As the wise Kanye once said: "better get that pre-nup".
Marriage costs everybody some dough. Divorce can cost you an arm and a leg.
After Mick Jagger reportedly cheated on his wife, Jerry Hall with a Brazilian model, she quickly filed for divorce. All in, it cost Mick an estimated $10-25 Million of his $150 Million net worth.
When Michael Douglas split from his wife Diandra in 2000, he never knew how tenacious she would pursue his fortune. Get this, even after claiming $45 Million of Michael’s fortune, Diandra just kept coming back for more. In 2011 (after Michael beat cancer), a judge finally threw out a case when Diandra went after his Wall St. 2 earnings.
Paul McCartney should have listened to his kids when they told him not to marry Heather Mills. That misstep cost $60 Million.
Neil Diamond out of nowhere! His divorce from Marcia Murphey drained him for a whopping $150 Million.
Nobody can beat Rupert Murdoch’s divorce debacle. For such a financially savvy dude, his split from Anna Murdoch cost him a cool $1.7 Billion, the largest divorce settlement in history.