Bryan Wrench, right) pleaded not guilty when he was charged with sexual assault without consent last March