Crime 'Black-ish' Star Anthony Anderson's Wife Files for Divorce The high school sweethearts were married in 1999 By People Staff Published on September 25, 2015 07:20 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Anthony Anderson‘s wife Alvina has filed for divorce. Alvina is seeking spousal support, and is citing irreconcilable differences in the divorce, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. The couple were high school sweethearts and wed in 1999. They have two children together, 15-year-old Nathan and 19-year-old Kira. Alvina is seeking joint legal custody and primary physical custody of Nathan. According to the court documents, which were filed Sept. 21, the couple separated on April 1, 2014. Anthony, 45, stars on ABC’s black-ish and hosts Carnival Cravings with Anthony Anderson on Food Network.