Love hurts weather it is right or wrong. The happily ever after is not the end of every love story. Sometimes marriages end up with divorces. Celebrities are no exceptions. Celebrity marriages begin and end faster than you can keep up with. When celebrity marriages end, they become ugly and expensive. Celebs hire the best divorce lawyers to handle their divorce cases, and still they have to pay a lavishing amount of alimony to their partner.
No matter what is the reason behind the celebrity divorces, celebs have to work hard to protect their assets. Most celebrity couples sign a pre-nuptial agreement before getting married. However, there are times when celebrities choose to marry without any prenuptial agreement. When such marriages end, the consequence is a difficult and expensive. The battle between the celebrity working to win as much of their money as possible, and the spouse trying to save some of the money for themselves gets interesting.
The Most Expensive Celebrity Divorce Settlements of All Time
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver Divorce
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger looked like they are made for each other. They ended their 25 year old marriage in 2011. This news shook the world. Schwarzenegger was forced to pay half of his net worth to Maria, and at last divorce cost him $250 million.
Robert and Sheila Johnson Divorce
Robert and Sheila Johnson were perfect companions at work, but they were not happy couple. They ended their 33 year old marriage in 2000. The couple continued working together even after split. However, Robert has to pay $400 million in the divorce settlement.
Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore Divorce
Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore have 7 children together, but they ended their 3 decade old marriage 2006. Gibson’s affair was the reason behind their split. Moore got $450 million from divorce.
Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng Divorce
Rupert Murdoch is the king of high asset divorce. First, he paid $1.2 billion to his first wife Anna Maria Torv in 1999. Then his second wife Wendi Deng rewarded with $1.8 million. His divorce attorney fought well to protect his assets.
Alec Wildenstein and Jocelyn Perisse Divorce
Alec Wildenstein and Jocelyn Perisse had the most expensive celebrity divorces. Alec Wildenstein paid $2.5 billion in the divorce settlement.