The information was first reported on the entrance web page of the Solar newspaper on Friday.
In a joint assertion launched to the UK Press Affiliation, Johnson and Wheeler confirmed the cut up.
“A number of months in the past, after 25 years of marriage, we determined it was in our greatest pursuits to separate,” the assertion learn.
“We’ve got subsequently agreed to divorce and that course of is underneath method.”
“As buddies we’ll proceed to help our 4 kids within the years forward. We is not going to be commenting additional.”
The previous Overseas Secretary campaigned for Britain to depart the EU and has been vocal in calling for a so-called “onerous Brexit” — in defiance of Could’s strategy — because the 2016 referendum.
Friday’s information comes amid predictions that Johnson will quickly launch a bid to unseat Could as Prime Minister and chief of the Conservative Get together.
The probe will look at whether or not his feedback, which sparked accusations of Islamophobia, breached the Conservative Get together’s code of conduct.