Once Almost Divorced Alvina Stewart And Her Husband Anthony Anderson Living A Blissful Married Life

News by Kiara Watson Published on 24 Apr,2018 Updated on 24 Apr,2018

Though their marriage was rocky as they filed for divorce in 2015, Alvina Stewart and Anthony Anderson overcome their differences and reconciled in late 2016. They have started their new life as a happy couple once again.

Stewart and her comedian husband married in 1995. They together are proud parents of two children, daughter Kyra Anderson and son, Nathan Anders.

How is their married life after they reunited in early 2017? Let's find out Stewart and Anderson's love story here.

Alvina Stewart And Husband Anthony Anderson's Married Life After Dismissal Of Divorce Petition

Stewart and Anderson married since 1995, however, they briefly separated in 2014 after 19 years of married life.

Stewart even filed for a divorce against Anderson in September 2015 citing irreconcilable differences and even claimed for spousal support and joint legal custody of their two children, then-16-year-old son Kyra Anderson and then 20-year-old daughter Nathan Anderson with Anthony getting reasonable visitation. 

CAPTION: Alvina Stewart and Anthony Anderson together after calling off their divorce petition in early 2017: Stewart filed divorce against husband Anderson in September 2015 SOURCE: US Weekly

Andersons' rep explained at the time:

“Yes, the divorce papers are public record and they have been separated for some time now,”

Stewart, however, called off the divorce petition in early 2017. She later made her first red carpet appearence together with husband Anderson since calling of the divorce at SAG Awards in Jaunuary 2017.

The 47-year-old Black-ish star expressed his happiness saying:

"It's fun. It's been a while since we've been on a red carpet together, but we're here tonight so we're excited about it."

The pair also walked together at 2018 SAG Awards. They seem to be close as they kissed each other and flashed PDA during the award ceremnoy and Anderson was even captured helping his wife to adjust the shoe strap and they looked super cute.

CAPTION: Alvina Stewart and Anthony Anderson at 2018 SAG Awards: Anderson helping his wife Stewart to adjust the shoe strap SOURCE: Essence

Alvina Stewart and her husband Anthony Anderson have reunited now and are celebrating 23 years of married life. They currently reside in their lavish house in Los Angeles, California along with their children, Kyra and Nathan.

Alvina Stewart and Anthony Anderson's Love Story

Stewart and Anderson are together since their college days. They exchanged vows in 1995. After a year of blissful married life, Stewart gave birth to their daughter Kyra Anderson in 1996 and the couple welcomed their second child Nathan Anderson in 2000.

During their over decades of married life, Stewart as a devoted wife supported her husband during his bad times. She was there to support her husband while he was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. 

CAPTION: Alvina Stewart and Anthony Anderson married in 1995: They together are blessed with two children, daughter Kyra Anderson born in 1996 and son Nathan Anders born in 2000 SOURCE: Naturally Moi

Anderson once revealed that Stewart became an avid gym rat to support him and fight the disease:

"My wife’s become an avid gym rat, and she inspires me. My children are fit too and also help me keep going,”

He also revealed he was inspired to his life under control as he felt responsiblities towards his wife and children. 

Besides, Anderson also shares a strong bond with his two children, Kyra Anderson and Nathan Anderson. He uses social media to connect with his children which he revealed in an interview with People in 2016.



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The father of two said:

“We make memes and Snapchats, Instagram posts and all that on the 101. But we were doing that responsibly! I was the cameraman, and my son’s hands were on the 10 and 2.”

As a respsonsible dad, he didn't want to spoil his children and wants to give them a normal life which he revealed in his next inteview:

“I grew up in Compton, Los Angles so [when I became an actor] I overcompensated because of my background…I wanted to give [my children] everything I didn’t have. But I can’t spoil my kids,”

He added:

“I had to say, ‘Wait a minute — am I creating a monster? I can’t keep freely giving you things.’ My kids have schoolwork, community service, and chores. We recently put together packages at the post office for soldiers overseas.”

Kyra and Nathan also appeared in Anderson's sitcom Richie Rich.

Anthony Anderson: Quick Facts

  • Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970, in Compton, California, the U.S. to actress Doris Bowman.
  • He is American and his ethnicity is Black.
  • He is 5' 10" (1.78 m) tall.
  • He attended Hollywood High School and Howard University.
  • He is best known for his role Detective Kevin Bernard on the TV series Law & Order.
  • Anderson received Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his performnace in ABC sitcom Black-ish in 2016.
  • Some of his successful ventures are The Bernie Mac Show, All About the Andersons, Black-ish, K-Ville, The Shield, Kangaroo Jack, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London , The Departed, Transformers and much more.
  • Anderson won $250K in the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
  • He has estimated net worth of $18 million.