Dubai ruler & racing star Sheikh Mohammed to pay £554MILLION to ex-wife Princess Haya in Britain's biggest ever divorce
RACING tycoon Sheikh Mohammed has been told to pay £554MILLION in Britain’s biggest ever divorce settlement.
The ruler of Dubai and head of global racing giant Godolphin, 72, was hit with the half-a billion-pound settlement in a 73-page ruling published on Tuesday.
And as part of it, Princess Haya, 47, has been awarded £5m to ‘buy a few reasonable horses’ of her own and ‘run them for several years’, raising the possibility they could go head-to-head on the track in the future.
The judge described the couple’s ‘truly opulent and unprecedented standard of living’.
This included spending £2m on strawberries in one summer alone, the court heard.
Princess Haya was, the court heard, given £83m a year for household spending and she and the couple’s children were given access to the Sheikh’s custom-fit Boeing 747, helicopters and his £300m superyacht.
The couple split in 2019 after 16 years of marriage.
Sheikh Mohammed will have to pay £251.5m to his sixth wife as well as making ongoing payments for their children Al Jalila, 14, and Zayed, nine.
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