Mills' Haul Only No. 7 of Top Celeb Splits

Mills-McCartney low on list
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2008 8:26 PM CDT
Mills' Haul Only No. 7 of Top Celeb Splits
Michael Jordan and ex-wife Juanita attend a press conference in Chicago in this Jan. 13, 1999, file photo. Their divorce tops the list compiled by the Mirror of the largest celebrity divorce settlements.   (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green,file)

(Newser) – The $46.8 million settlement Paul McCartney has to shell out to divorce Heather Mills only ranks seventh on the Mirror's list of celebrity divorces:

  1. Michael and Juanita Jordan, 2007, $168 million: She filed for divorce once before, in 2002.
  2. Neil Diamond and Marcia Murphey, 1994, $150 million: He amicably said she was "worth every penny."
  3. Steven Spielberg and Amy Irving, 1989, $100 million: She walked away with half his fortune; he walked with an Indiana Jones star.

  1. Harrison Ford and Melissa Matheson, 2004, $84 million: He got Ally McBeal; she got a percentage of his future earnings.
  2. Kevin Costner and Cindy Silva, 1994, $80 million: He allegedly had affairs; she cashed in on a marriage that spanned his peak earning years.
  3. James Cameron and Linda Hamilton, 1999, $50 million: "King of the world" terminated his spouse in favor of a Titanic actress.
  4. Paul McCartney and Heather Mills, 2008: 'Nuff said.
To see the full list follow the link below. (Read more Paul McCartney stories.)

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