Carmelo Anthony's Wife La La Files For Divorce; Separation Reportedly 'Amicable'

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IIJune 17, 2021

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony keeps the ball from Denver Nuggets forward JaMychal Green during the first half of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
AP Photo/Jack Dempsey

La La Anthony, who is married to NBA forward Carmelo Anthony, filed for divorce in New York on Thursday, per TMZ Sports.

"They've been separated for a while but remain friends, as always, after 16 years together, and everything about the divorce is amicable," TMZ Sports reported, via a source close to the ex-couple.

The two were engaged in 2004 and got married in July 2010. The Anthonys have one son, 14-year-old Kiyan.

The couple previously separated in 2017 but reconciled one year later.

La La Anthony's accomplished career has seen her fill many roles, including producer (Tyson), businesswoman (e.g. 5th & Mercer clothing line), television host (MTV's Total Request Live) and reality television star (La La's Full Court Life).

Carmelo Anthony has played 18 NBA seasons, with his last one occurring with the Portland Trail Blazers. He won an NCAA title with Syracuse and three gold medals with Team USA basketball. Anthony is also a 10-time All-Star and six-time All-NBA player.