Model Adriana Lima and her husband Marko Jaric have decided to call it quits. Read on for the details on the couple’s split.
1. Lima and Jaric Released a Joint Statement
In a statement to People, Lima and Husband Jaric have announced their separation.
After long and careful consideration, we have decided to separate after five years of marriage.
2. The Couple Has Two Children Together
Lima and Jaric share a home in Miami with their two daughters Valentina, 4, and Sienna, 19 months. The proud parents have told People:
We are grateful to be the parents of two incredible young daughters that we will continue to co-parent. We would greatly appreciate your respect for our family’s privacy as we begin this delicate next chapter for all members of our family.
3. They Eloped In 2009
After two years of dating, Jaric proposed to Lima on her 27th birthday and she accepted. The two then eloped nine months later on Valentine’s Day.
Adriana Lima, a Brazilian supermodel and a Victoria’s Secret Angel, eloped with NBA star Marko Jaric on Feb. 14 in Jackson Hole, Wyo., in a small, private civil ceremony, PEOPLE confirms exclusively.
4. Jaric Is a Former NBA Player
Marko Jaric was playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves when he was first dating Lima.
5. The Sports Player Fell Hard for His Wife
People magazine previously reported that Marko Jaric was generally a very stoic man before meeting Lima. Once he met her, he fell hard for the model.
I was not the person to fall in love easily. I am a difficult person from that standpoint. Now, it’s a little different situation.