Couples who burst and full the world every day. After immense passions that seemed destined to last forever, even the most close-knit and consolidated lovers can decide to divorce .
TV has accustomed us to very expensive fairytale weddings, but so do the divorces of VIPs , or perhaps even more expensive! Really dizzying figures that we mere mortals would never think we could possess not in one, but in two or three lifetimes.
Madonna, Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods are just some of the famous people who have had to pay a very high price to be able to permanently separate from their exes.
Ending a romantic relationship is never nice, let alone if you have to pull out millions of dollars! Perhaps, next time they will think very carefully before running to the lawyer to file for a divorce .
Let’s start this expensive roundup with Lady Ciccone . Although her love affairs often lasted very little, her marriage to ex-husband Guy Ritchie lasted for eight years. At the end of 1998 Madonna met the director Guy, through her mutual friend Sting . Rocco John was born from their union in 2000. On 22 December of the same year, Madonna marries Ritchie in a castle in Scotland. In 2008 the marriage comes to an end and the divorce is estimated at between 76 and 92 million dollars .
7) Harrison Ford
The crush of the charming actor during his marriage cost him dearly. In 2004 Harrison Ford , born in 1942, married since 1983 to Melissa Mathison , traded her with Calista Flockhart . The actress who, you will remember for the television series Ally McBeal , and the current wife of Ford. The divorce from his second wife cost Ford $ 85 million .
6) Mel Gibson
As we said before, even the longest-lived VIP couples can break out! After 26 years of marriage and 7 children, actor Mel Gibson has separated from his first wife. The serenity ends in 2006 and Gibson pays his mother of his children, Robyn Moore, a record $ 425 million .
5) Michael Jordan
Even among sports VIPs we can find good examples. After 17 years of marriage and no prenup, Michael Jordan is forced to pay a record amount. In 2016, the judge established that the ex-wife Juanita Vanoy be paid 168 million dollars . Figure calculated on the turnover and assets of the former NBA basketball player.
4) Tiger Woods
Another sportsman suffering from a record divorce. This time it’s the golfer Tiger Woods . The marriage with the blonde former model Elin Nordegren began to shake in late 2009, due to the sex scandal that concerned Woods. In August 2010 the definitive break . His wife was owed 100 million dollars and the marital home.
3) Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have only been separated for a few months, but there are already precise estimates on the amount that the actor will have to pay to his ex-wife. Considering that the custody of their three children will be borne by Jennifer, the sum would be around 145 million euros .
2) Roman Abramovich
“Only” 300 million dollars for the severance pay of Irina , ex wife of the Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich . Considering that the tycoon’s total assets , it seems, amount to more than 12 billion dollars , the amount received by the ex-wife is a really stingy one.
1) Bernie Ecclestone
Married for 24 long years , but separated in less than the blink of an eye! Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone paid former model Slavica Radic $ 1.5 billion . Really amazing!