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The Most Expensive Divorce Settlements Revealed

Divorce is not an easy process, especially when you have a fortune you are willing (or forced) to share… See which celebs had to give in to alimony and share their millions!

#1. Steve&Elaine Wynn - $741 million

Steven Wynn, known for being a casino mogul, managed to divorce his wife, Elaine, twice! The first divorce lasted five years, but the second divorce, which happened in 2010, lasted way longer and cost the billionaire a whopping $741 million! If that’s not enough, Elaine’s share of Wynn’s agency is now worth $1.2 billion.

#2. Alec&Jocelyn Wildenstein

Alright, so Bernie and Slavica were impressive, but they have nothingo n the Wildensteins! Jocelyn managed to get $2.5 billion out of her former spouse, as well as $100 million in payments annually for 13 years! She seems to have spent most of this money on plastic surgery.

#3. Neil Diamond&Marcia Murphey - $150 million

Neil Diamond and Marcia Murphey, who seemed to be very content with their marriage for 25 years, finally called it quits in 1994. Once rumors of Diamond’s unfaithfulness spread around Hollywood, the odds were in Marcia’s favor. Although the exact number of the divorce settlement wasn’t released, the approximate figure was $150 million. Not too shabby.

#4. Robert&Sheila Johnson - $400 million

The co-founder of Black Entertainment Television, also known as Robert Johnson, is known for being the first African-American billionaire out there. After 30 years of being married to his partner, Sheila Johnson, the two decided to separate; but it wasn’t so simple. Sheila ended up getting $400 million and marrying her divorce lawyer!

#5. Bernie&Slavica Ecclestone

Bernie and Slavica Ecclestone are definitely known for being one of the most expensive divorces. In 2009, the couple made headlines for having a divorce settlement worth $1 billion! Slavica, not wasting any time, turned this money into $1.6 billion from investments.


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