Gary Owens’s wife files for divorce


Kenya Duke, wife of comedian Gary Owens has filed for divorce after 18 years of marriage.

According to TMZ, the couple did not reveal the reason for their divorce. The couple shares two adult children.

Owen, who got his start on BET’s Comic View in 1997, is most known for his stand-up and minor roles in films like Daddy Day Care, Think Like a Man, and Ride Along, TMZ reports.

When recounting the story of how they met at a comedy club nearly two decades ago, he gushed, “I was like, ‘Look, I know I’m supposed to wait three days, but you’re gonna meet a lot of dudes in three days. I’m just letting you know now — I’m interested.’”