List of the most expensive celebrity divorces ranked by fame and popularity. When celebrities get married it is rarely “'till death do us part.” More often than not, Hollywood marriages end in divorce, and some of the divorces can be costly. One Hollywood superstar even paid out over $400 million in a divorce settlement.
Who is the most famous celebrity who had an expensive divorce? Madonna tops our list. The “Material Girl” and "Snatch" director Guy Richie were married from 2000-2008. It is estimated that Madonna paid out $76-$92 million to Richie in the divorce settlement. She is the only woman that made our list.
Mel Gibson was married to Robin Moore Gibson from 1980-2011. Gibson has said that their separation actually began in 2006, one day after his DUI arrest. It is estimated that Gibson paid out $425 million to his ex-wife. This is the most expensive celebrity divorce to date. Chicago Bull's player Michael Jordan comes in second. The NBA all-star paid his ex-wife Juanita $168 million in their divorce settlement. Other famous people who have had expensive divorces include Donald Trump, Phil Collins, and Paul McCartney.Are you surprised by the amounts of these celebrity divorce settlements? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Following their divorce, MacKenzie Bezos is worth $37 billion. MacKenzie Bezos announced on May 25, 2019 that she planned to join the Giving Pledge, which is an initiative started by Warren Buffet and Bill and Melinda Gates. It encourages billionaires to donate half of their fortune. Jeff Bezos tweeted his support of his ex, writing, "MacKenzie is going to be amazing and thoughtful and effective at philanthropy, and I'm proud of her. Her letter is so beautiful. Go get 'em Mackenzie."
MacKenzie and Jeff Bezos married in 1993, and finalized their divorce in April 2019. Jeff Bezos is said to be worth $137 billion.
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