Nowadays, it’s just normal that couples will run out of love from each other. This is why a lot of couples end up with divorce. The truth is, divorce is a common marriage issue before and even up to now. Here are the top 10 expensive divorces till date:
10. Roman Abramovich and Irina Malandina’s Divorce
This couple is together for 16 years. It’s from the year 1997 up to 2007. They have 5 children. Roman Abramovich is a Russian politician, investor, and businessman. His wife, Irina Malandina filed a divorce against him due to the speculation of having an affair to another woman. The divorce process had cost around $300 million.
9. Robert Johnson and Sheila Crump’s Divorce
This couple used to live happily until a dilemma in their relationship came in, that led to an expensive divorce settlement. Robert and Sheila are together from the year 1969 up to 2002. Robert is the very first black American billionaire. Their divorce had cost $400 million.
8. Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore’s Divorce
Mel Gibson is a famous Hollywood actor who is married to an Australian actress named Robyn Moore in the year 1980. Their divorce became official in the year 2011. This divorce that costs $425 became very controversial in the Hollywood.
7. Craig McCaw and Wendy Petrak Divorce
Craig used to be the owner of McCaw Cellular company, and this is where he acquired his great fortune. He’s a pioneer as far as cellular phone industry is concerned. He married Wendy Petrak, who happens to be the owner of Santa Barbara News-Press. Their divorce had cost $460 million.
6. Steve Wynn and Elaine Pascal’s Divorce
Steve is the rich owner of Wynn Resorts. In the year 1963, he married Elaine Pascal. However, they got divorced in 1986. In the year 1991, they remarried but got divorced again in the year 2010. The divorce had cost $740 million.
5. Adnan Khashoggi and Soraya Khashoggi’s Divorce
Adnan is a very successful Saudi Arabian businessman. In the year 1961, Adnan got married to Sandra Daly. This is the original name of Soraya Khashoggi before she converted into Islam. Their divorce that became official in the year 1982 had cost $850 million.
4. Bernie Ecclestone and Slavica Ecclestone’s Divorce
Bernie is a successful and famous British business tycoon, who happens to be the owner of Formula One racing. He got married to Slavica in the year 1985. For 23 years, they’re happy with their marriage not until they divorced in 2009. Around $1.2 billion is the total expense of the divorce settlement.
3. Rupert Murdoch and Anna Maria Torv’s Divorce
Rupert is a successful Australian American business tycoon. He’s the owner of Australia’s News Limited, which he inherited from his father Keith Arthur Murdoch. He married Anna Mari Torv in the year 1967, but they got divorced in 1999. The divorce settlement’s total expense is $1.7 billion.
2. Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng’s Divorce
Wendi Deng got married to the rich Australian American business tycoon Rupert Murdoch in the year 1999. Wendi was still 17 years old at that time. However, their relationship faced a dilemma that resulted to a divorce settlement that costs $1.8 billion.
1. Alec Wildenstein and Jocelyn Perisse’s Divorce
The total expense of the divorce settlement of this couple is around $2.5 billion. Alec is said to have a secret affair to a 19-year-old lady that pushed Jocelyn to file a divorce.
These are the top 10 expensive divorces till date. These divorces really marked into the minds of many people due to the great controversy it brought.