A court has directed US rapper and music executive, Andre Young, better known as Dr. Dre, to pay a cumulative sum of $3.5 million annually to Nicole Young, his ex-wife, as spousal support.
Recalls that in June 2020, Nicole had filed for divorce from Dre after she had cited irreconcilable
differences as her reason.
The duo, who tied the knot in 1996, are blessed with two children and have been enmeshed in a legal tussle concerning their prenup. Nicole had appealled for the prenuptial agreement to be nullified but Dre disagreed.
The Blast had reported that court documents indicated that Dre is to now pay nearly $300,000 monthly to Nicole until she remarries.
“[Dre] is ordered to pay to the [Nicole] spousal support in the sum of $293,306.00 per month, payable on the first of each month, commencing August 1, 2021,” the court order was quoted to have read.
“[The payments is to continue] until the party receiving support remarries or enters into a new domestic partnership, death of either party.”
According to reports, Dre is also to pay Nicole’s health insurance while her remaining insurance is left for her to handle.
The rapper and his ex-wife are still negotiating an overall settlement and Dre’s monthly payment is