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Top 10 Expensive Divorces of All the Time

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Article By Komal Tahir

February 12, 2021, 4:04 pm

No doubt, marriages are expensive these days, and they even get super expensive in the case of celebrities. But what about divorces? Ever heard that divorces can get super expensive as well? Well, yes, they can. Because everything related to celebrities become a high drama and become such a topic for gossip that is remembered for a long time. Not only it is heart-breaking for fans to see their favorite couples being split, but the huge divorce settlements also make the fans amazed and clap their hands over their mouths. You will be shocked and do the same if you get to know the top ten expensive divorces of all the time. So, here we go with our list of the top ten expensive divorces of all the time.

1. Jeff & Mackenzie Bezos | $35 billion

The divorce between Jeff Bezos, the founder, and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, and Mackenzie Scott, an American novelist, and philanthropist, is known as one of the most expensive divorces. Mackenzie Scott walked away with around $35 billion. Yes, you read that right, $35 billion! It is truly one of the most expensive divorces in history. Wonder what one can do with such a huge amount.

2. Michael & Juanita Jordan | $168 million

Former professional basketball player, Michael Jordon, parted his way with his ex-wife, Juanita Jordan, former American model, in 2006. Juanita ended up receiving $168 million as the payout. It is still known as one of the biggest payouts in history. In addition to the money, she also got 7-acre Chicago property and full custody of their three kids.

3. Amber Heard & Johnny Depp | $7 million

American actor and musician, Johnny Depp, famous for his villain role in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them” as Gellert Grindelwald, got married to famous American actress, Amber Heard, in 2015. And only after a year, they got split. Even being married for just a year, the divorce settlement was decided $7 million!

4. Paul McCartney & Heather Mills | $50 million

The music legend who earned fame as co-lead vocalist and bassist for the Beatles, Paul McCartney, married the former model and media personality, Heather Mills, in 2002. They got separated in 2006 and their divorce was finalized in 2008. Mills got a huge amount of nearly $50 million as the divorce settlement.

5. Amy Irving & Steven Spielberg | $100 million

One of the most commercially successful directors in history, Steven Spielberg, married the popular American actress, Amy Irving, in 1984. But only after four years i.e. in 1989, they got separated. The heavy amount Amy got in the split was $100 million.

6. Mel Gibson & Robyn Moore | $425 million

American-born Australian actor, director, and producer, Mel Gibson, married Robyn Moore, a great voice-over artist, in 1980. They remained in this relation for 29 years. They ended their relationship in 2011. Robyn Moore is still known as one of the highest divorce settlements receiving women of all time. She received $425 million.

7. Ivana & Donald Trump | $25 million

Well, who can forget the former president, Donald Trump’s split with his ex-wife, Ivana, the fashion designer, and former model? It is said that the divorce between Trump and Ivana was not only expensive but dramatic as well. Because Trump cheated on her and later on married Marla Maples who is his wife now. Ivana won nearly $25 million in the split.

8. Melissa Mathison & Harrison Ford | $85 million

Late Melissa Mathison, who was an American film and television screenwriter, was married to Harrison Ford, an American actor, pilot, and environmental activist. The duration of their relationship was from 1983 to 2004. She got $85 million as a divorce settlement and walked away.

9. Guy Ritchie & Madonna | $75 million

An English film director, producer, writer, and businessman, Guy Ritchie, got split with his ex-wife, Madonna, an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur, in 2008. Their split is known as the intense one. The divorce settlement decided to be $75 million, thus, making its name in one of the highly expensive divorces of all time.

10. Hulk and Linda Hogan | $30 million

The American retired professional wrestler, Terry Eugene Bollea, mostly known by his ring name, Hulk Hogan married his ex-wife Linda K. Hogan, recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, in 1983. They were together until 2009. Despite being staying together for 26 years, they had issues in their relationship and got split. Linda got $30 million total and walked away.

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