To cost a pretty penny: 10 divorces that almost made celebrities bankrupt

Whenever a celebrity couple announces their divorce, this breaks the hearts of millions of fans, because they believe in the inviolability of a beautiful union.

Breakups are never easy, and especially when not only do they affect your soul but also your wallet. Zoomboola.com compiled a list of Hollywood's costliest divorces, some of which literally ravaged these people.

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher

Ashton went for younger mistresses, cheating on beautiful DemiAshton went for younger mistresses, cheating on beautiful Demi
Demi Moore's personal life has been full of divorces. She had barely moved on from her break up with Bruce Willis in Ashton Kutcher's arms, when he betrayed her by cheating with younger mistresses. Demi did not let herself get taken aback and demanded a settlement of 300 million dollars.

Kevin Costner and Cindy Silva

What went wrong: Costner and Silva met at the California State University in 1975 and got married two years later. They announced their divorce after 16 years of marriage in 1994.
Silva made an ultimatum, demanding that he choose between her and acting, and she made a mistakeSilva made an ultimatum, demanding that he choose between her and acting, and she made a mistake
Silva was not ecstatic about the increasing number of Costner's sexual roles and presented him with an ultimatum: her or his career. Kevin chose his career, paying Silva 80 million dollars as a settlement.

Madonna and Guy Ritchie

What went wrong: the director and singer called this their «retirement» in 2008, after 8 years of marriage.
Guy Ritchie's wasted nerve cells cost Madonna a pretty pennyGuy Ritchie's wasted nerve cells cost Madonna a pretty penny
Later Guy Ritchie opened up in an interview that their marriage felt more like a «cheap soap opera» to him. Madonna refused to criticize her ex-husband, simply paying him a sum of , 20 million pounds.

Jennifer Lopez and Chris Judd

Just a year's long marriage to Chris Judd cost Jennifer 13 million dollars. They got married in 2001 after having met on the set of the music video for «Love Don’t Cost a Thing».
J Lo's ex breaks his promise by exposing personal details to the pressJ Lo's ex breaks his promise by exposing personal details to the press
Upon their divorce, the ex-couple entered into an agreement, which stipulated that Chris was not to discuss any private details of his life with J Lo, which he has repeatedly broken. Judd has also complained to journalists on numerous occasions that he likes to be the centre of attention, which is impossible in the shadow of his wife.

Harrison Ford and Melissa Mathison

Harrison Ford and screenwriter Melissa Mathison were together for 17 years. They first met on the set of «Apocalypse now» in 1979.
Harrison Ford's affair cost him an arm and a legHarrison Ford's affair cost him an arm and a leg
The couple broke up in 2000 due to Harrison's infatuation with another woman. He had to cash out for his affair: he paid his ex-wife about 100 million dollars. In 2015 Melissa passed away.

Steven Spielberg and Amy Irving

The marriage between a most successful film-maker Steven Spielberg and Amy Irving only lasted for 4 years. Amy could not withstand her spouse's pressure and demands and filed for a divorce.
Steven Spielberg's tyranny led his marriage to Amy to a haltSteven Spielberg's tyranny led his marriage to Amy to a halt
A judge in California refused to give validity to their prenup written on a napkin, and awarded Irving 100 million dollars after 4 years of marriage in 1989, even though she had hoped for more.

Michael Jordan and Juanita Vanoy

Michael got married to Juanita Vanoy during his second season at Chicago Bulls in 1989 in Las Vegas. It seemed that a happy decade of marriage eventually ended up in Juanita filing for divorce in 2002, but the couple decided to try and sort everything out.
Michael and Juanita's divorce came off as a total surpriseMichael and Juanita's divorce came off as a total surprise
At the end of 2016, Michael and Juanita decided to break up for good after 17 years together. The divorce came completely out of the blue for their friends and fans. Michael's payout to his ex-wife totaled at 168 million dollars.

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard

5 years after they had met on the set of “The Rum Diary”, two of the most desired Hollywood actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard got married in secret. Unfortunately, it had not even been half-a-year, when the woman accused Depp of alcoholism and violence.
 Amber decided not to tolerate Depp's alcoholism Amber decided not to tolerate Depp's alcoholism
The Court ordered Depp to pay Amber 7 million dollars, all of which she donated to charity.

Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore

The 2006 scandal, when Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under influence and his anti-Semitic statements, had an impact on his personal life too. His wife Robyn filed for divorce the very next day.
Mel Gibson's arrest became the reason for their break upMel Gibson's arrest became the reason for their break up
In accordance with their prenup, Moore received half of everything that Gibson had earned since 1980. Estimates place the sum somewhere around 425 million dollars. Ex-spouses are bound not just by their 30 years together, but also by their 7 children.

Michael and Diandra Douglas

Now Douglas is married to Catherine Zeta-Jones, but 19-year old Diandra became his first wife in 1977. After the wedding Michael's career sky-rocketed due to his roles in the films «Wall Street» and «Basic Instinct», and the actor became surrounded by rumors about his numerous affairs.
Diandra could not accept Michael's popularityDiandra could not accept Michael's popularity
Diandra had stayed with him until 1998, and then she filed for divorce, receiving 45 million dollars, a house in Beverly Hills and another house on the Spanish Isle of Mallorca.
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