Chance The Rapper, Wife Kristen Corley Announce Divorce After 5 Years Together

Chance The Rapper, Wife Kristen Corley Announce Divorce After 5 Years Together

  • US musician Chance the Rapper and his wife Kirsten Corley are officially getting divorced
  • The pair have been married for five years and have two children, whom they said they will keep raising together
  • The pair have known each other since childhood but officially started dating in 2013, although their relationship was on and off

American star Chance the Rapper has announced his divorce from his wife, Kirsten Corley.

Kirsten Corley and Chance the Rapper during the Pre-GRAMMY Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 25, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California.
Chance the Rapper and his wife Kristen Corley said they were divorcing amicably. Photo: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/ Getty Images.
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Chance and Kirsten Corly part ways

The pair have been married for five years and have two daughters, 8-year-old Kensli and four-year-old Marli Grace.

The news of their split was revealed through an official statement on Chance's Instagram stories, indicating they had been separated for a while before finally deciding to formalise their split.

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It read:

"After a period of separation, the two of us have arrived at the decision to part ways. We came to this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together."

Chance and Corley have expressed their intention to co-parent their children and requested privacy as they navigate this personal change.

"God has blessed us with two beautiful daughters who we will continue to raise together. We kindly ask for privacy and respect as we navigate this transition," the statement concluded.

Chance and Kirsten Corley's relationship timeline

The couple's journey began in 2013 and led to the birth of their first daughter in 2015. Despite a brief separation in 2016, they reconciled in 2017, became engaged in 2018, and welcomed their second daughter the same year.

They celebrated their union in March 2019, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.

Chance had previously shared how they met at his mother's office party when he was nine.

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Corley was performing a lip-synced musical number, and although he was invited to dance, he declined.

"It's because I knew I was going to marry that girl. And I didn't want to jump the gun.

Years later, the couple's romance culminated in marriage.

"16 years later, it's happening. This (weekend) is the time, and the place is my wedding. I'm going to dance with my wife because this is my destiny," he wrote overjoyed."

Ariana Grande divorces Dalton Gomez

In a similar story, reported that US pop star Ariana Grande and her ex-husband, real estate broker Dalton Gomez, finalised their divorce.

People reports that Ariana, 30, and Gomez, 28, had been separated for over a year before initiating divorce proceedings in September 2023.

Citing irreconcilable differences, the couple's settlement took effect on March 18, 2024, following California's six-month legal requirement.

According to AP News, Ariana agreed to make a one-time payment of $1.25m (KSh 165 million) in the divorce settlement.


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