LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre will pay his ex-wife $ 3.5 million a year straight out of her pocket.
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A Los Angeles court on Tuesday ordered the mogul-turned rapper to pay Young, 51, $ 293,306 a month in spousal support, People reported. The payment covers expenses for the couple’s California homes in Malibu and Pacific Palisades, as well as Young’s health insurance, the website said.
The first payment is due on August 1st, according to MarketWatch.
The agreement remains in effect until, according to court records, Young remarries or enters into a new civil partnership. The agreement becomes invalid if either Dr. Dre, whose real name is Andre Romelle Young, or Nicole Young dies or if there is a “further court order”.
Dr. Dre is valued at $ 800 million, according to Forbes.
The couple share two children: Truce Young, 24, and Truly Young, 20, People reported.
Nicole Young filed for the couple’s 24-year marriage to end in June 2020, the Los Angeles Times reported. The filing came a month after Dr. Dre was declared legally single, People reported. That verdict came several months after Nicole Young accused the music producer of physical and emotional abuse during their relationship, the Times reported. Dr. Dre has denied these allegations, according to the newspaper.
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In March 2021, Dr. Dr’s attorney Laura Wasser filed for apportionment, claiming that Nicole Young’s “false allegations of domestic violence” prove that the couple’s “marriage is incurable,” People reported.
Dr. Dre reportedly suffered a brain aneurysm in January 2021.
As a musician, Dr. Dre won seven Grammy Awards, including the Best R&B Album 2019 award for “Ventura”. In 2009 he won two Grammys: best rap album for “Relapse” and best rap performance by a duo or a group for “Crack A Bottle”.
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In 2000, Dr. Dre the best rap performance by a duo for “Forgot About One” and the best rap album for “The Marshall Mathers LP”. He was also named Producer of the Year in the Non-Classical category.
In 1993 he also won Best Rap Solo Performance for “Let Me Ride”.
Dr. Dre has received 26 Grammy nominations during his career.
To Dr. Dr’s other hits include “Nuthin ‘but a’ G ‘Thang” and “Forgot About Dre,” reported Variety.
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