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Radiohead star Thom Yorke splits from partner after 23 years

Published 15/08/2015

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has split from his partner after 23 years
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has split from his partner after 23 years

Radiohead star Thom Yorke has announced that he has separated from his partner of 23 years.

The 46-year-old frontman and printmaker Rachel Owen's decision to end their relationship was "perfectly amicable", he said.

The couple, who met at the University of Exeter, have two children together - Noah and Agnes.

In a statement, Yorke said: "Rachel and I have separated.

"After 23 highly creative and happy years, for various reasons we have gone our separate ways.

"It's perfectly amicable and has been common knowledge for some time."

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