Actor Anthony Anderson’s wife files for divorce, 5 years after reconciliation

Anthony and Alvina Anderson Anthony Anderson and Alvina Anderson pose for a portrait at Anderson's Socially Distant Drive-By 50th Birthday Party on Aug. 15, 2020, in Encino, California. Alvina Anderson filed for divorce from the 'black-ish' and 'Law & Order' actor on Friday, March 25, 2022, citing “irreconcilable differences.” (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images) (Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)LOS ANGELES — Anthony Anderson’s high school sweetheart and wife of 22 years, Alvina Anderson, filed for divorce Friday in Los Angeles, citing “irreconcilable differences.”>> Read more trending newsThe couple wed in September 1999, and share two adult children: Nathan, 22, and Kyra, 26, People magazine reported. According to court documents, Alvina Anderson cited “TBD” as the date of the couple’s separation and is asking the 51-year-old “black-ish” actor to pay both spousal support and attorneys fees, the entertainment news outlet reported. Alvina Anderson previously filed for divorce in September 2015, requesting primary custody of their two children, as well as spousal support, but she rescinded the petition in 2017, and the couple appeared to reconcile, Entertainment Tonight reported. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 32 Anthony Anderson through the years NEW YORK - JULY 13: Actor Anthony Anderson attends the 2009 Tuck's Celebrity Billiards Tournament at Slate NYC on July 13, 2009 in New York, New York.