Divorced Billionaire Sends Ex-Wife Check For $975 Million — She Rejects it, Claims to Deserve More

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Billionaire oil tycoon Harold Hamm and his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall are going through a nasty divorce. In a divorce ruling back in November by an Oklahoma County judge, Hamm is said to have owed his ex-wife just under $975 million in cash and assets. According to Reuters, Hamm hand-wrote the check to remit payment.

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Note that he took the time to add the 77 cents at the end instead of simply rounding it up.

However, Arnall rejected it, according to her lawyer Michael Burrage:

“Ms. Arnall, through her counsel, stated that they were rejecting the … payment because Ms. Arnall did not want to risk the dismissal of her appeal by acceptance of the benefits,”

In Arnall’s appeal, she claims that the $1 billion is not fair, and she, along with her lawyers, believe it allows Hamm to keep the majority of a fortune they value to be as high as $18 billion. According to Forbes, Hamm’s net worth is currently $7.8 billion.

Hamm has already paid his ex-wife over $20 million during the divorce proceedings. According to Mail Online, she also received a $14.7 million ranch in Carmel, California and two Oklahoma homes valued at $4.6 million and $800,000. (Pictures below)

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The couple was married for 26 years opted to not have a prenuptial agreement. Arnall says the reason she filed for divorce was because Hamm was allegedly having an affair.

If you ask me, I think the big winners here are the lawyers on both sides.

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