Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces

14 Dec 2011

From Madonna to Paul McCartney, divorce doesn't come cheap for the A-List!

It’s divorce season in T’Town! First Kim Kardashian shocked the world by announcing her separation from Kris Humphries after just 72 days, then Demi Moore filed for divorce after six years of marriage with Ashton Kutcher. While both of these ladies made sure they signed prenups, Ahlan! uncovers who got what in other celeb cases.

Madonna and Guy Ritchie - Between Dhs279 and Dhs338 million
Like most things she does in life, Madonna generally does it big and divorce was no exception. The only lady on our list, the Queen of Pop divorced Guy in 2008. The actual amount she stumped up depends on how her England home and London pub are valued, which were given to Guy.

Steven Spielberg and Amy Irving - Dhs367 million
Steven Spielberg left his wife Amy Irving for his Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom star Kate Capshaw in 1989 and the divorce cost him big time. But it was probably worth it for the director and producer, as he’s still with Kate!

Michael Jordan and Juanita Jordan - Dhs165 million
Juanita received this huge payout when she separated from the former Bulls star in 2007. Despite topping our list, apparently there weren’t any hard feelings! The couple’s lawyers said they, “mutually and amicably decided to end their 17-year marriage”

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills - Dhs179 million
Despite the huge sum she received in 2008, Heather was far from happy. She demanded Dhs918 million from the Beatles star, claiming his fortune actually amounted to Dhs5.9 billion.

Michael Douglas and Diandra Douglas - Dhs165 million
Diandra Douglas could easily live a more-than-comfortable life with the settlement she received in 2000 from the Wall Street star. But even today she’s still trying to get more money! Over the summer a judge denied her receiving any of Michael’s earnings from Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps!

Harrison Ford and Melissa Mathison - Dhs312 million
There must have been something going on during the filming of Indiana Jones, straight after Steven Spielberg on our list come the film’s star Harrison. He met Melissa on the set of Apocalypse Now and they were married for 21 years before divorcing in 2004.

Kevin Costner and Cindy Silva - Dhs294 million
Field of Dreams star Kevin was divorced after straying from his wife of 16 years. The couple met as students at California State University, but divorced in 1994 leaving Cindy with this draw-dropping pay-out.

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