The Most Expensive Divorce Settlements Ever Made

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Divorce is never a positive experience for anyone. Couples try to work it out, but splitting up is sometimes the only answer. Aside from the misery of the partners, any children involved face substantial life changes. Overall, it takes quite an emotional toll, but what about the financial fallout?

For the rich and famous, divorces often turn into frantic scrambles to walk away with the most cash and assets. With careers that often earn them millions, celebrities tend to have a lot more on the line financially. Let’s take a look at some shockingly high divorce settlements that set some ex-spouses up for life — and beyond.