While we wait for the final bill of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce, let’s take a look at the most expensive celebrity divorces.
Anna Murdoch and Rupert Murdoch
Anna and Rupert ended their marriage in 1999 after 32 years living together. $110 million in cash and $1.6 billion in valuables and properties was the price Rupert had to pay.
Rupert Murdoch wasn’t devastated by the loss of Anna and his capital. Only two and a half weeks later he married Wendi Deng. Rupert met the 30-year-old while he was married to Anna.
When the information that Mel had a child with Oksana Grigorieva, reached Robyn, she immediately filed the divorce papers. After 31 years, Mel and Robyn divorced in 2009. They have seven children together.
Mel’s net worth of $850 million was split in two with the divorce, and Robyn ended up with $425 million settlement.
Robert and Sheila were married for 33 years. In 2002 they decided to end their marriage. Sheila settled for $400 million and soon after the divorce she married William T. Newman, Arlington County Circuit Court Chief Judge.
In 2002 Jordan’s marriage was given a second chance after Juanita asked for the divorce. Only 4 years later in 2006, they decided to split for good, after 17 years of marriage and three kids together.
After the split, Michael’s account was shorter for $168 million.
The Diamond’s estate worth $300 million was cut in half and Marcia Murphey got $150 million. After 25 years of marriage, they divorced in 1994.
Diamond didn’t feel sorry for the money and said that Marcia was worth every penny.
Elin Nordegren and Tiger Woods
Only six years lasted the marriage of Woods and Elin. In 2009 Elin ended the marriage. After wishing each other the very best for the future, Elin walked away with $110 million.
Steven Spielberg and Amy Irving
Steven and Amy were dating in the late 70’s for three years. In 1979 Amy left Spielberg and started dating Willie Nelson. It didn’t last long and Amy got back together with Steven and got married in 1985.
After four years of marriage in 1989, the couple decided to divorce. Spielberg had to pay $100 million to Irving.
Melissa Mathison and Harrison Ford
Melissa and Harrison met for the first time in 1979 on the set of Apocalypse Now. After 17 years of marriage and 3 years to reach a settlement, the screenwriter Melissa got between $85 million and $118 million.
Madonna and Guy Ritchie
After 8 years of marriage, Madonna and the director divorced. The singer’s publicist told the media that between $76 million and $92 million would be the settlement.
Cindy Silva and Kevin Costner
Silva and Costner married two and a half years after they met at California State University in 1975. In 1994 they announced their divorce, after being married for 16 years.
The settlement was reached for $80 million.