One of the heartbreaking stories you will read today is Chandie Yawn-Nelson's split from her husband, Joey Lawrence. It comes as a shock because, the couple have been married for 15 years until July 14th, 2020 when her Hollywood superstar husband, filed for divorce.
Yawn-Nelson became popular since becoming the wife of her actor husband, Joey Lawrence. Their pending separation has got the media snooping around for some juicy info and here's what we know so far.
It All Started In Disney
Just like in the Disney movies and fairytales, then teenagers, the two spoke about getting married someday, as revealed by Joey Lawrence. The actor admitted to having pointed at the Disney Wedding Chapel and joked about them getting married there someday, which eventually happened on July 3rd, 2005.
It is important to note that, even before their union, the now estranged couple knew each other from way back - in 1993, when they first bumped into each other in a yacht club resort in Walt Disney World.
Reason for Yawn-Nelson and Lawrence's Divorce Moves
It has not been officially stated why the couple ended to their once envious relationship. Not many celebrity marriages end up in happily ever after all. There are rumours that their financial woes may have been responsible.
In March 2018, it was alleged that the couple had filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after large amounts of credit card debt, back taxes, and loans went unpaid. During this time, they had to sell most of their belongings including cars, jewellery, clothes and furniture to save face as revealed by a court document.
Other gossips opined that they may have lost touch of that teenage fantasies that kindled their love journey. To fuel this speculation further, Joey Lawrence posted a picture of himself and his kids on Fathers Day, with a mind-boggling caption, "My reason for life."
He captioned the photo of his girls posing alongside a pup. "My greatest blessings. Being the father of these two amazing, strong, powerful young ladies (and of course my son pictured there in the middle..lol) has brought more joy and happiness into my life than I ever could have imagined..."
His Father's Day post would have still been perceived innocently if not for his announcement of impending separation from his Yawn-Nelson a few days later.
There Was Michelle Vella Before Chandie Yawn-Nelson
Although Joey and Chandie sparked up a romantic relationship from way back, they did not initially get married. As a matter of fact, Joey Lawrence went ahead to tie the knot with Michelle Vella on 24th August 2002. Unfortunately, two years after, the couple called it quit and went their separate ways as a result of unspecified reasons.
Moving on, in 2005, the Blossom star reconnected with the woman whom he admired and shared his teenage fantasies with, Chandie Yawn-Nelson and in a couple of months, just as they had imagined, they walked down the aisle at the Disney Wedding Chapel.
Chandie Yawn-Nelson Children
Chandie Yawn-Nelson and Joey Lawrence are proud parents of two beautiful girls: Liberty Grace Lawrence, Charleston “Charli” Lawrence. The eldest, Charleston Lawrence was born on May 10, 2006, and her sister, Liberty Grace Lawrence came four years later, on 4th March 2010.
In July this year, after it went viral that Joey Lawrence filed for divorce from Chandie Yawn-Nelson, there have been speculations on how the couple's decision will affect the children. Most importantly, the issue of child custody which has to do with, which of the parent will the children, Charleston and Liberty spend the rest of their teenage days with.
Chandie Yawn-Nelson Career
Not many people know Chandie Yawn-Nelson as an American personality who worked for InterCall, the largest conference, and collaboration service providers, until her marriage to American game show host, actor, and musician, Joey Lawrence. The mother of two lives a private life since not much is known about her, unlike her famous husband who is an established figure and popular face onscreen from his days as a child actor in Blossom, and several other sitcoms he starred in since childhood.
More about Chandie Yawn-Nelson?
There are people that made it to the spotlight because of the people they hang out with, friends, husband, wife, etc. Chandia Yawn-Nelson falls in this category. It was her marriage to Joey Lawrence that brought her to the public glare.
Although little is known about the beautiful Yawn-Nelson, there are reports which suggest she was born in 1976; attended high school in Alabama and later proceeded to the Auburn University in Alabama.
Also, unlike her husband who is active on social media platforms, especially Instagram where he has over 200k followers, Yawn-Nelson is not active on any social media platform.
Before their marriage, her husband had been involved with famous celebrities like Katherine Heigl, Keris Russell, Kim Kardashian, and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Lawrence was married to Michelle Vella from 2002 before his marriage with Chandia Yawn-Nelson.
On the other hand, there is no public knowledge of Chandia Yawn-Nelson's previous affairs before getting married to celebrated Hollywood star, Joey Lawrence. Their years of love may be going down the drain, but there was no doubt of the deep affection that existed between them.