Celebrity Splits of 2019

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Breakups are rough — especially when they happen in the public eye. Celebrities such as Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Lily Allen, plus Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik, have all endured splits in 2019.

Scroll through to find out which stars are nursing their heartbreaks this year.

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko

Us Weekly confirmed in February 2019 that the longtime couple “broke up in mid-December,” ahead of his hangout with ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande. “I wouldn’t say it was amicable,” a source exclusively told Us. “But now they are civil towards each other.”

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Dylan McDermott and Maggie Q

The actors, who starred together on the 2014 CBS show Stalker, broke up after an engagement of more than four years, The Blast reported in March 2019.

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Bella Thorne and Tana Mongeau

The Famous in Love actress revealed in February 2019 that she and the YouTube star split after being in an open relationship for more than a year. Thorne wrote on Twitter, “Tana and I aren’t together anymore, pls stop asking. We love U guys.” Mongeau also confirmed the breakup news and tweeted, “I love her forever don’t get that twisted. she changed my life forever. don’t rly wanna talk on it.. there’s no negativity at all.”

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Ryan Seacrest and Shayna Taylor

Us Weekly confirmed in February that the Live With Kelly and Ryan cohost and the personal chef split after nearly three years of dating. Seacrest and Taylor were briefly linked from 2013 to 2014, and gave their relationship a second chance in 2016.

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Charlie Weber and Liza Weil

The How to Get Away with Murder costars split in February 2019 after nearly three years together, Weber confirmed to Us. “Liza and I share an amazing relationship rooted in love and respect. That relationship has found its way back to the great friendship we’ve always had,” the 90210 alum’s statement read. “We will continue to support each other and will always love working together.” 

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Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson

Sources confirmed to Us Weekly in February 2019 that Kardashian and Thompson called it quits. Their breakup came 10 months after the NBA star was caught cheating on the reality TV personality with multiple women just days before she gave birth to their daughter, True. Days before their split, a source told Us exclusively that the Good American founder — who celebrated Valentine’s Day alone — had been “living and behaving as a single mother” and hadn’t “traveled to Cleveland [where Thompson plays basketball] in a while.”

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Lady Gaga and Christian Carino

It was confirmed in February 2019 the “Born This Way” singer and the talent agent called off their engagement. Rumors of a split began after a solo Gaga attended the 61st annual Grammy Awards earlier that month without her engagement ring. The pair started dating in February 2017 and Us broke the news in November 2017 that Carino popped the question several months prior. Weeks prior to their breakup, Gaga and Carino attended their last red carpet together at the 2019 SAG Awards.

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Jeff Lewis and Gage Edward

The Flipping Out star announced his split from his boyfriend of more than eight years during an episode of his Sirius XM show on January 31, revealing Edward had moved out of their home the night prior. “This has been a long time coming,” Lewis said. “We’ve been in separate rooms for a very long time.” The two are parents to daughter Monroe, whom they welcomed via surrogate in October 2016.

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Frankie Grande, Daniel Sinasohn and Mike Pophis

Ariana Grande‘s older brother told Us Weekly exclusively on January 30 that he is single after briefly being part of a throuple with a married couple. “I’m super grateful for my last relationship,” he told Us. “I grew so much in it, and at the same time, it wasn’t working out anymore. I’m super glad that we decided to end things amicably. And that we can all remain friends … that’s the important thing.”

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Jennie and Kai

The BLACKPINK member and the EXO boy bander called it quits just weeks after confirming their romance. “It is true that Kai and Jennie have recently parted ways,” SM Entertainment, which represents EXO, said in a statement on January 25. A South Korean cable network reported that the pair split to focus more on work, but SM Entertainment did not confirm the details of the breakup at the time.

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Joel Kinnaman and Cleo Wattenström

Us exclusively revealed on January 23 that the Suicide Squad actor and the tattoo artist split after two years of marriage. Multiple sources told Us that the twosome, who wed in 2016, called it quits in 2018, but remain friends.

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Ashley Martson and Jay Smith

The ’90 Day Fiancé’ stars filed for divorce on January 11 after eight months of marriage. The pair fueled split rumors in December 2018 after the Jamaica native started a GoFundMe campaign to raise $5,000 to “get a place to stay.” The TLC personalities also accused each other of infidelity during their marriage.


Tom Arnold and Ashley Groussman

The actor announced the news on January 21. “It’s a long time coming and we have been together for almost 11 years,” he told Us, noting that he is “very grateful” for the family he started with his now-estranged wife. “For the last couple years, couple three years, it’s been very unusual in the house. But my kids and I have a whole life, a wonderful life. I’ve been telling my wife, ‘It’s OK. Just do whatever you gotta do.’ So, she moved out.”

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Lauren Alaina and Alex Hopkins

The American Idol alum and her high school sweetheart called off their engagement and ended their six-year relationship in January 2019. “While we still have love for each other, we’ve grown into very different people over the last six years,” they wrote in a joint Instagram statement. “We are now in a place where we are each looking forward to starting our own fresh, new chapters of our lives.”


Adriana Lima and Metin Hara

Us Weekly confirmed that the former Victoria’s Secret model and the Invasion of Love — The Path author went their separate ways in January after a year and a half of dating. The former pair met in June 2017 and became a couple one month later. 

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Peyton List and Cameron Monaghan

The Shameless alum seemingly confirmed his split with the Disney actress in January. “Hey @PeytonList, figured now was as good a time as any to post this. The video was taken on the set of Anthem about two days after we had started dating. I was obviously smitten,” Monaghan tweeted along with a video of him gushing about his now-ex. “Thanks for sharing nearly two amazing years together. Love you and wish you the best.”

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Jonathan Rivera and Fernanda Flores

Rivera confirmed his split from Flores on January 10 after weeks of speculation. “I haven’t spoken to Fernanda since December 22,” he told In Touch at the time. “I have a lot going on and so in the midst of all the craziness, I try to focus on what’s important. … Fernanda’s not a gold digger. Fernanda didn’t come here for a green card. What happened was things change, things change and people change and I can’t help that.” The pair married during the season 6 finale of 90 Day Fiancé, which aired on TLC in December 2018.

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Chris and Mary Joan Hansen

Mary Joan filed for divorce in June 2018. However, news of the couple’s split after 30 years of marriage did not break until January 17 after the To Catch a Predator host was arrested and charged with issuing bad checks. The duo, who weathered a cheating scandal in 2011, share two children.

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Matt Helders and Breana McDow

The Arctic Monkeys drummer filed for divorce from his wife on January 17 after two years of marriage, according to multiple outlets including TMZ and the Daily Mail. The couple, who wed in Italy in June 2016, share daughter Amelia. 

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Heather Locklear and Chris Heisser

The Melrose Place alum and her on-off boyfriend reportedly called it quits in January. Their rocky romance, arrests and other run-ins with the law made headlines throughout 2018.

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Colt Johnson and Larissa Dos Santos Lima

The 90 Day Fiancé stars parted acrimoniously, with Johnson filing for divorce on January 11, the same day that his Brazilian wife was arrested for the third time for domestic battery. The couple, who starred in season 6 of the TLC reality show, met online and got engaged five days after meeting face to face. Their relationship was plagued by allegations of cheating, with Dos Santos Lima claiming that her husband was being unfaithful with women he met online.


Brie Larson and Alex Greenwald

Brie Larson and Alex Greenwald ended their engagement in January 2019 after nearly three years. The Captain Marvel actress had reportedly been dating the Phantom Planet rocker since 2013, and the duo got engaged in March 2016 during a trip to Tokyo.

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Toni Braxton and Birdman

Birdman filled fans in on his relationship status via his Instagram Story on January 1 in a since-deleted post. “It’s over …” he wrote. The rapper and Braxton also deleted all photos of each other from their Instagram accounts. The “Long as I Live” singer confirmed the duo’s engagement in February 2018.

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Julia Michaels and Lauv

The “Issues” songstress hinted at trouble in paradise when she wrote, “No more dating narcissists,” on Instagram on January 2, two months after confirming her romance with Lauv. Michaels shared more cryptic notes via Twitter as fans encouraged her to move on from her “There’s No Way” collaborator.

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Bailee Madison and Alex Lange

Us confirmed on January 9 that the Good Witch star and the YouTuber called it quits after two years of dating.

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos

The Amazon CEO, whose net worth fluctuates from $120 billion to $160 billion, announced his plans to divorce his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, on January 9 after 25 years of marriage. “As our family and close friends know, after a long period of loving exploration and trial separation, we have decided to divorce and continue our shared lives as friends. We feel incredibly lucky to have found each other and deeply grateful for every one of the years we have been married to each other. If we had known we would separate after 25 years, we would do it all again,” the businessman and the novelist wrote in a joint statement on Twitter. “We’ve had such a great life together as a married couple, and we also see wonderful futures ahead, as parents, friends, partners in ventures and projects, and as individuals pursuing ventures and adventures. Though the labels might be different, we remain a family, and we remain cherished friends.”

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Dick Wolf

The Law & Order creator filed for legal separation from his third wife, Noelle Wolf, in December 2018. Noelle later filed for legal separation in January 2019. The pair — who married in June 2006 — share two children. Dick was previously married to Susan Scranton and Christine Marburg.

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James Maslow and Gabriela Lopez

The Big Time Rush alum and the model called it quits before the 2019 Golden Globes. “Just going through a breakup and I haven’t acknowledged it until this moment, that it’s an official thing,” told Us Weekly exclusively. “I’m single for the first time in almost a year.”

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jen Harley

The on-again, off-again couple, who began dating in July 2017 and have broken up multiple times since, split once more after a getting into a blowout on December 31, 2018. “They broke up before New Year’s Eve, got back together right before then and got in a big fight,” a source told Us Weekly of the pair. “They’re currently broken up … They have a very volatile relationship. It’s either great or the total opposite.” Ortiz-Magro filed a domestic battery report against Harley on January 3 for allegedly hurling a glass ashtray at him during the feud, leaving him cut up and bloody. One day prior, Us Weekly reported that the MTV star had been named a “person of interest” after the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to a residence following a call about a potential burglary where there was “damage to items inside the home.” The former pair share daughter Ariana.

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Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik

Multiple sources confirmed to Us in January 2019 that the supermodel and the “Dusk Till Dawn” singer were “done.” “They could get back together, but it’s over for now,” one insider revealed, with another adding that Hadid “tried hard to make it work,” but Malk has “a lot of his own issues that she couldn’t help him get through.” The twosome were first linked in November 2015 and parted ways once in March 2018, but were spotted packing on the PDA in New York City less than two months later.

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Lily Allen and MC Meridian

The “F—k You” singer revealed in January 2019 that she and the MC had called it quits after three years of dating. “I’m single, for the first time since I was about 15,” she told podcast host Elizabeth Day on her “How to Fail With Elizabeth Day” show on January 2. “We’ve been broken up for about three weeks.”