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SNL star Kenan Thompson files for divorce from wife after 11 years, will share custody of two kids

SNL star Kenan Thompson officially files for divorce from wife Christina Evangeline after 11 years of marriage… and shares custody of their two children

  • The 44-year-old comedian filed the documents in New York last month after announcing their split in April
  • They share two daughters: seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianna
  • They have agreed to share 50/50 custody as they still live close together in the Big Apple to make the custody agreement easier
  • Kenan and Christina were together for 15 years, 11 of which were married
  • The two have been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters: seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianna
  • Kenan met Christina when she was 19 when they dated for four years before they tied the knot at an aquarium in Atlanta in 2011.
  • The talented comedian is the longest-running cast member in SNL’s 47-year history when he joined the cast in 2003
  • Christina works as an interior designer and actress

Kenan Thompson, of the cast of Saturday Night Live, has officially filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage as he will share 50/50 custody of their two daughters with Christina Evangeline.

The 44-year-old comedian — who shares seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianna with his estranged wife — filed the documents in New York last month after announcing their split in April.

Kenan and Christina have agreed to share 50/50 custody as they still live close to each other in the Big Apple to make the custody agreement easier, especially for the kids, according to sources from TMZ on Wednesday.

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Next: Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson has officially filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage as he will share 50/50 custody of their two daughters with Christina Evangeline

Next: Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson has officially filed for divorce after 11 years of marriage as he will share 50/50 custody of their two daughters with Christina Evangeline

Official: The 44-year-old comedian — who shares seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianna with his estranged wife (as seen together in October 2020) — filed the documents in New York last month after announcing their split in April.

Official: The 44-year-old comedian — who shares seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianna with his estranged wife (as seen together in October 2020) — filed the documents in New York last month after announcing their split in April.

Their insiders claim that the split between the couple who were married for 11 years, 15 in total as a couple, happened because the former couple grew apart as the years progressed in their relationship.

According to TMZAccording to sources in April, the two had actually been separated for more than a year because they were co-parenting their two daughters.

The two grew apart over time but can still remain close friends as they co-parent according to the publication at the time.

Split: Kenan and Christina have agreed to share 50/50 custody as they still live close together in the Big Apple to make the custody agreement easier, especially for the kids, according to TMZ sources on Wednesday, they are pictured together in September 2018

Split: Kenan and Christina have agreed to share 50/50 custody as they still live close together in the Big Apple to make the custody agreement easier, especially for the kids, according to TMZ sources on Wednesday, they are pictured together in September 2018

Bond: Their insiders claim that the split between the couple (seen in September 2017) who had been married for 11 years, 15 in total as a couple, happened because the former couple grew apart as the years progressed in their relationship

Bond: Their insiders claim that the split between the couple (seen in September 2017) who had been married for 11 years, 15 in total as a couple, happened because the former couple grew apart as the years progressed in their relationship

Kenan met Christina when she was 19 when they dated for four years before they tied the knot at an Atlanta aquarium in 2011.

Christina works as an interior designer and actress.

Meanwhile, Kenan is the longest-running cast member in SNL’s 47-year history when he joined the cast in 2003.

Understand: According to TMZ's sources in April, the two had actually been separated for over a year because they were co-parenting their two daughters, as the former couple is seen in September 2019

Understand: According to TMZ’s sources in April, the two had actually been separated for over a year because they were co-parenting their two daughters, as the former couple is seen in September 2019

One of the best: Kenan (pictured with OJ Simpson with Michael Che) is the longest-running cast member in SNL's 47-year history when he joined the cast in 2003

One of the best: Kenan (pictured with OJ Simpson with Michael Che) is the longest-running cast member in SNL’s 47-year history when he joined the cast in 2003

If he stays on the award-winning variety program through 2023, he’ll have a whopping 20 seasons under his belt.

He also had his own titular sitcom — simply called Kenan — on NBC, which premiered last year starring Chris Red, Don Johnson, Kimrie Lewis, Fortune Feimster, Dani, and Dannah Lane before being canceled last month after two seasons.

Iconic: Kenan was also a very successful child star on Nickelodeon as he was an original cast member on the sketch show All That from 1994 to 1999.

Iconic: Kenan was also a very successful child star on Nickelodeon as he was an original cast member on the sketch show All That from 1994 to 1999.

Kenan was also a very successful child star on Nickelodeon as he was an original cast member on the sketch show All That from 1994 to 1999.

Working with fellow comedian Kel Mitchell on the highly popular children’s show, the two were able to spin off their own sitcom Kenan & Kel, which aired from 1996 to 2000 and even starred in their own feature film Good Burger in 1997.

He also found success on the big screen when he starred in the sequels D2 (1994) and D3 (1996) of The Mighty Ducks and the title character in 2004’s Fat Albert.

Cheering Section: Kenan Can Be Seen At A New York Knicks Game At Madison Square Garden In March

Cheering Section: Kenan Can Be Seen At A New York Knicks Game At Madison Square Garden In March

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