and were named as the latest Hollywood couple tipped to be ‘heading for ’ nearly four years after
The 34-year-old singer and 27-year-old actress said ‘I do’ back in 2019 during an Château de Tourreau after first marrying one another in Las Vegas.
Despite welcoming , they are now said to be facing ‘divorce’ as the Jonas Brothers singer was allegedly beginning to meet with lawyers in that field.
Joe was said to have sent his team to scout out at least two Los Angeles-based divorce lawyers as he geared up to end his marriage to the British actress.
According to , the star is on the cusp of separating from his spouse as they have been coming up against ‘serious problems’ for the last six months.
The American publication went on to claim their sources revealed the Waffle House singer was primarily caring for – Willa who was born in 2020 and her publicly nameless sister who came in 2022.
They said that over the course of the last three months, the musician looked after his girls ‘pretty much all of the time’, as well as during schedule.
The source alleged that the star was taking his daughters with him as he hit stages across the US.
News of a potential divorce came as a shock as the couple put on a united front, attending plenty of events together.
However, since whispers of trouble began, Joe was spotted without his wedding ring on his left hand – further fuelling rumours they were calling it quits.
Adding to the speculation, Sophie and Joe also put their Miami home on the market just one year after they purchased it together.
Joe opened up in the past about adjusting to his new life as a husband and a father to two children during a chat with in August 2022.
He said: ‘It’s an adjustment period. Just something that I’m learning as I go, I think I can now work a little bit harder to take time off.
‘I’m still trying to figure it out. Some weeks are a little bit more challenging than others, but it makes it a lot easier when you enjoy your gig…
‘I wake up every day just thrilled to be able to go make music or act and create different projects and have a beautiful family, so it feels like a dream come true.’
Metro.co.uk contacted Joe and Sophie’s reps for comment.