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Phoebe Burgess and ex-husband Sam ‘finalise divorce over Christmas’ after five years of marriage

Phoebe Burgess is officially divorced from Sam Burgess after five years of marriage, a new report claims. 

On Sunday, The Daily Telegraph reported that a divorce order for the pair was issued ‘just before Christmas’ – 14 months after they separated. 

Phoebe, 31, and Sam, 32, share custody of their two children, Billy, two, and Poppy, three. 

Over: Phoebe Burgess is officially divorced from Sam Burgess after five years of marriage, a new report claims. The pair are pictured in happier times, in May 2017

Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Phoebe Burgess and Sam Burgess for comment. 

Following the divorce announcement, Phoebe shared a photo of her left hand to Instagram, revealing that it was free of wedding or engagement rings – but she was sporting a fashionable gold pinkie ring.

Sam and Phoebe separated in September last year, and reportedly finalised their financial settlement at that time.  

Final: On Sunday, The Daily Telegraph reported that a divorce order for the pair was issued 'just before Christmas' - 14 months after they separated

 Final: On Sunday, The Daily Telegraph reported that a divorce order for the pair was issued ‘just before Christmas’ – 14 months after they separated

Single lady: Following the divorce announcement, Phoebe shared a photo of her left hand to Instagram, revealing that it was free of wedding or engagement rings - but she was sporting a fashionable gold pinkie ring

Single lady: Following the divorce announcement, Phoebe shared a photo of her left hand to Instagram, revealing that it was free of wedding or engagement rings – but she was sporting a fashionable gold pinkie ring

The Daily Telegraph reported Phoebe had walked away with 70 per cent of the former couple’s marital wealth, including an F45 gym bought in the names of Sam Burgess and her older sister Jemima’s husband Gene Fairbanks in 2015. 

She has since sold the gym.  

The former journalist, who now promotes herself as a brand ambassador, also kept a $100,000 Range Rover which she is regularly seen driving around Bowral.  

The Burgesses sold their Lurline Bay property in Maroubra, a beachside suburb in Sydney’s east, in January for $5million.

Family: Phoebe, 31, and Sam, 32, share custody of their two children, Billy, two, (right) and Poppy, three (left)

Family: Phoebe, 31, and Sam, 32, share custody of their two children, Billy, two, (right) and Poppy, three (left) 

According to Realestate.com.au, the sale registered a profit of $1.2million. The French provincial home was bought in both their names in early 2016 for $3.8million. 

The former couple remain involved in an ugly legal dispute following their split.  

Sam is accused of intimidating Phoebe’s father, Mitchell Hooke, at his Southern Highlands home in October 19, 2019. 

Settled: Sam and Phoebe separated in September last year, and reportedly finalised their financial settlement at that time

Settled: Sam and Phoebe separated in September last year, and reportedly finalised their financial settlement at that time

Wealth: The Daily Telegraph reported Phoebe had walked away with 70 per cent of the former couple's marital wealth

Wealth: The Daily Telegraph reported Phoebe had walked away with 70 per cent of the former couple’s marital wealth

The Rabbitohs player is also charged with common assault in relation to the same alleged incident. Sam has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Police have also taken out an interim AVO to allegedly protect Mr Hooke from Burgess, who has had no contact with his former father-in-law for more than a year.

The hearing will continue in Moss Vale Local Court on January 22. 

In June, Phoebe became emotional while discussing the harsh realities of life as a single mother on The Morning Show. 

In happier times: The former couple remain involved in an ugly legal dispute following their split. Sam is accused of intimidating Phoebe's father Mitchell Hooke at his Southern Highlands home in October 19, 2019. Phoebe is pictured with her father Mitchell and Sam

In happier times: The former couple remain involved in an ugly legal dispute following their split. Sam is accused of intimidating Phoebe’s father Mitchell Hooke at his Southern Highlands home in October 19, 2019. Phoebe is pictured with her father Mitchell and Sam 

Legal: Police have also taken out an interim AVO to allegedly protect Mr Hooke from Burgess, who has had no contact with his former father-in-law for more than a year. The hearing will continue in Moss Vale Local Court on January 22

Legal: Police have also taken out an interim AVO to allegedly protect Mr Hooke from Burgess, who has had no contact with his former father-in-law for more than a year. The hearing will continue in Moss Vale Local Court on January 22

‘There’s not makeup every day, it’s not glam being a single mum,’ she told hosts Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies.

‘I do have help [from] their grandparents. My parents are amazing,’ Phoebe said, appearing to hold back tears. 

The influencer explained that she tries to be honest with her followers about life as a single parent, insisting: ‘I don’t like to portray a perfect scenario. It’s not perfect.’ 

Hard: In June, Phoebe became emotional while discussing the harsh realities of life as a single mother. 'There's not makeup every day, it's not glam being a single mum,' she said

Hard: In June, Phoebe became emotional while discussing the harsh realities of life as a single mother. ‘There’s not makeup every day, it’s not glam being a single mum,’ she said 

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