Neil Young and wife Pegi divorcing after 36 years of marriage

40 PHOTOS
Neil Young
See Gallery
Neil Young and wife Pegi divorcing after 36 years of marriage
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 20: Pegi Young and Neil Young (L-R) perform at the 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 20, 2012 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 20: Pegi Young (L) and Neil Young perform with Native Americans as part of the 26th Annual Bridge School Benefit at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 20, 2012 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 26: Neil Young (L) and Pegi Young arrive at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on January 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage)
HARTFORD, CT - SEPTEMBER 22: Neil Young + Promise of the Real perform during Farm Aid 2018 at Xfinity Theatre on September 22, 2018 in Hartford, Connecticut. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
Columbia - October 12: Singer/Songwriter Neil Young backstage during Farm Aid 1996 hosted by Hootie & the Blowfish at William - Brice Stadium on the campus of USC in Columbia South Carolina October 12, 1996. (Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Neil Young is seen at LAX on November 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - OCTOBER 23: Neil Young performs during the 30th Anniversary Bridge School Benefit Concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre on October 23, 2016 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
SANTA MONICA, CA. - NOVEMBER 3, 2014: Neil Young is interviewed during the opening of a show of Neil Young's art, watercolors and prints of iconic automobiles at the Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamont Station Arts Center in Santa Monica on November 3, 2014. (Photo by Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE


By RYAN GORMAN

Legendary singer Neil Young and his wife are divorcing after decades together.

Young and wife Peggy filed for divorce on July 29, ending their 36-year marriage, according to Rolling Stone.

The pair married in 1978. They have two children, a son and a daughter, and even performed together – Pegi was a backup singer while he toured the world in the 1990's. She even joined him onstage at the 1994 Academy Awards.

Pegi was the inspiration for many of the superstar's classic hits including "Such a Woman," "Once an Angel" and "Unknown Legend."

They also started the Bridge School in 1986 after growing frustrated at the lack of schooling options for son Neil, who suffers from cerebral palsy.

The school is funded by an all-star concert held every year in Mountain View, California, according to the magazine. The 2013 benefit was the last time Neil and Pegi performed together.

Both were scheduled to play Farm Aid in September, but Pegi's name is no longer on the lineup.

Their next court hearing is set for December 12.
Neil Young and Pegi Young File for Divorce

Related links:
Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially divorce on this day in history, August 28th, 1996
'Chelsea Lately' finale is a star-studded event with shower scenes, singalongs and more debauchery
Read Full Story