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.

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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