It doesn’t always have to be a good ending, does it? After being married for nearly a decade, Casey Affleck got divorced with ex-wife Summer Phoenix in 2016. After the settling of divorce, Affleck was ordered to pay $4000 per month as child support. And as for spousal support, Casey didn’t pay a single penny to his ex-wife.
The ex-pair of Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix share the joint custody of their sons Indiana Affleck and Atticus Affleck. Like them, actor Ryan Dorsey ex-wife Naya Rivera’s divorce is finalized and will be sharing the joint custody of son Josey. Casey and Summer both are a famous Ameican actor and actress.
The exact cause for the divorce between Casey and Summer has not been revealed yet, and they still are on good terms.
How It All Started?
Ben Affleck’s brother Casey and Summer met through Summer’s brother Joaquin Phoenix in 1995. At that time Casey and Joaquin were together in “To Die For.” In an interview, Casey Affleck’s ex-wife Summer Phoenix stated that before being in a relationship she and Casey were just flirty friends. It was only in 2000 that the ex-couple started dating.
And after dating for over three years, Summer Phoenix’s ex-husband Casey Affleck proposed to her in the holidays of Christmas in 2003. After three years of being engaged, Casey married his ex-partner Summer in the 3rd of June, 2003 in Savannah, Georgia. Casey Affleck’s ex-wife Summer also has worked beside him in the 2001 play This Is Our Youth.
Before Casey and Summer could be spotted attending different events together. But as their relationship grew their love somewhat seemed to be fading away. In later years both started attending events separately, and after that, the news of their divorce was published.
Casey Affleck’s divorce came nine months after his elder brother Ben Affleck got divorced. And what a coincidence, like Casey, Ben also had ten years of marital relationship with ex-wife Jenifer Garner.
Casey Affleck and ex-wife Summer Phoenix Children
As mentioned earlier, after the divorce, the actor Casey Affleck and ex-wife shared the custody of their two children, Indiana and Atticus Along with the $4000 per month as child support, Casey also paid for the private tuitions of his sons for two years.