Randy Houser, Wife Are Divorcing

Country Star, Jessa Lee Yantz Wed in 2011

Randy Houser and Jessa Lee Yantz have decided to divorce after two and a-half years of marriage.

Contacted by CMT.com, a representative for Houser acknowledged the split, saying, “I can confirm Randy Houser and Jessa Lee Yantz are getting a divorce. They are appreciative of the media’s sensitivity toward their request for privacy during this time.”

The couple married on Sept. 2, 2011, in the Dominican Republic, two months after announcing their engagement. The couple’s son, West Yantz Houser, was born on March 6, 2012.

Houser’s hit singles include “How Country Feels,” “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” and “Goodnight Kiss.”

Yantz, a singer-songwriter, was a contestant during season 10 of American Idol.