Ari Emanuel and his wife of 20 years Sarah Addington file for divorce in LA!
Ari Emanuel who is a super talent agent of Hollywood has filed for divorce from his wife of more than 20 years, it is reported.
Ari Emanuel and Sarah Addington split
Emanuel is the co-CEO of the entertainment and media agency called William Morris Endeavor and was happily married to Sarah Addington for over 20 years. But they have now decided to permanently separate. It has been said that the decision was mutual and amicable. There was no bad blood or mouthing involved.
Ari has already filed his legal papers. He has not blindsided his wife and she was well aware of the legality of it. She also had her response ready and filed it the same day as the husband.
Like the other celebrity divorces, the reason cited has been ‘irreconcilable differences’, according to the super celebrity attorney Laura Wasser who filed this Friday 30 November 2018.
It was done at the Los Angeles County Court. Ari has also requested joint custody of their one child who is still minor. The couple also has two other children who are now crossed the age of 18.
Ari Emanuel and Sarah Addington relationship
Ari who is the brother of politician Rahm Emanuel and his wife Sarah has been staying separate for the last two years. The insiders have revealed to The Blast that this fact was known to the elite and inside world of Hollywood since then.
The court papers it is noted mentions the date of separation as September 2014. Sarah has put in a request for child support for the couple’s son.
The couple married in the late 1990s. The couple shares three sons. The names of two of his sons are Leo and Noah Emanuel.
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About Ari and his life in short
Ari hails from Chicago in Illinois. He is a Democrat and was a student of the Macalester College. He also owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Moreover, he has Jewish roots and besides Rahm who is now the Mayor of Chicago, Ari also has an adopted sister called Shoshana Emanuel. His father Dr. Benjamin is a Pediatrician. Hs mother Marsha was a civil rights activist. She used to own a Chicago rock and roll club.
Ari was a dyslexic and hyperactive child. His mother’s efforts and support helped him reach goals and ambitions. He has been labeled ‘one of the biggest guns in the consolidating of the entertainment business.
He has a high stature in the industry and also holds a respectable position in it. His relationships with his clients are also excellent and many characters have been written on him.
He is a member of Live Nation Entertainment and on their board of directors since September 2007. After Mel Gibson had made some anti-semantic comments when Ari was caught for DUI, Ari said:
“People in the entertainment community, whether Jew or Gentile, need to demonstrate that they understand how much is at stake in this by professionally shunning Mel Gibson and refusing to work with him, even if it means a sacrifice to their bottom line.”
Source: The Blast