'SNL' alum Bill Hader files for divorce from filmmaker wife Maggie Carey

Posted on JUL 06, 2019

After over a decade of marriage, Bill Hader and wife Maggie Carey are splitting up due to irreconcilable differences.

After 11 years of marriage, comedian Bill Hader and filmmaker Maggie Carey are calling it quits. On Thursday, Hader officially filed for divorce from Carey citing irreconcilable differences.

Back in November, a representative for Hader confirmed that the couple had been separated from each other since July. According to court documents obtained byThe Blast theSaturday Night Livestar is seeking joint physical custody of his children and stated that spousal support should be paid to his ex.
Hader and Carey met in 2006 in Los Angeles through one of her friends. The couple moved to New York City together when he was cast in the show for eight seasons from 2005-2013. In 2006, they were married.

Though neither Hader or Carey has spoken publicly about their separation recently, theTrainwreck actor did speak toUSA Today about how leaving on opposite coasts put their marriage through a toll.

"The whole reason we're moving to California is that we're tired of being apart all the time," the actor said back in 2013.

"DoingSNLwas a huge time commitment. You'd have weeks off and you'd have to go to L.A. It's about rolling with the punches."

Together Hader and Carey are parents to three daughters: Hannah, 8, Harper, 5, and Hayley, 3