How long have Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler been divorced?
Shanna Moakler, Travis Barker’s ex-wife, isn’t happy with her very public relationship with Kourtney Kardashian, and she doesn’t care who knows. Moakler has publicly stated the details of several sordid stories, including infidelity and parental alienation. More recently, she claimed that Kardashian destroyed her family. From the sounds of it, you’d think Moakler and Barker’s divorce was fresh. It is, surprisingly, not. So when exactly did the pair split?
Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker divorced in 2008
Barker and Moakler started dating in 2002, just months after Barker’s divorce from Melissa Kennedy. The relationship was pretty serious from the start. A year after they were first seen together, they welcomed a child. Landon Asher was born in October 2003. He was Barker’s first child and Moakler’s second.
In 2004, the couple made things official. They got married in a Nightmare Before Christmas Themed ceremony. For a few years, things seemed to be going well. In December 2005, they announced the arrival of their second child together. Things weren’t going very long, however. Just eight months after the birth of their daughter, Alabama, Barker filed for divorce. In February 2008, Barker and Moakler finalized their divorce.
The former couple’s relationship is a bit more complicated, however
According to Elite Daily, Barker and Moakler’s relationship has been described as toxic by several insiders, and the end of their relationship was just as tumultuous as their marriage. The couple reconciled and separated several times over the years since their union ended, and Moakler has been accused of approaching and fighting with several women that Barker dated.
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The former couple even lived in the same house for years after their split. In 2014, the police were called to the home following a verbal altercation. Things seemed to calm down in 2016 when the old flames ceased to share a residence. In fact, fans had heard very little from Moakler or Barker until news of his new relationship broke.
Travis Barker started dating Kourtney Kardashian in 2021
Barker and Moakler technically divorced in 2008, but spent several years trying to work out their relationship. Even if you factor all of this into account, Barker and Moakler’s relationship ended about five years before things heated up between the keeping up with the Kardashians star and drummer. Barker and Kardashian went public in January 2021. That wasn’t when they first started seeing each other, however. According to their representation, had been dating for a few months at that time.
Fans of both weren’t surprised. Barker and Kardashian had sparked relationship rumors several times over the years. In 2018 and 2019, media speculated that the two were dating after being spotted together. Neither has responded to these rumors. They were also seen together on several occasions in the months leading up to their official announcement.