Famous couples whose marriages ended in 2019

DJ Black Coffee (R) and Mbali Mlotshwa attends the 2016 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.


JOHANNESBURG - 2019 will go down as a year of some of the most shocking celebrity breakups.

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From actors to musicians, here are some of the biggest break-ups and most heartbreaking splits of the year:

Lira and Robin Kohl

South African singer Lira announced her separation from husband Robin Kohl in July.

She revealed in detailed Instagram post that it was amicable and also revealed that she is no longer living with her husband.

Solange Knowles and Alan Ferguson

Solange Knowles revealed that after five years of marriage she had split from husband and director, Alan Ferguson.

Khaya and Ntando Mthethwa

Earlier this week former Miss South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Mthethwa announced her split from her husband, Idols SA season 8 winner, Khaya Mthethwa.

Ntando said after two years of marriage, they had decided to go their separate ways.

She said she would have custody of their son Oyinkosi, who was born earlier this year in February.

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus

Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus confirmed their split in August, seven months after their wedding.


Nhlanhla and Thembinkosi “TK" Nciza 

Mafikizolo star and entrepreneur Nhlanhla Nciza announced her split from her music mogul husband Thembinkosi “TK" Nciza.

In a lengthy Instagram post, which has since been removed, Nciza assured fans that they would "remain on good terms."

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"After almost 15 years of our strong bond of marriage, my husband TK Nciza and I have come to a  tough but amicable decision to bring an end to our union."

"We shall remain on good terms and continue our endeavor to be great and exemplary parents to our children," read the post.

Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos 

After being together for 25 years, the richest couple in the world announced their split in a joint statement on Twitter.

The couple has four children - three sons, and an adopted daughter.

DJ Black Coffee and Enhle Mbali

The couple asked for privacy after news reports about their split.

Enhle Mbali asked for space to deal with the divorce for "the sake of her children", while Black Coffee said the matter is now in court.