What female celebrities have paid out in divorce settlements

Rosie Vare

Divorce can be expensive, and some of the top women in Hollywood have paid the price.

Game of Thrones star Lena Headey is battling her ex, Peter Loughran, over custody of their children.

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Loughran has also filed documents asking her to pay all of his legal fees, as he claims she earns more than $1 million an episode.

Another heated custody battle was the one between Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubrey - Berry ended up paying her ex a whopping $16,000 a month in child support.

That's not all either, she also had to cough up $415,000 in retroactive child support.

It was reported than in 2003 J Lo paid $14 million to her ex-husband Cris Judd in their divorce.

Not even Britney Spears is immune, she had to pay Kevin Federline $20,000 a month in child support.

Janet Jackson may be one of the biggest music icons out there, but she still had to pay somewhere between $10 - $20 million to music producer ex, René Elizondo Jr. back in 2000.

Madonna and Guy Ritchie ended their marriage in 2008 with one of the biggest pay outs of all.

Courts say that the singer settled with her ex-husband for over $60 million.