When they married back in 1986, it was declared one of the best marriages of the year, but now in 2011, it has declared by the same couple that they don’t want to live as a couple anymore and that’s why they have decided to go on separated ways. Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver declare they are separating ways after living together for 25 years. Married in 1986 spring, the couple announced separation late Monday. It was a joint statement which said that the couple had spent 25 years together and during this whole time they remained supporting each other in their personal and professional life. Separation was mutual decision of the couple.
The news of their separation has hit the media at a time when he is struggling again to join Hollywood as an action hero and he has also been successful too. He has signed a new film which is expected to hit the cinemas next year. Just four months ago, he resigned from his job as the governor of California. Though, his wife never wanted him to get that job, yet he served California for two terms. The 63-year-old bodybuilder is also a keen advocate of green energy as well. The wife, 55, Maria Shriver, edits the magazine of Oprah Winfrey.
They have four children named Katherine, 21, Christina, 19, Patrick, 17, and Christopher, 13. The statement also said that they would continue parenting their four children together. The separation was not an easy decision for them as they reached it after a great deal of thought, prayer, reflection and discussion.