the most expensive VIP divorces in history and that have grabbed all the headlines
Their love broke from using it so much! The following celebrity couples have starred in the most notorious breakups of all time. Although Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have become the most controversial actors after spending a large amount of money to make their divorce official, Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have also experienced very shady moments since they decided to rebuild their lives separately. Unfortunately, it is not being a good time for Cupid and all these situations that celebrities have faced, however different they may be, have become long, tedious and very difficult to manage. However, there are many others who have chosen to maintain a cordial relationship despite the huge amount of money that has been left to pay their attorneys’ fees. A real madness!
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard became husband and wife in 2014 after two years of dating. In 2016, The model made her divorce official just 15 months after her wedding and, since then, the controversies have not stopped arising. The American herself confessed to having been a victim of domestic violence by the actor, an accusation for which the protagonist of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ has experienced a real hell. Finally, the actor has won the divorce lawsuit and the protagonist of ‘Aquaman’ has to pay him 15 million dollars for defamation, while the actor will have to pay her two for the same reason.
Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd
Jennifer Lopez and Cris Judd just turned one year as husband and wife. After eight months of marriage, the singer and choreographer made the decision to divorce and the Bronx diva had to pay about 11 million dollars. According to Judd, the actress did not know how to find the balance between personal and professional life and gave priority to his career.
Madonna and Guy Ritchie
Madonna and Guy Ritchie finally broke up in 2008 and, in this case, the singer had to compensate the film director with a large amount of money between 60 and 70 million eurosas part of the agreement they signed.
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills will always be very close because of their common daughter, Beatrice Milly. The former member of ‘The Beatles’ and the former model they were married for four years until their love story came to an end. And the singer had to compensate the mother of his daughter with a great million, 31 millions of euros.
Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker
Michael and Diandra met in 1977 at a party, when she was only 19 years old and a young student while he was 32 years old. It was a real crush and only nine weeks after they met they became husband and wife. Their love story was marked by great comings and goings and in 1995 they announced their breakup. Until 2000 they did not sign the divorce agreement and the protagonist of ‘Basic Instinct’ had to pay a whopping €36 million.
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman officially separated in 2001 and the Australian actress came out on top, as she pocketed €67.1 million. It was one of the fastest divorces and in just three hours they negotiated all the points. In addition, they have always flaunted the good relationship they have for the well-being of their two adoptive children, Isabella and Connor. “You can still love a person despite having disagreements and that’s how I feel about Nicole,” the “Top Gun” actor publicly stated.
Phil Collins and Orianne Cevey
Orianne Cevey became the third wife of Phil Collins. After a six-year marriage, the singer and the translator separated in 2006 and, surprisingly they reconciled 10 years after divorcing. To break up again after the interpreter of ‘Another day in paradise’ found out by surprise that Orianne had married in Las Vegas. What a mess! Phil had to pay 35 million dollars to his ex-wife.
Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott
The divorce of Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott has been one of the most complicated. In 2019, they announced that they were separating after 25 years of marriage and four children together. And the agreement was very clear: MacKenzie gave up her part in The Washingtonpost and in blue originto changed from 4% of Amazon shares, approximately 31,000 million euros, and a fortune that made her one of the richest women in the world.
Heidi Klum and Seal
In January 2012, Heidi Klum and Seal made their breakup public. The British singer accused the model of having been unfaithful with her bodyguard and, despite the controversies that have led, the ex-partner maintains a cordial relationship for the sake of the four children they have in common. It has been possible to know that this whole process has cost between 50 and 70 million dollars.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
If there is an expensive divorce, that is the one between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. The actors starred in one of the Hollywood’s most passionate love stories. And also the most mediatic separation. ‘Brangelina’, as public opinion nicknamed them, have had legal disputes since 2016 that continue to this day over the custody of their children. But what was the trigger for this break? As Angelina confessed, everything is due to “irreconcilable differences” with the protagonist of ‘Troy’ and it has cost them over a million dollars each.
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Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren
Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren have also starred in one of the most expensive divorces of all time: €595 million. The models did not hesitate to reveal the most gruesome episodes of her marriage, such as that Woods had been unfaithful to her with more than 120 women, including ‘escorts’. These conflicts have grabbed the headlines of half the world and among the agreements they reached, it has been revealed that the couple agreed to share custody of their children. Of course, no girlfriend of the athlete will be able to live with her children. Also, Nordegren will have to pay 37 million dollars for each statement that she gives from the athlete about her sentimental controversies, even after his death.
Mel and Robyn Moore Gibson
Mel and Robyn Gibson also grabbed half the world’s attention with their divorce as a result of their “irreconcilable differences.” The protagonist of ‘Braveheart’ had to hand over the mother of his seven children half of his fortune And, as if that were not enough, she was forced to give him two houses that she had in Malibu and an exact percentage of her future income. A total of €380 million.
Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy
After 17 years together and three children together, Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy decided to make their divorce official, one of the most talked about. The legendary Chicago Bulls basketball player had to pay €137 million. In addition, Juanita received a 745-square-meter mansion in Chicago that she sold seven years after the separation was made official. “It was important to me that they not try to be their father”, he confessed to ‘Crain’s Chicago Business’ in the only interview he has given publicly. Currently, and for the sake of her children, they maintain a very cordial relationship.