Top Five Most Expensive Celebrity Divorce Settlements of All Times [SLIDESHOW]
Divorce settlements are usually the most important news points when a celebrity couple files for divorce and usually result in fortunes being made and lost.
Check out five of the most expensive celebrity divorce settlements of all time...
1. Rupert Murdoch and Anna Murdoch: The Australian media mogul and his wife divorced in 1999 after 32 years of marriage. As part of the divorce settlement, £1,600 million of Rupert's fortune was given to Anna, who had three children with Murdoch. According to Xfinity, Murdoch remarried company employee Wendi Deng just 17 days after the divorce was finalised.
2. Mel Gibson and Robyn Gibson: Robyn was entitled to half of Hollywood star Mel Gibson's fortune when they separated; the couple did not have a pre-nuptial agreement. The amount involved amounted to £276 million. The pair had seven children together and the divorce was finalised only in December. In spite of news about Gibson's infidelities, Robyn stood by her ex-husband and also stated he had never abused her.
3. Michael Jordan and Junita Jordan: When Junita split from her husband in 2006, she got £103 million. The couple ended their 21 years of marriage citing "irreconcilable differences". The couple has three children.
4. Neil Diamond and Marcia Murphey: Diamond divorced his second wife Marcia, after 25 years of marriage, in 1994. The couple has two sons together. Marcia was given £92 million as her divorce settlement. Singer Neil Diamond married TV production assistant Marcia in 1969. According to New York Daily News, Diamond told the media that Marcia "was worth every penny".
5. Greg Norman and Laura Norman: Australian golfer Greg Norman and wife Laura announced their divorce in May of 2006.
"We are going to do this amicably. We both want to do it amicably. That's the best way of going about it. We've had 27 years together and, absolutely, we will remain friends," Norman told the Sydney Morning Herald. The couple has two children. Laura got £64 million for the separation.