Allison Williams and her husband Ricky Van Veen split after 4 years of marriage. They made the decision mutually.
Allison Williams and husband Ricky Van Veen have parted ways after four years of marriage. The couple released a joint statement to USA Today. They said, “With mutual love and respect, we have made the decision to separate as a couple. We are grateful for the friendship that we have and will continue to have.”
According to a friend, the two are “distinctly different.” Williams and Ricky have not been publicly spotted together for months.
A source said, “Every time I’ve seen Allison out recently, Ricky’s been nowhere to be seen.” They were last spotted in public as a couple at the Oscars in March 2018.
Dating and Marriage
The couple met through mutual friends at a party in 2011. The party screened the TV show, The Bachelor. Williams and Ricky dated for three years. Ricky proposed to Williams in 2014.
Williams and Ricky tied the knot in September 2015 in a lavish ceremony. The ceremony took place at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga. Tom Hanks officiated the couple’s wedding. Williams previously said, “They wanted someone with charisma, who’s good at reading a crowd, who has like gravitas.”
Williams’ father, Brian is an MNSBC host. The host walked his daughter down the aisle. Williams wore a couture gown by Oscar de la Renta. Guests in attendance included Lena Dunham, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Jemima Kirke, Barry Diller, Seth Meyers, and Zosia Mamet.
Ricky Van Veen is currently Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook. He co-founded comedy brand CollegeHumor and the video platform Vimeo.
A source told Page Six, “Allison really is Type A, a real go-getter. while Ricky is far more relaxed and laid-back. Things just haven’t been going well recently.”
After marriage the couple lived together, sharing a $2 million apartment in Chelsea. However, now they are living apart.
Furthermore, Williams gained popularity starring in an HBO TV show, New Yorker Marnie Michaels. She also starred in Jordan Peele’s breakout hit Get Out. The star also recently starred in Netflix horror movie The Perfection. However, the movie was not received well by the audience. The 31-year-old is currently filming a survival thriller called Horizon Line. The movie tells the story of a couple stranded on an island after a plane crash.
Williams recently completed a TV adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events.