Most Expensive Divorces Ever

By | March 22, 2018

Getting divorced costs money, and a lot of it. But, no matter the costs the divorce attorney Tampa charges you, it is a far cry from the costs of these divorces. Deemed the most expensive divorces in history, the millions and billions of dollars that it costed these people to separate is certainly money well-spent when you just cannot spend another day with your spouse.

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Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy

NBA legend Michael Jordan spent 17 wonderful years together, but decided to call it quits in a mutual decision. Vanoy received custody of the couple’s three children in the divorce and a settlement amount of $168 million from her ex-husband.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Although the actual amount of this divorce is unknown, it is estimated that the movie actor turned governor’s split with his actress wife costed somewhere in the range of $250 – $310 million. The 2011 divorce was filed by Shriver after her ex-husband was outed for a marital affair with the couple’s housekeeper.

Robert Johnson and Sheila Crump

BET founder Robert Johnson is the first ever African American billionaire who was married to Ms. Crump for more than 35 years. When the couple divorced, Crump was awarded a nice settlement of $400 million. While it seems like a large sum, remember that Johnson is a billionaire!

Rupert Murdoch and Anna Maria Torv

The 1999 divorce of Rupert Murdoch and Anna Maria Torv earned the ex-wife a sum of $1.2 billion, of which more than $110 million was handed to her in cash.  The couple was married for more than 30 years. Murdoch remarried after the divorce and is now married to model and actress Jerry Hall.

After seeing these larger than life numbers, do you really feel like your divorce is expensive?