Before getting married on September 1st, 2012, Williams dated Aryn Drake-Lee for five years.

Friends speculate that the actor's change of heart regarding his marriage is due to Williams' success in Hollywood.

The former couple was given joint legal custody of their two children after both Jesse and Aryn appeared at "their hearing on child custody, child visitation, and co-parenting matters relating to their children.

Greys Anatomy: The Real Reason Why Jesse Williams Is Splitting from His Wife Aryn Drake-Lee!