Say what you will about the sanctity of marriage. But when tech entrepreneurs and sports stars call it quits, they go big. Forget about a couple of millions here and there. The most expensive divorce settlements in history are reserved for the bigwigs of Silicon Valley and corporate juggernauts with hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars at stake. So here is a list of the most expensive divorce settlements in history.
10. Crake and Wendy Macaw settlement, $460 million
After 21 years of marriage, the founder of McCaw Cellular divorced his entrepreneur wife, Wendy, in 1997, leaving behind a massive fortune of $460 Million, while little is known about the partnership’s demise. It did entail a massive Hunts Point mansion, private jets and Mediterranean trips aboard Calyx, the family’s yacht.