PUBLISHED: 20:00, Sun, Sep 6, 2020 | UPDATED: 20:00, Sun, Sep 6, 2020
NCIS fans believed there could be a possible romance brewing between Agent Gibbs (played by Mark Harmon) and Jack Sloane (Maria Bello). However, as it has been confirmed the actress will be leaving in the next season, it now seems unlikely that they'll get together. This wouldn't be the first time Gibbs has been unlucky in love though with four marriages under his belt. So who are they? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about Gibbs' ex-wives.
WARNING: This article contains spoilers from NCIS.Who are Gibbs' four ex-wives? Shannon Fielding
Gibbs' first wife was Shannon Fielding (Darby Stanchfield) who he met on a train platform in 1976 just as he was being deployed by the Marines.
They continued to talk while he was away and in April 1982 they got married and had daughter Kelly (Mary Mouser) two years later.
Sadly, both Shannon and Kelly were murdered by Mexican drug dealer Pedro Hernandez (Thomas Rosales, Jr) after they witnessed the murder of a marine where Gibbs was based.
Hernandez shot the agent who was driving mother and daughter in a minivan and they were killed when the vehicle crashed.
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NCIS: Who are Gibbs' four ex-wives? (Image: CBS)
NCIS: Gibbs' first wife was Shannon Fielding. (Image: CBS)
NCIS: Agent Gibbs' second wife was Diane Sterling who went on to marry Tobias Fornell. (Image: CBS)
The second Mrs Gibbs was Diane Sterling (Melinda McGraw) who he married years after the tragic deaths of his wife and daughter.
She was a criminal investigator with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and they seemed to get on like a house on fire at the start.
Unfortunately, it wasn't too long before they got divorced as they continuously clashed with one another.
She then went on to marry Gibbs' friend former FBI Special Agent, Tobias Fornell (Joe Spano) who she also later split up with.
Her story didn't end well