Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announce divorce

Jenniger garner and Ben Affleck in 2003. The pair met on the set of Daredevil. Credit: V. Flores/AFF/EMPICS Entertainment

Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are to end their ten-year marriage, the pair have confirmed in a statement.

There have been increasing rumours of a rift between the solver screen stars who first met on the set of commercial flop Daredevil in 2003.

Ben and Jennifer to split. Credit: V. Flores/AFF/EMPICS Entertainment
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and daughter Seraphina Affleck at the Pacific Palisades 4th of July Parade in 2012. Credit: Vince Flores/AFF/EMPICS Entertainment

Oscar-winning Affleck, 42, and Garner, 43, were married in 2005 and have three children together.