Boyzone singer Ronan Keating splits from wife Yvonne

The Brit Awards - Inside Arrivals Boyzone singer Ronan Keating has today announced that he has separated from his wife Yvonne after 12 years of marriage.

It was only yesterday during an interview for ITV1’s Loose Women we saw Ronan answering questions on relationships and the role of a good husband. But today we hear the sad news that he is splitting from his wife after more than 12 years. The split is said to be “amicable” and the pair said they would continue to provide the best for their 3 children Jack, Marie and Ali.

A statement issued on the couple’s behalf said: “With great sadness, Ronan and Yvonne Keating today announce their separation. The separation is amicable and they will continue to work together in order to provide the best for their children. The family ask for privacy at this difficult time.”

A spokesman said there would be no further comment.