Steve Burton and his estranged wife, Sherry (Gustin) Burton, have finalized their divorce.
of days of our life According to court documents obtained by PEOPLE, the actor, 53, and Shelley have agreed to terms of their divorce, including joint legal and physical custody of their minor children.
Burton will be obligated to pay Sherry $12,500 a month in child support for their minor children, son Jack and daughter Brooklyn, until April 2024, and $10,000 a month thereafter.
The parties also waived their right to spousal support “now or at any time in the future, notwithstanding any contingencies that may exist in the future.” However, Sheree will receive her $50,000 in retroactive support.
In July 2022, a rep for the soap opera star exclusively confirmed to PEOPLE that Steve had filed for divorce from his wife of more than 20 years. The actor and Shelley married in 1999 after meeting on a movie set. general Hospital.
According to court documents obtained by PEOPLE, Steve officially filed for divorce in Orange County Superior Court on July 7, 2022, and the couple did not sign a prenuptial agreement.
According to the documents, Steve listed their official separation date as March 1, citing irreconcilable differences.
The filing also indicates that Steve was seeking joint legal and physical custody of Jack and Brooklyn. The two are also parents to Makena, 20. Sherry was pregnant at the time of the application, but Steve later confirmed that the child was not his.
Additionally, Steve asked the court to terminate both he and Shelley’s entitlement to spousal support if the divorce was finalized.
The filing comes two months after Steve shocked fans by revealing he was no longer dating his fitness pro wife.
“I wanted to make something clear” former general Hospital “Shelly and I have separated,” the actor wrote on his Instagram Story in May.
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He added, “She recently announced that she is pregnant with her fourth child. That child is not mine. We are still co-parenting our three beautiful children. Privacy at this time Please respect that. I’m very happy for you, Steve.” Shelly is currently pregnant with her fifth child, which she announced on Instagram in October.