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The Young, the Rich and the Divorced: Richest Hollywood Ex-Husbands

Laura Woods
The Young, the Rich and the Divorced: Richest Hollywood Ex-Husbands
The Young, the Rich and the Divorced: Richest Hollywood Ex-Husbands

The spotlight of Hollywood is notoriously hard on marriages, so many celebrity couples find their happily ever-after has an expiration date. Bitter divorce proceedings, like the one Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are currently going through with different child support claims, and ironclad prenups sometimes leave one or both parties broke, but then others are doing just fine.


21. Jason Hoppy

Net worth: $5 million
Previously married to: Bethenny Frankel

In March 2010, Bethenny Frankel — one of the most successful celebrity entrepreneurs — married businessman Jason Hoppy. Now bitter Hollywood exes, “The Real Housewives of New York City” star and Hoppy separated in December 2012 and finalized their divorce in July 2016.

The Skinnygirl mogul’s ex-husband once worked in pharmaceutical sales, but it’s unknown if his wealth is from that job or their confidential divorce settlement.

20. Stephen Belafonte

Net worth: $1 million
Previously married to: Nancy Carmell, Mel B

Married for 10 years, Stephen Belafonte and former Spice Girl Melanie Brown — better known as Mel B or “Scary Spice” — wed in June 2007 and finalized their divorce in December 2017.

19. Kevin Federline

Net worth: $6 million
Previously married to: Britney Spears

One of the most surprising celebrity couples, pop star Britney Spears married dancer Kevin Federline in September 2004. The duo finalized their divorce less than three years later, in July 2007.

18. Casey Affleck

Net worth: $10 million
Previously married to: Summer Phoenix

“Manchester by the Sea” star Casey Affleck officially joined the ranks of ex-husbands of Hollywood in December 2017.

Married to actress Summer Phoenix since June 2006, Affleck and Phoenix separated in November 2015. They are the parents of two children. Divorce documents revealed Affleck earns $400,000 per year, according to TMZ.

17. Russell Brand

Net worth: $15 million
Previously married to: Katy Perry

Actor Russell Brand married pop princess Katy Perry in a lavish Northern India ceremony in October 2010.

The wedded bliss wore off fast for the “Trolls” star and the “Roar” singer, who divorced in July 2012. In a 2013 Vogue interview, Perry revealed Brand shared his plans to divorce her via text message.

16. Donnie Wahlberg

Net worth: $20 million
Previously married to: Kim Fey

He’s been married to Jenny McCarthy since August 2014, but New Kids on the Block singer Donnie Wahlberg previously wed Kim Fey in August 1999.

The “Blue Bloods” star and Fey separated in early 2008 and finalized their divorce in September 2010. The former couple has two sons together. And these days, Wahlberg is busy making millions with his siblings in the food industry.

15. Olivier Martinez

Net worth: $20 million
Previously married to: Halle Berry

French actor Olivier Martinez married Halle Berry in July 2013, but their union didn’t stand the test of time. The “Unfaithful” star and his “X-Men” actress bride filed for divorce in October 2015 and officially ended their marriage in December 2016.

The Hollywood exes share one son.


14. Charlie Sheen

Net worth: $10 million
Previously married to: Donna Peele, Denise Richards, Brooke Mueller

Charlie Sheen married “Wild Things” actress Denise Richards in June 2002, but she filed for divorce in March 2005. Their union was officially dissolved in November 2006.

Previously the star of “Two and a Half Men,” Sheen earned a reported $1.8 million per episode, making him the highest-paid actor on television until he was fired in 2011.

13. Kris Humphries

Net worth: $25 million
Previously married to: Kim Kardashian

Professional basketball player Kris Humphries married Kim Kardashian in a lavish August 2011 ceremony, but the “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star filed for divorce just 72 days later.

Despite the length of their marriage, the divorce battle waged on until April 2013. During his 13 seasons in the NBA, Humphries earned roughly $61 million, according to Spotrac.

12. Orlando Bloom

Net worth: $35 million
Previously married to: Miranda Kerr

One of the most genetically blessed celebrity couples of all time, Orlando Bloom and model Miranda Kerr wed in July 2010. After three years of marriage, the duo announced plans to divorce in October 2013.

Since then, the British actor has stayed busy with several film projects, including “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.”

11. Gavin Rossdale

Net worth: $35 million
Previously married to: Gwen Stefani

When they wed in September 2002, rockers Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani seemed like the perfect duo. When they announced their separation in August 2015, fans were shocked.

10. Dennis Quaid

Net worth: $40 million
Previously married to: P.J. Soles, Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid’s celebrity marriage got off to a romantic start, with a Feb. 14, 1991 wedding. They had one son together, but the union of the “When Harry Met Sally” actress and the “A Dog’s Purpose” actor didn’t last. After 10 years of marriage, they finalized their divorce in July 2001.

9. Marc Anthony

Net worth: $80 million
Previously married to: Maria Von Ritchie Lopez, Dayanara Torres, Jennifer Lopez, Shannon De Lima

One of the most talented former Hollywood couples, Jennifer Lopez and “I Need to Know” singer Marc Anthony married in a top-secret June 2004 ceremony. The “Shades of Blue” star and “All I Have” singer announced their separation in July 2011 and finalized their divorce in June 2014.

8. Blake Shelton

Net worth: $60 million
Previously married to: Kaynette Gern, Miranda Lambert

One of the most beloved celebrity couples, country crooners Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert tied the knot in May 2011. Fans were shocked when “The Voice” coach and the “Tin Man” singer seemingly announced their separation out of the blue in July 2015 and finalized their divorce just hours later.

7. Kelsey Grammer

Net worth: $60 million
Previously married to: Doreen Alderman, Leigh-Anne Csuhany, Camille Grammer

“Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer’s crumbling marriage to now ex-wife Camille Grammer played out in true Hollywood style in front of the camera on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” The couple married in August 1997 and finalized their divorce in February 2011.

6. Alec Baldwin

Net worth: $65 million
Previously married to: Kim Basinger

Alec Baldwin has been married to current wife Hilaria Thomas since June 2012, but the “Saturday Night Live” star previously was in a high-profile marriage to “L.A. Confidential” actress Kim Basinger. The couple married in 1993 and went through a very public, bitter celebrity divorce in 2002.

5. Guy Ritchie

Net worth: $150 million
Previously married to: Madonna

Pop icon Madonna married British director Guy Ritchie in December 2000, but their love story ended in a November 2008 divorce.

Ritchie didn’t receive any money in his split from the “Material Girl,” according to The Telegraph. But the “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” director seems to be doing just fine on his own.

4. Ashton Kutcher

Net worth: $200 million
Previously married to: Demi Moore

He’s been married to Mila Kunis since 2015, but being half of a high-profile celebrity marriage is nothing new to Ashton Kutcher. “The Ranch” star and venture capitalist married actress Demi Moore in 2005. The couple split in 2011 and ultimately divorced in 2013.

3. Alex Rodriguez

Net worth: $300 million
Previously married to: Cynthia Scurtis

Former New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez married Cynthia Scurtis in 2002. By 2008, their union had gone south, which prompted the parents of two daughters to go their separate ways.

The baseball superstar retired from the major leagues in 2016 and currently serves as a Fox Sports MLB analyst.


2. Tom Cruise

Net worth: $570 million
Previously married to: Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, Katie Holmes

In November 2006, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes tied the knot in a lavish Italian wedding, but their marital bliss ended in June 2012 when she abruptly left him.

1. Brad Pitt

Net worth: $300 million
Previously married to: Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt has been married to — and divorced from — not one, but two fellow A-listers. The actor married Jennifer Aniston in a celebrity wedding with an outrageous price tag in 2000, and they divorced in 2005, shortly after Pitt starred alongside his soon-to-be second wife Angelina Jolie in “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.”

Although they didn’t go public with their relationship until later, Pitt and Jolie were spotted on a romantic vacation together that same year after his split with Aniston. The couple didn’t officially tie the knot until 2014 when they celebrated with an intimate wedding in France. Jolie filed for divorce two years later, citing irreconcilable differences. Although papers were filed in 2016, the custody battle between the parents of Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and twins Vivienne and Knox, continues to wage on, so the divorce has not been finalized. As of August 2018, the two had filed competing child support claims — the latest legal battle in this long-winded divorce.

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Gabrielle Olya contributed to the reporting for this article.

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