NBA star Tyson Chandler and his wife Kimberly Chandler are divorcing.
The 38-year-old from California who last played for the Houston Rockets had been separated from her since August.
According to court documents obtained by TMZ, she cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for their divorce.
So, who is Kimberly Chandler? Let’s explore their marriage.
Who is Kimberly Chandler?
Tyson was married to his wife Kimberly Chandler for 16 years, and they’ve known each other for 21 years.
She is a philanthropist and journalist and has previously appeared in Vogue.
The pair met whilst they were both in high school, introduced by a mutual friend.
They dated for years before Tyson proposed, recreating Richard Gere’s proposal to Julia Roberts in the classic film Pretty Woman.
He even proposed in the same store from the movie, and they got married when they were just 22 and 23 years old.
They have children together
Kimberly has spent most of their relationship being a mother, as the pair have three children together.
Their oldest daughter is 15, then they had a son who is 12, and their youngest daughter is 11.
TMZ reports that after the divorce, Kimberly is seeking joint custody of the children.
Meet Kimberly on Instagram
On Instagram, Kimberly has 24,000 followers and goes by the name @kimberlyjchandler.
Over the years, she has posted many photos with Tyson and the kids, confirming just how happy their marriage was prior to the divorce.
They went to Coachella together in 2016.
And loved a family photoshoot.
Kimberly and Tyson visited Rome in 2015.
She obviously adores her kids.
That’s one adorable Valentine’s Day post.
Tyson looks like a great dad.
What a throwback.
More family pics.