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Celebrity Couples Who Broke Up In 2021

Updated June 7, 2021 2.6k views17 items

This list is your go-to spot to read up on recent celebrity breakups and celebrity divorces. Wondering if Kim and Kanye are actually getting divorced? Bookmark this page of Hollywood breakups and check back throughout the year. 

If you've ever had the thought, "Which Hollywood couple just broke up?" then this list is for you. It will not only keep track of the recent celebrity divorces in 2021, but also share info about the couple's history. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are actually the first to land themselves on the recent breakups list. Neither star has spoken publicly the celebrity split, but but it was reported that Kardashian filed for divorce, marking the end of one Hollywood power couple. 

Some of the famous couples that broke up will be very upsetting to fans, while other Hollywood breakups of the week are less of a shock. Keep track of recent Hollywood divorces by checking our comprehensive list of celebrity breakups in 2021. Some of the celebrity divorces may surprise you. Now you'll never have to wonder about the latest stars getting divorced.

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  • Matthew Perry And Molly Hurwitz

    Matthew Perry and Molly Hurwitz have called off their engagement, a People report confirmed on June 1, 2021. 

    "Sometimes things just don't work out and this is one of them. I wish Molly the best," Perry said in a statement. 

    The two began dating in 2018, and became engaged in November 2020. At the time, Perry had told People, "I decided to get engaged. Luckily, I happened to be dating the greatest woman on the face of the planet at this time."

  • Blair Underwood And Desiree DaCosta

    Blair Underwood and wife Desiree DaCosta are splitting up after 27 years of marriage, the two shared in a joint statement released to social media on May 30, 2021.

    "After a tremendous amount of thought, prayer & work on ourselves individually & collectively, we have come to the conclusion to end our marriage that began 27 years ago. It has truly been a beautiful journey. Our proudest achievements are our three incredible children. Three souls to which God entrusted us. We continue to be awed & humbled by the blessings of parenting. We have always put their best interests first & will continue to do so. We will continue to be the best of friends and co-parents and have the utmost respect for one another as we embark upon this new chapter of our lives, separately..." the statement read.

    The former couple, who tied the knot in 1994, share children Paris (born in 1997), Brielle (born in 1999), and Blake (born in 2001). 

  • John Mulaney And Annamarie Tendler

    Writer, actor, and comedian John Mulaney has filed for divorce from his wife Annamarie Tendler after six years of marriage, Page Six reported on May 10, 2021. 

    A statement from Mulaney confirmed the split, but kept mum on much else. It read, "John will not have any further comment as he continues to focus on his recovery and getting back to work." Tendler's rep also released a statement, saying, "I am heartbroken that John has decided to end our marriage. I wish him support and success as he continues his recovery."

    The news comes about five months after Mulaney entered rehab for 60 days for treatment for cocaine and alcohol addiction. 

    Mulaney and Tendler tied the knot in July 2014. 

  • Bill And Melinda Gates

    Bill and Melinda Gates revealed that they would be splitting up after 27 years together, via a statement posted to the former CEO of Microsoft's Twitter

    "After a great deal of thought and work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage," the statement read. "Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the world to enable all people to lead healthy, productive lives. We continue to share a belief in that mission and will continue our work together at the foundation, but we no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next phase of our lives. We ask for space and privacy for our family as we begin to navigate this new life."

    Bill and Melinda Gates met at Microsoft, and tied the knot in Hawaii in 1994. The pair are co-chairs and trustees of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which launched in 2000. Bill had stepped down from Microsoft's board when the coronavirus became a serious issue in 2020 so he could focus on the nonprofit.