She got married to Ben Gibbard, a musician in 2008. They got engaged in 2009. In 2011, they announced their separation and got divorced in 2012. Her parents are married for 40 years and her grandparents are married for 70 years, she states that she comes from a line of loyal marriages.
It is said that she initiated the separation. Though she publicly mentioned that she did not have any time for dating, her affair with Jamie Linden is well known. She said that she still believes in true love. The couple did not have any children.
There was no indication about the financial details in the divorce order. It is stated that the couple’s marriage couldn't be repaired by mediation or counseling. The reason for divorce was stated as irreconcilable differences. There are no evidences about secret boyfriend or girlfriend that would have ended the marriage. It is said that both the parties have waived their rights in the spousal support.
Ben gave up alcohol after meeting Zooey. This affected his performance and was not able to control his want for drinking. He did not want to go back to drinking and this dilemma about the wanting and hating the alcohol devastated his performance. Zooey on the other hand was high in her career. Her success was considered to be the main reason for the separation. Was Ben angry about his wife’s success? Or was Zooney unhappy about her husband’s failure?
In one month, Zooey made 95 thousand dollars and spent a very less out of it and on the other hand, Ben’s success was nowhere near hers. This imbalance in the finance field was the reason for the separation. Since Zooey initiated the divorce, it is assumed that she was tipped off by her heavy success. She stated that she and Ben are friends and would stay so forever.
There are no details about the dating life of Ben. He is not seen with any girl and has announced that he is dating. She, on the other hand, was seen with Jamie almost 6 months before the finalization of the separation.
She said that she worked a lot to make the marriage last but, there was no effort from his side. All she wanted him was to be kind and understanding to solidify the commitment. Though she tags that she is broken with the separation, her social life seems to be normal. On the other hand, Ben has lost all his social communication and is not seen out much after the separation. The last message he sent through Twitter was to Zooey when he retweeted one of her articles.
Ben has not stated anything about the separation. He has not refused or denied any of the statements made by Zooey. All that we know is that she and her rocker partner are no longer together and she has come over it, he is still in the work-in-progress stage.
|Birth Date:||17 Jan, 1980|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles|
|Description:||American actress, musician, and singer-songwriter|