SNL star Kenan Thompson splits with wife Christina after 11 years of marriage and two children

SNL star Kenan Thompson splits with wife Christina after 11 years of marriage and two children 2
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SNL star Kenan Thompson splits with wife Christina Evangeline after 11 years of marriage and two children together

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Longtime Saturday Night Live cast member Kenan Thompson has split with his wife of 15 years. They share two children together.

The 43-year-old comedian and Christina Evangeline have decided to end their marriage after 15 years together, with 11 of them being married, according to TMZ on Thursday.

According to the publication’s sources 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.

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Split: Longtime Saturday Night Live castmember Kenan Thompson has split with his wife of 15 years according to TMZ. They share two children together, as they are pictured together in September 2018

Split: Longtime Saturday Night Live castmember Kenan Thompson has split with his wife of 15 years according to TMZ. They share two children together, as they are pictured together in September 2018

No official documents for divorce have been filed but it is expected to happen in the near future.

Kenan is one of the busiest stars on television as he is currently in Los Angeles working on his NBC sitcom Kenan while simultaneously working his 19th season at SNL in New York City.

Meanwhile Christina, who works as an interior designer and actres, has been in the Big Apple.

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Bond: According to the publication's sources the two (seen in September 2017) have actually been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters: seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianni

Bond: According to the publication’s sources the two (seen in September 2017) have actually been separated for over a year as they co-parent their two daughters: seven-year-old Georgia and three-year-old Gianni

Still rising: Kenan is one of the busiest stars on television as he is currently in Los Angeles working on his NBC sitcom Kenan (pictured) while Christina is in New York

Still rising: Kenan is one of the busiest stars on television as he is currently in Los Angeles working on his NBC sitcom Kenan (pictured) while Christina is in New York 

According to insiders for TMZ, the two had grew apart over time but are still able to remain great friends as they co-parent. 

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.

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The talented comedian is the longest running cast member in the 47 year history of SNL as he joined the cast back in 2003. 

Understanding: No official documents for divorce have been filed but it is expected to happen in the near future, as the former couple are seen in September 2019

Understanding: No official documents for divorce have been filed but it is expected to happen in the near future, 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.

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He also has his own titular sitcom – simply called Kenan – on NBC as it stars Chris Red, Don Johnson, Kimrie Lewis, Fortune Feimster, Dani and Dannah Lane.

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. 

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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 last month at Madison Square Garden

Cheering section: Kenan is seen at a New York Knicks game last month at Madison Square Garden

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