Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez are no longer legally. According to a report from TMZAriana Grande and Dalton Gomez simultaneously filed for divorce on Monday, September 18.
By TMZ, Grande’s lawyer, Laura Wasser, cited “irreconcilable differences” as the main reason for the divorce in her filings. The couple’s official separation date is said to be February 20, but they are said to have taken the time to iron out the details to ensure an amicable split.
Speculation surrounding Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez’s split began after the singer was spotted without her wedding ring, which Gomez designed, at a Wimbledon match in July. (Grande has been living in the UK for a while now while she films Wicked.) That same month, TMZ first reported that the couple had split after two years of marriage, which we now know happened in February.
A little after TMZ After announcing the couple’s split, Grande reportedly deleted almost all photos and mentions of Gomez from her Instagram page, including their wedding photos and honeymoon photos.
The same week there were rumors that Grande was dating her Wicked co-star Ethan Slater began to swirl, with confirmation that Slater had filed for divorce from his wife – with whom he shares a one-year-old baby – arriving shortly after. “Ari and Ethan are just trying to keep a low profile and be respectful to their exes as they continue this new relationship,” a source said. TMZ at the time.
Ariana Grande and Dalton Gomez got engaged in late 2020. They then married in May 2021 in a small, intimate ceremony, reportedly attended by fewer than 20 guests. It’s still unclear when and how the two met, but rumor has it that they were able to connect through mutual friends. “They run in the same circle,” said an anonymous source. E! News in 2020. “He was a dancer and they have many mutual friends. She quickly got to know her in her forties. They spend a lot of one-on-one time at home.
Grande and Gomez made their unofficial debut as a couple by appearing together in the music video for quarantine anthem “Stuck With U.” During their time together, they kept a low profile, only sporadically sharing rare glimpses into their private lives on social media.
According to an anonymous source who spoke to Page six, before their divorce, Grande and Gomez were having problems before January and decided to separate. “They want to remain best friends,” the source said. “They have been very good friends throughout the whole process, and their friends and families have tried to protect them.”