The year was 1990 when Babyface, born Kenneth Edmonds, first encountered Tracey McQuarn during auditions for the music video of his hit song “Whip Appeal.” Little did they know that this chance meeting would spark a romance that would captivate hearts for over a decade. The chemistry between the music maestro and the aspiring talent blossomed into a love story that would be sung about for years to come.
The Wedding Bells Ring:
On September 5, 1992, Babyface and Tracey exchanged vows, sealing their commitment to each other in a ceremony that mirrored the beauty and grace found in the artist’s ballads. The union was blessed with the arrival of two sons, Brandon and Dylan, solidifying their family’s connection and adding a new melody to the symphony of their lives.
The Crescendo and the Breakdown:
However, no love story is without its challenges. In a turn of events, on January 7, 2005, Tracey Edmonds filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. The announcement sent ripples through the music and entertainment spheres, as fans and admirers grappled with the news of the impending separation.
In October 2005, Babyface and Tracey Edmonds officially declared the end of their thirteen-year marriage. The decision to part ways marked the conclusion of a significant chapter in both their lives. Despite the challenges, the couple handled the situation with grace, demonstrating a commitment to co-parenting their two sons and maintaining a sense of respect for each other’s journeys.