After seven years of marriage, singer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and actress Nicole Pantenburg have decided to divorce. On July 14th, they made public their decision to end their marriage. Peyton, their daughter, is 12 years old.
The age difference between Edmonds (62) and Pantenburg (48) doesn’t seem to bother either of them, as they both expressed a commitment to maintaining their mutual regard and care. So that they and their daughter could move on with their lives, they also requested privacy.
Who is Babyface?
Babyface is the stage name of American singer, songwriter, and record producer Kenneth Brian Edmonds was born on April 10, 1959. Throughout his career, he has written and produced more than 26, R&B hits that reached number one, earning him 12 Grammys. On NME’s list of the 50 Best Producers of All Time, he came in at number 20.
Why Did Nicole Pantenburg and Babyface Divorce?
Edmonds, a singer of R&B, and Pantenburg, a fashion designer, issued a joint statement to TMZ. They made the following statement: “After considerable consideration and tremendous sadness, we have chosen to end our marriage. We continue to love and respect one another, and we are deeply committed to our daughter’s happiness. While a family, we appreciate your respect for our need for space and time together as we take these next steps.
However, it is unclear what led to the breakup due to a lack of information. Further, it is unclear when Edmonds and Pantenburg would finalize their divorce.
When Did Nicole Pantenburg and Babyface Meet?
It was in 2007 when the singer and producer Pantenburg started dating. They were together for about seven years before getting married in 2014 in front of family, friends, and notable guests including Oprah Winfrey.
To be fair, this was Edmond’s third wedding. This famous singer’s first wife was named Denise. It was to Tracey Edmonds that he was married for a second time. They first met in 1990, and just two years later, in 1992, they tied the knot. The Grammy-winning performer and his second wife are parents to kids Brandon and Dylan. The marriage between Pantenburg and Tracey Edmonds lasted for 13 years before the two decided to separate in 2005.
Babyface is to Pay Their Ex-wife Around $40k Per Month in a Divorce Settlement
Babyface and his ex-wife, Nicole Pantenburg, have negotiated a divorce settlement that involves him forking out roughly $40,000 per month.
Radar Online reported on Wednesday (February 1) that the iconic musician and his ex had settled their child support dispute amicably, with the former paying $37,000 per month. It occurs in the summer of 2021, approximately two years after their divorce.
They have one kid together, a daughter named Peyton, who is 14 years old. The parents have decided to split custody of their daughter equally. The $37,000 will cover both child and spousal maintenance.
As part of the deal, Babyface also committed to continuing to pay Pantenburg’s Cadillac Escalade’s lease, as well as the insurance premiums. In addition, he’ll pay for his daughter to travel to and tour potential institutions to the tune of 65% of the total cost.
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Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds’ divorce from their wife Nicole Pantenburg is proceeding. In court documents, the 62-year-old 12-time Grammy winner has asked for joint custody of their 12-year-old daughter Peyton Nicole and named himself as the individual liable for paying alimony.