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Mel Gibson Finalizes Divorce With Wife Robyn — Did She Walk Away With $500 Million?

Tue, June 28, 2011 1:29pm EDT by 3 Comments
Mel Gibson Divorce

Mel and Robyn finalize their divorce after years apart, did she manage to walk away with half a billion dollars?

Mel Gibson and ex-wife, Robyn, have settled their divorce case after years apart it appears, with everything finally being divided between them. TMZ reports, “Robyn Gibson’s lawyer, disso-queen Laura Wasser, appeared before the judge this morning and announced Mel and Robyn have reached full agreement on the terms of their divorce … in particular, the property settlement.” The question is, did Robyn walk away with $500 million?

Mel Gibson’s Divorce Settlement

The terms of Mel and Robyn’s divorce have long been discussed, given how massive his estate is and the fact that she is entitled to half his earnings under California law! Mel filed divorce papers in April of 2009, this after the couple had already been apart for years, but the divorce is just now being finalized. Was money the big hurdle?

Mel is worth to close to a billion dollars according to most reports, largely due to his investment in his film The Passion of the Christ. Beyond that, his 30 year Hollywood career has seen him star in numerous blockbuster films despite his recent personal troubles.

Mel Gibson & His Wife Never Signed A Prenup

The two, who were married in 1980, have no pre-nup so Robyn seems entitled to half of Mel’s wealth, listed as $850 million dollars in 2006. Since then he has gone on to release another film, Apocalypto, for which he received a majority of the profits. Do you think Robyn walked away with half a billion dollars and, more importantly, do you think she deserves it?