Most Expensive Divorce in the world

After Bill Gates and Melinda told the world about their divorce, everyone is very much interested in knowing how much divorce can cost? Divorces can cost a lot and can ruin everything.  But if you are not growing or not happy with the relationship, you will end up apart. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Scott’s split was 38 billion dollars. So let’s find out more about the most expensive divorce in the world and explore when and why the split between the couple happened.

Melinda and Bill Gates

The split between the couple was worth  $146 billion. It is probably one of the largest, expensive divorce settlements in history.  Bill Gates, 65, is the 4th wealthiest person in the world.  According to the billionaire’s index, the wealthiest person is Jeff Bezos, then Elon musk, and then Bernard Arnault. As the petitioner, Melinda told the court to divide the couple’s property and all the depth according to the separation agreement.  She is not requesting any spousal support and, Mr. Gates signed the documents and said they continue to work together at the foundation. Even in 2014, after his step down as a Microsoft chairman, he still owns 1.34 % of the company and stakes in several other organizations.

The reason for their split 

The couple started dating in 1987 and, their wedding was on January 1, 1994, in Hawaii and, now they have three children.  Both believe that their marriage is irretrievably broken. The couple ended 27 years of marriage and said that they were not growing in the relationship.  They believe in growing in a relationship, is a very important aspect of life to grow. The couple ran a Foundation, one of the most influential non-profit Organisations in the world that spends billions annually on fighting disease, inequality, and poverty around the world. 

Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Scott

The couple split in 2019 and, the split became the most expensive one ever. As Jeff is the CEO of Amazon and one of the wealthiest men in the world, their divorce settled on $ 38 billion. The worth of Jeff is 197 billion dollars and, he still has 75% of the company share after the divorce.  Mackenzie holds 4% of the Amazon shares, and after the divorce, she became the richest woman in the world, and in June 2020, she gave 1.7 billion in charity.

The Two met when Mackenzie was working as Jeff’s assistant in D.E. in 1992. They both dated for three months and, after that, they got married and settle in Washington in 1994. They had four children and, after 25 years of the marriage, they decided that things aren’t working out with them.

Michael and Juanita Jordan

The basketball superstar and his wife split off after 17 years in 2006.  The cost for their divorce was 168 million dollars.  They filed the first divorce in 2002 but reconsidered it but in 2006 be filed for divorce again and become the biggest celebrity divorce settlement on public record in 2006.

 They met in 1984 and, their mutual acquaintance introduced them and they got married in 1989 and, they had two children and decided to separate in 2006. According to the legal document, Juanita expresses that Jordan was impractical and his interests are not worth his family. 

Ivana and Donald Trump

The former president’s divorce was not just expensive it was dramatic. The divorce settled on 25 million dollars and created a lot of controversies at that time. According to the sources, Trump cheated on Ivana, with his eventual second wife, Marla Maples, and claimed many headlines. They had three children together. After 15 years, they decided to split. as things between them were not working out. This divorce is the most dramatic and insane divorce. 

Princess Diana and Prince Charles

Princess Diana and Prince Charles were seen as a Fairytale come true around the world, but the reality was far from it.  In 1992 they decided to get a divorce because both of them were not faithful towards the marriage. The reconciliation for the marriage did not work out and, they decided to go separate ways in 1996. According to some sources, the Prince in charge admitted his adultery. Princess Diana has said that it feels like there are three people in the marriage and that her wedding day was the worst day in her life.

The couple married at Saint Paul’s Cathedral in London and had 2 kids.  After 15 years of marriage, things did not work out with them. After a year of their divorce, Princess Diana died.

Some Bollywood expensive divorce:-

Karishma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapoor

They both had their fair share of ups and downs in their relationship. Karishma Kapoor was engaged to Abhishek Bacchan but, later it was called off and, later she married Sunjay Kapoor. But they never had a happy marriage and, in  2016, they got legally divorced and, it settled on 14 crores and 10 lakh per month for the child support and alimony.

Since the beginning of their wedding, they were not really very happy together. 

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan

After spending 14 years together, they both got on their own way in 2014. After the international film of Hrithik Roshan, Kite, things were not going the same way. Realized that they need to go in separate ways now and their Fairytale love story ended with 380 crores. Sussanne demanded 400 crores but, they settled on 380. Well, it’s still huge. They had 2 baby boys and both are taking care of them.

Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh

The couples stayed for 13 long years and, after that maybe, because of the age difference and no mutual thoughts, they both decided to get a divorce. Even at that time, they had a lavish wedding and, their divorce ended at five crores, with Saif paying 1 lakh per month for alimony and child support. 

Divorces can be hard for someone and, not giving them their personal space is stupid. The media always try to find some stupid rumors for celebrities divorces and, this is not ok. Well, if they want to say anything about why they ended their relationship, they would have chosen the media only. So, by not giving them their space and their time, you are not doing your job, media. We need to understand the concept of personal space.  Even every celebrity is a human and, they need their time to understand the situation. So, can we just try to be nice and understand that these situations need time and not spread rumors about them. 


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