You might be familiar with the name Randy Jackson. Randy is a famous American musician known as the judge of the singing competition show American Idol. Besides his professional life, Jackson’s personal life also makes headlines in the media. He recently ended his marital relationship with his second wife, Erika Riker.

The singer Randy and Eriks now live separate lives. Know the reason behind their separation in the following sections.

Erika Riker and Randy Jackson: Decade-Long Marital Relationship

After sharing her intimate life with Hollywood singer Randy Jackson, Erik Riker’s prominence rises to fame. Erika and Randy met during the shoot of a music video. After the first encounter, Jackson and Riker shared a good bond. Later, without any delay, they began their romantic affair.

Image: The American Idol judge Randy Jackson and Erika Riker tied the wedding knot in 1995
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Following several months of dating, Erika and Randy decided to take their relationship to the next level. In 1995, Randy and Erika tied the wedding knot. The duo exchanged the vows privately, so detailed information regarding their wedding is lacking.

Mr. and Mrs. Jackson shared a good bond. The married duo used to attend many public events together. However, in September 2014, Erika filed for divorce. They were married for 19 years (nearly two-decade).

Mother of One Daughter and One Son

From the marital bond, Randy and Erika shared two kids. Their daughter, Zoe Jackson, was born in June 1995. Similarly, they became parents for the second time in June 1997 and shared a son, Jordan Jackson.

Snap: Erika Riker with her ex-husband Randy Jackson, daughter Zoe Jackson and son Jordan Jackson
Source: Instagram @zmpjackson

The American Idol judge Randy’s daughter Zoe, 26, is a photographer. On the other hand, Erik and Randy’s son Jordan follows in his father’s footsteps. Jordan, 24, is a songwriter, DJ, and producer. He is one of the songwriters of Ty Dolla Sign‘s hip hop song, ‘Expensive,’ feat Nicki Minaj.

The Jackson siblings are also gaining fame as celebrity kids. Additionally, they can be seen on most of the posts updated by their father, Randy, on their official Instagram account.

Erika Riker And Randy Jackson’s Divorce Settlement in 2019

In September 2014, citing some irreconcilable differences, Erika filed for divorce. But, it was settled after more than four years. As per TMZ, Randy and Erika’s divorce was finalized on February 7, 2019. Riker cited irreconcilable differences.

Picture: Erika Riker and Randy Jackson’s divorce was finalized on February 7, 2019
Source: Instagram @zmpjackson

In the court document, Erika mentioned she wants full physical custody and joint legal custody of their son Jordan, his teenager at the time. Also, Riker said she wanted spousal support and Randy to pay her attorney’s fees.

This is the second marriage for Jackson. In 1990, Jackson split from his wife Elizabeth. The former couple share a 29-year-old daughter Taylor.

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