Steve Nash, the point guard for the Phoenix Suns and two-time NBA most valuable player, announced he and wife Alejandra Nash's plans to call it quits, the Associated Press reported. He announced the news one day after the birth of their third son, Matteo, which makes for some rather awkward timing.
But Steve Nash said in a press statement that he and Alejandra Nash had been living apart for several months prior to the announcement, so at least it's not news to her.
The Canadian-born basketball star said he and his estranged wife remain committed to raising their kids "in the most positive, nurturing way possible," even if that means they're no longer going to live together as a family:
"I'm focused on ensuring that our children understand how much they're adored and loved by us as they continue to adjust to these changes. I would ask that their privacy, and ours as a family, be respected as we move forward. This will be my only statement on this."
The Nashes have been together for nine years and were married in 2005. They have 6-year-old twin daughters, Lola and Bella, in addition to their newborn son. The details of the divorce settlement remain under lock and key, since it appears they want their privacy.
Steve Nash earns a respectable annual salary of about $12.5 million and just signed a new contract, according to Inside Hoops. He also earns untold millions from product endorsements, so it's fair to assume his soon-to-be ex and three children will likely be covered. Chicago family law attorneys can help you better understand how divorce settlements typically work.
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