Teyana Taylor, former Ga. Tech standout separating after 7 years of marriage

Singer-actress Teyana Taylor and former Georgia Tech basketball standout Iman Shumpert announced they are separating after 10 years together and seven years of marriage.

Taylor posted a statement on Instagram confirming their separation and saying the couple will remain ‘the best of friends’ as they work as business partners and co-parents. She also wanted to clear up the rumors about why they split.

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“AHT AHT! Not too much on my bestie! In all fairness, Iman and I are separated and have been for a while. To be 1000% clear, “infidelity” ain’t one of the reasons for our departure. We are still the best of friends, great business partners and are one hell of a team when it comes to co-parenting our 2 beautiful children. Most importantly we are FAMILY & in the 10yrs together, 7yrs married we ain’t ever played with or about THAT,” Taylor wrote.

“We just keep y’all .... out the group chat lol, which is the reason we’ve been able to successfully & peacefully separate without all of the outside noise. The only reason I’m even sharing THIS part of the chat is because the narratives are getting a little out of hand & it’s unfair to all parties involved. I hope this provided some clarity for y’all.”


Taylor, known for her music videos and roles for “A Thousand and Oneand “Coming 2 America,” started dating Shumpert in 2015 and married the basketball player in 2016. The couple has a 7-year-old and 3-year-old daughter.

Shumpert shined on the court for the Georgia Tech men’s basketball team and won a NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He later competed and eventually won Season 30 of “Dancing with the Star.”

Shumpert has not released any statements on his social media about the couple’s separation.

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Here are some memorable photos of former NBA star and
2008: Iman Shumpert of the West team brings the ball upcourt during the McDonald's All-American High School basketball game on March 26, 2008, at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2009: Iman Shumpert of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets puts a shot up against the Florida State Seminoles during day two of the 2009 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament on March 13, 2009, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
2010: Iman Shumpert of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets throws the ball away as he gets trapped by Jon Scheyer and Mason Plumlee of the Duke Blue Devils at Alexander Memorial Coliseum on January 9, 2010, in Atlanta.
2011: Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks drives to the basket during the second half against the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden on December 25, 2011, in New York City.
2012: Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks tries to dunk over Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 27, 2012, in Miami.
2013: Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks celebrates with teammate Raymond Felton after defeating the Indiana Pacers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2013, in New York City. The Indiana Pacers were defeated by the New York Knicks 75-85.
2014: Teyana Taylor and basketball player Iman Shumpert attend the New York premiere of Relativity Media's
2015: Actress Teyana Taylor and NBA player Iman Shumpert attend the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2015 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on July 16, 2015, in Westwood, California.
2016: Actress Teyana Taylor and NBA player Iman Shumpert attend the Globe Fashion Week X China Moment fashion show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Art Beam on September 12, 2016, in New York City.
2017: Teyana Taylor, Iman Tayla Shumpert Jr. and Iman Shumpert attend the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 27, 2017, in Inglewood, California.
2018: Iman Shumpert of the Sacramento Kings brings the ball up court during the second half of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on October 21, 2018, in Oklahoma City.
2019: Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert attend the CFDA Fashion Awards at the Brooklyn Museum of Art on June 3, 2019, in New York City.
2020: Iman Shumpert and Teyana Taylor attend The Compound and Luxury Watchmaker Roger Dubuis Hosts NBA All-Star Dinner at STK Chicago on February 14, 2020, in Chicago.