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The most expensive celebrity divorces in the world

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When you turn your eyes to Hollywood, you tend to believe that marriage is a very different concept from what ordinary people know. Indeed for celebrities, be it cinema, sports in general or even the great businessmen, marriage is more like an employment contract supervised by a team of lawyers. Because it is very common to see them marry and divorce at an incredible speed. This is the reason why we have compiled the most expensive celebrity divorces for you … some still bite their fingers.

1 – Lionel & Diane Richie : 20 million $

The couple divorced in 2004 and Diane claimed approximately 300,000 £ a month. An agreement was reached around 20 million $.

2 – Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall : 23 million $

Jerry left Mick in 1999 after 9 years of marriage because he could no longer bear the singer’s infidelities. The result is a 23 million $ divorce.

3 – Diana Spencer & Prince Charles : 25 million $

The very troubled and scandalous marriage lasted 15 years. Until 1996 with a divorce accompanied by an agreement up to 25 million $.

4 – Nicole Kidman & Tom Cruise : 30 million $

The divorce of the two stars in 2001 will cost 30 million $ thanks to an agreement between the two parties.

5 – Michael Douglas & Diandra Douglas : 45 million $

Known as one of the most glamorous couples of the 90s, Michael and Diandra divorced in 2000 and found an agreement around 45 million $.

6 – Paul McCartney & Heather Mills : 51 million $

6 years of life together, a child and especially 51 million $, that’s what the marriage of Paul McCartney and Heather Mills comes down to. She will pocket the amount following the divorce in 2008.

7 – Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston : 72 million $

After insistent rumors that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been knocking on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, our star couple separated in 2006 with a divorce estimated at 72 million $.

8 – Guy Ritchie & Madonna : 75 million $

The legend of pop music and the director divorced in 2008 for incompatibility of mood. As a result, she left Guy 75 million $ and a bar and a sumptuous home.

9 – Tiger Woods & Elin Nordegren : 100 million $

The legend of pop music and the director divorced in 2008 for incompatibility of mood. As a result, she left Guy 75 million $ and a bar and a sumptuous home.

10 – Steven Spielberg & Amy Irving : 100 million $

The marriage lasted 4 years but Amy won the jackpot by pocketing 100 million $ following the divorce.

11 – Franck & Jamie McCourt : 131 million $

The owner of Olympique de Marseille divorced in 2011 with Jamie after 30 years of marriage. She received 131 million $ to relinquish her rights to the baseball franchise owned by the husband at the time as well as other various assets.

12 – Michael Jordan & Juanita Jordan : 168 million $

After 17 years of living together, Michael & Juanita Jordan divorced in 2006 on the basis of an agreement of 168 million $, juanita had custody of their 3 children.

13 – Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver : 250 million $

Maria will discover in 2011 that her husband has an illegitimate child with a domestic worker, resulting in a divorce after 25 years of marriage. Maria will file for divorce and leave with half the fortune of the actor.

14 – Roman & Irina Abramovich : 300 million $

The owner of the English club Chelsea FC had to pay this huge amount during his divorce from Irina. He still owns a more expensive yacht than his divorce.

15 – Mel Gibson & Robyn Moore Gibson : 430 million $

During their divorce in 2011, Robin Moore managed to have $ 430 million as well as half the amounts received by the actor on his various films.

16 – Bernie Ecclestone & Slavica : 1.2 billion $

The divorce from the former Formula 1 boss and the former model will have cost 1.2 billion $.

17 – Rupert & Anna Murdoch : 1.7 billion $

The big press boss had to spit no less than $ 1.7 billion against the team of lawyers for his ex-wife with whom he had stayed for 32 years.

18 – Alec & Jocelyn Wildenstein: 2.5 billion $

Alec left Jocelyn after multiple failed cosmetic surgeries. If we add to that the fact that he threatened him with a gun after an adultery affair the divorce seems more obvious. Divorce which will cost not less than 2.5 billion $ to the businessman.

19 – Dmitry & Elena Rybolovlev: 4.5 billion $

After 27 years of marriage Dmitry and Elena divorced in 2015 with one of the most expensive divorces, the businessman will pay 4.5 billion $.

20 – Jeff & Mackenzie Bezos: 38 billion $

The owner of Amazon divorced after 25 years of marriage. Jeff will pay the most expensive divorces 38 Billion $.

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