We’re used to the weddings which cost millions of dollars, where serve the best food, where the bride wears the most expensive wedding dress and more expensive ring …
Although it is generally expected from the known, a Chinese tycoon, Zhou Yahui, managed to overtake them all, but in the other direction. His recent divorce from his wife Li Qiong, cost him 1.1 billion dollars!
Billion Dollars Divorce
A high-flying Chinese billionaire who bought a controlling stake in gay-dating app Grindr earlier this year, ordered the transfer of 277,934,791 shares to his ex-wife, as part of the divorce. A graduate of the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing, Zhou holds a 34.5% stake in Kunlun – worth 10.1 billion yuan($1.5 billion) – following the settlement, while his wife is freelancer with a degree in science and engineering. They allegedly been dating since high school days, and isn’t known how long they were married.
Among all other famous divorces, stands out Bernie Eccleston whose ex-wife Slavica received $1.3 billion at the end of the process, while the wife of Dmitry Rybolovlev who had to pay his former wife a record $4.5 billion, but a higher court reduced the sum last year to around $600 million.