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It’s officially over between actor Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee.

After filing for divorce in 2017, according to TMZ, the former long-time couple’s marriage officially came to an end in August. The two agreed to share joint legal and physical custody of their daughter Sadie and son Maceo, but will decide together outside of court on agreement concerning posting pictures of their children online. She has always been against the idea.

Drake-Lee will keep their former family home in Los Angeles, as well as residences in Brooklyn and Oakland. In addition to that, TMZ reports that as part of their settlement, she will keep a couple leased Audi SUVs. She is owed two more spousal support payments of $50,695, but after that he won’t have to pay her any more. He owes her $50,629 a month in child support for their two kids up to October 19 (likely back child support), and all payments after that until the forseeable future are $40,000 a month.

As for Williams, he will get to keep a leased Porshe from the marriage, as well as $936,810 “in profits” from his work on Grey’s Anatomy following their 2017 separation.

Other accounts and royalties they acquired during the marriage will be split.

As mentioned, Williams filed for divorce from the former real estate broker in April 2017 after five years of marriage and 13 years together.

Drake Lee said the split was initially very difficult for her, as she had two small children and as she told PEOPLE, “Most everybody I had spent the eight years here in LA with all went with him.”

However, she said she didn’t have time or the ability to fall apart.

“When the divorce process started I had two nursing babies, and I am the one that ran our household,” she said. “And for our children, and for the creation of the businesses that we built together when I left my career in New York for us to move to California to pursue his, and then as a result built it… I knew, as the one that was really holding it all together, that I didn’t have a lot of room to fall, even though I was falling.”

While he initially quickly moved on with actress Minka Kelly for a short time, he has been in a relationship with former Hit the Floor star Taylour Paige since, at least, early 2019. She hasn’t been shy in expressing her love for him publicly despite his ongoing and contentious divorce.

“Thank you for the most expansive love I have, I will ever know,” she wrote on his birthday in August, interestingly enough, a day before his divorce was finalized. “Thank you for never leaving a single thing fruitless. You never come up short. You wonderful you.”

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The pair made their first red carpet appearance at the Ozwald Boateng runway show in Harlem last May.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 05: Jesse Williams and Taylour Paige attend Ozwald Boateng Harlem Runway Show at The Apollo Theater on May 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)

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“You have taught me what love is,” Paige said in her birthday message to Williams. “I’ve never felt like I had to audition for your love, it just was, it just is.”

CAGLIARI, ITALY – JUNE 14: Taylour Paige and Jesse Williams attend the Filming Italy Sardegna Festival 2019 Day 2 at Forte Village Resort on June 14, 2019 in Cagliari, Italy. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images)

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“You are such a gift to this place. The gentle sensitive pure soul, even still. you. Hard working you,” she added. “I’ll always encourage you to revel in you and your gifts.”

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 24: Jesse Williams and Taylour Paige attend the premiere of Netflix’s “The Irishman” at TCL Chinese Theatre on October 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)

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“happy Birfday my love 💫
and congrats on a strong finish to the preseason of your life” he wrote to the Zola star on her 30th birthday on October 5.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 05: (L-R) Nicholas Braun, Jesse Rutherford, Jesse Williams and Taylour Paige attend the 2019 GQ Men of the Year After Party Presented By Samsung at The West Hollywood EDITION on December 05, 2019 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for GQ Men of the Year 2019)

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“This that warm welcome to new beginnings lil’ Big Heart! Allowance of ease, purpose and loving awareness,” he wrote. “thankful for you every damn day.”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 25: Jesse Williams (R) and Taylour Paige attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on December 25, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)

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“Jesse, your love is magic. Your dedication. Your desire to always always be better and better and better. And your kindness,” she wrote in a tribute to the Black men in her life.

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – JANUARY 23: Actors Jesse Williams (L) and Taylour Paige leave the Salt Lake City International Airport on January 23, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)

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“You are amazing grace personified,” she continued. “Profoundly protected. Providing. Reflecting. Protecting. Trying. Doing.”

PARK CITY, UTAH – JANUARY 24: Taylour Paige and Jesse Williams attend the “Zola” premiere during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 24, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

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“You work so so so hard. I see YOU,” she added. “You’ve got angel wings up under there I sweartahgah. I love your parents so much for every little intentional thing I see you try to pass on to your children.”

PARK CITY, UT – JANUARY 26: Jesse Williams and Taylour Paige are seen on January 26, 2020 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images)

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“Finally after lifetimes and lifetimes and lifetimes and lifetimes x a zillion my soul found the other half of my soul that split off and out to learn and grow through contrast and clarity and perspective and appreciation. My familiar stranger. 👑 now I can see!!!” she wrote last June.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Jesse Williams and Taylour Paige attend Grey Goose Toasts To A Year Of Victorious Filmmaking at The MACRO Pre-Oscars Party at Fig & Olive on February 06, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Grey Goose)

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When he first went public with their relationship on Instagram last April, he captioned a photo of them together, “Won.”

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Taylour Paige and Jesse Williams attend the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 09, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage,)

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