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Hollywood’s 9 most expensive divorces

Breaking up in Tinseltown isn't cheap

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt’s prenuptial agreement has been described by TMZ as ‘ironclad’; however, some celebs weren’t so lucky.

From forking out $400,000 a year in child support to losing half of a $200 million fortune, here are some of Hollywood’s most expensive divorces.

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills were married for six years. The cost of the divorce in 2008 was $48.5 million.

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren’s prenup was renegotiated after his infidelity.Though the terms of the settlement were ultimately kept private, Nordegren reportedly walked away with $100 million.

After Steven Spielberg and his first wife Amy Irving called it quits after less than four years of marriage, she cashed in on $100 million (half of what Spielberg was worth at the time).

Madonna and Guy Ritchie were married for eight years. The divorce in 2008 involved assets of approximately $90 million.

Mel and Robyn Gibson were divorced in 2006 after 26 years of marriage. The divorce settlement was estimated to be $425 million.

Elizabeth Taylor’s prenuptial agreement with her seventh and final husband, construction worker Larry Fortensky earned him a cool $1 million,

Harrison Ford and Melissa Mathison were divorced in 2004 after being married for 21 years. The settlement was estimated to be $85 million.

Michael Jordan was married to Juanita for 17 years. The divorce in 2007 cost more than $168 million.

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise divorced in 2012 after six years of marriage, and until their only daughter Suri Cruise turns 18, Tom reportedly agreed to pay $400,000 a year in child support.

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