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Love is free but when it ends, it can cost you. That's the case for a lot of celebrities whose divorce ended up costing them a small fortune. Divorce settlements are usually unsavory for those who have to pay their former spouses a large sum of money. After all, who wants to give away the money that you've worked so hard for? But that's the law. And partners often support their spouses as they succeed in their careers. 

When Marc Anthony ended his marriage with Jennifer Lopez, the pair agreed to go their separate ways and no one lost much financially. The superstars didn't even ask her each other for child support, since they are both equally successful financially. The salsero didn't have the same luck when he split from Shannon De Lima years later. The singer now has to pay her thousands of dollars a month in alimony even though they're not together anymore. But Marc is not the only one. In fact, there are celebrities who have lost millions, and some could even lose billions, after their marriages came to an end.

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Jeff Bezos grabbed headlines when it was announced that he was splitting up with his wifeMacKenzie Bezos, after 25 years of marriage. It was later reported that the Amazon founder's $137 billion fortune was on the line since they didn't have a prenuptial agreement in place when they tied the knot. That means she would be entitled to half of that money, according to the laws in Washington state. Yikes! 

And this doesn't only affect wealthy men. Plenty of celebrity women who have dated men who made less than them have had to pay up after their split. J.Lo herself found herself in that predicament after she called it quits with Cris Judd, whom she was married to for less than a year. Divorce isn't easy, but having to pay divorce settlements can be even harder. Scroll down to take a look at some of the most expensive divorces in Hollywood.

Marc Anthony's marriage to Shannon de Lima didn't last long, but he still has to pay. 1

Marc Anthony's marriage to Shannon de Lima didn't last long, but he still has to pay.

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It was agreed in court that the singer would pay his ex-wife $10,000 a month for three years following their divorce in 2017. In addition, Shannon was also given two luxurious apartments in the Miami area, according to People en Español. The pair tied the knot in 2014.

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced in January 2019 that he was divorcing his wife of 25 years. 2

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced in January 2019 that he was divorcing his wife of 25 years.

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The businessman is one of the richest people in the world--he's worth $137 billion. As soon as the news came out, people began to speculate how much wife MacKenzie would be getting from the divorce since according to TMZ the couple doesn't have a prenuptial agreement. Since the pair will file in Washington state, the law is that any earnings and income during the marriage are divided in half. 

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Jennifer Lopez's marriage to Cris Judd lasted just nine months. 3

Jennifer Lopez's marriage to Cris Judd lasted just nine months.

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It was reported by the Daily Mail that the dancer received $11 million as a divorce settlement. That doesn't seem like much but it's important to note that the pair was married less than a year. 

Alex Rodriguez and ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis' battle over money still continues. 4

Alex Rodriguez and ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis' battle over money still continues.

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The pair divorced in 2008 after six years of marriage and have two kids together. In 2018, the former baseball star headed back to court to ask the judge to reduce his monthly payments of $115,000. Although a settlement amount was not disclosed, when they filed for divorce she demanded alimony, child support and the possession of their $12 million Florida mansion.

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Antonio Banderas is taking good care of his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith. 5

Antonio Banderas is taking good care of his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith.

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The couple might've gone their separate ways after being married for nearly 20 years, but that didn't mean the actor left his former partner hanging. He is said to be paying her $65,000 a month in spousal support, as well as giving her a home in Aspen, Colorado and splittling the earnings of the home they shared in Los Angeles.

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Donald Trump had to pay ex-wife Ivana Trump a pretty penny. 6

Donald Trump had to pay ex-wife Ivana Trump a pretty penny.

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The pair were married for 15 long years. When Ivana filed for divorce, she sought to get money from her ex. In the end, she reportedly walked away with $25 million. 

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Madonna's divorce from Guy Ritchie left the singer with a little less money. 7

Madonna's divorce from Guy Ritchie left the singer with a little less money.

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The "Like a Virgin" singer and the movie director split in 2008 and she reportedly paid him somewhere between $76 million to $90 million. He was also reportedly given a home in London and a pub they owned together.

Heather Mills was thrilled when she won the divorce settlement against Paul McCartney. 8

Heather Mills was thrilled when she won the divorce settlement against Paul McCartney.

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In 2008, she walked away with a total of $50 million after her divorce from the former Beatle. After a long case, the judge ruled that the singer had to pay her $33 miliion in addition to $15 million worth of additional assets. 

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Both parties won in Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's divorce. 9

Both parties won in Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's divorce.

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The famous couple ended up agreeing on a pretty fair $60 million settlement after they ended their marriage. According to Glamour, Jen was given their Beverly Hills mansion valued at $29 million and Brad getting their portion of the production company Plan B, which was valued at $31 million at the time.

Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards' divorce was pretty messy. 10

 Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards' divorce was pretty messy.

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The actress reportedly ended up receiving a $40 million settlement from the controversial actor.  She received $7 million as her divorce settlement, she was awarded $25 million in syndication royalties for his Two And A Half Men TV show, and $10 million in child support over 15 years. Charlie went back to court in 2018 asking the judge to lower his child support payments saying his finances had changed drastically. 

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Kevin Costner divorced Cindy Silva at the height of his career. 11

Kevin Costner divorced Cindy Silva at the height of his career.

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When Kevin was on top of his acting game, he was the star of many hit movies. His college sweetheart, Cindy, reportedly walked away with $80 million in the divorce settlement. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger's cheating scandal caused him to have a lot of money on the line. 12

Arnold Schwarzenegger's cheating scandal caused him to have a lot of money on the line.

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The former actor and his wife of 25 years, Maria Shriver, amassed a $400 million fortune during their marriage. When it was revealed that he had been unfaithful and had a child with one of their employees, Maria filed for divorce and it was reported that they didn't have a prenup in place so she was entitled to half of the money.

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Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's split was very expensive. 13

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's split was very expensive.

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The actress was said to be happy with her share of the settlement after an undisclosed amount was split between them. They were said to have a fortune of around $340 million when they separated.

Cheating on Elin Nordegren cost Tiger Woods a small fortune. 14

Cheating on Elin Nordegren cost Tiger Woods a small fortune.

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The couple called it quits after he admitted to having multiple affairs during the marriage. It was reported by the New York Daily News that his wife of six years received $100 million in the settlement.

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Demi Moore walked away with enough money to last a lifetime. 15

Demi Moore walked away with enough money to last a lifetime.

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Demi's marriage to Bruce Willis ended in the year 2000. They were one of the most beloved couples in Hollywood but sadly, their love didn't last. The actress is said to have walked away with a cool $90 million following their divorce. 

Mel Gibson probably still regrets divorcing his ex, Robyn. 16

Mel Gibson probably still regrets divorcing his ex, Robyn.

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The couple were married way before the actor became a mega-Hollywood star. They got divorced after 31 years of marriage and she walked away with a total $425 million!

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Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold were a beloved funny couple. 17

Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold were a beloved funny couple.

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Too bad because the end of their marriage wasn't at all humorous. Due to the success of her show Roseanne, the TV star reportedly paid the actor $50 million as part of his settlement. 

Michael Jordan and his divorce to ex-wife Juanita was rather pricey. 18

Michael Jordan and his divorce to ex-wife Juanita was rather pricey.

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Juanita and the basketball star divorced after 17 years of marriage. She was awarded their giant Chicago estate, which was seven-acres, along with $168 million dollars.

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Janet Jackson might've kept this marriage hidden for while, but she couldn't hide from the settlement. 19

Janet Jackson might've kept this marriage hidden for while, but she couldn't hide from the settlement.

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Janet was married to music producer René Elizondo Jr. from 1991 to 2000. When the marriage ended, the pop legend was said to have paid him $10 million for the settlement. 

Britney Spears' marriage to Kevin Federline cost her a lot. 20

Britney Spears' marriage to Kevin Federline cost her a lot.

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It became major news when the princess of pop married the backup dancer, but luckily, they signed a prenup. Years later, when they divorced in 2006, after welcoming two sons together, the singer was ordered to pay him $1 million but also has to pay him $20,000 a month in child support.