Marriage is not something that can be taken lightly. Because if you do, it could wipe you out. The most expensive divorce ever recorded in history is that of Rupert Murdoch, an Australian-born American media magnate with a reported $1.7 Billion from his wife Anna Murdoch. Adnan Kashoggi, an arms-dealer and businessman follows at a reported $874 Million from his wife Soraya Kashoggi.
If we talk about celebrities though, it would be Michael Jordan‘s divorce at $150 Million from his wife Juanita Jordan that Forbes Magazine considers as the “most expensive celebrity divorce” even trumping Madonna‘s divorce from husband Guy Richie reported at $90 Million.
It’s really very common here in the US and although we don’t hear that much from celebrity couples in the Philippines, this could be the first publicized “nullification of marriage” that would involve a monetary amount. Kris Aquino reportedly earned a total of P300 Million while married to James Yap and James earned a total of P20 Million. Converting P300 Million to USD is still roughly $6 Million dollars which is still astounding. It may be nothing compared to Hollywood Celebrities but to any regular Joe – - it’s still a lot of money!
According to James Yap’s lawyers however, they are not after his soon-to-be-ex-wife Kris Aquino’s money. Yet, it’s still to early in the game so we shall see.
Read the full article at Manila Bulletin.