10 Most Expensive Divorces for Black Celebrities

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RUSSELL & KIMORA LEE-SIMMONS: Perhaps his years of practicing yoga helped hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons remain Zen when he separated from his then estranged wife Kimora Lee in 2006. He met the former model in 1992 and the couple dated for six years before marrying in 1998. In those wedded years that followed, they had two daughters (Ming and Aoki) and Russell helped Kimora launch her own Baby Phat clothing line. When their personal relationship waned, they announced their split in 2006 but filed divorce papers nearly two years later. (Kimora married actor Djimon Honsou soon thereafter.)  In the settlement, Russell lost custody of his daughters and is required to pay $40,000 a month in child support until the girls turn 19.

RUSSELL & KIMORA LEE-SIMMONS: Perhaps his years of practicing yoga helped hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons…

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