Joe Manganiello files for divorce from Sofia Vergara after 7 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences

Joe Manganiello filed for divorce from Sofia Vergara on Wednesday, just two days after the couple announced their separation.

He cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split, TMZ reported.

Court documents, according to the outlet, confirmed that the exes had a prenuptial agreement. Each one will keep their own assets accumulated during the union.

Page Six broke the news on July 17 that Vergara, 51, and Manganiello, 46, had called it quits after seven years of marriage.

The actors said in a joint statement exclusive to us at the time: “We have made the difficult decision to divorce.

“As two people who love and care very much, we politely ask that our privacy be respected at this time as we navigate this new phase of our lives.”

A source added about the reason for the split: “Sofia and Joe have been drifting apart for a while now and are distancing themselves from each other to contemplate their future.”

Sofia Vergara sitting on Joe Manganiello's lap as they embrace.
Joe Manganiello has filed for divorce from Sofia Vergara.
Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello.
A source previously told Page Six that the couple were splitting up because they had “distanced”.

Then rumors began to circulate about what else had driven the once head over heels in love from the “Modern Family” alum and the “Magic Mike” star.

A source previously told the Daily Mail that Manganiello’s decision to get sober had affected their marriage as Vergara still drank on social occasions.

However, another insider insisted at the time that the “America’s Got Talent” judge “could not have been more supportive” of her estranged husband’s sobriety.

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello on their wedding day.
The actors got married in 2015.

Before the announcement of the separation, there were several signs that there was trouble in paradise.

In August 2022, Vergara attended her former co-star Sarah Hyland’s wedding to “Bachelorette” alum Wells Adams without Manganiello as her date.

The “Hot Pursuit” star and “True Blood” alum also put her Italianate villa in Beverly Hills, California on the market that same year.

They then briefly stopped selling it before relisting it at a reduced price in May.

Vergara also seemed to be spending a lot more time without Manganiello in recent months, including a girls’ trip to Italy, where she posted steamy photos of herself in a skimpy bathing suit.

Sofia Vergara poses in a lime green bathing suit.
Vergara went on vacation without Manganiello in July, fueling split rumors.
Sofia Vergara / Instagram

The “Spider-Man” actor also wished the Colombian beauty a happy birthday in July with a social media post that many perceived as cold and suspicious.

“Am I the only one who doesn’t like how it sounds? ‘Sofia’…. not even ‘My love, My loving wife’…. 🤦‍♀️,” a fan commented at the time.

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Another added: “What a cold greeting 🥶, not a drop of love expressed by Joe Manganiello.”

Vergara and Manganiello met through the actress’s former co-star, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in 2014.

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello.
Vergara and Manganiello began dating in 2014.

The “Bent” star was engaged to businessman Nick Loeb at the time, but the Pittsburgh-born actor asked for her number as soon as their relationship ended.

Vergara and Manganiello then tied the knot in a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida, in November 2015 in front of 400 guests, including many Hollywood stars like Reese Witherspoon and Channing Tatum.

The separated couple have no children together. Vergara has a 31-year-old son named Manolo from her first marriage to Joe González.

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