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 will share 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 are still living close to each other in the Big Apple to make the custody agreement easier 
  • Kenan and Christina spent 15 years together, with 11 of them being married 
  • The two have actually 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 as they dated for four years before tying the knot at an aquarium in Atlanta back in 2011
  • The talented comedian is the longest running cast member in the 47 year history of SNL as he joined the cast back in 2003  
  • Christina works as an interior designer and actress

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.

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 are still living 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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Moving on: 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 they are 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 they are 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 married for 11 years, 15 total as a couple, happened due to the former couple growing apart as the years in their relationship progressed.

According to TMZ’s sources back in April, the two had actually been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters.

The two grew apart over time but are still able to remain great 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 are still living 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, they are pictured together in September 2018

Split: Kenan and Christina have agreed to share 50/50 custody as they are still living 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, they are pictured together in September 2018

Bond: Their insiders claim that the split between the couple (seen in September 2017) married for 11 years, 15 total as a couple, happened due to the former couple growing apart as the years in their relationship progressed

Bond: Their insiders claim that the split between the couple (seen in September 2017) married for 11 years, 15 total as a couple, happened due to the former couple growing apart as the years in their relationship progressed

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

Christina works as an interior designer and actress. 

Meanwhile Kenan is the longest running cast member in the 47 year history of SNL as he joined the cast back in 2003. 

Understanding: According to TMZ 's sources back in April, the two had actually been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters, as the former couple are seen in September 2019

Understanding: According to TMZ ‘s sources back in April, the two had actually been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters, as the former couple are seen in September 2019

One of the best: Kenan (pictured portraying OJ Simpson with Michael Che) is the longest running cast member in the 47 year history of SNL as he joined the cast back in 2003

One of the best: Kenan (pictured portraying OJ Simpson with Michael Che) is the longest running cast member in the 47 year history of SNL as he joined the cast back in 2003

If he remains on the award-winning variety program through 2023, he will have completed a whopping 20 seasons.

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

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

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

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

Cheering section: Kenan is seen at a New York Knicks game in March at Madison Square Garden

Cheering section: Kenan is seen at a New York Knicks game in March at Madison Square Garden