Last month, Nicole Young filed for divorce with husband, rapper Dr. Dre. Citing irreconcilable differences, Young sought spousal support and division of their property – which is reported to be worth $60million. Now, Dr. Dre has responded to her divorce petition.
The rapper revealed a significant fact that she missed out on – the couple has signed a prenup. This prenuptial agreement could prevent Young from getting half of his $800million fortune.
According to a report on TMZ, in his response filed by Disso Queen Laura Wasser, Dre says that he’s fine paying Nicole spousal support but asks for any distribution of property to be governed by their prenuptial agreement. In his filing, Dre lists the date of separation as March 27, 2020 – weeks after the coronavirus lockdown began.
Earlier reports stated the pair did not have a prenup as Young failed to mention the agreement in her filing.
In February Dre gave an interview discussing his wife’s plans for his birthday celebration. Dre, who is said to be worth around $800million, is a rapper, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor. He rose to prominence as the founder of Death Row Records in the 1990s before launching his hugely profitable Beats Electronics brand in 2006. He is also the founder of Aftermath Entertainment.
The rapper married Nicole on May 25, 1996. Young was formerly married to NBA player Sedale Threatt. Young, who is a lawyer herself, is being represented by celebrity attorney Samantha Spector in the divorce.
The couple has two adult children, daughter Truly Young (19) and son Truice Young (23) – hence there are no issues relating to child support or custody.