Actor Steve Howey, Sarah Shahi split after 11 years of marriage

Los Angeles, Jun 30 (PTI) 'Shameless' star Steve Howey and his actor-wife Sarah Shahi have called it quits after 11 years of marriage.

According to People magazine, Shahi, 40, filed for divorce from Howey on May 4 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences.

Howey, 42, and Shahi had tied the knot in 2009. They are parents to three children -- son William Wolf, 10, and five-year-old twins Violet Moon and Knox Blue.

In a joint statement to the outlet, the the duo said they decided to end their marriage after 'much thought and consideration'.

'We are so grateful for the past 10 years together and proud of our children that we've raised. As we enter into this new phase of our lives, our priority will remain co-parenting our children with so much love, mutual respect and friendship,' Howey and Shahi said.

'And though our relationship is changing, we are committed to continuing our lives as a loving family,' they added. PTI RB SHD SHD