Celebrity Divorces That Hurt Their Wallets More Than Their Hearts

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Whoever came up with sayings like “Love Don’t Cost A Thing,” “You Can’t Buy Love” and “Money Doesn’t Make You Happy” probably has never experienced a breakup that cost them half of their savings. Unlike normal couples, when two big names come together in holy matrimony, things can get pretty out of hand if the marriage doesn't end happily ever after. Here, we ranked the most expensive celebrity divorces in recent history.

Elon Musk & Justine Wilson

Settlement: $170,000

The billionaire Tesla boss was married to his first wife, Justine Musk, for eight years after their courtship began in college. Elon and Justine split in 2008, with Justine telling Marie Claire in 2010 that her ex-husband thought of her as a “starter wife.”

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Ewan McGregor & Eve Mavrakis

Settlement: $612,000

In January of 2018, McGregor officially filed for divorce from his wife, citing "irreconcilable differences." The divorce happened in 2020 where half of his earnings over the past 20 years plus $432,000 per year spousal support and $180,000 per year child support.

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The More You Know

  • Paris Hilton has size 11 feet.
  • Soon after moving to New York City, Madonna worked at a Dunkin' Donuts. She was fired after one week for messing with the jelly machine.
  • Kanye West used to work at the Gap.
  • Model Chrissy Teigen is pretty comfortable in her skin, but there’s one body part she refuses to show in photos: her feet.
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