James Nesbitt has split from his wife. The comedian, who is from Northern Ireland, known for performing in the Up on the Roof and making his acting debut in Hear My Song (Fintan O’Donnell) has given up on his nineteen years of marriage.
He and his partner Sonia Forbes Adam have not been living together for some time now, however they are still friends. A spokesman says,
“James and Sonia are living separately and have been for some time. They are on the best of terms and ask that the family’s privacy be respected.”
The split comes after Nesbitt was primarily located in New Zealand for two years while filming the role of Bofur on The Hobbit trilogy”.
Back in 1989 the couple did meet and married in 1994. They share two daughters together, sixteen year old Peggy and eleven year old May.