The couple released the following statement on Friday: "In a joint statement, Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr have announced that they have been amicably separated for the past few months. After six years together, they have recently decided to formalize their separation. Despite this being the end of their marriage, they love, support and respect each other as both parents of their son and as family."
The couple started dating in 2007 and wed in July, 2010. They have a two-year-old son named Flynn.
Kerr recently expressed her interest in becoming an actress. Bloom recently appeared in a new Broadway theatre production of "Romeo and Juliet." He stars in the upcoming film "Zulu," about a South African Chief of Police who investigates the murder of the daughter of former rugby champion.