Ben and Julianna wed in Iowa in December 2005 and have a son and two daughters
May 16, 2019 06:03 PM
Chicago Cubs player Ben Zobrist and his wife, singer Julianna Zobrist, have split after nearly 14 years of marriage, according to multiple news reports.
The couple each moved on Monday to end to their relationship: He filed for a separation in Tennessee, where they have a home in Nashville; she filed for divorce in Chicago, according to the
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Ben, 37, claimed in his filing that Julianna has been “guilty of inappropriate marital conduct which render further cohabitation impossible,” the
Julianna did not give a reason for her divorce request, the
Both children of pastors, Ben and Julianna wed in Iowa in December 2005 and have a son and two daughters. (For their nuptials, they both wore white, according to the
“I have no idea,” Joe Maddon said, according to the
“I feel for him,” Maddon said, ESPN reports. “Having gone through that process myself, it’s no fun. For him to do it under these circumstances, we’re going to respect his privacy. There is no timeline involved. He’ll let us know.”
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Julianna, 34, recently deleted her Twitter account, according to the
“We don’t have any information right now to release to the public,” said Krehbiel. (Neither she nor Ben’s attorney, Helen Rogers, could immediately be reached by PEOPLE.)
The Zobrists first met through Julianna’s sister’s husband, according to the
“In 2001, Ben and Julianna … started their relationship instant messaging. A prayerful courtship followed. There were chaste dates and long phone conversations about God, family and baseball,” the
“Of course we were attracted to each other but it was more than that,” Julianna told the
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Reflecting on their relationship in another interview, Julianna once said she and Ben kept their marriage strong in part thanks to a “six-day” rule after he was drafted by the Houston Astros.
“Neither of us was naive; we knew the divorce rate in baseball. … So we implemented a six-day rule, where we try to never be apart for more than six days,” she reportedly said.
Julianna released a self-help book last year,
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She released her last album,
Ben also used his wife’s music for his walk-up song on the field.
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