BY ADENIYI A.
Hollywood couple of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have made the decision to divorce after ten years of marriage.
The couple who have been married since 2005 after meeting on the set of a movie two years earlier, have three children between the ages of three to nine. The couple made the decision to split after the troubles of the last year of their marriage could not be resolved.
According to sources close to the couple,the divorce is amicable and they will share joint custody of their children. Ben is 42 while Jennifer is 43 years old and both have had good run in their careers. Ben enjoyed success both as an actor and director, winning an Oscar for best screenplay for Good Will Hunting in 1997 ,a movie he co-wrote with his best friend Matt Damon. He also won another oscar for best picture through the movie ‘Argo’ in 2013, a movie he directed and starred in.
Jennifer is a successful actress herself and won a Golden Globe for her role as a CIA agent with the character Sydney Bristow in the TV series Alias. She had a previous, four-year marriage to actor Scott Foley before meeting and marrying Affleck.
Ben never married before Jennifer but dated couple of actresses including Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez.
They currently live separately in different wings in their homes while mediators are sharing their assets.