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Wife Who Got $1B in Divorce: Not Enough

Sue Ann Hamm plans to appeal
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2014 12:21 PM CST
Wife Who Got $1B in Divorce: Not Enough
File photo of Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm and his then-wife Sue Ann Hamm.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

(Newser) – In the everything's-relative department: A judge this week awarded Sue Ann Hamm $995 million, along with assets including a ranch and a home in Oklahoma, in her divorce from oil magnate hubby Harold. Her response: It's nowhere near enough, reports Reuters. Hamm plans to appeal, arguing that the Continental Resources CEO amassed the bulk of his fortune (figure about $14 billion) during their 26-year marriage. As of now, he ranks No. 35 among rich Americans, notes the New York Post. They might yet end up with the priciest divorce ever. (Read more divorce stories.)

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