1. Vladimir Potanin and Natalia Potanina, $7 Billion
Vladimir Potanin’s divorce from Natalia Potanina is considered one of the most expensive divorces ever in history. Potanin is a billionaire Russian entrepreneur. He is of worth $14 billion according to Forbes.
2. Alec and Jocelyn Wildenstein, $3.8 billion
Alec Wildenstein’s divorce from Jocelyn Wildenstein is considered the most expensive divorce ever in history. He was a billionaire French businessman, art dealer, and racehorse owner and breeder. He married Jocelyne Périsset on April 30, 1978. They had a daughter, Diane, followed by a son, Alec. Jr. Their divorce proceedings between 1997 and 1999 gained wide media coverage for revelations about the couple’s extravagant spending habits and Jocelyn Wildenstein’s fondness for plastic surgery. According to news reports at the time, Jocelyn received $2.5 billion in the divorce settlement and $100 million every year for 13 years after.
3. Rupert Murdoch and Wendi Deng, $1.8 billion
On 25 June 1999, 17 days after divorcing his second wife, Murdoch married Chinese-born Deng Wendi. Thirteen years later, he’s ready to repeat the same process. On 13 June 2013, a News Corporation spokesperson confirmed that Rupert Murdoch filed for divorce from Deng in New York City, U.S… According to him, the marriage had been irretrievably broken for more than six months.
4. Rupert Murdoch and Anna Maria Torv, $1.7 billion
After a 32-year compatibility and three children. Murdoch divorced his second wife of 31 years, Anna, with a $1.7 billion agreement in 1999. He married Wendi shortly after.
5. Bernie and Slavica Ecclestone, $1.2 billion
Bernie Ecclestone, the president and CEO of Formula One racing, was married to Slavica Ecclestone, a former model, for 23 years. They have two daughters, Tamara Ecclestone, and Petra Ecclestone. The couple filed for divorce in 2009 for an estimated $1 billion to $1.2 billion.