#7: James Cameron and Linda Hamilton: $50 million

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Length of Marriage: 18 months
Children: One
Filed for Divorce: 1999
Amount of Settlement: $50 million
James Cameron and Linda Hamilton.
The Skinny: James Cameron and Linda Hamilton had a long working relationship, beginning with the original Terminator movie in 1984. While shooting the sequel, Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 1991, a romance developed between the two, though Cameron was married at the time to Kathryn Bigelow. In 1993, Hamilton gave birth to Cameron's daughter. Despite the child, the two had an on-again, off-again relationship for the next four years. However, while Cameron was shooting Titanic, the two decided to to marry in 1997. The marriage ended when Hamilton discovered an affair between Cameron and Titanic actress Suzy Amis. Cameron, who made $100 million for directing Titanic alone, was ordered to pay $50 million in a divorce settlement.
With All That Money You Could Buy: 8,333 full-size Terminator robot replicas
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