Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner divorce

Kevin has already been married once and is the father of four more children. Kevin has already been married once and is the father of four more children.

In a statement shared with CNN on Tuesday, Costner’s representative, Arnold Robinson, said that “circumstances beyond his control have resulted in Mr. Costner being required to participate in an action for dissolution of marriage.”

Robinson reiterated the request that the privacy of Costner, Baumgartner “and their children be respected as they go through this difficult time.”

The “Dances with Wolves” star married Baumgartner, a handbag designer and former model, in Colorado in 2004. The couple met on a golf course and met again years later at a restaurant opening.

Costner and Baumgartner have three children together, and Costner also has four other children from previous relationships, including his first wife, Cindy Silva, whom he was married to from 1978 to 1994.

In February, a month after Costner won a Golden Globe for his performance in “Yellowstone,” he made a reference on social media to his wife, who helped celebrate his achievement when they were unable to attend the awards event due to a flood near your home.

“We watched it from home and it wasn’t the same,” Costner said in a video as he recounted what it was like to watch the show from a distance.

Costner added that Baumgartner “realized my heart was a little low,” so he brought him “about 30” balloons home “because it was just going to be us and our family in the studio watching the Golden Globes, something for what we imagined being there (at the gala), something I dreamed of ».