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Updated December 29th, 2023 at 21:44 IST

General Hospital actor Steve Burton finalises divorce with wife of 24 years Sheree

Steve Burton, best known for starring in General Hospital and Days of our Lives, has finalised his divorce with wife Sheree. The two were married for 24 years.

Steve Burton and Sheree
Steve Burton and Sheree | Image:X
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Steve Burton is now officially divorced. The General Hospital actor finalised his divorce with wife Sheree. Burton and Sheree had met on the sets of show Days of our Lives before they tied the knot in 1999. The two, who had been officially married for 24 years, will be sharing joint legal and physical custody of their three children.

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Steve Burton finalises divorce with wife Sheree


The news of Steve Burton's now finalised divorce was first shared by the actor's spokesperson in July of 2022. Steve filed for divorce at the Orange County Superior Court on July 7 of 2022, listing their official separation date as March 1 citing irreconcilable differences.

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The official terms of the divorce include the actor paying Sheree $12,500 in child support for their two minor children - Jack and Brooklyn until April of 2024 after which the monthly support will become $10,000. The couple also share daughter Makena, their eldest, who is 20. Burton and Sheree have also agreed to give up any claim on spousal support, "now or at any time in the future, regardless of unforeseen circumstances that may exist in the future." Sheree however, will be receiving $50,000 in retroactive assistance.

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Steve Burton had officially announced his split from Sheree prior to the divorce filing


Two months prior to officially filing for divorce, Steve Burton had taken to his official Instagram handle to share the news of their split. His message read, “I wanted to clear something up, Sheree and I are separated. She recently announced that she is expecting her 4th child. The child is not mine. We are still co-parenting our three beautiful kids. We would appreciate your privacy at this time. Much luv, Steve.”

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Separately, Sheree recently announced in October that she is now expecting her fifth child.

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Published December 29th, 2023 at 21:44 IST

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