The Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces

Oct 26, 2016 by Sarah (Day Styles)

Hollywood has seen many bitter divorces that destroyed media darlings that we thought would last forever! Brangelina is just the latest in a long line of expensive celebrity breakups that brought an end to marital bliss. While sometimes these marriages didn’t last very long, they all cost a whole lot of money when husband and wife had to divide their assets - or fight it out in court! Here are eighteen of the most expensive celebrity divorces in history - will Brad and Angelina make the cut?

Michael Douglas and Diandra Luker

New York Daily News / Ron Gallela

Michael and Diandra Douglas divorced after twenty-three years in 2000. Douglas now admits that they probably should have ended the marriage about ten years earlier, but it was too late, and Michael had to pay his wife an estimated $45 million dollars. But the unfortunate divorce didn’t stop him from falling for and eventually marrying Catherine Zeta-Jones - and then getting divorced again.

Phil Collins and Orianne Cevey


Musician Phil Collins and his third wife Orianne Cevey split in 2008, and it cost Phil almost $47 million. Eight years after their divorce, it was announced that Cevey wanted to remarry the singer and said that getting a divorce was the wrong decision. The two were back together not long after!

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