`Boyzone` singer Ronan Keating, wife part ways

London: "Boyzone" singer Ronan Keating has ended his 12-year marriage to Irish model Yvonne Keating.

"With great sadness Ronan and Yvonne Keating today announce their separation. The separation is amicable and they will continue to work together in order to provide the best for their children. The family ask for privacy at this difficult time," said a statement.

The couple, who married in 1998, have three children together Jack, 11, Marie, nine and Ali, four, reports a news website.