Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to divorce

  • Hollywood stars Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are to divorce after five years of marriage.

    The couple have a six-year-old daughter, Suri, and Cruise, 49, has two children from his marriage to Nicole Kidman.

    Cruise married Holmes, 33, his third wife, in an Italian castle in November 2006.

    TMZ News has reported that Holmes filed divorce papers in New York, citing irreconcilable differences. She is seeking sole custody of their daughter.

    Tom Cruise is among Hollywood's highest-paid actors and has made his name playing the lead role in blockbusters such as Top Gun, Jerry Maguire and the Mission Impossible series.

    Katie Holmes rose to fame on the U.S. television drama Dawson's Creek.