20 Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces

Unfortunately, not that many celebrities’ marriages have a fairytale ending. Instead, the majority of them end in divorce. But which stars decided to give in to alimony and share their riches? Find out now as we explore the most expensive divorces ever to go down in Hollywood.

1. Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren – $750 million

The gorgeous Elin Nordegren was publicly humiliated when her ex-husband’s extensive history of adultery with tons of women was revealed. In 2010, they decided to divorce, and Tiger was forced to give Elin a whopping $750 million.

2. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – $400 million

This seemingly dreamy couple rocked Hollywood to its core when Jolie filed for divorce from her famous husband. Through a private judge, Angelina has asked for total physical and joint legal custody of the kids, and according to gossip, the divorce will cost nearly half a billion dollars.

3. Kevin Costner and Cindy Silva – $80 million

These two had it good for 16 years, but after almost two decades and three children later, they decided to break up because Costner was allegedly unfaithful. The mistake supposedly cost him $80 million, which isn’t much considering he shared a lovechild with a socialite named Bridget Rooney.

4. Michael and Juanita Jordan – $168 million

Although they tried to make things work, the marriage ultimately ended. The decision was mutual, and Juanita received a settlement of $168 million, ownership of their massive Chicago mansion, and custody of their three children.

5. Rupert Murdoch and Anna Maria Torv – $1.2 billion

After 32 years of blissful marriage and three children, Rupert and his wife Anna called it quits in 1991. Murdoch had amassed a jaw-dropping net worth of $8 billion at the time. His ex-wife received a settlement of $1.2 billion.

6. Heidi Klum and Seal – $80 million

According to Heidi Klum, Seal’s temper was the reason that she ended the marriage, citing that their children were frightened as a result of his anger issues. Even though they had a prenup in place, Heidi paid her ex $70 million.

7. Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore – $425 million

After Mel got arrested for a DUI in 2006, it was the last straw for his wife. After 26 years of marriage, Robyn made the tough decision to file for divorce and earned half of her ex’s fortune in the process—$425 million, to be exact.

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