Andre Romelle Young, known professionally as Dr. Dre will have to be paying his wife 300,000 monthly till are finally done with their divorce.
Dr. Dre’s ex-wife Nicole Young scored a huge victory in her battle for support from the music mogul.
According to court documents, a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge ordered rapper and businessman Dr.Dre to pay $293,306 per month to Nicole. The decision is only temporary until a final decision is made on their divorce issue.
The court documents read, “[Dre] is ordered to pay to the [Nicole] spousal support in the sum of $293,306.00 per month, payable on the first of each month, commencing August 1, 2021,” Dre will pay a total of $3,519,672 per year until Nicole remarries or “enters into a new domestic partnership.”
The judge also ordered Dre to keep paying for Nicole’s health insurance among other things.
The duo are still fighting over their prenup. Nicole filed for divorce from Dre in June 2020. The two had been married for 24 years of marriage and share two adult children.
In the petition, Nicole said they did sign a prenup before they got married. However, she claimed Dre tore it up a couple of years into their marriage.
Dre scoffed at the suggestion and is demanding the agreement be enforced as part of their divorce. During their marriage, Dre amassed nearly $1 billion through his music and Beats headphones.
In court documents, Nicole claimed Dre had $262 million in cash and Apple stock. She said they spent $2.3 million a month on their living expenses.
Dre has an estimated net worth of 820 million dollars.
He’s among the richest musicians of all time.