LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 23: (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) AJ McLean attends the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for iHeartRadio)
AJ McLean of the Backstreet Boys and his wife Rochelle DeAnna McLean are divorcing after 12 years of marriage, according to a joint statement. The couple have already been separated for a year. “While we have hoped for reconciliation we have decided to officially end our marriage,” they wrote. “It is with deep love and respect that we have made this decision. Our focus now is moving forward in the healthiest possible way with friendship and co-parenting our girls at the forefront of this next chapter.” The couple married in December of 2011 after dating for six years. They have two daughters.