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19 of the most expensive celebrity divorces

Whoa... how much?!

Following the shock of the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s breakup, one of the first questions on everybody’s lips was, ‘Was there a pre-nup?’

Angelina Jolie has cited “irreconcilable differences” as reason for her divorce to Brad Pitt, and has sought for sole custody of the children. But in a rather surprising move the humanitarian and activist didn’t seek for spousal support in her filings, so how will the couple will divvy up the huge fortune they’ve amassed over the past 12 years?

It could be amicable or it could get messy but one thing is for sure, they wouldn’t be the first high-profile spilt that sees millions change hands.

Here are some of the famous men and women who’ve lost a fortune in the divorce courts.

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher settled their divorce, two years after they separated, with Demi reportedly receiving a “very generous” payout from her husband of eight years.

Mel Gibson’s divorce from wife Robyn cost an estimated $425 million.

Golfer Greg Norman’s divorce from Laura Andrassy cost an estimated $103 million.

Tiger Woods’ split from Elin Nordegren cost him an estimated $100 million.

Harrison Ford’s divorce from Melissa Mathison was estimated at $85 million.

Kelsey Grammer’s divorce from wife Camille was estimated to be worth $60 million.

Donald Trump’s divorce from Ivana Trump cost him an estimated $25 million.

Paul McCartney’s divorce from Heather Mills cost him an estimated $48.6 million.

Madonna’s split from Guy Ritchie cost her an estimated $92 million.

Michael Douglas’ divorce from Diandra Douglas cost him an estimated $45 million.

Mick Jagger’s divorce from Jerry Hall cost him an estimated $20 million.

Steven Spielberg’s divorce from Amy Irvine cost an estimated $100 million.

Kevin Costner’s divorce from Cindy Silva cost him an estimated $80 million.

James Cameron’s divorce from Linda Hamilton cost an estimated $50 million.

Ted Danson’s divorce from Casey Coats was estimated at $30 million.

Lionel Richie’s divorce from Diane Richie was estimated at $20 million.

Michael Jordan’s divorce from wife Juanita cost an estimated $168 million.

Neil Diamond’s split from Marcia Murphey cost an estimated $150 million.

Rupert Murdoch’s divorce from wife Anna was estimated at $100 million.

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