Dudes who profited from the divorce
Usually when it comes to divorce and gain, it always seems that it’s more for the female. However, not always. When the woman is the breadwinner of the family (have been embarrassing. sounds, right?), in a divorce some men (let’s call them so) are trying to grab a bigger piece of the pie. So look at the list of Gigolos and look what we survived.
René Elizondo, Jr.
Do the Jackson family isn’t normal, it is not surprising that when Janet Jackson fell in love with Mexican and songwriter Rene Elizondo, Jr., she kept it a secret from his crazy family. The couple married in 1991 without the big ceremonies, but after 13 years of Union so happened that they no longer love each other. When they eventually divorced in 2000, Elizondo sued, announcing that he had signed a prenup under pressure. After all this dark history with the court Elizondo got the cash ten million «green». That is, he profited!
Of course, British Director guy Ritchie and the already talented and famous, but when he married Madonna, king of pop, he just won. When the couple divorced in 2008 after 8 years of marriage, they have obviously gone love. But according to the contract of Richie belonged to a large part of the state of Madonna. In the end, he got $ 92 million in cash and property — perhaps more than anyone in history.
Liz Taylor married eight times during life. Her husbands were men employed in various industries, come from different social backgrounds, but one of the most mysterious was her final marriage in 1991, when she married Builder Larry Fortensky. The couple married at the ranch Michael Jackson’s Neverland — and it was not a good sign, but they managed to survive together for five years. What is interesting: Fortensky signed a prenup, which States that he will receive a million dollars in the case of divorce — but only if the marriage will last for five years or more. After divorce the former spouses continued to talk, and when Taylor died in 2011, she left her ex-husband another $800 000 on their own. Double wine!
This dude met up with Kate Winslet in 1998 on the set of a low-budget drama «the Express to Marrakesh», and the young people loved each other. After the resounding success of Titanic, Winslet has received unprecedented amount, and a person is not able to surpass her in the acting field. In 2000, the couple had a daughter, but even this did not save their marriage, and in the following year they divorced. Since they had not entered into a marriage contract, their property was divided in half, and Tripleton received $ 4 million, which he certainly has not earned. Ex-spouses are still in good terms and peacefully raising my daughter.
When American actress Roseanne Barr fell in love with Tom Arnold in 1990, and her lawyers advised her (Yes there was literally begging her to sign a prenup before she married. She was furious by this proposal and fired his lawyer, but four years later, with Arnold as the evil broke up. The dependence of Arnold from alcohol and drugs played a role in their divorce, and it’s not surprising. Under California law, Arnold began his new bachelorhood with 50 million dollars in his pocket, and now he is alive and well.
Plastic surgeon from Los Angeles Harry Glassman had a successful, prosperous practice when, in 2006, divorced his wife, former star of «Dallas» Victoria principal, who was much more successful than he is. The couple signed a marriage contract in 1985, before marriage, but after 20 years, to comply with its conditions was extremely difficult. During the joint life of the spouses have amassed $ 50 million — mostly, of course, the writings of the principal, but eventually the state was divided in half, and Glassman received a 25 million — a very good lot of money!
To get women the money, not necessarily to be married for a long time. Chris Judd married Jennifer Lopez in September 2001 after a whirlwind romance. Actor and dancer met a singer in Spain, where he was shooting her video «Love don’t Cost a Thing», and between them ran a spark. Unfortunately, it was not enough that the marriage lasted a long time, and the couple broke up in June of 2002. Judd took Lopez a small fortune — about $ 14 million — and it is only after 9 months of marriage. Tricky!
Katie Price is one of the most attractive glamour models UK, but it didn’t help her in court. Her marriage with reality star Peter Andre only lasted for just 3.5 years. The couple broke up after several minor differences, which helped to smooth out just the mill Price. Andre got half of his ex-wife, which was 9.6 million dollars. He received nothing from the fact that Price earned before the wedding, but perhaps not very upset.
When the American actress kirstie alley and Parker Stevenson divorced in 1997, ally was still popular after the end of «Cheers», and Stevenson’s career did not go well. The couple has been married for 14 years and they had two children, but the divorce, they showed themselves not with the best hand. Stevenson wanted a divorce under California law, which allowed him to take over, and Ellie wanted to do it in Maine. The couple led a truly Hollywood way of life: they had a massive mansion, a few nannies and a whole zoo of exotic animals. Ultimately, Stevenson won and got $ 6 million. Kicks him.
None of the new stars of pop music has not been more fortunate than Kevin Federline. Dancer and as a rapper in 2004 he was caught off guard by the Princess of pop music Britney Spears, who barely cope with her two children and almost destroyed his career. Spears eventually came around in 2006 and filed for divorce, but it was not so easy. They broke a lance for the money, but in the end how many millions moved Federline, plus he receives a further $ 20,000 a month in child support — alimony. Since then, Federline appears in various shows on how to lose weight.